The Hundred 2022: Kieron Pollard becomes first cricketer to play 600 T20 matches

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The Hundred 2022: Kieron Pollard becomes first cricketer to play 600 T20 matches
The Hundred 2022: Kieron Pollard becomes first cricketer to play 600 T20 matches

The Hundred 2022: Kieron Pollard becomes first cricketer to play 600 T20 matches

The Hundred 2022: Former all-rounder for the West Indies Kieron Pollard became the first cricketer to play 600 T20 games on Monday.

The powerful hitter reached this milestone while playing for his team, London Spirit, against Manchester Originals in the ongoing The Hundred competition at Lord’s. Pollard took care to make the event special. One four and four massive sixes made up his unbeaten 34 runs off just 11 balls.

The T20I stats for Pollard are outstanding. Over 600 games, he has scored 11,723 runs at an average of 31.34. Of the 104, his performance is the finest. In the format, Pollard has one century and 56 half-centuries. In addition, he has 309 wickets to his credit, with a top bowling average of 4/15.

The Hundred 2022: Kieron Pollard becomes first cricketer to play 600 T20 matches
The Hundred 2022: Kieron Pollard becomes first cricketer to play 600 T20 matches

Over the years, Pollard has played for numerous T20 teams and leagues, including the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago’s national team, the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League, the Dhaka Gladiators and Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), the Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans, and Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League, the Tri

Players Dwayne Bravo (543 games), Shoaib Malik (472), Chris Gayle (463) and Ravi Bopara are positioned below him (426).

With 100 balls remaining in the game, Pollard’s onslaught helped his team reach 160/6. Eoin Morgan, the team’s captain, and Zak Crawley, the starting quarterback, both made contributions (41). Only 108 runs could scored by Manchester Originals before they ran out of batters. With 36 runs, Phil Salt led the London Spirit team in scoring, and also Jordan Thompson had the best bowling average (4/21). By 52 runs, the London Spirit took the victory.