Kieron Pollard Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kieron Pollard Quick Info
Height 6 ft 5 in
Weight 98 kg
Date of Birth May 12, 1987
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Spouse Jenna Pollard

Kieron Pollard is a cricketer from Trinidad and Tobago who achieved a global fan following after playing for franchise cricket teams like Mumbai Indians (2010-Present), Somerset (2010-2011), etc. Additionally, he also became captain of the West Indies team (limited-overs) in 2019. He has more than 500k followers on Twitter, more than 500k followers on Instagram, and more than 10k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Kieron Adrian Pollard

Nick Name

Polly, The Big Man

Trinidadian cricketer Kieron Pollard
Trinidadian cricketer Kieron Pollard (Kieron Pollard / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Tacarigua, Trinidad and Tobago

Nationality

Trinbagonian

 

Occupation

Professional Cricketer

Family

  • Mother – Hazelann Pollard
  • Siblings – He has 2 younger sisters.
  • Others – Hanifa Ali (Mother-in-Law)

Manager

Kieron is represented by Insignia Sports.

Bowling Style

Right-Arm Medium-Fast

Batting Style

Right-Handed

Role

All-Rounder

Shirt Number

  • 55 – Mumbai Indians
  • 55 – West Indies National Team

Build

Large

Height

6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm

Weight

98 kg or 216 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kieron Pollard has dated –

  1. Jenna Ali (2005-Present) – Kieron married his girlfriend Jenna Ali in the Port of Spain on August 25, 2012. Together, they are parents to sons Kaiden Pollard, Kylon Pollard (b. May 29, 2019), and daughter Janiya Pollard (b. August 3, 2013).
Kieron as seen with his wife Jenna, son Kaiden, and daughter Janiya in 2017
Kieron as seen with his wife Jenna, son Kaiden, and daughter Janiya in 2017 (Jenna Pollard / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Towering height and strong built

Brand Endorsements

Kieron has endorsed the following brands –

  • Land Rover
  • KJ Sports and Accessories
  • Real Madrid Foundation
  • Atlantic LNG
Kieron posing with fellow players Hardik Pandya, Kevon Cooper, and Nicholas Pooran in June 2017
Kieron posing with fellow players Hardik Pandya, Kevon Cooper, and Nicholas Pooran in June 2017 (Hardik Pandya / Instagram)

Kieron Pollard Favorite Things

  • MovieFree Willy (1993)
  • ArtistShaggy
  • Non-Cricket Team – Manchester United F.C.
  • Holiday Destinations – West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
  • National Cricket Team After West Indies – India

Source – MumbaiIndians.com, YouTube

Kieron Pollard bowling for Somerset in a Friends Provident T20 match against Essex in Taunton in 2010
Kieron Pollard bowling for Somerset in a Friends Provident T20 match against Essex in Taunton in 2010 (Harrias / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Kieron Pollard Facts

  1. In December 2019, he became the 4th West Indies player to score more than 1000 runs in T20I cricket. He was preceded by Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, and Dwayne Bravo.
  2. Kieron grew up without knowing his father and his mother struggled financially to raise him and his sisters.
  3. He is close friends with his Mumbai Indians teammates Hardik Pandya and his brother Krunal Pandya.
  4. In October 2009, Pollard scored an impressive 54 runs off 18 balls during a Champions League Twenty20 match in Hyderabad. His contribution helped Trinidad and Tobago successfully chase 171 runs to clinch victory from New South Wales (currently called NSW Blues) with 9 balls to spare.
  5. He has played a crucial role in helping Mumbai Indians win the Indian Premier League title in 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019.
  6. Kieron and New Zealand player Shane Bond were the joint highest bid players in the 2010 Indian Premier League auctions. Pollard was pursued by 4 teams – Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Mumbai Indians signed him up for a whopping fee of more than $750,000 (approximately 5 crores INR).
  7. He faced backlash in 2010 after he refused to sign a central contract with the West Indies Cricket Board that would require him to be available for every national team selection and, if necessary, forgo his international T20 commitments.
  8. As of 2019, Pollard has not played any Test matches.

Featured Image by Kieron Pollard / Instagram

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