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| On Nov 17, 2020 12:10 PM IST

Nicholas Pooran (West Indies Cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, IPL, Batting stats

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One of the most important player from the new lot of promising West Indian cricketers, Nicholas Pooran proudly stands as the youngest cricketer to feature in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Born in Trinidad and Tobago’s urban town of Couva, Nicholas Pooran has established quite a name for himself while playing for T20 franchises across the globe. His exploits with the bat have been enough to justify his price tag of INR 4.2 Crores in the 2018 IPL Auctions for the 2019 season. He was picked by Kings XI Punjab in the auction and had last played in the IPL for Mumbai Indians.

Name: Nicholas Pooran

Nickname: NA

Role: Left-Handed Batsman Wicket-Keeper

Physical Appearance

Nicholas Pooran Height (approx.): 5’8″

Weight (approx.): 75kg

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 2 October 1995

Nicholas Pooran Age: (as on 2020) 25 Years

Birth Place: Couva, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Libra

Nationality: Trinidadian

School: Naparima College, San Fernando, Trinidad

College: NA

Educational Qualifications: NA

Family

Father: NA

Mother: NA

Sister: NA

Brother: NA

Coach/Mentor: Kieron Pollard, Phil Simmons, Robin Singh

Religion: Christianity

Address: NA

Cricket Career

International Debut:

Test: NA
ODI: vs England, 20 February, 2019
T20I: vs Pakistan, 23 September 2016

Jersey Number: 8 (West Indies), 29 (Barbados Tridents &Sylhet Siders), 14 and 39 (Other Franchises)

Major Teams: West Indies, West Indies B, Khulna Titans, Islamabad United, Trinidad and Tobago, St.Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Red Steel, Tridents, Multan Sultan, Sylhet Sixers, Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab

Nicholas Pooran IPL 2020 Team: Kings XI Punjab

Records

  • Youngest Player to feature in the Caribbean Premier League aged just 17.

Career Turning Point: His stint with West Indies B side in Canada can well be considered as his career defining moment.

Preferences

Favourite Batsmen: MS Dhoni and AB de Villiers
Tattoos: NA

Nicholas Pooran Wife (Fiance)

Marital Status: Engaged on 16-11-2020

Nicholas Pooran Girlfriend: Kathrina Miguel

Marriage Date: NA

Children: NA

Awards and recognitions

Nicholas Pooran’s 143 against Australia in the Quarter-Finals of 2014 Under-19 World Cup is considered as one of the best knocks ever witnessed in the tournament.

Controversies

Nicholas Pooran received a ban of 10 months from the WICB for signing up in the Bangladesh Premier League for the Khulna Titans.

Lesser Known Facts

  • Nicholas Pooran met with a car accident and ended up rupturing his left patellar tendon and fracturing his right ankle.
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