The great West Indian T20 side was made to bite the dust by some spirited Afghans who beat them by 6 runs in a nail-biter in the 2016 World T20.
The West Indies won the title in 2012 and 2016 and, on both occasions, Sammy was the captain.
Many reports in the Pakistan media blamed PCB for the positive test incident which has cast a shadow on the league.
Five franchises will play in the inaugural edition of LPL which is scheduled to run from 14 November to 6 December.
Daren Sammy interview: ‘If there's injustice and your voice can make a difference, don't stay silent'
St Lucia Zouks’ skipper Daren Sammy spoke exclusively to Firstpost on his leadership philosophies ahead of the Caribbean Premier League final against Trinbago Knight Riders.
"Since the matches will be played on two grounds only, I expect a lot more wear and tear of the pitch, which means spinners will have a greater role to play in this year's CPL," Sammy said.
Sammy had alleged that during his time with Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014 and 2015, he was often referred to as 'Kaalu' (Black), a racial slur the meaning of which he understood only recently.
'I have not closed that door': Former West Indies skipper Daren Sammy hopeful of return to international cricket
The 36-year-old Sammy last played for West Indies when he led the team to the 2016 T20 World Cup win, beating England in the final at Eden Gardens.
Daren Sammy extends support to Makhaya Ntini after former South Africa cricketer reveals the alienation he was subjected to during his career.
West Indies head coach Phil Simmons says he was racially abused while playing league cricket in England
Simmons, currently the head coach of the touring West Indies team, did not specify in which English league he was racially targeted.
Daren Sammy reveals Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate has reached out to him on racist remark, drops demand for apology
Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy has revealed that an IPL teammate, who addressed him with a racist nickname, has reached out to assure him that he was "operating from a place of love" and he no longer wants an apology for what happened.
Daren Sammy revelations could represent watershed moment for Indian sports in effort to break down systems of racial bias
The cricket world is still feeling the aftershocks of Sammy's Instagram post that shook everyone out of a pandemic-induced reverie