Former West Indian cricketers Darren Sammy is seen dancing to the beats of Rubab on a Pashto song apparently on Thursday. The video of Darren Sammy went viral on social media on Friday.
Sammy is attending Malam Jabb Festival in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa these days along with other national cricketers of PSL franchise Peshawar Zalmi. Darren Sammy is the head coach of Peshawar Zalmi and is currently staying in Pakistan despite the postponement of PSL 6 matches.
The video shows Darren Sammy dancing to the beats of musical instruments of Rubab on a stage with the performer while cricketers Kamran Akmal and Wahab Riaz were standing behind him. Social media users say he was performing along with Pakistani band Khumaariyan in the event.
Darren Sammy is the champion, on & off the field. #DarrenSammy #PeshawarZalmi pic.twitter.com/iDzPoTyXaJ
— Akber Ali (MM) (@AkberAJaffri) March 18, 2021
Social media users enjoyed his performance and appreciated the synchronized moves of Sammy. Sammy infused western dancing style with traditional eastern music in the video.
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Earlier this month, Darren Sammy was seen playing street cricket with boys in Lahore. The PSL franchise shared a small video clip on social media that instantly went viral.
Boys playing cricket on the ground welcomed Sammy with huge cheers as they gathered around him and handed him the bat to play. Sammy batted and even called for a free shot on a no-ball.
Captions on the video read: “Peshawar Zalmi Head Coach Daren Sammy stops on his way to play cricket with young cricketers in Lahore!”
Darren sammy on rubab pic.twitter.com/uAiLLBsbNh
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The West Indian cricketer is among the first foreign players who had agreed to play Pakistan Super League since then he has been eagerly working to bring back international cricket to Pakistan.
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He shares a close bond with Peshawar Zalmi’s owner, Javed Afridi, who appreciated his warm gesture for Pakistan. Besides promoting cricket in Pakistan, Sammy also cherishes the culture of Pakistan. In a recent video, he said he liked the Pakistani dish, Dampukht.
A few days back South African cricketer, Hashim Amla and Darren Sammy were seen socializing with Pakistani fans.