KARACHI: The previous West Indies captain and considered one of Pakistan’s favorite overseas cricketers, Darren Sammy says he’s wanting ahead to entertaining cricket followers through the three upcoming matches in Lahore subsequent week.
Darren, who visited Pakistan earlier this yr for the PSL ultimate with Peshawar Zalmi informed media in Dubai that he’s glad to be a part of a course of to deliver cricket again to Pakistan.
“Pakistan is making an attempt to convey cricket again safely and we’re joyful to be a part of that,” stated Sammy who twice-led West Indies to victory within the World T20 title in 2012 and 2016.
The 33-yr-previous West Indian cricketer stated that it’s good to be visiting Pakistan once more and he would have been dissatisfied if he was not picked for the staff to tour Pakistan.
Sammy, who additionally led Peshawar Zalmi to victory within the PSL title this yr in Lahore, stated that the three matches between Pakistan and World XI group are ‘greater than only a cricket collection.’
“It’s thrilling. It’s greater than simply cricket matches…it’s greater and can play an element in bringing cricket again in Pakistan,” Sammy stated.
The St. Lucia participant additionally stated that he has shared his expertise of visiting Pakistan with fellow gamers who’re a part of the World XI squad.
“This morning I shared my expertise of visiting Pakistan for the PSL remaining however the truth that all of them are right here is as a result of they’ve accepted to be a part of this [series],” stated Sammy.
“All of us are glad to be a part of this course of, I do know that followers would go loopy within the stadium and we’ll play some good aggressive cricket,” he stated.
Sammy added that Pakistani followers have all the time been supportive of West Indies cricket and he has all the time loved the love he acquired from Pakistan. The West Indian cricket star stated that he’s wanting ahead to entertain Pakistani followers.
When a journalist requested him about his favorite factor in Pakistan, Sammy was fast to say it was the “individuals of Pakistan.”
“We simply take pleasure in enjoying the sport and Pakistani followers are very large followers of individuals from the West Indies,” he stated. “I attempt to entertain the place I’m going and that’s what I’ll attempt to do once I can be enjoying in Pakistan,” Sammy stated.
He expressed hope for cricket followers in Pakistan to quickly have the ability to witness extra worldwide cricket on their house floor.
“It’s so essential, the half we play, in ensuring that followers in Pakistan get to see some good aggressive cricket and I’m enthusiastic about these three video games,” he stated.
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