Marlon Samuels facts for kids
|Samuels playing for Chicago Tornadoes in 2004|
|Full name||Marlon Nathaniel Samuels|
|Born||5 February 1981
|Bowling style||Right-arm offbreak|
|Relations||Robert Samuels (brother)|
|National side||West Indies|
|Test debut (cap 237)||15 December 2000 v Australia|
|Last Test||30 October 2016 v Pakistan|
|ODI debut (cap 103)||4 October 2000 v Sri Lanka|
|Last ODI||14 December 2018 v Bangladesh|
|T20I debut (cap 15)||28 June 2007 v England|
|Last T20I||5 August 2018 v Bangladesh|
|T20I shirt no.||7|
|Domestic team information|
|2012–2013||Pune Warriors India|
|2015||St Kitts and Nevis Patriots|
|2017||St Lucia Stars|
|2017||Delhi Daredevils (squad no. 77)|
|5 wickets in innings||0||0||0||1|
|10 wickets in match||0||0||0||0|
Marlon Nathaniel Samuels (born 5 February 1981) is a former Jamaican cricketer who played internationally for the West Indies in all three formats, and a former ODI captain. He is a right-handed middle order batsman and an off-spinner. He was a key member of the West Indies team that won the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 and 2016 ICC World Twenty20, and was named man of the match in the final of both tournaments, becoming the first man to achieve the feat.
In 2013 he was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year. He was one of the franchise players for the inaugural Caribbean Premier League. In 2016 the West Indies Cricket Board named Samuels as the ODI Player of the Year and the Cricketer of the Year.
On 4 November 2020, Samuels announced his retirement from professional cricket.He had already informed CWI about his retirement in June 2020.
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