Darren Sammy

  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI August 26, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies have won and have opted to bat first. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Sohag Gazi, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, AlAmin Hossain West Indies: Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons, Darren Bravo,...
  • Darren Sammy to play for Tasmania in Big Bash League July 22, 2014

    Tasmania: West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy is to make his debut in Australia's Big Bash League (BBL) this summer after signing with the Hobart Hurricanes. "With players like George Bailey, Alex Hales and Ben Dunk, there is a lot of exciting talent in the team already," CMC quoted Sammy as...
  • 1st T20: New Zealand beat West Indies in a rainhit contest July 6, 2014

    Roseau: Captain Brendon McCullum hit 40 off 35 balls as New Zealand wrapped up a 12run Duckworth/Lewis victory over the West Indies in a rainy opening Twenty20 at Windsor Park on Saturday. In a match reduced to 18 overs per side by light rain, New Zealand were well placed at 117...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 1st Twenty20 July 6, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bowl against West Indies. Prematch: Sunil Narine returns to the West Indies fold with the mystery spinner seeking to maintain his stranglehold over New Zealand in the T20 Internationals on Saturday and Sunday at Windsor Park...
  • Glamorgan sign Sammy for T20 Blast May 27, 2014

    English county Glamorgan signed West Indian allrounder Darren Sammy for their ongoing T20 Blast season. Sammy, who took over the Sunrisers Hyderabad captaincy from Shikhar Dhawan in the final few games of IPL, will play in the first home match of Glamorgan's campaign against unbeaten Sussex on Friday. The West Indies T20...
  • IPL 7: Yusuf Pathan blitz eliminates SRH, KKR No. 2 on points table May 25, 2014

    Yusuf Pathan sent Sunrisers Hyderabad into submission and Kolkata Knigh Riders to No. 2 on the points table with a stunning display of batsmanship that saw him score the fastest fifty in IPL history in just 15 balls to chase down SRH's 161 in just 14.2 overs at the Eden...
  • IPL 7: Now we will have to wait and watch to know our fate, says Virat Kohli May 20, 2014

    A disappointed Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday rued the fact that they will now have to adopt a "wait and watch" policy to know their chances of qualifying for the playoffs after the team slumped to its seventh defeat in IPL 7. RCB on Tuesday lost by seven...
  • Bowlers did well to restrict Hyderabad to 142: Gautam Gambhir May 19, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir made no bones about the fact that he got a raw deal from umpire Nigel Llong which prompted an angry reaction from him as he cursed on his way back and flung his bat angrily on reaching the dugout. Gambhir was adjudged caught behind...
  • IPL 7: Darren Sammy replaces Shikhar Dhawan as Hyderabad captain May 18, 2014

    Relieving Shikhar Dhawan of the burden of captaincy, Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday appointed West Indies all rounder as the new captain of the side for the rest of the IPL season, hoping that the move will help the Indian bat more freely. Sammy, who was recently removed as West Indies' Test...
  • IPL 7: No room for mistakes as Hyderabad host Kolkata May 18, 2014

    Sunrisers Hyderabad enter the final week of IPL7 league stage needing to win every match to brighten their chances of qualifying for the playoffs, but they face a tough opponent in Kolkata Knight Riders first up on Sunday. Hyderabad, after losing their last two matches against Mumbai Indians and Kings XI...
  • IPL 7: Hyderabad will get better as the tournament progresses, says Sammy May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Exuding confidence that his team Sunrisers Hyderabad will make it to the IPL playoffs, swashbuckling West Indian allrounder Darren Sammy has said the side is gelling well and will get better as the tournament progresses. "We have not performed at our best but we are peaking at the right...
  • Change of captain no guarantee for West Indies' success: Mike Findlay May 12, 2014

    Port of Spain: Former West Indies chairman of selectors Mike Findlay says there is no guarantee the change of captain will result in a turnaround in the team's Test fortunes. Longstanding captain Darren Sammy was axed last Friday in favour of wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin, with the West Indies Cricket Board noting...
  • I was no longer needed for Tests, says Darren Sammy May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: West Indies' Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy says his decision to quit Test cricket came after the selectors conveyed to him that they didn't have any plans for him as player or captain in the team. Sammy retired from Tests on Friday evening and the announcement came just hours after...
  • Denesh Ramdin ready for challenges as West Indies captain May 11, 2014

    Port of Spain: Newlyinstalled West Indies skipper Denesh Ramdin is anticipating a myriad of challenges when he takes over at the helm of the regional side but says he is ready for the learning curve the role will present. The 29yearold was on Friday named by the West Indies Cricket Board...
  • Darren Sammy retires from Tests after Ramdin given WI captaincy May 10, 2014

    West Indies allrounder Darren Sammy announced his retirement from Test cricket on Friday after he was replaced as captain by wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin. The 30yearold Sammy, who played in 38 Tests and all but eight of them as skipper, remains the captain of the West Indies Twenty20 team and also...
  • Denesh Ramdin replaces Darren Sammy as West Indies Test captain May 9, 2014

    Denesh Ramdin was on Friday appointed captain of the West Indies Test side in place of Darren Sammy and the wicketkeeperbatsman's first assignment will be the home series against New Zealand beginning next month. However, Sammy will continue to be the T20 captain which means the West Indies have separate skippers...
  • Darren Sammy to be axed as West Indies Test captain: report May 9, 2014

    Port of Spain: West Indies' Test captain Darren Sammy is set to be axed and replaced by Denesh Ramdin for the upcoming New Zealand series, the Trinidad Guardian reported. Quoting an unnamed source in a Thursday report, the newspaper said Ramdin has already received the nod from the West Indies selectors...
  • IPL 7: Rajasthan hold an edge over inconsistent Hyderabad May 7, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals will like to better their position further in the points table with a win when they take on an inconsistent Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL7 clash at Ahmedabad on Thursday. In a dramatic finish in the last match, Rajasthan defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs while Hyderabad...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 7, Match 20 April 30, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Mumbai have hit rockbottom in their title defence, getting blanked four times in a row and without any points going into their fifth match, after which the action shifts to India for the final phase from May 2 to...
  • IPL 7: Chennai hold nerve to seal lastover win over Hyderabad April 28, 2014

    Chennai Super Kings at one point were in total control of the chase until a few wickets put them in a spot of bother, but skipper MS Dhoni held his nerve to seal a fivewicket win for Chennai over Sunrisers Hyderabad with three balls to spare in an IPL 7...
  • As it happened: Hyderabad vs Delhi, IPL 7, Match 12 April 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: After two successive defeats, Sunrisers Hyderabad look to improve their standings on the points table of IPL 7 when they take on an inconsistent Delhi Daredevils, who are expecting the return of their regular skipper and star player Kevin...
  • IPL's goal is to entertain fans, says Darren Sammy April 14, 2014

    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 Sunrisers...
  • Almighty wants Sangakkara, Mahela to win a World Cup: Darren Sammy April 3, 2014

    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 and...
  • Disappointing and sad to lose via Duckworth-Lewis method: Darren Sammy April 3, 2014

    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 to...
  • Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 27 runs (D/L) to enter World T20 final April 3, 2014

    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 semi-final,...
  • West Indies can make history at World T20, says Darren Sammy April 2, 2014

    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 as...
  • Sri Lanka eye revenge as West Indies aim for encore in WT20 semis April 3, 2014

    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 a...
  • Hafeez says sorry to fans for the shameful defeat April 1, 2014

    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 to...