November 27, 2021


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Windies’ Pollard expects to be fit for Sri Lanka World Cup match

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West Indies’ captain Kieron Pollard. (AP Image)

WEST Indies captain Kieron Pollard appeared optimistic that he will be in good shape to engage in in opposition to Sri Lanka in team one particular of the Worldwide Cricket Council T20 Entire world Cup in United Arab Emirates, on Thursday.

On Wednesday for the duration of a media convention, Pollard reported, “For me individually I am feeling okay. I did some training more than the final pair days or so and I have held up very well, so it is just a matter of placing the final touches to it and we will see what occurs tomorrow (Thursday). We even now have just about 24 hours before the sport so I am wanting forward to that.”

On Friday, Pollard remaining the area throughout his innings towards Bangladesh but returned in the remaining more than, hitting a six off the previous ball to press West Indies to 142/7. Pollard, 34, performed no further part in the match as vice-captain Nicholas Pooran took about duties to eke out a three-run victory.

It was later explained by Cricket West Indies media that Pollard “sustained a muscle mass injuries to his left thigh in the match versus Bangladesh.”

West Indies will have to defeat Sri Lanka on Thursday and Australia on Saturday in their ultimate preliminary match to keep their possibilities alive of qualifying for the semifinals.

West Indies will also hope other final results go their way in get to qualify.

Following a few matches West Indies have a report of one particular gain and two losses.

The match concerning West Indies and Sri Lanka bowls at 10 am (TT time) in Abu Dhabi, on Thursday.

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