Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy says he has nonetheless ‘not closed the door’ on his worldwide return and plans to make a comeback to the nationwide workforce forward of 2021 T20 World Cup in India with a very good present within the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
The 36-year-old Sammy final performed for West Indies when he led the workforce to the 2016 T20 World Cup win, beating England within the closing at Eden Gardens.
Sammy stated the lengthy COVID-19 hiatus has given him sufficient time to introspect and reignited a want to make a comeback.
“I’ve had a number of soul looking out and reflection previously few months. Anyone who’s been at house within the lockdown all these months wouldn’t have performed justice to themselves in the event that they did not glean over issues,” Sammy, who will lead St Lucia Zouks in CPL, was quoted as saying by Cricbuzz.
“I’ve not retired. I’ve not closed that door and if I care for what I’ve to do for St Lucia and get us to the playoffs together with my very own superb performances that may definitely make selectors take discover of it,” the two-time T20 World Cup-winning captain stated.
In August 2016, Sammy was dropped as T20I captain and in addition did not discover a place within the workforce. He was named in a World XI aspect to play three T20Is towards Pakistan within the 2017 Independence Cup in Lahore.
Nonetheless, accidents and disagreements with the erstwhile Dave Cameron regime at West Indies Cricket Board additionally affected his possibilities of making a comeback to worldwide cricket.
Speaking in regards to the CPL, he stated, “I am truly simply going into this match to do higher for myself and St. Lucia. That’s the focus this 12 months and if I do nicely at that it’s going to increase just a few eyebrows as nicely for different issues.”
The Caribbean Premier League will start on 18 August.
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