All-rounder who led West Indies to its first ICC World Twenty20 title in 2012. He has also competed domestically for teams like Pune Warriors India in Indian Premiere League.
He was born in Kingston and made his Test debut for West Indies in 2000.
He was voted Man of the Match at the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 Final.
His older brother is Test and ODI cricketer Robert Samuels.
He played alongside Shivnarine Chanderpaul at the 2007 Cricket World Cup.