MI Emirates skipper Kieron Pollard continued from the place he left on Sunday night time on the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, as he got here up with one other blazing half century, his second of the match in a row, however ended up on the shedding aspect after Alex Hales and Sherfane Rutherford got here collectively to energy the Desert Vipers to a seven-wicket win on Tuesday. Not solely by his batting, Pollard additionally lifted the morale of the aspect by plucking a one-handed blinder on the ropes to get the prized scalp of his reverse quantity Colin Munro, who seemed threatening along with his 22-ball 41.
On the second ball of the eighth over of Desert Vipers’ innings, Munro hit a full toss ball from Samit Patel in direction of long-on the place Pollard was stationed. The MI Emirates captain timed his bounce superbly to seize the one-handed stunner.
Watch the catch right here:
#PollyPandey, what have you ever accomplished! @KieronPollard55 with a Bawaal one-handed catch and the celebration to match. #MIEvDV #CricketOnZee #DPWorldILT20 #BawaalMachneWalaHai #HarBallBawaal @MIEmirates @ILT20Official pic.twitter.com/2eKZPWjoYk
— Zee Cricket (@ilt20onzee) January 24, 2023
In addition to being an necessary member of the West Indies cricket group, Kieron Pollard was additionally a key participant for Indian Premier League aspect Mumbai Indians. He retired from cricket on the highest degree in April final 12 months, whereas his IPL retirement got here round seven months later in November 2022.
One of many most interesting abroad stars to grace the IPL, Pollard made the powerful resolution to retire, the identical day franchises have been to submit their ‘launched and retention’ listing of gamers. Pollard, who was anticipated to be put again within the participant pool by his franchise Mumbai Indians after an strange 2022 season, went a step forward by deciding to not play within the league in any respect.
Pollard was roped in by Mumbai Indians in 2010 and spent 13 glittering seasons with the Mumbai-based franchise. He’s not part of IPL and worldwide cricket, however the Caibbean all-rounder continues to play franchise cricket.
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