Ousted president Julian Charles was choking St Lucia cricket - Darren Sammy

By December 03, 2019
Darren Sammy (right) and new St Lucia Cricket Association President Carol Henry. Darren Sammy (right) and new St Lucia Cricket Association President Carol Henry.

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has come out in support of new St Lucia Cricket Association President Carol Henry, who on Saturday unseated incumbent Julian Charles, who led the association for a decade.

Henry, who wants to tackle the development of the sport on the island, as well as player development, won the vote 8-7.

Sammy, who earlier this year voiced his dissatisfaction with the former president, was in favour of the outcome of Saturday’s election.

“I am happy that the affiliates realized that we needed a change in direction at the highest level of administration of the sport in the island,” Sammy said while speaking with St Lucia Sports Online.

“For too long, Saint Lucia cricket was being choked by the former president.”

Sammy said he is confident that the new president is the right man for the job.

“I have seen the work Carol has put in Central Castries cricket, especially with the youngsters coming through and with the development camps implemented,” Sammy said.

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