Talking about Pooran's career, he has scored 1121 runs in 37 ODIs at an average of 40.04.
Left-handed batsman Nicholas Pooran has been named the new ODI and T20 captain of the West Indies. Pooran will replace Kieron Pollard, who retired last month. Cricket West Indies announced this on Tuesday (May 3). Pooran was earlier the vice-captain of the team under Pollard. Wicket-keeper batsman Shai Hope has been made the new vice-captain of the team in ODIs.
Nicholas Pooran will take over the captaincy of the West Indies men's ODI and T20 teams after Kieron Pollard retires from international cricket. Pooran will also lead the team in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup to be held later this year and the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup to be held in October 2023.
We believe Nicholls is ready to lead white-ball teams with his experience and performance. The selection committee believes that Nicholls has matured as a player. He has captained both the teams in Pollard's absence and the selection committee is happy with his performance."
I am honored to be appointed as the captain of West Indies team. I am following in the footsteps of legends who have created a wonderful legacy for West Indies cricket. It is indeed an iconic role. Being captain is the biggest moment of my career so far."
Pooran's first test as captain will be against the Netherlands. A three-match ODI series will be played between West Indies and Netherlands from May 31. About Pooran's career In 37 ODIs, he has scored 1121 runs at an average of 40.04. During this one century and eight half-centuries have come out of his bat. He has scored 1194 runs in 57 T20 matches at an average of 27.77 and strike rate of 129.08. He has scored eight half-centuries in T20. Has scored 1194 runs at a strike rate of 08. He has scored eight half-centuries in T20. Has scored 1194 runs at a strike rate of 08. He has scored eight half-centuries in T20.
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