Kieron Adrian Pollard popularly known as Kieron Pollard was born on the 12th of May in 1987. He started his playing career in Trinidad, where he was born. He has represented the West Indies International team in all three formats of the game. He is fondly called Polly by his close friends. He is a Twenty 20 specialist and also plays for the national side.
He mainly concentrates on Twenty 20 in which he is a specialist and has a huge demand to play for clubs across the world. He is an all-rounder known for his ability to take wickets, his hard hitting skills and his insane fielding skills with a huge physique.
He has had multiple issues with the West Indies Cricket Board which resulted in him not being picked up for various series. The continuous excellence from him had left the WICB with no option but to pick him up. He was selected in the squad for the 2016 tour of Pakistan. Over the years he has represented various domestic clubs like the following :
( 2006 – present ) Trinidad and Tobago
( 2009 – 2011 ) South Australian Redbacks in the Big Bash League
( 2010 – present ) Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League
( 2010 – 2011 ) Somerset in the Friends Provident T20
( 2012 – 2013 ) Dhaka Gladiators in the Bangladesh Premier League
( 2013 – present ) Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League
( 2014 – 2017 ) Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League
( 2017 – present ) Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League
Kieron Pollard is married to Jenna Ali and together they have a son named Kaiden Pollard. Jenna gave birth to their second child, a daughter recently.
Kieron Pollard Net Worth
Kieron Pollard has an estimated net worth of $10 million US dollars as of 2017. Kieron Pollard amasses most of his money as salaries from the various clubs he has been playing with. He was the most payed foreign player in the 2010 Indian Premier League, playing for the Ambani outfit Mumbai Indians. He earns a total annual income of over $2 Million Dollars! He also endorses various brands, mainly SS bats who has started a range of cricketing gear in Pollard’s name , which has been named KP55 ( 55 is Kieron Pollard’s favorite jersey number ) .
Kieron Pollard is not known to be an intense car collector and seems to own only a couple vehicles. But, make no mistake as he owns a Jaguar XF and a Mercedes Benz GL. He also owns a mansion in Trinidad and Tobago but has not received much attention from the media.
Kieron Pollard has a final match on the 23rd of February this month with the Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League but has not made any confirmations as to whether he will attend the match as the match has been clouded by security issues. Later on this year he will be travelling to India to attend the Indian Premier League with the Mumbai Indians.
The International Cricket Council’s Champion’s Trophy is also due this year but the West Indies Cricket Board has not made any confirmation as to whether they will include Kieron Pollard in the main team. Considering the form he is in right now the chances are high that he will make an appearance in the team.
Kieron Pollard is one of the finest exponents of explosive middle order batting and it is something he has already proven. He also is consistent in taking wickets with his slow medium pace bowling. He has shown the wold how flexible and athletic he is by making some insane fielding efforts and great catches over the years.
We hope that he continues to stay fit and keeps on playing the game entertaining the cricket fans all over the world. He is still only 29 years of age and has the potential to continue in the field for many more years to come. We wish Kieron Pollard the very best of luck and a great future.