CPL 2021: Darren Sammy steps down as St. Lucia Zouks skipper

CPL 2021: Darren Sammy steps down as St. Lucia Zouks skipper. He is currently the head coach of PSL franchise Peshawar Zalmi.
CPL 2021: Darren Sammy steps down as St. Lucia Zouks skipper. He is currently the head coach of PSL franchise Peshawar Zalmi.

CPL 2021: Darren Sammy steps down as St. Lucia Zouks skipper- St. Lucia Zouks skipper Darren Sammy has stepped down as the captain of Caribbean Premier League franchise St. Lucia Zouks. He will now work with the franchise as a cricket consultant and brand ambassador.

“It’s been an absolute pleasure to have led and been a part of the St Lucia Zouks from its inception,” Sammy said in a CPL media release.

“Even though some may say good things must come to an end it will not be in this instance: St Lucia Zouks and I will always be a team. But since venturing into coaching, I realise I have a new passion that can allow me to still contribute and play a part in taking the franchise forward on its quest to winning a CPL title and developing future stars,” he added.

Sammy took St. Lucia Zouks to the finals of the CPL last year.

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Meanwhile,  St Lucia Zouks have announced their retentions for the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League which gets under way on 28 August in St Kitts & Nevis.

Andre Fletcher, Kesrick Williams, Rahkeem Cornwall and Roston Chase will be returning to the Zouks for this season having impressed last year. They will be joined by Obed McCoy, Mark Deyal and Javelle Glen. The Zouks have 10 spots left to fill in their squad and the remaining players will be announced in the coming weeks.

Coach Andy Flower shared a personal message to Sammy on his newest appointment expressing “I have loved my interaction with him. Thank you very much for what you have done and look forward to working with you in the future. Preparations are ongoing as the franchise works aggressively on identifying exceptional players to bring to the team to victory.”

ST LUCIA ZOUKS RETENTIONS

ANDRE FLETCHER

KESRICK WILLIAMS

OBED MCCOY

RAHKEEM CORNWALL

MARK DEYAL

ROSTON CHASE

JAVELLE GLEN

 

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