Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has been awarded the Sitara Pakistan Award.
Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy, who guided the Caribbean team to two T20 World Cup titles, shared a proud moment on social media on Monday when he was awarded the Sitara Pakistan Civil Award for his efforts. Was awarded To revive international cricket in the Asian country. Sammy posted a picture of himself receiving the medal on his Instagram account with a lengthy post, thanking the government and people of Pakistan.
“Cricket took me all over the world which enabled me to see and play some amazing places. Pakistan is definitely one of those places. A place that always makes me feel at home. It simply came to our notice then. Star I-Pakistan) On behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan. Thank you, “wrote Sammy.
He has been involved in the Pakistan Super League in the past as a player and now as a coach.
Sammy won the ICC WT20 title with the West Indies in 2012 and 2016. He was given the captaincy of the team at a time when West Indies cricket was in decline. His cool and calm demeanor helped the team get back on track with major victories in bilateral cricket and ICC tournaments.
An all-rounder who could bowl a useful medium pace ball and swing his bat with good effect in the set, Sammy represented the West Indies in 38 Tests, 126 ODIs and 68 T20s.
He has been involved in T20 franchise cricket all over the world, including in the Indian Premier League.
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