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Pollard had announced his retirement from international cricket last month, leaving the responsibility of captaincy. Nicholas Pooran has now been made the white ball captain of the West Indies.
West Indies (West Indies) has found its next white ball captain. This responsibility has been given to the most expensive Caribbean player in the mega auction of IPL 2022. Nicholas Pooran playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 15th season of IPL (Nicholas Pooran) Will be the next captain of West Indies in ODIs and T20s. The West Indies Cricket Board issued a press release about this. Pooran now Kieron Pollard in West Indies team (Kieron Pollard) Will be seen handling the legacy of. Pollard had announced his retirement from international cricket last month, leaving the responsibility of captaincy.
Nicholas Pooran, who has rocked both in front of the wicket and behind the wicket, has previously been the vice-captain of the West Indies. He has also been the acting captain in the T20 series played against Australia last year. The base price of Nicholas Pooran in IPL 2022 was 1.5 crores. But Sunrisers Hyderabad has attached himself to him by giving him a whole quarter of 11 crores. This is the biggest amount received by a Caribbean player in the mega auction of IPL 2022.
Pooran expressed happiness after becoming captain
Cricket West Indies said in its statement that Nicholas Pooran will be the new white ball captain. While Shai Hope will be in the role of his deputy. Nicholas Pooran, who has the experience of playing 37 ODIs and 57 T20Is, said after getting the responsibility of captaincy, “I am happy to be the captain of the West Indies ODI and T20 team. I will try my best to carry forward the legacy of great West Indies players. This is an important role that I have to play.”
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