The former captain and current head coach of Peshawar Zalmi, Daren Sammy has received the civil award ‘Sitara-e-Pakistan’ for his invaluable contribution to reviving international cricket in Pakistan.
According to details, Daren Sammy has shared pictures of him receiving ‘Sitara-e-Pakistan’ on his Twitter account on Monday. He wrote, “There it is…me collecting the Sitara-e-Pakistan award. Such a proud moment.”
The Peshawar Zalmi coach also expressed his love for Pakistan and said: “Pakistan is like home to me and this is an honour for me. I am very proud.”
Sammy also shared a picture gallery on his official Instagram handle where he mentioned that cricket took him all over the world enabling him to see and play in some amazing places.
“Pakistan is definitely one of these places. A place that always makes me feel at home. It’s such an honour to have received this prestigious award (Sitara-e-Pakistan) from the government and people of Pakistan. Thank you. #PakistanZindabad,” he wrote.