20/10/2019

West Indies appoint Kieron Pollard as new ODI and T20 captain


Kieron Pollard was named as the West Indies’ new captain as a member of a group revamp.
The Windies are seeking a full-time head trainer to follow Floyd Reifer and appointments Richard Pybus.
32, pollard, hasn’t played an ODI since 2016 but has showcased in Twenty20 internationals, most recently against India last month, also is now a routine in international competitions such as the Vitality Blast the Indian Premier League and Australia’s Big Bash.
Jason Holder will revert into the Test captaincy since Pollard takes over from him 50-over cricket and from Carlos Brathwaite at T20.
Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt told windiescricket.com:”We believe Kieron Pollard is the ideal man at the ideal time now to direct the West Indies group in white-ball cricket.
“Jason Holder is a really important drive and he is still likely to become our red-ball captain.”
Pollard stated:”I am truly honoured to be appointed captain of the West Indies and I’d like to thank Cricket West Indies’ board of directors for putting their faith and confidence in me.
“I have played franchise cricket all over the world and that I hope to utilize this expertise to help the West Indies in my position as captain.
“In the short term as captain, the immediate goal is to shield the T20 World Cup.”

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