The continued third Check between West Indies and India at Saint Lucia is being performed in entrance of empty stands because of the protests in help of the native cricketer Darren Sammy.
Sammy, beneath whose management West Indies lifted two ICC World T20 titles in 2012 and 2016, was sacked from T20 captaincy on August 5 throughout a “30-second-lengthy name” by chairman of selectors Courtney Browne, because the 32-yr-previous revealed in a video message that he posted on the social media.
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Tuesday axed the all-rounder from the T20 squad for the upcoming collection towards India in the USA of America.
Since then, Sammy’s followers have referred to as for the boycott of the third Check, which additionally started on Tuesday, on the Darren Sammy Nationwide Cricket Stadium — named within the cricketer’s honour.
Ashwin performs a sweep shot. —AP
The protesters, holding placards, gathered outdoors the stadium at first of the Check. They, nevertheless, weren’t allowed to enter the stadium because the administration didn’t permit placards contained in the stadium.
Sammy, veteran of 230 worldwide matches, confirmed up in the course of the protest at Lunch and urged protesters to maneuver on and help the workforce.
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