Peshawar Zalmi Head Coach Darren Sammy, who never fails to showcase love towards Pakistan and it's people, was seen playing tape-ball cricket with local youngsters yesterday, March 8. In a video posted by Peshawar Zalmi's official account, Darren Sammy stepped out of his car and started playing cricket with locals. Read more – Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues shake a leg; The latter shares the video
"Peshawar Zalmi Head Coach Daren Sammy stops on his way to play cricket with young cricketers in Lahore!" said the Peshawar Zalmi Instagram handle while sharing a video of the West Indian cricketer.
Right after the moment he stepped out of his car, he received a warm welcome from the people. The head coach can be seen hitting lofted shots. On the very first ball he faced in the video, Sammy took guard in his own style and pulled the short-length ball over deep square leg. Next, he dealt with a wide fuller ball and he creamed the cover drive.
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Following this, the bowler, under pressure, tried bowling a yorker, but ended up delivering a high full toss, which hit Sammy on his left arm. He instantly signalled no-ball and pulled a leg of the bowler. After signalling free-hit, everyone burst out laughing.
The current edition of the Pakistan Super League was postponed indefinitely owing to a COVID-19 outbreak. The reason for the outbreak is said to be poor management of the bio-bubble. Thus, numerous foreign cricketers have returned to their respective countries.
Here's the full video of Darren Sammy playing cricket with local people: