Kieron Pollard becomes the second player to cross 11,000 runs in T20s

Kieron Pollard 11,000 T20 Runs

West Indies star cricketer Kieron Pollard becomes the second batsman to achieve the remarkable milestone of 11,000 T20 runs. Kieron Pollard reached the milestone on Tuesday when he smashed 41 runs in Trinbago Knight Riders win over the Saint Lucia Kings in the CPL 2021. By registering this gleaming victory the Trinbago Knight Riders moved up to the second spot in the CPL 2021 Points table.

In the list of all-time most run-scorers in T20s, Kieron Pollard occupies the second spot behind Chris Gayle who is on first spot amassing 14,108 runs in the T20s. Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik is on the third spot while David Warner occupies the fourth spot in the list. Along with 11,000 T20 runs, Kieron Pollard also bags 297 wickets in T20s which makes him one of the greatest T20 all-rounders of all time.

Coming back to Match 9 of the CPL 2021 held between Saint Lucia Kings & Trinbago Knight Riders, Knight Riders registered a 27 run win over kings at the Warner Park, in St Kitts & Nevis on Tuesday.

Captain Kieron Pollard & Tim Seifert’s heroics with the bat along with a restricted bowling attack by TKR bowlers helped Trinbago Knight Riders to register a stunning win over Saint Lucia Kings.  Earlier St Lucia Kings won the toss & opted to bowl first. Though Lucia Kings did well in the powerplay a lethal power-hitting by Kieron Pollard & Tim Seifert in the death overs took their scoreboard to 158/7 in 20 overs. Pollard smashed a 29-ball 41 while Tim Seifert managed 25-ball 37.

The momentum of the game went out of Kings control during the death overs when Pollard & Seifert smashed 21 runs off Wahab Riaz’s over. In the last four over, TKR scored 56 runs & took the match away from St Lucia Kings hands. For Saint Lucia Kings, apart from Mark Deyal & Faf Du Plessis no other batsmen could deliver with the bat. And also St Lucia Kings were losing wickets at regular intervals thanks to Knight Riders’ disciplined bowling attack. By registering a thrilling 27 run, Trinbago Knight Riders move up to the second spot on the CPL 2021 Points table.

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