PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Kieron Pollard has been appointed the new captain of the West Indies one-day and Twenty20 teams.
The announcement was made early Monday at a Cricket West Indies media conference in Trinidad.
The 32-year-old all-rounder replaces Jason Holder who previously led the one-day unit, and takes over from Carlos Brathwaite in the shortest format.
Pollard, a known T20 specialist, averages 25 from 101 One-Day Internationals. He has scored three centuries in his career but has not represented West Indies in the format in nearly three years.
In T20s, Pollard has played 62 matches with an average of 21 with three fifties.