Darren Sammy, the former West Indian captain who is leading the team Peshawar Zalmi in the fifth installment of Pakistan Super League (PSL 5), tweeted on Sunday that he is “truly honoured” to be conferred Nishan-e-Pakistan — the country’s highest civil award.
I am truly honored to be given this civilian award.We took a small step in the right direction in 2017and look at us here today.All the foreign players played their part.Thank u Pakistan for the love shown to us.We only want U to experience cricket at home. #LOVEWINS”
Showing his response to the big news, Sammy said that his support was due to his “love for Pakistan”.
“My love for Pakistan is natural, and my contribution for this country is pure. I don’t need a passport to show my love for this country. I didn’t do it for myself. It is for my affection with the people and for the love I get from here,” he said.