Darren Sammy

  • IPL's goal is to entertain fans, says Darren Sammy 14-04-2014 08:58 AM

    West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said that most players around the world look forward to play in the cash-rich Indian Premier League and their primary goal is to entertain fans. The exuberant cricketer from St. Lucia, known for his lively on-field celebrations, is a part of the IPL franchise...
  • Almighty wants Sangakkara, Mahela to win a World Cup: Darren Sammy 03-04-2014 11:34 PM

    Mirpur: The affable Darren Sammy was graceful in defeat and said that may be God wants Sri Lankan legends Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara to get a chance to savour the taste of winning a World Championship trophy in their swansong T20 international event. "Today, there were two gentlemen (Sangakkara...
  • Disappointing and sad to lose via Duckworth-Lewis method: Darren Sammy 03-04-2014 11:05 PM

    Mirpur: A dejected West Indies captain Darren Sammy on Thursday said it was "disappointing" and "sad" for the defending champions to exit from the ICC World Twenty20 after losing to Sri Lanka via Duckworth-Lewis method in the rain-marred semi-final at the Shere Bangla Stadium. A dominant Sri Lanka made it...
  • Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 27 runs (D/L) to enter World T20 final 03-04-2014 10:05 PM

    Mirpur: A dominant Sri Lanka on Thursday made it to the ICC World T20 final for the third time knocking out defending champions West Indies by 27 runs via the Duckworth Lewis method after thundershowers stopped proceedings in the 14th over of the second innings. Batting first in the first...
  • West Indies can make history at World T20, says Darren Sammy 02-04-2014 05:26 PM

    Dhaka: Cricket's 20-over format is tailor-made for the powerful West Indians and there is no reason why they cannot become the first team to defend the World Twenty20 title in Bangladesh, skipper Darren Sammy said on Wednesday. Currently ranked eighth both in Test and one-day internationals, West Indies have emerged...
  • Sri Lanka eye revenge as West Indies aim for encore in WT20 semis 02-04-2014 03:19 PM

    Mirpur: In a bid to reach their second successive World T20 final, defending champions West Indies will on Thursday lock horns with Sri Lanka, who in turn would be hoping to avenge their loss in the last edition's summit clash. One can expect a good encounter as both teams have...
  • Hafeez says sorry to fans for the shameful defeat 01-04-2014 11:11 PM

    Mirpur: Pakistan skipper Mohammed Hafeez apologised to the fans for not showing enough stomach for fight against the West Indies as they crashed to a huge 84-run defeat to make an exit from the ICC World Twenty20, here on Tuesday. It is first time that Pakistan have not made it...
  • World T20: Clinical West Indies thrash Pakistan to seal semis spot 01-04-2014 10:29 PM

    Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies pummelled a listless Pakistan by 84 runs to set up the ICC World Twenty20 semi-final clash against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Dwayne Bravo (46) and skipper Darren Sammy (42 not out) pulverised a decent looking bowling in the final three overs as West Indies put...
  • World T20, Pak vs WI Match 32: as it happened 01-04-2014 06:03 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss and Team news: West Indies have won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan. Both the teams are unchanged. It will be a battle between two world-class off-spinners as defending champions West Indies meet Pakistan in a...
  • Confident West Indies face upbeat Pakistan in final group game 31-03-2014 07:10 PM

    Mirpur: It will be a battle between two world-class off-spinners as defending champions West Indies meet Pakistan in a 'Do-or-Die' final group league encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Both teams are on four points each and it will be a virtual quarter-final clash to decide on the...
  • West Indies' aggressive celebration was for chirpy James Faulkner 28-03-2014 08:43 PM

    Mirpur: West Indies captain Darren Sammy got a rousing applause from members of the media as he entered the conference arena with his pads still on, before coming up with this retort: It feels better to hit a guy, who was talking a lot. This was in response to Australian...
  • Darren Sammy storm buries Australia at World Twenty20 28-03-2014 06:47 PM

    Mirpur: Chris Gayle started with flair while Darren Sammy finished with a flourish as West Indies got the better of Australia by six wickets in an exciting Group 2 League encounter of the ICC World T20 here today. Opting to bat, Australia scored a competitive 178 for eight in 20...
  • As it happened: Australia vs West Indies, WT20, Match 23 28-03-2014 02:22 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Sammy came on to score 34* in 13 balls, including two sixes in the final over, to help West Indies edge Australia by 6 wickets at Mirpur. TOSS: Australia won the toss and opted to bat against West Indies....
  • Sammy hopes to silence chirpy Australians in crucial game 27-03-2014 03:22 PM

    West Indies captain Darren Sammy wants his team to silence the chirpy Australians in Friday's World Twenty20 match, the outcome of which will likely determine the fate of both teams in the tournament. India top Group Two having won the first two matches and hope to consolidate their position with...
  • Win against Bangladesh boosted our net run-rate, says Sammy 25-03-2014 11:17 PM

    Mirpur: West Indies brought their campaign back on track with a 73-run win over Bangladesh on Tuesday and skipper Darren Sammy said the huge victory will give a boost to their net run-rate in the group of death of the ICC World Twenty20. West Indies had lost their opening match...
  • As it happened: World T20, West Indies vs Bangladesh 25-03-2014 06:13 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has won the toss and opted to field against West Indies Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on...
  • World T20: Wary West Indies face cautious Bangladesh 24-03-2014 11:30 PM

    Mirpur: Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on track as they face an inconsistent Bangladesh in the second group league encounter of the ICC World T20 on Monday. While West Indies' campaign begun on...
  • No need to press panic button yet, says Darren Sammy 24-03-2014 12:33 PM

    Dhaka: West Indies captain Darren Sammy said there was no need to press the panic button in the wake of the loss to India in the team's opening match of the World Twenty20 championship. The Caribbean side produced an insipid performance on Sunday at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium to plunge to...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, World Twenty20 23-03-2014 05:44 PM

    After a thumping win over Pakistan on Friday in their World Twenty20 opener, Team India will now have to brace up for the defending champions West Indies when the two teams square up against each other in Mirpur on Sunday. Add to that the threat of Chris Gayle that India...
  • World Twenty20: Chris Gayle a threat as upbeat India run into West Indies 22-03-2014 08:17 PM

    After a thumping win over Pakistan on Friday in their World Twenty20 opener, Team India will now have to brace up for the defending champions West Indies when the two teams square up against each other in Mirpur on Sunday. Add to that the threat of Chris Gayle that India...
  • Darren Sammy stonewalls Raina's 'can't rotate' jibe 22-03-2014 05:00 PM

    West Indies captain Darren Sammy laughed off Indian batsman Suresh Raina's claim that the big-hitting Caribbean cricketers cannot rotate the strike and dared the Indians to stop his batsmen from hitting sixes in Sunday's World Twenty20 match. Having played against and with West Indies players in the Indian Premier League...
  • West Indies not carried away by World T20 warm-up showing 20-03-2014 02:33 PM

    Mirpur: Allrounder Dwayne Bravo says defending champions West Indies would not get carried away by their streak of wins leading into the World T20 in Bangladesh. The West Indies registered convincing wins over Sri Lanka on Wednesday and England on Tuesday, in warm-up matches, as they prepare for the tournament...
  • West Indies no one-man team, says Sammy 17-03-2014 11:35 AM

    Dhaka: Captain Darren Sammy has reiterated that the West Indies are not a one-man team, and that it will take a team effort to successfully defend their title in the Twenty20 World Cup. Speaking after arriving here on Sunday, Sammy noted that despite the presence of big-hitting opener Chris Gayle,...
  • West Indies ready for World Twenty20 title defence: Darren Sammy 15-03-2014 02:54 PM

    Bridgetown: Captain Darren Sammy believes that the West Indies team that will defend the World Twenty20 cricket title in Bangladesh later this month is much better equipped than the one which lifted the trophy two years ago in Sri Lanka. Speaking here on Friday hours before the squad's departure, Sammy...
  • 3rd T20: England end series with thrilling win over WI 14-03-2014 08:21 AM

    England survived a late onslaught from the tail-end batsmen of West Indies to win a thrilling third and final Twenty20 by five runs in Barbados on Thursday. The home team had a chance to make it a 3-0 victory in the series but captain Darren Sammy was unable to hit...
  • West Indies defeat England by 5 wickets, win Twenty20 series 12-03-2014 08:32 AM

    Barbados: Medium-pacer Krishmar Santokie claimed 4 for 21 to limit England and captain Darren Sammy slammed an unbeaten 30 off nine balls to power West Indies home by five wickets in the second Twenty20 on Tuesday. The West Indies took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series with the...
  • World Twenty20 title defence tough, but Windies ready: Sammy 11-03-2014 12:42 PM

    Bridgetown: West Indies captain Darren Sammy says that it will be a challenging task to defend their World Twenty20 title but they are prepared to work hard for it later this month. Sammy, who was at the helm when the West Indies beat hosts Sri Lanka in the final two...
  • Sammy, Samuels, and Bopara fined for altercation 11-03-2014 08:12 AM

    Bridgetown: West Indies captain Darren Sammy is one of three players fined by the International Cricket Council, following an altercation during Sunday's first Twenty20 International against England. Sammy, along with teammate Marlon Samuels and England's Ravi Bopara, were slapped with level one breach of the ICC Code of Conduct, after...
  • 3rd ODI: England defeat West Indies by 25 runs, clinch series 2-1 06-03-2014 03:18 AM

    Joe Root completed his first one-day international century to help guide England to a 25-run victory over West Indies on Wednesday in the deciding match of their three-game series in Antigua. Root made 107 off 122 balls to help the tourists compile an imposing total of 303 for six after...
  • 2nd ODI: Ravi Bopara steers England to 3-wicket win over West Indies 03-03-2014 02:08 AM

    Antigua: Ravi Bopara hit an unbeaten 38 and shared a match-winning stand with captain Stuart Broad to lead England to a tense three-wicket victory over the West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday. The pair added an unbroken 58 off 80 balls - the highest partnership of the...