Social media collapses as St Lucian Cricketer plays street cricket in Pakistan

After Daren Sammy posted photos of himself playing tape-ball street cricket Monday with youngsters in Lahore, Pakistan, the internet is filled with Daren Sammy's hashtags.

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Social media collapses as St Lucian Cricketer plays street cricket in Pakistan
Social media collapses as St Lucian Cricketer plays street cricket in Pakistan

St Lucia: After Daren Sammy posted photos of himself playing tape-ball street cricket Monday with youngsters in Lahore, Pakistan, the internet is filled with Daren Sammy’s hashtags.

The Captivating Post

Daren Sammy tweeted, “Played some street tape ball cricket earlier in Lahore. Where’s next? 

Local media said Sammy received a warm welcome when he left his vehicle to join the tape-ball street cricketers. The post captivated over 32,000 likes and numerous comments; most of them are overwhelming and positive.

Who is Daren Sammy?

People who love Cricket already know about St Lucian Cricketer Daren Sammy, who is currently Peshawar Zalmi’s head coach. He played international cricket for the West-Indies. Daren Sammy was born in Micoud, St Lucia, to Wilson Sammy and Clara Sammy. He is a two-time T20 World Cup-winning captain.

Internet filled with Love

A Twitter user commented, “Please come to Chicago for the best indoor tape ball cricket.”

#DarenSammy and #WahabRiaz and the people who allowed them to play after they breached the bio-secure bubble rules to meet #JavedAfridi.” Another user commented.

Another user wrote, “This is his @darensammy88 love for Pakistan. Thank you for making our life(in the field) fantastic .love you.”

Someone wrote, “I guess he doesn’t need any citizenship to prove he’s Pakistani, He’s just love.”

Others commented, “Thank you, Darren, but with due respect, you all must have respected the protocols. PSL shouldn’t have stopped the way it has.”

Internet is connecting worlds, and so is this post of Daren Sammy. A St Lucian in Pakistan playing what he actually loves is an inspiration for many. 

People there accepted him and loved him like he is theirs. Generally, there is a gap of borders, but these thresholds can be diminished by these artists or players like Daren Sammy. Internet is broken, and all the citizens are waiting for the next tape ball street cricket match.

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