Who doesn’t know about West Indies cricketer Darren Sammy? Well, he is one of the most loved international cricketers in Pakistan.
The famous cricketer is all set to become an honorary citizen of Pakistan next month. He will also receive the Highest Civilian Award by President Arif Alvi.
A Twitter post by PCB Media reads, “President of Pakistan Arif Alvi will confer the highest civilian award and honorary citizenship to Darren Sammy on March 23 for his invaluable contribution to cricket in Pakistan.”
President of Pakistan Dr @ArifAlvi will confer the highest civilian award and honourary citizenship to Darren Sammy on 23 March for his invaluable contribution to cricket in Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/mn9AiLknB0
— PCB Media (@TheRealPCBMedia) February 22, 2020
Darren Sammy is the first-ever cricketer to receive the honor. This request of the honorary citizen was pushed by Peshawar Zalmi franchise owner Javed Afridi.
Javed Afridi requested the President to consider Sammy for honorary citizenship because he is the most devoted cricketer and loved by all.
The West Indies Cricketer is currently in Pakistan to participate in the Pakistan Super League 2020, where he is leading Peshwar Zalmi.