Nicholas Pooran joins Durban Super Giants in SA/20 in January
West Indies T/20 batter Nicholas Pooran, has joined the Durban’s Super Giants as a wildcard selection ahead of the SA20 in January.
This will be Pooran’s first sojourn in the tournament and he will represent the same owners he plays for in the Indian Premier League.
The 27-year old delivered a scintillating 51-ball hundred for the Trinbago knight riders who lost to the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the recent Caribbean Premier League final and was also the highest scorer in the inaugural Major League Cricket Tournament in the USA earlier this year, a performance that helped his team….. Mi New York, win the title.
In all, Pooran has 5861 T/20 runs at a strike rate of 144 across a career that spans 292 matches and 10 years.
Fellow West Indians Kieron Pollard and Romario shepherd will also feature in the second edition of the tournament, which will bowl off at Qqeberha on January 10 .
Pollard will play the first three matches for mi Cape Town as cover for Rashid Khan while Shepherd, who was instrumental in helping the Guyana Amazon warriors claim their maiden CPL title, will suit up for the Joburg Super Kings.