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Famous cricket players of West Indies: Darren Sammy

by on March 21, 2011
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Famous cricket players of West Indies: Darren Sammy

  • Darren Sammy is an all rounder of West Indian cricket team with a right-hand batting style and right-arm fast-medium bowling style. Darren Sammy is also the captain of West Indies cricket team.
  • Darren Sammy made his ODI debut against New Zealand on July 8, 2004. Darren Sammy has played 115 one day international matches in which he scored 1587 runs at an average of 23.68, his highest being 84 against South African cricket team. In 115 one day international games, Darren Sammy took 79 wickets at an average of 44.25. The best ODI bowling figures for Sammy are 4/26 against Zimbabwe.
  • Darren Sammy made his test debut against England on July 7, 2007. Darren has played 38 test matches in which he scored 1323 runs at an average of 21.68 with 106 runs being his highest which he scored against Bangladesh. In 38 test matches, Darren Sammy took 84 wickets with 7/66 being his best bowling figures against English cricket team.
  • Overall Darren Sammy has batting average of 24.19 but in year 2010, his batting average improved to 39.25 with a strike rate of 121.70. In year 2010, Darren Sammy took 15 wickets at 28.46.
  • 2011 cricket World Cup was Darren Sammy’s first grand event experience where his performance just average. 
  • Darren Sammy has proved himself useful through his performances for West Indian Cricket Team. Though he cannot be considered as one of the best West Indies has ever produced, still he has helped West Indies team win a lot fo matches through his all round performance.
  • Darren Sammy captained 2012 ICC World Twenty20 and under his captaincy, West Indies won a major title for the first time in last 8 years. 

Darren Sammy is a perfect all rounder of West Indian cricket team. His ability to hit shots in times of collapse and timing of the shots are amazing. If given a chance in the team squad, he could be a lethal weapon for West Indies team in 2015 ICC World Cup

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