Sammy leads Blasters to inaugural Caribbean Premier League

KOLKATA, INDIA - APRIL 02: Stafanie Taylor, Captain of the West Indies and Meg Lanning, Captain of Australia pictured during a Captain's Photocall ahead of the Womens ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 Final at Eden Gardens on April 2, 2016 in Kolkata, India. (Photo by Matthew Lewis-IDI/IDI via Getty Images)

Former Windies captain and Pakistan Super League star Darren Sammy blasted a fifty to lead Avatar City Blasters to the inaugural St Lucia Premier League title, a T20 competition featuring teams from across the Caribbean.

Sammy scored 62 off 35 balls to push the total to 200-5, helped along by Stephen Naitram’s 75 off 57. Johnnel Eugene contributed 35 not out from 10 balls, hitting 4 fours and 3 effortless sixes.

Choiseul Craft Masters, in response, could only manage 142-8 off 20 overs as Blasters won the final by 58 runs. Captain Audy Alexander top scored with 49 from 41 deliveries.