Star all-rounder Kieron Pollard motivated the young West Indies during his interaction ahead of the U19 World Cup.
Pollard who possesses a wide range of experience in international cricket and T20 cricket shared some words of advice for young cricketers.
In a video posted by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Instagram on Monday, Pollard was seen encouraging the young boys in Maroon as they gear up for the massive challenge.
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Jordan Johnson thanked Pollard for his words of encouragement and said, “We’d like to thank you guys for coming up, and giving us your words of encouragement and motivation. And I hope that they’ll use it to the best of their abilities. To help us throughout the World Cup. Thank you!”
Pollard has been a key figure for the Caribbean side in the white-ball cricket. In 123 ODIs for West Indies, he has amassed 2,706 runs at a strike rate of 94.41 and also has 55 scalps in his kitty.
He also has three centuries and 13 fifties to his name. In the T20I format, the all-rounder scored 1,569 runs at a strike rate of 135.14 and 42 wickets.
The 36-year-old was a part of the West Indies team that lifted the Men’s T20 World Cup in 2012. The U-19 West Indies team will begin their campaign on the opening day of the tournament, taking against hosts South Africa in Potchefstroom on Friday.
They are placed in Group B which will see them go up against England and Scotland as well. (ANI)