IPL: West Indies cricket team's all-rounder Kieron Pollard set a new world record in T20 cricket. In the opening match of the two-match T20 series against Sri Lanka, he created a new history as soon as he arrived.
Pollard became the first player in the world to play his 500th T20 match. These matches include T20 international matches as well as league matches.
Kieron Pollard became the first player to play the 500th T20 match, but before that he was also the first player in the world to play 300 and 400 T20 matches. Now he also became the first player in the world to play the 500th T20 match.
The first players to play 100,200,300,400 and 500th matches in T20 cricket
- 100 - Albie Morkel, 2010
- 200 - Albie Morkel, 2012
- 300 - Kirron Pollard, 2016
- 400 - Kieron Pollard, 2018
- 500 - Kieron Pollard, 2020
Kieron Pollard's T20 career
Pollard has played a total of 499 T20 matches so far in his cricket career, before his 500th match in which he has scored 9966 runs. He averages 30.85 and has scored just one century in these matches.
IPL star Kieron Pollard becomes first player to play 500th T20 match
His half-centuries are 49 while he has hit 644 fours and 650 sixes. He has also grabbed 287 catches. Pollard's best score is 104 runs. Talking about his bowling, he has taken 179 wickets in these matches.
His best performance in bowling has been 4 wickets for 15 runs. Pollard has scored a total of 1089 runs in 71 international matches and his best score is 68 runs.
Pollard has taken 35 wickets in 71 matches and his best performance has been four wickets for 25 runs.
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