West Indies All-rounder Kieron Pollard announces retirement from International Cricket
Kieron Pollard Retirement – West Indies white-ball captain Kieron Pollard has announced retirement from International Cricket. He took to social media on 20th April 2022 shocking the cricket world with his retirement. If we talk about his Batting, Bowling Stats, Key Records & Best Performances Pollard brought the curtains down on his 15-year international career.
Kieron Pollard was the Captain of the West Indies Team and played 123 ODIs and 101 T20Is. Currently, Pollard is busy with the ongoing TATA IPL 2022 Tournament. The medium pace-bowling all-rounder is playing for the Mumbai Indians Team Franchise.
All-rounder Kieron Pollard retires from International Cricket
Kieron Pollard faced tough times in his childhood. As he has two sisters who were raised by his mother in difficult occurrences. Pollard is married to Jenna Ali from them they have a son and a daughter. Below you will see Kieron Pollard’s Career, Batting, Bowling Stats, Key Records & Best Performances.
Kieron Pollard Personal Information
|Full name||Kieron Adrian Pollard|
|Born||12 May 1987 (age 34) Tacarigua, Trinidad|
|Relation(s)||Jenna Ali (Spouse), Hazel-Ann Pollard (Mother), Kaiden Pollard (Son)|
Kieron Pollard Career – Batting, Bowling Stats, Key Records
Kieron had captained the West Indies Team in both ODIs and T20s in 2019. The 34-Year-old Pollard made his West Indies debut in 2007. Overall, Kieron has played 222 matches for the team West Indies and hammered 4275 runs and scalped 97 wickets in international cricket, including 2706 runs, and hunted 55 wickets, and if we talk about ODIs and 1569 runs and 42 wickets in T20Is.
Kieron Pollard International Information
|National side||West Indies (2007–2022)|
|ODI debut (cap 134)||10 April 2007 v South Africa|
|Last ODI||6 February 2022 v India|
|ODI shirt no.||55|
|T20I debut (cap 27)||20 June 2008 v Australia|
|Last T20I||20 February 2022 v India|
|T20I shirt no.||55|
34-year-old Pollard – Domestic Team Information
|2006–present||Trinidad and Tobago|
|2018||St Lucia Stars|
|2019–present||Trinbago Knight Riders|
Kieron Pollard Batting Career
Kieron Pollard Bowling Career
Kieron Pollard Announces Shock Retirement from International Cricket through Social Media
— Kieron Pollard (@KieronPollard55) April 20, 2022
Kieron Pollard Retires
“As I move on and make room for those who will carry the game forward in West Indies colors, know that I will always be supported in whatever way I can. It is with profound gratitude for living my dream that I now raise my bat in salute to all that is West Indies cricket.”
“I am grateful to the various selectors, management teams, and in particular. Coach Phil Simmons for seeing potential in me and for the faith they steadfastly had in me throughout my career. This and the confidence Cricket West Indies showed in me were particularly reassuring. I stepped up to take on the challenge of leading the team. I wish to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to the President of CWI. Mr. Ricky Skerritt, for his unwavering support and encouragement, especially during my time as Captain,” the Pollard added.
Kieron Pollard IPL Career
In the 2010 IPL Auction, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians (MI). Kieron performed well in the 1st season. He returned to the 2013 season and smashed 420 runs. In the 2014 season, Pollard stacked 78 off 48 balls playing against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) but last he was dismissed by Irfan Pathan in the last over. In the 2015 season which Mumbai won, Pollard slammed 70 runs off 48 balls facing Rajasthan Royals but Mumbai lost the match. Polly did not have the best IPL in the 2019 season. In his 11th season playing for the Mumbai Indians (MI) in 2020, Kieron became the 1st player to represent the franchise in 150 matches.
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