MI all-rounder Kieron Pollard announces retirement from international cricket

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In a shocking news, the West Indies white-ball captain Kieron Pollard has announced his retirement from international cricket.

In a shocking news, the West Indies white-ball captain Kieron Pollard has announced his retirement from international cricket.

Pollard however will continue to play in T20 and T10 leagues across the globe.

The 34-year-old Pollard, who made his ODI debut back in 2007, fittingly played his last series against India, a country which has become his second home due to his long association with Mumbai Indians.

___ _____ has announced his retirement from international cricket.

Paltan, favourite Polly ______ knock _____? __#OneFamily @KieronPollard55 @ICC pic.twitter.com/H8IVZMXAd0

— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 20, 2022

“Hi all, after careful deliberation, I have decided to retire from international cricket. It was a dream of mine to play for West Indies since I was a 10-year-old boy and I am proud to represent the West Indies for over 15 years in T20 and ODI format of the game,” Pollard announced on his official instagram page.

While he is a feared T20 cricketer, one of the finest that the world has seen, his numbers for the West Indies remain underwhelming with only 2706 runs at just above 26 and 55 wickets from 123 ODIs along with 1569 runs from 101 T20Is at an average of shade over 25. He also took 44 wickets.

POLLARD BIDS FAREWELL TO INTERNATIONAL CRICKET.

@_windies_cricket ____.

PS_ thank you @insignia_sports for putting this trip down memory lane together to support my statement. https://t.co/LdO8BZfuR6

— Kieron Pollard (@KieronPollard55) April 20, 2022

While the highlight of his international career would be hitting six sixes of Akila Dananjaya in a T20I. He was a part of the 2012 ICC T20 World Cup winning West Indies squad. He never played Test cricket.

With PTI inputs

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