The star West Indian Kieron Pollard made his 600th T-20 appearance on the 9th of August, Tuesday. Pollard’s Mumbai Indians mate Jasprit Bumrah twitted a heartfelt congratulations for his fellow mate.
“600 games! What a milestone
“Amazing archivement for an amazing player! Congratulationd Polly @KieronPollard55,”
Pollard is the first player to leave his footsteps on such a huge milestone. Another West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo is just behind Polly. He played 543 matches yet. Moreover, the Pakistani star Shoaib Malik played 472 matches. The Universal Boss, Chris Gayle is the fourth highest, as he played a number of 463 matches. Ravi Bopara too, represented in 426 games.
Pollard achieved this remarkable feat while playing for the London Spirit against Manchester Originals in The Hundreds. It was the Lords, and Pollard made sure to make it remarkable. He smashed an unbeaten 11 balls 34 runs, decorated with just a boundary and four huge sixes.
Moreover, Pollard and his team saw contributions from captain Eoin Morgan. He scored 37, while Zak Crawley 41. They assured that their team can post 160 runs on the board, but lost 7 wickets. However, Manchester Originals stumbled while touching 100 runs. They could only manage 108 runs but fell short of batters. Amongst them, Zak Crawley contributed 36 runs. However, from the Spirit’s side, Jordan Thompson was the leasing wicket-taker. He grabbed 4 wickets by giving 21 runs. London Spirit sealed the match by 52 runs.
Kieron Pollard and T-20 Cricket
Speaking about Kieron Pollard, he nonetheless, has represented a number of teams and franchises over the years. He has been quite a common face, especially in the West Indian domestic team Trinidad and Tobago. The other name that comes to mind is the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. However, some of the other teams he played for are:
● Big Bash League
• Adele Stickers
• Melbourne Renegades
● Bangladesh Premier League
• Dhaka Gladiators
• Dhaka Dynamites
● Pakistan Super League
• Karachi Kings
• Multan Sultan
• Peshawar Zalmi
● Caribbean Premier League
• Trinbago Knight Riders
Moreover, Pollard has some excellent statistics in his name as an all-rounder. The hard hitter has 11,273 runs in the bag, with an average of 31.34. His best individual score was 104, while he has 56 half centuries altogether. He also scalped 309 wickets. His best bowling figure is 4/15.
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