England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has included former West Indies captain Kieron Pollard of their teaching workers for the upcoming ICC Males’s T20I World Cup 2024, which is scheduled to be performed in West Indies and United States of America (USA).
England roped in Pollard to assist them with native data of the situations within the Caribbean throughout their defence of the T20 World Cup title which they received in 2022 beneath Jos Buttler.
“Pollard will join the England Men’s team specifically for the T20 World Cup as an assistant coach and to provide expertise of local conditions,” mentioned ECB in a press launch.
Notably, England received their first ICC trophy within the West Indies by defeating arch-rivals Australia within the ultimate of the ICC T20 World Cup in 2010 beneath Paul Collingwood.
In the meantime, West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard is a veteran in T20 cricket, having performed 637 matches and amassing over 12000 runs at a powerful strike charge of 150.58.
Pollard has additionally picked over 300 wickets in T20 cricket at a median of 25.19.
He’s the one participant to play greater than 600 T20 video games and the third-highest run-scorer in T20 cricket.
Pollard was additionally a part of the West Indies squad throughout their victorious ICC T20 World Cup 2012 marketing campaign in Sri Lanka.
He has additionally served because the batting coach of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians since 2022, after profitable 5 IPL titles with them as a participant.
In the meantime, England have lately concluded their tour of the Caribbean, the place they misplaced the ODI sequence 2-1 and the T20I sequence 3-2 towards the West Indies.