- Sinchan Saha | August 9, 2022 | 4:08 pm
Star Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah complimented Kieron Pollard on his 600th T20 appearance on Tuesday.
Former West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard turned into the main cricketer to play 600 T20 matches on Monday. Pollard and Bumrah have shared time together as two of the leading stars of the five-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winning franchise Mumbai Indians.
The hard-hitting batter accomplished the milestone of 600 T20 appearances during his side’s London Spirit’s match against Manchester Originals during progressing The Hundred competition at Lord’s.
“600 games! What a milestone. Amazing achievement for an amazing player! Congratulations Polly @KieronPollard55,”tweeted Bumrah.
He crushed an unbeaten 34 runs off only 11 balls consisting of one four and four major sixes.
Pollard has some splendid T20 stats. He has scored 11,723 runs in 600 games at an average of 31.34. He has the best individual performance of 104. Pollard has scored one century and 56 half-centuries in the format. He has likewise caught 309 wickets with best bowling figures of 4/15.
Over the years Pollard has addressed numerous T20 groups/establishments, most prominently West Indies, domestic team Trinidad and Tobago, Mumbai Indians in Indian Premier League (IPL), Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades in Big Bash League, Dhaka Gladiators and Dhaka Dynamites in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi in Pakistan Super League, Trinbago Knight Riders in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and so on.
Behind him are players Dwayne Bravo (543 matches), Shoaib Malik (472), Chris Gayle (463) and Ravi Bopara (426).
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Coming to the match, Pollard’s attack controlled his group 160/6 out of 100 balls. Commitments additionally came from chief Eoin Morgan (37) and opener Zak Crawley (41). Manchester Originals could oversee just 108 runs before they ran out of hitters. Phil Salt was its top scorer with 36 runs while Jordan Thompson 4/21 was the main bowler for the London Spirit team. London Spirit dominated the match by 52 runs.