Mahela Jayawardene, Shaun Pollock inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Over 652 internationals, Jayawardene scored 11,814 Test and 12,650 ODI runs respectively

Over 652 internationals, Jayawardene scored 11,814 Test and 12,650 ODI runs respectively

In front of the 2021 T20 World Cup last in Dubai, the International Cricket Council has drafted Mahela Jayawardene, Shaun Pollock and Janette Brittin into the Hall of Fame. This takes the count of drafted players to 13 for the year, after 10 players were accepted recently, in front of the Test Championship last.

While Sangakkara was among the 10 to have gotten it done in June this year, his old buddy Jayawardene went along with him having partaken in a heavenly vocation across designs for Sri Lanka. More than 652 internationals, he scored 11,814 Test and 12,650 ODI runs individually. He captained the side across designs and was additionally a vital individual from the side that won the T20 World Cup in 2014.

“I’m exceptionally appreciative for the acknowledgment and might want to appreciate and impart the second to every one of those that have helped me on my excursion, including my family, companions, mentors, colleagues and, above all, Sri Lanka cricket fans who enthusiastically upheld and propelled me during my vocation,” Jayawardene said.

Pollock, hailing a group of cricket legends, made a permanent imprint on the game himself. More than 108 Tests and 303 ODIs, he took an aggregate of 421 and 393 wickets separately. He likewise scored 7300 stumbles into these two organizations and scored three global hundreds taking all things together.

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“I might want to thank the ICC for this acknowledgment of my profession,” Pollock said. “It’s a stunning honor to be remembered for the Hall of Fame close by the extremely renowned organization that has as of now been accepted. It’s a genuine cherry on the top or possibly a book end of what has been a completely pleasant cricketing experience and I’d prefer to thank my colleagues who had such a huge impact along the way.”

Brittan, one of England’s best hitters, has been accepted after death into the lobby of acclaim. She partook in a Test profession spreading over 19 years and furthermore top-scored in the 1992 World Cup last. She scored 10 hundreds taking all things together and post her playing profession, took up instructing at Surrey. She was along these lines granted a MBE in 1999 preceding dying matured 58 out of 2017.

Responding to the fresh insight about Brittin’s acceptance, Angela Bainbridge, companion of Janette Brittin said: “I alongside Jan’s folks Maggie and Kevin are staggeringly pleased with her and her accomplishments and this honor perceives both the player and the individual that she was. You were unable to wish to meet a more modest or skilled player and she generally gave 100% whether she played for club, district, or country.”

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