Full name: Kieron Adrian Pollard
Born: May 12, 1987, Tacarigua, Trinidad
Current age: 32 years 237 days
Major teams: West Indies, Adelaide Strikers, Australian Cricketers Association All-Stars,
Barbados Tridents, Bravo XI, Cape Cobras, Dhaka Dynamites, Dhaka Gladiators,
Kerala Kings, Melbourne Renegades, Multan Sultans, Mumbai Indians,
PCA Masters XI, Peshawar Zalmi, Pollard XI, RR Sarwan’s XI, SC Joseph’s XI, Somerset,
South Australia, St Lucia Stars, Stanford Superstars, Toronto Nationals,
Trinbago Knight Riders, Trinidad, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago XI,
West Indies Under-19s, WICB President’s Celebrity XI, PSL Peshawar Zalmi Team.
National side: West Indies
Playing role: Allrounder
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium.
Kieron Pollard had a batting normal of 11.30 from 15 ODIs and 17.20 from 10 T20Is when he turned into the joint-greatest purchase at the IPL player sell-off in January 2010. Mumbai Indians weren’t paying $750,000 (in addition to an undisclosed add up to break a tie with three different establishments) for Pollard’s universal record; they were dishing out all that cash for the fearsome hitting power he had appeared in residential T20 activity – most eminently while crushing 54 off 18 balls for T&T against New South Wales during the 2009 Champions League T20.
That IPL closeout flagged a move on the planet game and, in the months ahead, Pollard kept on demonstrating how a lot of ground establishment cricket had picked up on the global game. He quit the West Indies A group so as to play T20s for Somerset and afterward denied a WICB focal agreement, since marking it would mean making himself accessible consistently for West Indies.
Throughout the following barely any years, Pollard improved his global record, scoring a couple of half-hundreds of years at the 2011 World Cup and afterward, that year, breaking his century duck by hammering a 110-ball 119 of every an emergency circumstance against India in Chennai. There were a lot of unstable T20 completes also, including a 15-ball 38 that put the 2012 World T20 semi-last well past Australia’s span.
In any case, through everything, the canvas of establishment cricket remained the best medium to grandstand the huge Pollard’s unbridled hitting – with his top hand oftentimes sneaking off the bat handle even as the ball vanished far over wide long-on – and shrewd medium-pace. Mumbai held Pollard after his first season for them and he compensated their confidence in his capacities with, among other game dominating exhibitions, an unbeaten 32-ball 60 that gave them their lady IPL title.
Despite the fact that generally viewed as a restricted overs master, Pollard wants to play Test cricket and has a genuinely decent top-notch record behind him, including a hurricane 126 on debut for Trinidad and Tobago against Barbados. In any case, that call-up still can’t seem to appear.
Pollard was let well enough alone for West Indies’ ODI group in December 2014, in front of an arrangement in South Africa. His cutting out – alongside Darren Sammy and Dwayne Bravo – came not long after West Indies pulled out of their voyage through India with an ODI, a T20, and three Tests as yet staying, because of a contest with the board and the players’ relationship over installment structures.
Pollard came back to global cricket in June 2016 with an improved guarded method and the stomach for a battle. Against South Africa, he took the score from 21 for 4 to a game dominating 285. The 156-run organization he imparted to Darren Bravo is West Indies‘ best for the fifth wicket. He has additionally driven Barbados Tridents to the CPL title in 2014, they wrapped sprinters up in 2015.
Batting and fielding averages
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|0/15, 40||West Indies||v Ireland||Bridgetown||9 Jan 2020||ODI # 4229|
|0*||West Indies||v Ireland||Bridgetown||7 Jan 2020||ODI # 4226|
|74*||West Indies||v India||Cuttack||22 Dec 2019||ODI # 4223|
|1/20, 0||West Indies||v India||Visakhapatnam||18 Dec 2019||ODI # 4222|
|1/28||West Indies||v India||Chennai||15 Dec 2019||ODI # 4221|
|1/33, 68||West Indies||v India||Mumbai||11 Dec 2019||T20I # 1024|
|0/29||West Indies||v India||Thiruvananthapuram||8 Dec 2019||T20I # 1022|
|37, 1/10||West Indies||v India||Hyderabad (Deccan)||6 Dec 2019||T20I # 1020|
|5, 0/10||Gladiators||v Arabians||Abu Dhabi||24 Nov 2019||Other OD|
|19, 0/12||Gladiators||v Qalandars||Abu Dhabi||23 Nov 2019||Other OD|