Sports Desk- West Indies cricketer Daren Sammy (Darren Sammy) is very much in discussion these days. He has voiced against racism. Many cricketers have come in his support. Recently Daren Sammy told that he was called as ‘Kalu’ by cricketers in Indian Premier League (IPL). But today we are going to tell you about his personal life.
Daren Sammy married Cathy Daniel in 2010. Sammy is the father of four children. His wife Cathy Daniel is beautiful as well as very stylish. Sammy and Daniel often shares photos with her family on social media. Sunny and Daniel are very fond of walking.
Daren Sammy career
- Sammy made his international debut in a One-Day International (ODI) match against New Zealand back in July, 2004.
- In the year 2007, when West Indies toured India for a Test series, Sammy was included in the side with a chance to make his debut in the longer format of the game. But just before the departure of the team, he suffered an injury and had to wait for his Test debut. Next year, in April, Sammy played for Central Lancashire League prior to the West Indies tour of England in May.
- In the only T20I match against Zimbabwe in February 2010, Sammy registered his best bowling figures in the shortest format of the game by taking five wickets for 26 runs and became the first Caribbean to do so. He is also the third player to do so after Umar Gul and Nehemiah Odhiambo.
- He captained West Indies to the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 victory against Sri Lanka, West Indies’ first major trophy for 8 years (having won the ICC Champions trophy against England in 2004).
- In the year 2016, Sammy once again led the Caribbean side in the ICC World T20 in India. The side was not the favourites but eventually ends up winning the tournament under his leadership for the second time. Sammy became the first captain to win this trophy twice with West Indies becoming second time champion in the shortest format of the game.
- He scored 1323 runs in 38 matches at an average of 21.69 in odi.
- He scored 1871 runs in 126 test matches at an average of 24.95.
- While playing 68 matches in T20, he scored 587 runs at an average of 17.26.