One of the most prominent players in the world of T20 cricket is Trinidadian Kieron Pollard. Aggression, guts, strength power the 6ft tall all-rounder. His power-hitting with the bat at any given point of the match, handy medium pace bowling, or acrobatic fielding get him a place in any T20 team in the world. The Caribbean legend called it a day in international cricket on 20th April, let’s see some interesting facts About Kieron Pollard.
- Kieron Pollard was born on 12th May 1987 in Tacarigua, Trinidad, and Tobago. Pollard spent his childhood in poverty, raised by a single mother,
- Pollard’s teammates call him “Polly”.
- Pollard was a part of the West Indian U-19 squad held for the 2006 World Cup held in Sri Lanka. There he managed to score 19 runs in 4 innings and bagged 2 wickets.
- The 6.4 ft cricketer announced his arrival on the domestic circuit with style, hitting a ton against Barbados in 2006.
- He is one of the few players who made his international debut in the ICC World Cup, the veteran played his maiden ODI match against South Africa in the 2007 World Cup, amassing 10 runs only.
- The right-hand stalwart is the first player in the history of T20 cricket to play 500 T20 matches across all competitions.
- With his awestruck hitting, Kieron Pollard has built a massive reputation in T20 cricket. He has won 15 T20 tournament finals so far, the highest by any player in history.
- Pollard has played in IPL, BBL, CPL, BPL, etc so far in his career. But he is the only overseas player in IPL history to play more than 150 games for Mumbai Indians.
- Pollard was a part of the West Indies side which won the 2012 T20 World cup. He contributed with 38 off 15 balls in the finals against Australia.
- In 2021, the ace player became only the 2nd batsman to smash 6 sixes in an over of a T20 international. Akila Dhananjaya was the unlucky bowler to get bashed.
- Mumbai Indians has clinched 5 IPL trophies and Pollard was a part of the team in every season.
- The estimated net worth of Kieron Pollard is $ 14 million.
- Kieron Pollard tied his know with his long-term girlfriend Jenna Ali in 2012, they have one son together, Kaiden Pollard.
- In international cricket, Pollard used to wear 55 no jersey.
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