Cricketer Marlon Samuels net worth, wife, bio, age, height and career stats

Cricketer Marlon Samuels net worth, wife, bio, age, height and career stats

Marlon Samuels is a Jamaican international cricketer who recently got banned from all forms of cricket, find out more about him below along with his net worth and wife

Just recently, the International Cricket Council (ICC) banned Marlon Samuels from all forms of cricket for breaching an anti-corruption code.

Cricketer Marlon Samuels net worth in 2023, wife, bio, age, height and career stats

Notably, Marlon retired from cricket in 2020, but he was still active when he committed the offenses, and the ban is meant to act as a strong warning to other players.

Marlon Samuels bio

Marlon Nathaniel Samuels is a Jamaican former cricketer who was born on February 5, 1981, in Kingston, Jamaica. He was born to parents Daphne Samuels and Philip Samuels, and he has an older brother named Robert Samuels, who is also a former international cricketer.

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Marlon is currently 42 years old, and prior to becoming a professional, Marlon obtained his education from Kingston College. Despite being born a Jamaican, he played internationally for the West Indies in all three formats. He was a former ODI captain and mostly played as a right-handed middle-order batsman as well as an off-spinner and his net worth stands at $7 million.

Height and weight

Marlon Samuels stands at a height of 183 cm and roughly weighs around 84 kg.

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Wife and children

Although there is no information regarding Marlon Samuels’ wife, he has two children: a daughter named Dijona and a son named Dimitri.

Career and stats

Marlon Samuels made his ODI debut on October 4, 2000, during a match against Sri Lanka in Nairobi. Later the same year, on December 15, he made his international debut in a test match against Adelaide. He later made his T20 debut on June 28, 2007, during a match against England in London. Throughout his career, he played for the following teams across different leagues:

Years Team
1996/97–2013/14 Jamaica
2011/12 Duronto Rajshahi
2012–2013 Pune Warriors India
2012/13 Melbourne Renegades
2013–2014 Antigua Hawksbills
2015 St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
2015–2017 Comilla Victorians
2016/17–2017/18 Leeward Islands
2017 Peshawar Zalmi
2017 Delhi Daredevils (squad no. 77)
2017 St Lucia Stars

Back in 2005, Marlon Samuels scored his highest first-class score of 257 runs during the West Indies tour of Australia. One of the most notable moments of his career was when he scored his first Test century against India in the 2002–03 series at Kolkata. During the same tour, Marlon scored his first ODI century at Vijayawada. He scored 108, not out of just 75 balls. His score helped the West Indies secure a draw in that match. Notably, Samuels won the Man of the Match award during both the 2012 and 2016 ICC World Twenty20 Finals.

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Marlon Samuels controversies

Back in 2007, the Indian police alleged that Marlon Samuels leaked out team information to a bookie named Mukesh Kochcha. The police made the allegations based on taped telephone conversations between the two. Marlon reportedly leaked the information prior to the 1st ODI between the West Indies and India at Nagpur. Following the allegations, he received a 2-year ban from international cricket. Later the following year, in 2008, Marlon got suspended from bowling in international cricket due to an illegal bowling action.

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