Daren Sammy named St. Lucia Zouks for CPL this season

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 22 Apr 2020

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Antigua: West Indies cricket icon and one of the most successful skippers Daren Sammy will captain the St. Lucia Zouks side for the CPL season this year.

"Sammy has just finished a coaching stint in Pakistan and he will be back in his playing shirt this season. He will be captaining his home franchise once again!" the team said in a statement.

Coach Andy Flower weighed in on Sammys appointment indicating, “I can’t wait to work closely with Daren and for the island of St. Lucia. I worked with Daren five years ago when he captained the Peshawar team in the Pakistan Super League and we thoroughly enjoyed our time together. I know how passionate he is about his island and its cricket and we will do everything within our power to bring fun, entertainment, and success to St. Lucia.”

Sammy is excited to be retained by the Zouks and to be captaining this year.

He was quoted by the club website: “The franchise is dear to my heart and this year I am honored to lead the franchise one more time. Playing at home with passionate fans and the calibre of players I anticipate will be retained, I expect to bring silverware to St. Lucia. St. Lucia Zouks is well on its way in securing its team of players and looks forward to a successful year of cricket in St. Lucia.”

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