Kieron Pollard Mocks Kagiso Rabada’s Tough Day in MICT vs PR Clash

In a thrilling MICT vs PR match on January 19, MI Cape Town (MICT) captain, Kieron Pollard, couldn’t resist poking fun at Kagiso Rabada for his challenging performance with the ball against the Paarl Royals.

Rabada’s Struggles Unfold

The MI Cape Town skipper, Pollard, didn’t hold back in highlighting Rabada’s tough day on the field. Rabada’s struggles were evident as he conceded a whopping 42 runs in his three overs, with the first over turning into a nightmare.

Jason Roy Dominates

Opener Jason Roy capitalized on Rabada’s vulnerabilities, launching an onslaught with three sixes and a boundary in the first over. The Royals’ batsman left Rabada reeling, putting MICT on the back foot early in the game.

Pollard’s Cheeky Banter

In a post-match video shared by MI Cape Town on X, Kieron Pollard expressed his appreciation for the team’s resilience and couldn’t resist a cheeky jab at Rabada:

“Congratulations to the guys. The resilience that we have shown in the field, KG (Rabada). After that first over, looking in my direction, says, ‘Skip, I want it.’ I had no choice but to throw it for you. I thought you were in for another three, four, five sixes (laughs).”

Rabada’s Bounce Back

Despite a challenging start, Rabada showed determination and came back strong in his second over. Although he conceded a couple of sixes in the initial deliveries, he had the last laugh as Jason Roy attempted a risky scoop and found the fine-leg fielder.

Pollard’s Admiration

Pollard admired Rabada’s resilience and the will to step up, even after being thrashed for runs. It was a testament to Rabada’s spirit and determination to contribute to the team’s success.

In conclusion, the MICT vs PR clash was not just a display of cricketing skills but also a showcase of players’ grit and determination. Kieron Pollard’s playful banter added a touch of humor to the post-match celebrations, highlighting the camaraderie within the team despite the ups and downs on the field.

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