Darren Sammy has be appointed as the new head coach of Peshawer Zalmi for 2 years and Wahab Riaz will be the new captain for the zalmis from now in the PSL.Peshawer Zalmi announced on Thursday during a press conference in Rawalpindi.
Muhammad Akram who was previously the head coach of Peshawer Zalmi,will be the new Bowling Coach and also the Director of Cricket for Zalmi.
Darren Sammy said in the press conference that he know he was not fit while playing over the last 2 years.”My fitness and form are not what they need to be in order to win games for Zalmi”.
“I had a fantastic time with Peshawer Zalmi but now I realise that I am not fit enough to play,I will play my last game as a player today,” he added
Darren Sammy has been part of Peshawer Zalmi from the first season and have played and captained the squad brilliantly.
During a joint press conference Muhammad Akram said “Sammy has served us as a leader,people in Pakistan all love him.He’s very close to my heart and very close to Zalmi family.”
“It took me a bit of persauding to come to this decision,but Darren Sammy will be the new head coach of Peshawer Zalmi from today for the next 2 years.”
Darren Sammy has captained Peshawer Zalmi in 39 games in PSL.But now Wahab Riaz will take the charge who has been the leading wicket taker in the PSL.