Kieron Pollard

  • IPL 7: Good chance of Mumbai Indians defending their title 15-04-2014 02:15 PM

    The reigning Indian Premier League (IPL) and Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) title-holders, Mumbai Indians, will once again be one of the favourites in the seventh edition of cash-rich IPL, though the striking difference between MI of previous six editions and MI of IPL 7 will be the absence of legendary...
  • Centurion Pollard looking forward to IPL 11-04-2014 04:40 PM

    Port of Spain: Kieron Pollard has warmed up for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) with a match-winning century for Trinidad and Tobago in a three-day Caribbean first-class game against Jamaica and says he is now looking forward to the tournament. This was only the Mumbai Indians allrounder's second match...
  • Kieron Pollard heartened by century after injury 10-04-2014 04:24 PM

    Port of Spain West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard says he is heartened by his recent performance which earned him a century and propelled Trinidad and Tobago to within sight of title honours in the Regional Four Day tournament. Pollard's first innings knock of 111 powered T&T to a 145-run trouncing...
  • Windies' Kieron Pollard set for return after injury 28-03-2014 04:47 PM

    Port of Spain: West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard will make a return to first class cricket after being out of action for nearly six months with a knee injury. Pollard has been picked in the Trinidad and Tobago squad which will face Combined Campuses and Colleges athe the Queen's Park...
  • Injured Kieron Pollard ruled out of West Indies World T20 squad 19-02-2014 01:08 PM

    St. John's: Big hitting allrounder Kieron Pollard has been ruled out of the West Indies squad for the ICC World T20. Pollard continues to recover from a knee injury and has not been included in the 15-man squad released on Tuesday for the March 16 to April 6 event in...
  • Dream to be picked for IPL, says Santokie 18-02-2014 07:50 PM

    Kingston: Jamaican fast bowler Krishmar Santokie has said his being picked in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction was a dream come true. Santokie was selected by defending champions Mumbai Indians on the second and final auction day on Thursday, for $50,000. He is set to join West Indies team-mate,...
  • Gayle, Pollard included in Windies' provisional World T20 squad 19-01-2014 03:04 PM

    St. John's: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has included Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard in a provisional 30-member squad for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh March-April. Both players missed out on the recent series against India and New Zealand. Gayle suffered a hamstring tear in India in November and...
  • Bravo, Gayle agree to accept WICB retainer contracts 18-01-2014 07:38 PM

    Port of Spain: Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle have decided to accept retainer contracts with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) after years of refusing it. The move by Gayle and Bravo represents a turnaround from their decision not to accept retainer contracts in 2010 while a third player who...
  • IPL 7: 24 players retained by 8 franchises; CSK, MI, RR retain 5 each 10-01-2014 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: Defending champions Mumbai Indians, the formidable Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are the three teams, who have exhausted all their five retentions available for the seventh edition of the cash-rich IPL as the franchises on Friday submitted their list to the Governing Council. Almost all the established...
  • Mumbai Indians retain Rohit, Malinga, Pollard, Harbhajan and Rayudu 10-01-2014 05:20 PM

    Mumbai: Defending champions Mumbai Indians on Friday retained five players including skipper Rohit Sharma and dashing West Indies allrounder Kieron Pollard, for the upcoming seventh season of Indian Premier League. Apart from skipper Rohit and Pollard, the three others retained are senior offspinner Harbhajan Singh, Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga...
  • Chris Gayle, Pollard out of ODI series against New Zealand 13-12-2013 08:40 AM

    Wellington: West Indies opener Chris Gayle will miss the limited over series against New Zealand after failing to recover from a hamstring injury, the West Indies Cricket Board said on Friday. The aggressive batsman had already been ruled out of the ongoing Test matches but it was hoped he would...
  • Roach out from remaining India tour, Pollard ousted from ODIs 10-11-2013 10:43 AM

    Mumbai: The struggling West Indies cricket team has been dealt a couple of injury blows in its ongoing tour of India with pacer Kemar Roach ruled out of the remainder of the trip and allrounder Kieron Pollard rendered unavailable for the ODI series. Roach has been ruled out of the...
  • T20 cricket helps me take good care of my family: Pollard 02-10-2013 04:17 PM

    New Delhi: Kieron Pollard's approach towards life is very similar to his cricket - uncomplicated. While cricketers across the world love to make right noises about how much they love playing Test cricket, the 26-year-old Mumbai Indians all-rounder is very practical about choices he has made and firmly stands by...
  • CLT20 Match 11, Mumbai Indians vs Highveld Lions: As it happened 27-09-2013 06:50 PM

    Two defeats in three games can seriously jeopardize a team's chances of qualifying for the semi-finals in the Champions League Twenty20, which means the reigning IPL champions Mumbai Indians can't afford to slip again when they take on Highveld Lions in the Group A encounter at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium...
  • Haynes compares Pollard's captaincy to Dhoni 08-08-2013 02:53 PM

    Bridgetown: Former West Indies opening batsman Desmond Haynes has compared the captaincy of T20 superstar Kieron Pollard to World Cup-winning Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Haynes, a cricket legend and head coach of the Barbados Tridents, one of six teams participating in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), has described Pollard...
  • Malik, Pollard script Barbados win to open CPL 31-07-2013 12:05 PM

    Half-centuries from former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik and West Indies allrounder Kieron Pollard enabled Barbados Tridents to beat St. Lucia Zouks by 18 runs on the opening day of the 2013 Caribbean Premier League. Playing at home, Barbados decided to bat, but the decision backfired as the hosts found themselves...
  • WI vs Pak, 1st T20I: Zulfiqar Babar's dream debut earns Pakistan victory 28-07-2013 03:35 AM

    St. Vincent: Little-known 34-year-old Zulfiqar Babar made a dream Twenty20 debut as Pakistan edged out West Indies by two wickets in the first T20 on Saturday. Babar (3 for 23) chipped in with three crucial wickets with left-arm spin bowling in restricting West Indies to 152 for 7 and then...
  • CPL: Pollard gets strong support to lead Tridents 19-07-2013 01:37 PM

    Bridgetown, Barbados: Barbados Tridents captain Kieron Pollard has received a ringing endorsement from head coach Desmond Haynes and allrounder Carlos Brathwaite as the countdown continues to the start of the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Haynes, a former West Indies opening batsman and Brathwaite have identified Pollard as critical to...
  • West Indies beat Pakistan by 37 runs, level 5-match series 1-1 17-07-2013 03:37 AM

    Guyana: Off-break bowler Sunil Narine returned to form with a four-wicket haul and Darren Bravo carved out a resolute half century on Tuesday as West Indies defeated Pakistan by 37 runs in their second one-day international to level the series 1-1. Narine had been wicketless in his last three ODIs,...
  • Tri-series, WI vs SL: Play called off; will resume on Monday 08-07-2013 12:01 AM

    Port of Spain: Rain played spoilsport as the crucial ODI match between Sri Lanka and West Indies in the tri-nation series was pushed to the reserve day on Monday, at the Queen's park oval on Sunday. Riding on fast bowler Kemar Roach's two quick wickets, West Indies had reduced Sri...
  • As it happened: West Indies v Sri Lanka, Game 5 07-07-2013 06:12 PM

    Click here for live upates from Game 5 of Celkon Mobile Cup Tri-series between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Port of Spain. The tri-series thrown wide open by India's emphatic comeback, the West Indies and Sri Lanka will lock horns here in their crucial league match with the hosts...
  • 'A bit of more intent' and Charles' luck changes 01-07-2013 05:12 AM

    Kingston, Jamaica: What a positive intent can do to a player's self confidence was on display between the match between West Indies and India in Jamaica on Sunday. Johnson Charles looked all at sea in the opening match of the series against Sri Lanka on Friday, scoring 29 off 58...
  • South Africa reach semis after a D/L tie against West Indies 15-06-2013 12:37 AM

    Cardiff: South Africa advanced into the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy on superior net run-rate after their rain-marred match against the West Indies in Cardiff on Friday ended in a tie. The West Indies, who had to win this match to go through to the last four, were exactly level...
  • Pollard backed himself to play match-winner after Mumbai slump 28-05-2013 06:26 PM

    Kolkata: West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard says he backed himself to play a match-winning role for Mumbai Indians as wickets tumbled around him in the Indian Premier League final. Pollard smashed an unbeaten 60, after Mumbai Indians had slumped to 52 for four, to set up a 23-run win over...
  • The most memorable innings of IPL 6 28-05-2013 05:11 PM

    Cricketnext goes through a list of some of the best batting performances of the 2013 season which changed the course of the tide. Chris Gayle (175 v Pune Warriors India): The single most memorable innings of this year's IPL was provided by none other than Christopher Henry Gayle. Royal Challengers...