The West Indies all-rounder, Kieron Pollard is all set to be the captain of the Deccan Gladiators in the upcoming season of Abu Dhabi T10 and waiting to to get underway.
According to Khaleej Times, Pollard has said in a statement that T10 concept is great and one that’s designed to create continuous excitement. You are never out of the game so those watching on the screen are glued to it every ball, he said.
The cricketer said that he is very excited to play with the likes of Sunil Narine and Imran Tahir in the Abu Dhabi T10 tournament.
The all-rounder said, “The thrill and excitement of T10 is limitless. But it’s actually not too dissimilar to the kind of cricket I grew up playing. It’s not about see ball hit ball. You need to be able to think on your feet, anticipate and execute plans without pausing too much. It suits me, to be honest, and my experience stands me in good stead when reading the opposition. I’m most excited about playing with the group that we have assembled at Deccan Gladiators. I can’t wait to go out there with match-winners like Narine, Tahir, Shahzad, Ingram, the local UAE star Zahoor and others. We also have a few surprises up our sleeves for our opponents.”
The 33-year-old, Kieron Pollard who has scored over 10,000 runs in the T20 format.
The T10 league will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi from January 28 to February 6.