Kieron Pollard

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“Ridiculous” Incident: Sunil Narine Receives Cricket’s First Red Card

In a historic moment, spinner Sunil Narine received cricket's first-ever red card during the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), igniting a debate on the impact of penalties for slow over-rates. CPL organizers introduced the red card rule to expedite gameplay, requiring teams falling behind the over-rate to lose a player and field with six inside the restriction circle. Kieron Pollard, captain of the Trinbago Knight Riders, expressed his disbelief at the rule, showcasing the sport's evolving approach to balancing tradition and modern expectations. The
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Kieron Pollard hits six sixes in West Indies’ win…

Kieron Pollard struck six sixes in one over off Akila Dananjaya, who had earlier taken a hat-trick, in West Indies' extraordinary six-wicket Twenty20 defeat of Sri Lanka. West Indies captain Pollard became only the third man to strike six maximums in an international. In his previous over, Dananjaya had removed Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran. West Indies chased their target of 132 in 13.1 overs in Antigua. The tourists had been restricted to 131-9 before the drama really began. In the

Chris Lynn to Dale Steyn: PSL 2020’s Overseas Signings

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 will get underway from 20th February 2020 where defending champions Quetta Gladiators will take on Islamabad United in the opening match of the tournament at Karachi’s National Stadium. It will be the first time that all the Pakistan Super League matches will be staged in Pakistan. Meanwhile, PSL 2020's overseas signings this time has some of the best names from world cricket. Chris Lynn, Dale Steyn, Kieron Pollard are all set to light up the PSL this

IPL 2020: 5 Players to Watch Out For MI…

The IPL 2020 is likely to start on March 29, with Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings playing the first game of the season at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. These two teams have been the most successful teams in the league's history. While MI have four IPL titles to their name, CSK have three. In the players to watch out for segment of our IPL coverage, we carry on analysing the teams and looking at the five most important players who will

IPL 2020: Predicted Line-Up Of MI This Season

Four-time IPL champions added six players to their already strong squad and in the process has strengthened it even more. They roped in Sherfane Rutherford and Trent Boult from Delhi Capitals in the pre-auction transfer window and bolstered the power in the bowling and batting departments. Historically, MI are late starters in the tournament. However, with this squad things are likely to change. With so many superstars in the team choosing an ideal predicted line-up is difficult.  In this article, we will continue

India vs West Indies, 3rd ODI Preview: High-Scoring Final…

The India vs West Indies series is level at 1-1 after India beat the Windies in the second game in Visakhapatnam by 107 runs. Rohit Sharma (159) and KL Rahul (102) struck centuries to power India to 387. Kuldeep Yadav then took his second ODI hat-trick to help India win the game and draw level in the series. With the series nicely poised, the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack is ready to stage the decider on Sunday. India played their perfect game in the

India vs West Indies, 2nd ODI: India Look to…

Shimron Hetmyer scored his career-best 139 to help West Indies win the first ODI in Chennai on Sunday by eight wickets. In the process, he added a record-breaking 218 run-partnership with Shai Hope (102) and displayed his immense batting class to give West Indies the upper hand in the series. The second match of the series which will be played in Visakhapatnam now becomes a must-win for India to stay alive in the series. The Men in Blue came into this series as

India vs West Indies, 1st ODI: Windies T20 Temperament…

India won the third T20I in Mumbai to win the T20I series 2-1. They won the match by 67 runs to set a batting template that the team would like to replicate in the remainder of the T20I games that they play in the build-up to the World T20 next year. The India vs West Indies series now moves on from the T20Is to the ODIs with a series win in the mind of both teams. The three-match series kicks off with the

India vs West Indies, 3rd T20I Preview And Dream…

The India vs West Indies series which started with the three-match T20Is is level at 1-1 after West Indies won the second T20I in Hyderabad by 8 wickets and made the run-chase look ridiculously easy. Lendl Simmons (67*) anchored the chase for the Windies and in the process opened up many questions for the Indian team for which they need to find an answer to ahead of the decider in Mumbai on Wednesday, 11 December. The last game which India played against the

India vs West Indies, 2nd T20I Preview: Team India…

The India vs West Indies series moves from Hyderabad to Trivandrum as the Greenfield Stadium is set to host the second T20I to be played between the two teams. There were a few outstanding and eyecatching performances in the first T20I between India and West Indies at Hyderabad, but the one which stood out was Virat Kohli's unbeaten knock to take India home in a 200-plus run chase. The commentators termed this knock as "classical destruction" as Virat Kohli announced his comeback into

India vs West Indies: 1st T20I Preview: Teams Renew…

The India vs West Indies series kicks off with a three-match T20I series, the first of which will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai will host the second and the third T20Is respectively. India then play a three-match ODI series between 15 to 22 December to wrap up the tour. The India vs West Indies series also kicks off the World T20 preparations for both teams for the World T20 to be played in Australia next year.

IPL 2020: Most Expensive Players From Previous Auctions

The IPL 2020 auctions are just around the corner as the hype and the focus regarding the next IPL season is already becoming a talking point. Ahead of the auctions in Kolkata on December 19, as many as 11 players have been traded and several players have been released by their respective franchisees in order to develop a stronger squad than previous seasons.  Ahead of the auctions in Kolkata, here is a look back at the most expensive player from each auction in

Watch: Kieron Pollard Outwits Umpire to Change No-Ball Decision

When Kieron Pollard is playing on the ground, you can always expect some fun on the pitch. Be it with the bat, with the ball or in the field, Pollard manages to grab the eyeballs every time he plays.  His recent exploit came in the third and the final ODI against Afghanistan in the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.  The incident happened in the 25th over of the Afghanistan innings when Pollard rather hilariously pulled out off