Kieron Adrian Pollard (born 12 May 1987) is a resigned Trinidadian cricketer. He has captained the West Indies cricket crew in restricted overs cricket and Trinbago Knight Riders in CPL. He is a right-arm medium-quick bowling all-rounder.
During the 2009 Champions League, he was endorsed by both the Southern Redbacks and Somerset for their homegrown Twenty20 missions. He was the joint most generously compensated player in the 2010 Indian Chief League, playing for Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indian genius Kieron Pollard reported his retirement from the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Tuesday. The 35-year-old will keep on being essential for the establishment as a batting mentor.
In a proclamation, the West Indian said, “It hasn’t been the most straightforward choice to make as I mean to continue to play for a couple of additional years, yet following conversations with Mumbai Indians I have an establishment which has accomplished such a lot of that requirements to change and on the off chance that I’m no longer to play for MI, I can’t see myself playing against MI by the same token. ‘When a MI generally a MI’. This is definitely not a close-to-home farewell to MI anyway as I have consented to take up the job of batting mentor in the IPL as well as play with MI Emirates.”
“This next section of my profession is truly thrilling and permits me to change myself too from playing to training,” Pollard added.
The 35-year-old further said, “I’m gigantically pleased and regarded and favored to have addressed the greatest and best group in the IPL for the [past 13 seasons. It was consistently a desire to play for this fabulous group and in spite of the fact that I will miss the buzz of the IPL, you get as a player.
I breathe easy in light of realizing that I have been sufficiently lucky to have played with probably the best players on the planet before the energetic fans. I have consistently felt and valued their genuine help both on and off the field.”
The power-hitter said, “I should give enormous thanks to the mentors, directors, and the other private cabin support staff we had at Mumbai Indians and who I currently join. We could never have made progress throughout the years without their proceeding with difficult work, devotion, and obligation to establish the best climate and I anticipate copying their effective methodology.
Specifically, I might want to honor my old buddy Robin Singh for his sound exhortation and direction throughout the long term and whose very shoes I currently fill.”
“Today I make this step with trust and energy towards the future realizing that I will assume a part in an establishment whose values adjust so near mine, where “We are family.“
Pollard has played 189 IPL games for Mumbai Indians and scored 2316 runs at a striking rate of 147.32. The all-rounder got 69 wickets.
The enormous hitter is among the best five six hitters in IPL with 223 sixes.
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