Pollard and others link up with respective IPL teams after CPL stint

Kieron Pollard and other Caribbean players have touched base with their respective IPL teams after completing their Caribbean Premier League engagements.

Kieron Pollard plays a shot during an IPL match, last year.   -  AP Photo

After leading the Trinbago Knight Riders to victory in the Carribean Premier League, star West Indian allrounder Kieron Pollard has joined the Mumbai Indians camp here on Saturday.

Not only Pollard, all the other Caribbean players and a few from other countries have also touched base with their teams after completing Caribbean Premier League engagements.

The IPL, shifted to the UAE, will be held from September 19 to November 10, at three venues - Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.

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“From the Caribbean Isles to Abu Dhabi The Pollard family and Rutherford have arrived OneFamily MumbaiIndians MI Dream11IPL @KieronPollard55,” Pollard’s team Mumbai Indians said in a tweet.

Along with Pollard, West Indian Sherfane Rutherford, has also joined the squad.

Mumbai Indians, who are the defending champions, will take on Chennai Super Kings, in the opener of the cash rich T20 league. Pollard led the Trinbago Knight Riders to CPL title.

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