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Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard

West Indies|Allrounder
Kieron Pollard

INTL CAREER: 2007 - 2021

Full Name

Kieron Adrian Pollard


May 12, 1987, Tacarigua, Trinidad


34y 38d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium

Playing Role



Kieron Pollard had a batting average of 11.30 from 15 ODIs and 17.20 from 10 T20Is when he became the joint-biggest buy at the IPL player auction in January 2010. Mumbai Indians weren't paying $750,000 (plus an undisclosed amount to break a tie with three other franchises) for Pollard's international record; they were shelling out all that money for the fearsome hitting power he had shown in domestic T20 action - most notably while smashing 54 off 18 balls for T&T against New South Wales during the 2009 Champions League T20.

That IPL auction signaled a shift in the world game and, in the months ahead, Pollard continued to show how much ground franchise cricket had gained on the international game. He opted out of the West Indies A team in order to play T20s for Somerset and then refused a WICB central contract, since signing it would mean making himself available at all times for West Indies.

Over the next few years, Pollard improved his international record, scoring a pair of half-centuries at the 2011 World Cup and then, later that year, breaking his century duck by slamming a 110-ball 119 in a crisis situation against India in Chennai. There were plenty of explosive T20 finishes as well, including a 15-ball 38 that put the 2012 World T20 semi-final well beyond Australia's reach.

But through it all, the canvas of franchise cricket remained the best medium to showcase the hulking Pollard's unbridled hitting - with his top hand frequently slipping off the bat handle even as the ball disappeared far over wide long-on - and canny medium-pace. Mumbai retained Pollard after his first season for them and he rewarded their faith in his abilities with, among other match-winning performances, an unbeaten 32-ball 60 that gave them their maiden IPL title.

Though widely considered a limited-overs specialist, Pollard has expressed a desire to play Test cricket, and has a fairly good first-class record behind him, including a whirlwind 126 on debut for Trinidad and Tobago against Barbados. But that call-up has yet to materialise.

Pollard was left out of West Indies' ODI team in December 2014, ahead of a series in South Africa. His axing - along with Darren Sammy and Dwayne Bravo - came soon after West Indies pulled out of their tour of India with an ODI, a T20 and three Tests still remaining, due to a dispute with the board and the players' association over payment structures.

Pollard returned to international cricket in June 2016 with an improved defensive technique and the stomach for a fight. Against South Africa, he took the score from 21 for 4 to a match-winning 285. The 156-run partnership he shared with Darren Bravo is West Indies' best for the fifth wicket. He has also led Barbados Tridents to the CPL title in 2014, they finished runners-up in 2015.
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Batting & Fielding
List A16014414350011926.92317910
List A16010629672726955/175/1728.695.5131.20110
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The Pandya brothers run to congratulate Kieron Pollard on taking Mumbai home
Kieron Pollard hammered a 17-ball half-century
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Kieron Pollard struck twice in two balls to jolt CSK
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Kieron Pollard PROFILE

Kieron Pollard may consider to be an inexperienced player, given he has only appeared in a handful of ODIs for the West Indies. A right-hand all-rounder - he bats in the middle order and bowls medium-pace - Kieron Pollard, who represented West Indies in the 2006 Under-19 World Cup, hit the national headlines when he smashed 83 for Trinidad and Tobago in the Stanford 20/20 in August 2006, and then underlined that potential with 126 on his first-class debut five months later. Pollard made his ODI debut for in a World Cup match against South Africa and was then recalled for an ODI series against New Zealand in late 2008. He thrilled Indian audiences during the Champions League Twenty20 in October 2009 and his 18-ball 54 for T&T against New South Wales increased his international demand. Pollard was signed by South Australia shortly after and that was followed by an IPL contract with Mumbai Indians for a massive $750000. Find Kieron Pollard profile and stats of batting, bowling and fielding including latest updated news of Kieron Pollard, videos and images at Also find detail Player profile and career statistics of Kieron Pollard of West Indies.

Kieron Pollard hits 6 sixes in an over as WI beat Sri Lanka

Fabian Allen and Kieron Pollard celebrate after Ross Taylor was run out

Tim Southee and Kieron Pollard greet each other after New Zealand beat West Indies in the first T20I

Reviews & Comments [Kieron Pollard]

Pollard (38 off 15 balls) set burning the match, hitting three consecutive sixes in the final over of the innings to help West Indies to an impressive total.

Badin 08 Oct, 2012

You were awesome in IPL we are now nlooking forward to T20 2012 performance of you best of luck we love u...

kabirwala 18 Sep, 2012

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