Nicholas Pooran appointed as West Indies limited-overs captain

Nicholas Pooran has led West Indies in 10 international matches. Image : BCCI

Nicholas Pooran has led West Indies in 10 international matches. Image : BCCI

Nicholas Pooran has been named as the substitution of Kieron Pollard, who resigned as of late, as the new skipper of West Indies’ ODI and T20I groups. Pooran had previously filled in as Pollard’s representative over the course of the past year and has additionally been a substitute skipper driving West Indies against Australia in a T20I series in 2021.

“Shai Hope has been prescribed to remain as bad habit commander of the ODI group,” said a proclamation from Cricket West Indies (CWI).

Remarking on the arrangement, Pooran was cited as saying, “I’m genuinely regarded to be designated chief of the West Indies group. I’m following the strides of a few monsters of the game who have made an astonishing heritage for West Indies cricket. This is to be sure an esteemed job, an essential situation in the West Indian culture, as cricket is the power that presents to all of us West Indians together. To be named commander is for sure the feature of my profession up until this point and I need to drive the group forward to get extraordinary things done on the field for our fans and faithful allies.”

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Pooran will assume control throughout full-time captaincy from West Indies’ visit through Netherlands in the not so distant future. His arrangement was additionally upheld by Jimmy Adams, CWI’s Director of Cricket.

“We accept Nicholas is prepared for the test of driving our white-ball groups given his experience, exhibitions, and the regard he has inside the playing bunch. The Selection Panel accepts that Nicholas has developed as a player and were intrigued with his initiative of the two groups when Kieron Pollard had been missing. The experience he has assembled playing in different establishment associations all over the planet was additionally a variable in the choice to suggest him for the T20 Captaincy.”

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