MI New York all-rounder Kieron Pollard hailed teammate Nicholas Pooran’s match-winning century in the final of the 2023 Major League Cricket on Monday, July 31 at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas. They defeated the Seattle Orcas comfortably by seven wickets to lift the trophy. Pollard wrote a special message for Nicholas Pooran on Instagram, however, it also left the fans puzzled.
Chasing 184 runs, the MI New York lost an early wicket. However, Nicholas Pooran ensured a win, as he took on the Seattle Orcas bowlers. He slammed ten boundaries and thirteen sixes in the innings. Pooran stayed unbeaten on 137 runs off just 55 deliveries to take the MI New York home. His knock left the fans as well as the experts in awe.
Praising Nicholas Pooran’s performance, Kieron Pollard took to Twitter to share a message. He hailed the knock and expressed that he wants to see Pooran excel further. However, the fans were also puzzled by the message, as Pollard suggested that Pooran might have missed the final. He wrote,
“Special , special , special 🔥🔥🔥🔥. You deserve all the accolades that come with tonight’s match 🏏🏏🙏🏾🙏🏾. @nicholaspooran . Very proud and happy to sit back and watch you continue to excel. More to come , the behind the scene work you continue to reap the rewards . Continue to rise above 🏆🏆🔥🔥. #justsmile at the egotistical individuals and let your bat do the talking. #imagine the world was almost robbed of this knock today 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾”
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Nicholas Pooran is a talent: Kieron Pollard
MI New York skipper Kieron Pollard also spoke about Nicholas Pooran’s performance at the post-match presentation after the win in the final of the 2023 Major League Cricket. He expressed that it was a special knock, and he would love to see Pooran play for the West Indies in the International arena. Pollard said,
“Very special, this is something that’s been brewing for some time. Sometimes it hurts me not to see him much in the international arena. He’s a talent and he’s someone that we need in the Caribbean. Congratulations to him, congratulations to the team, the support staff and the entire MI family. It’s about belief, and the ‘never say die’ attitude that we have. We believe in our players and that augurs well for us.”