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Darren Sammy appointed member of CWI Board of Directors

Two-time T20 World Cup-winning former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has been appointed as an unbiased non-member director of the CWI board.

The choice was taken by the Cricket West Indies Board throughout a gathering held on June 17.

Sammy, who led West Indies to 2 back-to-back T20 titles in 2012 and 2016, is among the three appointments of Unbiased Administrators authorised eventually Thursday’s assembly to serve for the subsequent two-years.

He joins Trinidadian Legal professional Debra Coryat-Patton and Jamaican Surgeon and College

Administrator, Dr. Akshai Mansingh, who had been each re-appointed to serve a second time period.

“It’s an honour to be appointed as a CWI Director; that is one other nice alternative for me to offer my finest to West Indies cricket in a brand new means, off the sphere,” Sammy stated on the Windies Cricket web site.

“All my native, regional and worldwide experiences have ready me to make a big ongoing influence in West Indies cricket. I’m excited and grateful for the prospect to serve and stay up for giving again to the game and area that I like a lot,” he added.

The 37-year-old, who has represented West Indies in 38 Take a look at, 126 ODIs and 68 T20s, presently serves as the pinnacle coach of Pakistan Tremendous League aspect Peshawar Zalmi and can be a cricket guide for the St. Lucia Zouks within the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

Sammy, who final performed within the 2020 CPL ultimate, is the primary worldwide cricketer from his native Saint Lucia the place the nationwide stadium has been named in his honour.

He is also the Goodwill Ambassador for St. Lucia.

“I’m delighted to welcome Daren Sammy as an unbiased, non-member Director whose position will probably be to make sure that all the best questions are being requested whereas contributing to the shaping of latest concepts and options,” CWI President Ricky Skerritt stated.

“Daren’s pretty latest expertise as a two-time World Cup profitable captain will carry with him a a lot wanted modern-day cricketer’s perspective which ought to add beneficial insights to Board discussions and decision-making.

“His appointment is testomony to our dedication to strengthen CWI’s governance, and to make the most of experience from throughout all stakeholder teams.” he added.

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