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A 28-year-old all-rounder, Daniel Sams is an Australian cricketer who recently made his debut into international cricket for the Australia Cricket team. Sams is a rising star and has made numerous records and achievements in only a split second. 

His determination towards his profession has not only inspired but also yielded young talent from worldwide. 

In a handful of matches that he has played, he impressed everyone with his exceptionally outstanding batting and bowling average of 27.00 and 39.00 in Twenty20 Internationals. 

While his career is still on the verge of commencement, his growing fandom awaits more of his marvelous performances. He continues to play for the Australian cricket team in the present arena. 

DANIEL SAMS biograhy
DANIEL SAMS biograhy
Full NameDaniel Richard Sams
Date and Place of birth 27th October 1992; Milperra, New South Wales, Australia
Age (as of 2021)28 years
Height1.89 m (6’2″)
Weight92 kg (202.83 lbs) 
Body MeasurementsChest- 31 inches; Waist- 28 inches 
HometownMilperra, Australia
FamilyFather: Errol Sams

Mother: Suzanne Sams

Siblings: Anthony Sams (brother) 

Marital StatusMarried; Danielle aka Danii (2015)
Eye ColourBrown


BowlingLeft-arm fast-medium 
Medal Record


Early Life

Daniel Richard Sams was born on the 27th day of October, in the year 1992. Being born and brought up in a small town of Australia, Milperra in New South Wales, Sams has an inclination towards cricket from the very beginning. 

Sams completed his schooling at De La Salle College, which is a boy’s school, situated in Revesby Heights in Sydney. Much about his graduation and college/university life is not known. 

When he was 18, his dreams were transformed into reality, when he started playing for New South Wales under-19 matches in 2011. 

As Daniel turned 19, he became associated with the Randwick Petersham Cricket Club and has been playing for them ever since, as an all-rounder. 

His first-class cricket debut took place in 2017 when he played for Canterbury. 



As mentioned earlier, Daniel Sams made his first-class debut for Canterbury in the 2017–18 Plunket Shield season on 30 October 2017. In the same match, he scored 49 runs in the first innings and 88 in the second innings. Further, he successfully picked 3 wickets in his name. 

In the same year, he made his T20 debut for Sydney Sixers in the 2017 Big Bash League season, taking four wickets for fourteen runs, the best figures by a debutant in the tournament.

In September 2018, he made his List A debut for New South Wales in the 2018–19 JLT One-Day Cup, scored 62 runs, and took 3 wickets. 

Attributing his extraordinary performances, he was selected to play for the Vancouver Knights franchise team Global T20 Canada tournament, in June 2019. 

When playing for Sydney Thunder, he won the BKT Golden Arm award for taking the most wickets. 

In the following year, Sams was named in a 26-man preliminary squad of players to begin training for a possible tour to England following the coronavirus pandemic. The tour was confirmed after a month. 

In BBL 2019 tournament, Sams broke Kane Richardson’s record who took 24 wickets in the preceding tournament. 

Daniel Sams IPL career has been extremely hefty. Extraordinary teams like Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore have been the sole beneficiaries of this young talent. For the 2020 Indian Premier League, he was picked by Delhi Capitals (replacing Jason Roy). In the current season of the Indian Premier League (2021), Delhi Capitals traded Daniel Sams with Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Sams was named in Australia’s squad for the limited-overs matches against India in October 2020. He made his T20I debut for Australia, against India, on 6 December 2020, in which he took a remarkable maiden international wicket in the form of Indian Captain, Virat Kohli. 

Following his excellent performance in BBL tournaments, Sams will be playing for Sydney Thunder until BBL 2022.  


Physical Appearance

Daniel Sams happens to have an impressive physical stature at the age of 28. He is a hardworking enthusiast and sports is his main direction for maintaining his physique and fitness. Here are some facts reflecting the physical stats of Sams: 


  • Age: 28 years
  • Height: 189 cm or 6’2”
  • Weight: 92 Kg (202.83 lbs)
  • Chest size: 31 Inches 
  • Waist size: 28 inches
  • Shoe size: 9 
  • Eye colour: Brown
  • Hair colour: Ash Brown 


Personal Life

Daniel Sams has a very endearing personal life. He was born to Errol Sams and Suzanne Sams. He also has an elder brother, Anthony Sams who is a gym trainer and cricketer himself. In the year 2015, Sams married his long-time girlfriend, Danielle aka Danii. He is very close to his family and shares a close bond with them. 

Specifications about his personal life are listed below: 


  • Date of birth: 27 October 1992
  • Birth place: Milperra, New South Wales, Australia
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Nickname: Dan
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Coach/Mentor: Ricky Ponting 
  • Jersey Number: #60 (Australia) #60 (Delhi Capitals) 



It is important to note that Cricket is the main source of income for Daniel Sams and he plays actively in various leagues, domestic, and international cricket. His net worth is placed at Rs. 73 crores.

In the year 2020, Daniel was bought by Delhi Capitals to play in the Indian Premier League for Rs 30 lakhs. However, in 2021, he was traded by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs. 30 lakhs. 


Social Media

Daniel Sams has an active and growing social media base. He has social media accounts on both Instagram and Twitter and he uses them to give his fans a regular update about his life. 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dansams/?hl=en

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dansams60?lang=en 


Hobbies and more 


Daniel Sams is a huge swimming fan and prefers to swim in his spare time. Apart from this, he adopts a non-vegetarian food habit and loves seafood. 

He engages in a strict fitness routine and balances his dietary recommendations well with his favorite food items and leisure activities.  

He is a sole believer of his religion and follows all the related spiritual activities wholeheartedly. He also says that he is proud to be a Christain. 

Here are some lesser-known facts about the cricketer: 


  • Favorite Sports: Cricket 
  • Favorite Colour: Black
  • Favorite Destination: Sydney 
  • Favorite pastime activity: Cooking and Baking
  • Favourite Food: Sea Food
  • Favourite Dress: Suits


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