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Kieron Pollard appointed skipper of MI franchise for upcoming season

Veteran all-rounders Kieron Pollard and Rashid Khan will take over the captain's duties.

SportsTiger Staff Author

Updated - 02 Dec 2022 01:39 PM

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MI Global on Friday announced the appointment of Kieron Pollard and Rashid Khan as the leaders for their two franchises in UAE and South African leagues. Veteran all-rounders Kieron Pollard and Rashid Khan will take over the captain's duties for MI Emirates and MI Cape Town, respectively.

While Pollard will lead MI Emirates in ILT20 League based in UAE, Rashid Khan will take captaincy duty for MI Cape Town in SA20 League. Both leagues are set to be played in January 2023. Mumbai Indians' owner Akash Ambani expressed his delight while announcing the leaders for his 2 new franchises and said that the sides have mix of both experience and youth which will help the teams to succeed. 

"We’re extremely pleased to announce our captains for our extended MI Global one family for the cricketing season 2023. We have an amazing mix of talent, experience, and passion in both our captains. I’m convinced that Polly and Rashid will take forward the MI ethos and MI brand of cricket. Both will work with our excellent coaching teams to infuse the MI spirit in MI Emirates and MI Cape Town and win the hearts of cricket fans in UAE and South Africa”, Akash Ambani said.

MI Emirates, led by Kieron Pollard will feature players like Dwayne Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Trent Boult, and Imran Tahir, amongst others. The inaugural season is set to begin on January 13, 2023.

Meanwhile, MI Cape Town, captained by Rashid Khan, have some high caliber players like Kagiso Rabada, Dewald Brevis, Rassie van der Dussen, along with Jofra Archer, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone. The SA20 season will begin on January 10th, 2023.

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Kieron Pollard appointed skipper of MI franchise for upcoming season

Veteran all-rounders Kieron Pollard and Rashid Khan will take over the captain's duties.

SportsTiger Staff Author

Updated - 02 Dec 2022 01:39 PM

kieron-pollard-sportstiger

Picture Credit: Twitter

MI Global on Friday announced the appointment of Kieron Pollard and Rashid Khan as the leaders for their two franchises in UAE and South African leagues. Veteran all-rounders Kieron Pollard and Rashid Khan will take over the captain's duties for MI Emirates and MI Cape Town, respectively.

While Pollard will lead MI Emirates in ILT20 League based in UAE, Rashid Khan will take captaincy duty for MI Cape Town in SA20 League. Both leagues are set to be played in January 2023. Mumbai Indians' owner Akash Ambani expressed his delight while announcing the leaders for his 2 new franchises and said that the sides have mix of both experience and youth which will help the teams to succeed. 

"We’re extremely pleased to announce our captains for our extended MI Global one family for the cricketing season 2023. We have an amazing mix of talent, experience, and passion in both our captains. I’m convinced that Polly and Rashid will take forward the MI ethos and MI brand of cricket. Both will work with our excellent coaching teams to infuse the MI spirit in MI Emirates and MI Cape Town and win the hearts of cricket fans in UAE and South Africa”, Akash Ambani said.

MI Emirates, led by Kieron Pollard will feature players like Dwayne Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Trent Boult, and Imran Tahir, amongst others. The inaugural season is set to begin on January 13, 2023.

Meanwhile, MI Cape Town, captained by Rashid Khan, have some high caliber players like Kagiso Rabada, Dewald Brevis, Rassie van der Dussen, along with Jofra Archer, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone. The SA20 season will begin on January 10th, 2023.

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