Sammy on CWI board of directors
St John’s – Former West Indies cricket captain Daren Sammy is the newest member of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) board of directors following his appointment as an independent non-member director, by the CWI board at a meeting held on June 17.
With over 14 years of international cricket experience, Sammy is celebrated by many in the region, and across the world, as a charismatic and inspirational figure, renowned for leading the West Indies to back-to-back ICC T20 World Cup titles in 2012 and 2016. Sammy is the first international cricketer from his native St Lucia where the national stadium has been named in his honour.
He has captained the Windward Islands cricket team in addition to several domestic T20 leagues both regionally and internationally.
Sammy is an awardee of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II, and a Goodwill Ambassador for St Lucia. He is also the head coach of Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League and a cricket consultant for the St Lucia Zouks in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). (PR)
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