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Pollard joins England team as assistant coach – News Today

West Indies legend Kieron Pollard will join England’s coaching staff as assistant coach for next year’s ICC T20 World Cup, to be held in June in the West Indies and the United States, England Cricket Board and Wales (ECB) announced on Sunday. A statement from the ECB said: “Former West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has been appointed to the England men’s coaching staff for next year’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in the West Indies and USA.” The move comes after England lost 1-2 and 2-3 to West Indies in the recent ODI and T20I series against West Indies in the Carribbean. Pollard will join the England men’s squad specifically for the T20 World Cup as assistant coach and provide expertise on local conditions. Pollard was part of West Indies’ 2012 Men’s T20 World Cup success and has extensive experience in the format of over 600 matches. Pollard has represented West Indies in 101 T20Is, scoring 1,569 runs at an average of 25.30, with six fifties and a strike rate of over 135. He also has 42 wickets in the format, with The best figure is 4/25.

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