Kieron Pollard joins 10,000-runs club in his 500th T20 match
By: Reuters |

Published: March 5, 2020 3:12:56 am


Kieran Pollard turned the primary participant to play 500 Twenty20 matches. (AP Photo) 

West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard turned the primary participant to play 500 Twenty20 matches and solely the second participant to amass 10,000 runs in the format throughout their 25-run win over Sri Lanka in Kandy on Wednesday.

Skipper Pollard, who had 9,966 profession runs throughout each worldwide and franchise cricket previous to this recreation, scored 34 off 15 balls to affix compatriot Chris Gayle (13,296 runs) in the 10,000 runs club.

Apart from T20 internationals, the 32-year-old has additionally performed for franchises in India, Australia, England, West Indies, South Africa, Bangladesh and Pakistan since making his T20 debut in 2006.

“Congrats on the 500 and welcome to the 10K Club, @KieronPollard55,” Gayle wrote on Twitter.

West Indies scored 196-4 in their allotted 20 overs whereas Sri Lanka had been bundled out for 171, with quick bowler Oshane Thomas selecting up 5 wickets to present the guests a 1-Zero lead in the two-match collection.

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