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
Role: Left-Handed Batsman Wicket-Keeper
Nicholas Pooran Height (approx.): 5’8″
Weight (approx.): 75kg
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
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
School: Naparima College, San Fernando, Trinidad
Educational Qualifications: NA
Coach/Mentor: Kieron Pollard, Phil Simmons, Robin Singh
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
Career Turning Point: His stint with West Indies B side in Canada can well be considered as his career defining moment.
Favourite Batsmen: MS Dhoni and AB de Villiers
Marital Status: Engaged on 16-11-2020
Nicholas Pooran Girlfriend: Kathrina Miguel
Marriage Date: NA
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.
Nicholas Pooran received a ban of 10 months from the WICB for signing up in the Bangladesh Premier League for the Khulna Titans.