St. Lucia Government Renames Cricket Ground After Darren Sammy

In honour of Darren Sammy, St. Lucia government renames the Beausejour Cricket Ground.

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Darren Sammy after winning the World Cup (Photo: IANS)

The government of St. Lucia has decided to rename the Beausejour Cricket Ground Darren Sammy National Cricket Ground, in honor of the West Indies T20 captain following his exploits in the recently concluded World T20 in India.

Sammy, along with fellow St. Lucian Johnson Charles, returned a hero’s welcome at the Hewanorra International Airport on Tuesday where they were greeted by Prime Minister Kenny Anthony and other St. Lucians

“Big time reception, home coming,” Charles said in a video posted on Facebook on Tuesday.

Posted by Darren Sammy on 5 April 2016
To God be the Glory, I am truly honoured, I am humbled and bless. Thank you, we always know St. Lucians love their own and the love and respect and admiration I have just received at the airport, oh my God, thank you very much
Darren Sammy

One of the stands at the stadium will be named in honour of Charles.

(With inputs from IANS)

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