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Darren Sammy

St Lucia Stars ousted from Caribbean Premier League

The CPL has terminated the participation agreement between itself and Royal Sports Club LLC (the entity that operates St Lucia franchise). 

Aug 11, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

ZEE5 sponsored Northern Warriors enter T10 Cricket League final

Led by Darren Sammy, the team also consists of players like Dwayne Smith, Ravi Bopara, Chris Green, Lendl Simmons. 

Dec 02, 2018, 20:32 PM IST

ZEE5 sponsored Northern Warriors eye redemption against Pakhtoons in T10 League 2018 Final

The Pakhtoons had previously recorded a 13-run win in the semifinals on the back of a clinical performance by skipper Shahid Afridi, against the same opposition. 

Dec 02, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

Darren Sammy welcomes disgraced Australia Steve Smith for Canada T20 league

Darren Sammy welcome Steve Smith for Global T20 league in Canada and said that is thrilled to have a World best batsman on his team

Jun 12, 2018, 12:27 PM IST

Watch: Darren Sammy blitzkrieg despite injured front-foot to hand Peshawar Zalmi important win in PSL

Sammy's front-leg had been injured so he cleared his front foot on all the three deliveries and somehow made room to smack the bowlers out of the park for two sixers and a boundary to seal the game for Zalmi. 

Mar 02, 2018, 10:29 AM IST

Pakistani journalist Fazeela Saba gets mercilessly trolled for Hardik Pandya tweet

It's worth noting that Virat Kohli has said that Pandya can become India's Ben Stokes, who is regarded as the best all-rounder currently. Besides that, many fans compared the Indian youngster to the England star, thanks to their similar approach to the game.

Sep 19, 2017, 22:27 PM IST

Pakistani anchor sets Internet on fire with Darren Sammy photo tweet

It indeed was a fan moment for the anchor, but fans have already made a superstar.

Sep 15, 2017, 19:56 PM IST

Watch: Pakistan expert Darren Sammy spreads love, pushes auto-rickshaw in Lahore

International cricket returned to Pakistan on Tuesday with a World XI T20I match at Lahore's historic Gaddafi Stadium. Pakistan won the match against an ensemble of international cast, but Sammy seemed to have stole the show even while falling down.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Watch: Darren Sammy falls flat after being yorked by Hassan Ali, still claps for the bowler

After the first ball went for six, Hassan bowled just the most perfect yorker to Sammy, making the latter lose his balance and fall flat on the pitch.

Sep 13, 2017, 11:18 AM IST

Darren Sammy fears for future of West Indies cricket as T20 comes first

West Indies won the World Twenty20 in 2012 and 2016, but have had little success in cricket`s other formats recently.

Jun 20, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

Shahid Afridi's sudden decision to end ties with PSL champions Peshawar Zalmi shocks captain Darren Sammy

Afridi was also confident that Peshawar fans will follow wherever he goes.

Mar 25, 2017, 15:34 PM IST

Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed Afridi hoping Darren Sammy soon converts to Islam

In a video circulating on social media, Javed is seen spreading news that it will a big success for him to get Sammy to read about Islam.

Mar 21, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

IPL 10: Glenn Maxwell announced as captain of Kings XI Punjab for 2017 edition

Kings XI Punjab, on Thursday, took on social media to announce Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell as their new captain for the 10th edition of Indian Premier League.

Mar 10, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

Pakistan Super League: Imran Khan angers fan by calling Darren Sammy a 'third class' player

Khan, a vocal critic of the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, had opposed staging Sunday`s final of the Pakistan Super League in Lahore instead of the UAE where earlier matches were played, citing security grounds.

Mar 08, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

PSL 2017: Peshwar Zalmi players to shave their heads if they win title

"Sammy did not stop their and further went on to say that franchise owner Javed Afridi will also join the `bald army`."Even the boss," the Dawn quoted Sammy as saying.

Mar 05, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

West Indies reject proposal to tour Pakistan for T20I series citing security concerns

Pakistan have not hosted any international cricket tournaments since the terror attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in 2009.

Jan 13, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Sacking of Phil Simmons, Darren Sammy hurting West Indies, says Waqar Younis

Legendary pacer Waqar Younis believes the dramatic sacking of the West Indies head coach Phil Simmons, on the eve of the ongoing tour against Pakistan, has had a negative impact on the Caribbean side`s performance.

Oct 02, 2016, 16:20 PM IST

Outrage over Darren Sammy T20 sacking as fans protest outside stadium

The fans were seen holding placards as they vent out their anger towards the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), its president Dave Cameron and chief selector Courtney Browne.

Aug 10, 2016, 03:02 AM IST

ICC World Twenty20 hero Carlos Brathwaite becomes West Indies captain

Sammy, who was sacked on Friday after a six-year spell in charge, that claimed he was dumped in a 30-second phone call from chairman of selectors, Courtney Browne.

Aug 09, 2016, 07:08 AM IST

WT20-winning captain sacked in 30-second phone call - Watch Darren Sammy's emotional video

West Indies are currently hosting India in a four-Test series to be followed by two Twenty 20s in Florida on August 27 and 28.

Aug 06, 2016, 09:30 AM IST