IPL 2023: West Indies star all-rounder Kieron Pollard has said goodbye to IPL career. The 35-year-old Caribbean cricketer announced his retirement from IPL by tweeting from his official Twitter account. However, along with retirement, he has also got a new responsibility in this famous league of India. Pollard has been appointed by Mumbai Indians as their new batting coach, which has been informed by Pollard in his tweet.
Pollard got emotional in his post, writing that he wanted to play for MI for a few more years, but after talking to the franchise, he decided to put his IPL career on hold. He said that if I cannot play for Mumbai then I cannot think of playing for any other team.
Part of Mumbai Indians for 13 years
He further wrote that he is proud to be a part of the most successful IPL team for 13 years. He further said that playing with many legendary players won the Champions League title in 2011 and again in 2013 and then also became champions in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020 which is a big deal.
Bad form in 2022
Pollard, popularly known as Polly, has been a part of Mumbai Indians for a long time. But he flopped badly in the last season, so speculations were also being made to release him in this season. But all discussions were put to rest by issuing a statement from Pollard.
Pollard is MI’s most successful player
Taking a look at Pollard’s IPL career, he made his debut for Mumbai Indians in 2010 and after that he remained a part of this five-time champion team. He played a total of 211 matches for Mumbai and scored 3915 runs at a strike rate of 147. He also took 79 wickets in bowling including Champions League and IPL.
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