Monday, April 22

IPL final is biggest after World Cup final: Kiron Pollard

Kiron Pollard. (Photo Source: IPL / BCCI)

West Indies limited-overs captain Kieron Pollard has been proud to play in a big way in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final. On Tuesday, Mumbai Indians (MI), for whom Pollard plays, are set to horn against the Delhi Capitals (DC) in Dubai in search of their fifth IPL trophy.

Pollard said that due to its vastness, playing in the IPL final comes second after representing the national team in the World Cup final. Beyond the all-important skirmish on 10 November, Pollard understands that there will be a lot of pressure, but he is not prepared to be trapped in any way.

Kiron Pollard set all for epic clash

“The name of the game is pressure, a finalist. Everyone takes that pressure. You want to win and don’t want to make a mistake, but at the end of the day, you have to try to take the final as a normal game. Just get out there, enjoy yourself and the atmosphere, ”Pollard was quoted as saying in a video uploaded to MI’s official Twitter handle.

“Obviously there is no rush in this final, but enjoy the magnitude of it. It is an IPL final, it is the biggest thing after the World Cup final,” he said.

In the tournament, Pollard has significantly reduced his brute force. The veteran led the MI efficiently when Rohit Sharma was out of the playing eleven after stopping the hamstring strain during MI’s double super over. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).

Back in September, Pollard also directed the Trinbago Knight Riders to glory in the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Under his leadership, TKR remained unstoppable and defeated St. Lucia Zoux in the final led by Daren Sammy. He also hit the ball late.

Talking about the IPL final, meanwhile, MI head coach Mahela Jayawardene It has been said that the team will not look too far ahead and will enjoy it in between.

“This is another game of cricket, we are not thinking too far ahead, as long as we go through the processes and execute our skills, it is a competition between bat and ball, runs and wickets, so this competition Enjoy and try, ”he said. .