Kieron pollard bids farewell to international cricket

West Indies limited-overs captain Kieron Pollard has introduced his retirement from global cricket.

He made the announcement over social media.

In an Instagram submit he wrote “After cautious deliberation, I’ve as of late determined to retire from global cricket,” Pollard mentioned in a video on Instagram. “As is the case of many younger individuals it used to be a dream of mine to constitute the West Indies staff from the time I used to be a boy of 10 years and I’m proud to have represented West Indies cricket for over 15 years in each the T20 and ODI sorts of the sport.

The fitting-hander added, “I will be able to nonetheless vividly be mindful making my global debut in 2007 underneath the management of my formative years hero, Brian Lara. Dressed in the ones maroon colors and enjoying along such greats has been a privilege that I by no means took evenly, soul in each aspect of the sport – whether or not bowling, batting or fielding.”

He additionally shared a compilation of a few of his memorable moments from World cricket.

The ability hitter represented West Indies in 123 ODIs and 101 T20Is. Pollard made his debut for West Indies in 2007 in opposition to South Africa and his T20I debut in 2008 in opposition to the Aussie in Bridgetown.

Whilst he’s feared as some of the damaging T20 batters ever, his global numbers for the West Indies are unusually underwhelming. He scored 2706 runs at a mean of simply above 26 and took 55 wickets from 123 ODIs together with 1569 runs from 101 T20Is at a mean of a coloration over 25 and 44 wickets.

Pollard used to be additionally a part of the West Indies staff that gained the 2012 ICC WT20. On the other hand, he ignored out on his 2d T20 Global Cup name in 2016 as he ignored the event because of harm.

Pollard is lately in India enjoying the IPL for five-time champions Mumbai Indians.


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