West Indies Cricket: Recently, West Indies ODI and T20 team captain Kieron Pollard announced his retirement from international cricket. Now Pooran has been selected as a captain so far. The West Indies Cricket Board has entrusted the captaincy of the ODI and T20 International team to the team’s wicket-keeper batsman Nicholas Pooran. Pooran was handling the team’s vice-captain for a long time. At the same time, now Shai Hope has been made the vice-captain of the ODI team in his place. Pooran has handled the responsibility of captaincy of the team in the absence of Pollard.
Pooran is now ready for captaincy
Cricket West Indies Director of Cricket Jimmy Adams said, “We believe that Nicholas is a great asset to his experience, outstanding performance, and working closely with the players right now. Fully prepared to handle the responsibility of captaincy with tact. Nicholls has matured as a player and has done a good job as a captain in Pollard’s absence. The experience he has gained playing in various franchise leagues around the world will help him do T20 captaincy.
Proud to captain West Indies team: Nicholas Pooran
Nicholas Pooran has represented the West Indies team in 37 ODIs and 57 T20Is. He has scored 1121 and 1193 runs respectively. He has a total of 1 century in international cricket. Nicholas Pooran is very happy with the responsibility of captaincy and he expressed his happiness by saying, “It is always a matter of pride for me to captain the West Indies team. I am following in the footsteps of many legends of the game who have created a wonderful legacy for West Indies cricket.”