Daren Sammy returning to Pakistan for Zalmi Excellence Awards
Peshawar Zalmi chairman Javed Afridi announced the return of West Indian player on Twitter, earning praise from the cricket fans in the country.
The announcement fans across the country have been waiting for. Our very own Khpal Kaptaan @darensammy88 is coming to Pakistan to attend the Zalmi Annual Excellence Awards. Very few captains in franchise cricket are loved as much as you are.#ZalmiPTVAwards pic.twitter.com/zburPwYp5a— Javed Afridi (@JAfridi10) April 23, 2018
"Very few captains in franchise cricket are loved as much as you are." said the Zalmi chairman as he welcomed the right-handed batsman.
The awards which will take place on April 30 in Islamabad, will also feature the likes of former West Indies great Brian Lara and Sir Viv Richards.
Besides Sammy, Javed Afridi announced that former Australian bowler Jeff Thomson, England captain Nasser Hussein and Graham Gooch will also be in attendance.
The inaugural edition of the star-studded Zalmi Annual Excellence Awards would be held in collaboration with PTV.
Stellar performers in the international circuit back in the day including Sir Vivian Richards, Brian Lara, Jeff Thomson, Nasser Hussein and Graham Gooch will be present to mark the occasion of the inaugural edition of the Zalmi Annual Excellence Awards. #ZalmiPTVAwards— Javed Afridi (@JAfridi10) April 23, 2018
Darren Sammy participated in all the three seasons of Pakistan Super League, being a part of Peshawar Zalmi which won the second edition of PSL while finished as runners-up in the third edition of the tournament, this year.
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