Nicholas Pooran is a wicket-keeper left-handed batsman who plays for West Indies Cricket Team. He is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays domestic cricket Trinidad and Tobago and represents Red Steel in the Caribbean Premier League.
He made his first international appearance in cricket after becoming part of West Indian U-19 squad for a bilateral series against Bangladesh under-19s in 2013 and became vice-captain for West Indies U-19 Cricket Team for 2014 Under-19 World Cup.
Pooran made his first-class cricket debut for Trinidad and Tobago against the Leeward Islands in November 2014 during the Regional Four Day Competition season 2014.
In April 2019, he was named in the West Indies’ squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Notable Performances & Records
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Pooran made his debut in the inaugural edition of Caribbean Premier League in 2013, for Red Steel and retained by the same franchise for the CPL 2014 season and named as “calm, clean stroke play” for his naturally built aggressive batting style for his 54 runs off 24 balls with 6 smashed sixes against Guyana Amazon Warriors.
He has also represented St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the Caribbean Premier League for CPL season 2015 and in then auctioned to Barbados Tridents during the 2015 CPL season and has been retained by the same franchise until the most recent CPL season 2018.
Pooran made his debut for Islamabad United in Pakistan Super League during 2017 PSL and then he auctioned to Multan Sultans during PSL 2018 and retained by the same franchise and played the most recent PSL season 2019.
Nicholas made his debut in the Indian Premier League for Mumbai Indians during the 2017 IPL season and in 2019 he played for Kings XI Punjab the most recent IPL season.
Pooran made his debut in the Bangladesh Premier League for Khulna Titans during the 2016-17 BPL season and auctioned to Sylhet Sixers in BPL 2018-present.
He became part of 15 men squad to represent Cricket West Indies B Team in Global T20 Canada tournament in June 2018.
Nicholas Pooran International & First Class Career Stats
|Match Format||Test||ODI||T20||First Class|
|ICC Batting Rankings||–||–||78||–|
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Pooran Profile and Major Teams
|Full Name||Nicholas Pooran|
|Date of Birth||2 October 1995 Couva, Trinidad and Tobago|
|ODI Debut||20 February 2019 v England (cap 190)|
|T20 Debut||23 September 2016 v Pakistan (cap 64)|
|Last ODI||20 February 2019 v England|
|Last T20||10 March 2019 v England|
|Major Teams||West Indies, Barbados Tridents, Islamabad United, Khulna Titans, Kings XI Punjab, Multan Sultans, Mumbai Indians, St Kitts, and Nevis Patriots, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, Trinidad & Tobago Under-19s, West Indies B, West Indies Under-19s|