The West Indies team performed extremely poorly in the T20 World Cup. Two-time champion West Indies could not even qualify for the Super 12 in this World Cup. Fans are quite angry with the performance of the team. West Indies, who won the T20 World Cup in 2012 and 2016, faced a lot of criticism for such performance. Many people have even said that West Indies players should not even play franchise cricket. Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has given a big statement regarding this.
what did sammy say
Darren Sammy said that the West Indies Cricket Board cannot stop its players from playing in various franchise leagues across the world as it does not provide them financial security. West Indies team could not qualify for the Super 12 of the T20 World Cup being played here. Sammy’s eyes speak to the pain of the team’s declining status. Captain Sammy, who won two T20 World Cups, is bound to be disappointed and annoyed by this.
He is very clear that like the BCCI (Cricket Board of India), the West Indies Board cannot stop its players from participating in the franchise league. He said in an interview to PTI that, “India is strong because they can tell their players that you cannot play anywhere else. You have to understand that they have money, so they can stop them. Sammy said, “A List A contracted players in India earn maybe 1 million dollars (match fees and TV rights amount of more than 70 million) in a year while West Indies A list players earn $150,000 (about 1 million dollars). Rs. 2 crore). ,
He further added that, “There is a huge difference and of course there will always be a big difference (disparity) in this payment. It is very difficult for small boards to keep players with them while they are getting good amount elsewhere. Sammy said, “Now the days are gone when you used to play for the love of cricket. This attachment cannot get you to buy vegetables and vegetables from the supermarket. ,