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Darren Sammy sends out Eid greetings in Pashto

As the Muslim world celebrated Eidul Fitr on Saturday, celebrities, cricketers, and other personalities from different walks of life took to twitter to send out greetings to make this day more special for their fans. West Indian cricketer Darren Sammy won his fans’ hearts when he extended greetings and love on the festive occasion of Eid in Pashto. محترمو ګرانو مینه والو باوري یم چې د مبارکې میاشتې روژې ټول فضیلتونه به مو په نصیب شوي وي پېښور زلمي ستاسو لپاره همېشه د سوکالۍ دعا کوي او حقیقي ګامونه او کړنې ئې ستاسو د…

Zalmi hope for reversal of fortunes against Multan Sultans

DUBAI: Title holders Peshawar Zalmi will seek reversal of fortunes against Multan Sultans as the second round of matches in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) starts in Dubai on Tuesday (today). Peshawar Zalmi lost to Multan Sultans by seven wickets in the opening match of the third edition of the PSL and a defeat by the newest team had hurt the defending champions which won the title in Lahore last year. But since losing the first game Peshawar have revived their campaign by winning three of their next four games.…

Sammy fears for West Indies fortunes as T20 comes first

LONDON: Former captain Darren Sammy has warned that leading players will continue to favour plying their trade in Twenty20 tournaments around the world ahead of representing the West Indies. Cricket West Indies pick players for their international sides only if they feature in that format domestically, meaning the likes of star batsman Chris Gayle and all-rounder Marlon Samuels are absent from the Test and one-day squads. Most of the region's top players appear in the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 tournament but…

Is Darren Sammy going to embrace Islam?

KARACHI: West Indian cricketer Darren Sammy has become quite a familiar figure in Pakistan, especially after he defied all odds and apprehensions to play the Pakistan Super League final in Lahore, and his candid admiration for Pakistan stood him out among other foreign players. After taking his team Peshawar Zalmi to title triumph in the PSL, Sammy continues to be in the news in Pakistan – for all the good reasons. Reports are going rounds in the media claiming that Sammy may convert to Islam and he got inspiration from…

Foreign players hail Pakistan security for PSL 2017 final

LAHORE: Foreign players have tentatively endorsed the return of international cricket to Pakistan after their whirlwind trip to Lahore for Sunday's heavily guarded Pakistan Super League final. Players including winning captain Darren Sammy detailed a journey involving bullet-proof buses and closed roads, before they were rushed straight back to the airport with no time for celebrations. The blanket security, deploying thousands of troops, military helicopters and armed guards on horseback, came after a deadly militant…

Imran terms international cricketers playing PSL final as ‘Phateechars’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan has termed foreign players -- who played the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 at Lahore on Sunday -- as 'Phateechars' (low-level), ARY News reported. His statements regarding the foreign players playing in the PSL 2017 final came in the open in a video which went viral on social media. Khan, speaking in a press conference, said that the 'phateechar players' would have come to play in Pakistan anyways. He added that he does not even know the countries from…