From Bridgetown, Barbados
In 1998 they were just two wickets away from winning their first Test series against the West Indies in the Caribbean.
Sheldon Sammy, who celebrated his 29th birthday a week ago and was training for his first bodybuilding competition, was shot and killed outside a Penal gym on Thursday night. Police said at around 8.15 pm, Sammy and a friend were walking toward his car when they were approached by a gunman.
When the man began shooting, Sammy’s friend ran off. Sammy, a fabricator, was shot four times. Sammy lived with his parents and three siblings at Pluck Road, San Francique. Relatives described him as a good Christian who never went to parties and never drank alcohol or smoked.
They said Sammy had a passion for bodybuilding and was looking forward to competing in the light-middleweight class of a competition in Penal in November.