Fan Thanks Kieron Pollard For His Contribution, He Acknowledges
By SMCS - May 18, 2022 6:45 pm
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Veteran all-rounder Kieron Pollard made the headlines recently when he announced his retirement from international cricket. However, he is active in various T20 leagues across the globe. He has been one of the key players in the Mumbai Indians franchise. Moreover, he has been the core part of the team and the team management has retained him as well before the 2022 edition of the league.

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Kieron Pollard smashed a huge six

However, he has delivered with both the bat and the ball for the franchise throughout the years. He has featured in 189 games in the cash-rich IPL and has scored 3412 runs as well. Meanwhile, recently, Mumbai Indians played against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. While Kieron Pollard didn’t play the game, captain Rohit Sharma has revealed that Pollard himself had asked them to drop him and experiment with some young players as well.

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Amid this, a video clip featuring Kieron Pollard went viral on social media where one of the fans can be heard thanking Pollard for his contribution to Mumbai Indians as well. And, the veteran all-rounder has also acknowledged that with a thumbs up.

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However, Mumbai Indians didn’t win the match. After the defeat, Rohit Sharma said, “Till about the second last over I thought we had it. Unfortunate runout there of Tim David. We thought we were very much in the game till that runout.You would back yourself to get even 19 off the final over. Credit to Sunrisers, they held their nerve pretty well at the back end. We wanted to try a few things keeping one eye on the future. We wanted certain guys to bowl under pressure in certain situations of the game but I thought they batted pretty well to get 193. The way we pulled things back at the end was very good. We weren’t consistent up front with the ball. We came pretty close with the bat but couldn’t finish off. Feels good (to get his highest score on the score). For us it is simple (for the last game). Just want to tick off the boxes and finish off on a high note. We will try everything we can from our side. If there is an opportunity to try out new guys we will definitely look to do that as well.”