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Darren Sammy

Darren Sammy

Born December 20, 1983 Micoud, St Lucia
Age 31 Years, 8 Months, 11 Days
National Side West Indies
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Right-arm medium fast
Batting Rank ODI - 59, World Cup - 59, T20I - 56
Bowling Rank ODI - 65, World Cup - 65, T20I - 46
Teams Played West Indies, Glamorgan, Nottinghamshire, Northern Windwards, Rest of Windward Islands, Stanford Super Stars, St Lucia, Titans, West Indies A, West Indies Inv XI, Windward Islands, University of West Indies Vice Chancellor's XI, Bangalore, West Indies, Hobart Hurricanes, Hyderabad, St Lucia Zouks
Man of the Match Test - 1, ODI - 5, World Cup - 0, T20I - 5, IPL - 1, CL - 0,
Career Span 2007 - 2013, 2004 - 2015, 2011 - 2015, 2007 - 2015, 2013 - 2015, 2013,

Darren Sammy has already found a place in St. Lucia's folklore after becoming the first international cricketer to emerge from the region and represent West Indies. A big-hitting batsman who can bowl medium pace and extract decent movement, Sammy is a player perfectly suited to the shorter formats of the game.

Darren Sammy OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 386321323106 v ENG151573421.6867.88650
ODI 12610530187189 v IRE0914584 24.94100.05670
World Cup 1411023189 v IRE0121921.00102.2140
T20I 58451551142* v PAK00412717.03152.99270
IPL 2220529560 v JAI01151819.66122.4090
CL 3306650 v CHE013622.00157.1410

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 651035.52163007847/66 v ENG2435.792.9073.98
ODI 119826.0413851814/26 v ZIM6047.544.6661.18
World Cup 1374.0437893/21 v BAN2042.005.1049.33
T20I 53139.40994435/26 v ZIM4123.117.1119.48
IPL 1939.20350114/22 v KXIP0031.818.8921.45
CL 39.007722/21 v TT0038.508.5527.00

Darren Sammy AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 6 11 1 246 61 0 1 26 / 9 24.60 73.21 11 0
Bangladesh 6 8 0 165 58 0 1 19 / 3 20.62 71.12 13 0
England 4 7 0 227 106 1 0 35 / 1 32.42 58.65 5 0
India 8 16 0 213 42 0 0 21 / 9 13.31 74.47 17 0
New Zealand 5 8 1 216 80 0 2 30 / 6 30.85 65.65 10 0
Pakistan 2 4 0 78 41 0 0 8 / 2 19.50 64.46 1 0
South Africa 2 4 0 86 38 0 0 9 / 0 21.50 54.43 - -
Sri Lanka 3 3 0 10 8 0 0 0 / 0 3.33 43.47 3 0
Zimbabwe 2 2 0 82 73 0 1 9 / 4 41.00 106.49 5 0
Total 38 63 2 1323 106 v ENG 1 5 157/34 23.01 67.99 65 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Australia 12 175.0 37 508 10 2/65 0 / 0 50.80 2.90 105.00
Bangladesh 12 192.1 43 510 21 5/55 1 / 2 24.28 2.65 54.90
England 7 124.3 15 389 14 7/66 0 / 1 27.78 3.12 53.35
India 12 212.0 39 674 16 4/52 1 / 0 42.12 3.17 79.50
New Zealand 8 138.1 34 412 8 2/69 0 / 0 51.50 2.98 103.62
Pakistan 4 80.0 22 179 10 5/29 0 / 1 17.90 2.23 48.00
South Africa 3 36.0 6 139 2 1/29 0 / 0 69.50 3.86 108.00
Sri Lanka 4 59.0 13 151 2 2/80 0 / 0 75.50 2.55 177.00
Zimbabwe 3 19.0 7 45 1 1/13 0 / 0 45.00 2.36 114.00
Total 65 1035.5 216 3007 84 2/80 v SL 2/4 44.93 2.87 93.71

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

CL

Darren Sammy LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 22 36 1 721 106 v ENG 1 2 93 / 14 20.60 65.18 32 0
Home 16 27 1 602 73 v ZIM 0 3 64 / 20 23.15 71.41 33 0
Total 38 63 2 1323 106 v ENG 1 5 157/34 21.88 68.30 65 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Away 34 530.4 86 1748 45 7/66 v ENG 2 / 1 38.84 3.29 70.75
Home 31 505.1 130 1259 39 5/29 v PAK 0 / 3 32.28 2.49 77.71
Total 65 1035.5 216 3007 84 7/66 v ENG 2/4 35.56 2.89 74.23

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

CL

Darren Sammy YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvg S/RCtSt
2007 2 4 0 67 38 v SA 0 0 8 / 0 16.75 44.66 1 0
2008 3 5 0 80 35 v AUS 0 0 12 / 0 16.00 50.95 2 0
2009 3 6 0 144 48 v BAN 0 0 16 / 2 24.00 61.80 5 0
2010 3 3 0 10 8 v SL 0 0 0 / 0 3.33 43.47 3 0
2011 10 18 0 325 58 v BAN 0 1 32 / 13 18.05 81.65 18 0
2012 10 15 1 456 106 v ENG 1 2 55 / 12 32.57 72.03 20 0
2013 7 12 1 241 80 v NZ 0 2 34 / 7 21.90 67.88 16 0
Total 38 63 2 1323 106 v ENG 1 5 157/34 18.94 60.35 65 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2007 4 49.3 11 133 9 7/66 v ENG 0 / 1 14.77 2.68 33.00
2008 5 91.0 14 308 4 2/78 v AUS 0 / 0 77.00 3.38 136.50
2009 6 103.1 19 308 14 5/55 v BAN 0 / 2 22.00 2.98 44.21
2010 4 59.0 13 151 2 2/80 v SL 0 / 0 75.50 2.55 177.00
2011 18 326.0 75 873 30 5/29 v PAK 1 / 1 29.10 2.67 65.20
2012 19 287.0 57 835 17 3/74 v BAN 1 / 0 49.11 2.90 101.29
2013 9 120.1 27 399 8 2/69 v NZ 0 / 0 49.87 3.32 90.12
Total 65 1035.5 216 3007 84 2/80 v SL 2/4 45.34 2.93 92.47

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

CL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
3(28) & 24(17) 2/69 & 1/21 v New Zealand Dec 19, 2013
0(2) & 0(6) 2/92 v New Zealand Dec 11, 2013
27*(22) & 80(145) 2/79 v New Zealand Dec 03, 2013
0(2) & 1(8) 0/41 v India Nov 14, 2013
16(19) & 8(29) 0/52 v India Nov 06, 2013

DARREN SAMMY's profile

Darren Sammy has already found a place in St. Lucia's folklore after becoming the first international cricketer to emerge from the region and represent West Indies. A big-hitting batsman who can bowl medium pace and extract decent movement, Sammy is a player perfectly suited to the shorter formats of the game.

A member of the Under-19 World Cup squad, Sammy spent a good part of the next two years at the Marylebone Cricket Club before being called up to the senior team in the summer of 2004. He made his ODI debut against New Zealand in a rain abandoned game, but just a game later, was dropped. After being left out in the wilderness till 2007, he staged a sensational comeback picking up 8 wickets, which included figures of 7/66 in the second innings, in his debut Test against England in Manchester. Inconsistency in the longest format of the game meant that he struggled to seal a permanent place but was a mainstay in the limited overs internationals.

Sammy's leadership skills were also on show as he led the side against Canada in only his 37th ODI and later in the T20I format. After a good outing in the 2010 World Twenty20, he scored the fastest fifty for West Indies in ODIs. Coming in at No.9, he nearly pulled off a miraculous chase with a 24-ball 58-run innings. He was handed over the captaincy reins in October 2010 after Chris Gayle did not sign a central contract in 2010. With the added pressure of batting and bowling, Sammy led the team to a disappointing World Cup in 2011, but a few months later, he helped West Indies achieve their first Test victory in two years, against Pakistan. More laurels followed, as he led the Caribbean men to their first-ever World Twenty20 title in 2012. The following year, Sammy was bought by Hyderabad for the sixth Indian T20 League season. He was later removed as the ODI captain for the Champions Trophy but retained as Test and T20I skipper.

Test captaincy hasn't been the best for the power-hitter as West Indies have been dominated by every opposition they have played against. T20Is have been the only format in which West Indies have been consistent. After winning the 2012 World T20, they reached to the semi-finals of World T20 in Bangladesh. Captain Sammy has always been impressive with his batting rather than his bowling as the lusty blows once connected, stay hit. Sammy was retained by the Hyderabad franchise when they used the 'Right to Match' card for him at a price of Rs. 3.5 Crores in the seventh season of the Indian T20 League.