[Watch] Mumbai Indian batsman Kieron Pollard bats behind stumps during practice
Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians (MI) shared a video of their hard-hitting batsman, Kieron Pollard, from one of his net workouts during IPL 2021. The highlight of the clip came to the end of the video, where Pollard rushed behind the stumps to play an aggressive shot.
Taking to his official Instagram account on Sunday, MI shared a short video of Kieron Pollard have a shot in the net. In the clip, the West Indies captain was seen showing off his wide array of shots. Pollard, however, surprised his teammates by going behind the stumps to hit a delivery and managed to time his shot well.
Kieron Pollard scored 168 points in seven matches for MI in the 2021 IPL before the tournament was suspended indefinitely after several cases of COVID-19 emerged in the bio-bubbles of several teams. The Windies player played a superb 87-step shot on 34 balls as MI chased a 219 target against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Delhi.
The Cricket Control Council of India (BCCI) confirmed on Saturday that the remaining matches of IPL 2021 will be held in the UAE. The T20 League is expected to end in a short window before the T20 World Cup.
Kieron Pollard will be delighted with the transfer of the tournament to the UAE. He contributed 268 runs at a strike rate of 191.42 during MI’s 2020 IPL title campaign in the UAE.
On Saturday MI also shared a video from their memorable IPL 2020 trip to their official Instagram handle. Along with the clip, they shared the caption:
“Familiar place. Precious memories. Same passion. #OneFamily #MumbaiIndians #MI # IPL2021 #ReelItFeelIt #ReelKaroFeelKaro. “
Kieron Pollard’s son recently turned two
On May 28, Kieron Pollard’s son Kylon turned two. The all-rounder from the West Indies took to Instagram to share cute photos of his son and his family.
The veteran player’s IPL franchise also took to his Instagram account to wish junior Pollard his birthday. MI posted an image of Kylon with the Mumbai Indians hat and another, where the little one was seen walking with his father.
Kieron Pollard will next be seen in action when the West Indies face South Africa in five T20Is in Grenada from June 26 to July 3. The Windies will then face Australia in five T20Is at Gros Islet and three one day in Barbados. After this series, Pakistan will also play five T20Is against the West Indies led by Kieron Pollard.
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