The Beausejour Cricket Ground will now be known as the Darren Sammy National Cricket Ground, with one of the stands to be named in honour of fellow St Lucian and Twenty20 winner Johnson Charles.

According to the West Indies Cricket Board, the announcement was made by the Prime Minister of St Lucia, Kenny D. Anthony, at a 'welcome reception' on the island today.

"The West Indies Cricket Board would like to congratulate West Indies captain, Darren Sammy and opener, Johnson Charles for the honour their home country St Lucia has bestowed on them," the WICB added in a statement, issued from their St John's, Antigua, headquarters.
Sunday's victory over England, in a thrilling Kolkata final where Carlos Brathwaite hit four successive sixes in the last over, meant the West Indies became the first team to win the World Twenty20 title twice.
Sammy, 32, was also the West Indies' captain when they beat then hosts Sri Lanka in the 2012 final in Colombo.
But immediately after the team's latest triumph at Kolkata's Eden Gardens ground, the all-rounder slammed the WICB for a 'disappointing' lack of support, saying the team felt 'disrespected' by their own officials.
Sammy's comments came on the back of a bitter pay dispute that has dogged West Indies cricket for several years. Dave Cameron, the WICB president, responded by calling Sammy's remarks 'inappropriate'.

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