Darren Sammy recalls his favourite memories in the game of cricket.
Former India captain MS Dhoni and left-hander Suresh Raina announced their retirement from international cricket back to back last month. The whole cricket fraternity showered their wishes and congratulated both of them for their illustrious career. Their decisions came as a huge shock for the cricket fans.
Sammy heaped praise on Suresh Raina.
Now, the former West Indies skipper Darren Sammy heaped praise on Suresh Raina and called him the nicest international cricketer. According to Sammy, Raina is a very stylish batsman and the best fielder in the world.
“Suresh Raina is the nicest cricketer I have ever met. He is the nicest international cricketer, full of grace, a very humble player and a very stylish batsman. Jonty Rhodes also rated him as the best fielder in the world. It’s important that we acknowledge his contribution to the game,” Sammy told Times of India.
Darren Sammy also recalled some of his memorable moments during his career. He talked about the moment when he played a scintillating knock against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to guide his team Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) to the playoffs in IPL 2013. He even his unbeaten 51-run partnership with Kemar Roach against India during the ICC Champions Trophy 2013.
Darren Sammy is in love with the people of India.
Darren Sammy talked about sweetest memories in the game of cricket. He said that his fondest memory has been the Indian fans. Sammy is highly praised by the way the Indian fans love the game and supports the players.
“My greatest memory has been the people of India. The way they embrace cricket and cricketers and their passion and love for the game, which gives you that energy and makes you enjoy playing cricket in India whether you win or lose,” the two times T20 World Cup-winning captain added.
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Sammy’s international career has spanned for 14 years. He has played 38 Tests, 126 ODIs and 68 T20 Internationals. Sammy has amassed 1,323, 1871 and 587 runs respectively in them. He has also scalped 84, 81 and 44 scalps in Tests, ODIs and T20Is respectively.
The IPL 2020 will kickstart on September 19. It will be a 53 days tournament with final on November 10. Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi will host all the matches. All the teams barring Chennai Super Kings have already started their training sessions.