West Indies limited-overs captain Kieron Pollard officially announced his retirement from international cricket a few days ago after serving the side for 15 long years. But Pollard is in not yet call it quits in franchise cricket
He wrote on his official Instagram:
“As is the case of many young persons, it was a dream of mine to represent the West Indies team from the time I was a boy of 10 years and I’m proud to have represented West Indies cricket for over 15 years in both the T20I and ODI forms of the game. “
West indies power-hitter Kieron Pollard is expected to play for a new T20 team this year.
He has been playing in PSL, BBL and of course the IPL. But now he is eyeing a place in T20 Blast Side.
As per a report, Pollard is set to sign a contract with Surrey, where Sunil Narine also plays.
According to ESPNcricinfo, “At least two counties have enquired about Pollard’s availability for the T20 Blast, which runs from May 25 – four days after his IPL franchise, Mumbai Indians, play their final game in this year’s IPL – until July 16.”
If he is signed by Surrey, then Pollard will be playing for a County side after almost a decade.
Earlier Pollard has played in 2 county seasons for Somerset in 2010 and 2011 respectively and those were successful runs as well.
Currently In the IPL 2022 season, Pollard is yet to hit top form. He only has 115 runs to his name in 8 matches for Mumbai in this campaign, at an average of 16.40. With the ball, Pollard has only taken 3 wicket at an average of 70 and an economy rate of 10.