IPL 2023: Don’t call me coach, call me Polly – Pollard’s advice to MI cricketers – IPL 2023: Don’t call me coach, call me Polly

West Indies star all-rounder Kieron Pollard started his new innings with Mumbai Indians. He will play the role of the batting coach of the team this time. He took part in the team’s first practice session ahead of IPL 2023. Pollard has always been the captain for the five-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians and players have always gone to him for advice. This time he will play the role of a full-fledged batting coach. The youngsters, who want to replicate Pollard’s success, now want to spend more and more time with Pollard and learn valuable lessons.

After the end of the first season, Pollard said, ‘Words fall short to describe the feeling of playing for Mumbai Indians and representing the people of Mumbai. He has done a lot for me and I have done a lot for him as a player. This association is more than a cricket match. Nothing has changed for me, I will be the same person around the players.

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Meanwhile, the young players of Mumbai Indians highlighted the impact of Pollard’s presence with the team. Mumbai Indians star Tilak Verma said in the media release, ‘I shared the dressing room with him last year. He is now our batting coach, which I am very excited about. Dewald Bruce, who played many matches with Pollard last season, said, ‘Today when I came to the net, Paulie was standing behind me. When I came here for the nets session in my first year, I batted with him.

All-rounder Ramandeep Singh, playing his second season with Mumbai Indians, says, “Whenever I was in trouble, he was always there to guide me.” Kumar Kartikeya said, ‘Last year was my first year with Mumbai Indians. Despite being such a big player, he didn’t hesitate to talk to me. This year his role has changed but our relationship will remain the same. Mumbai Indians will play their first match in IPL against Royal Challengers Bangalore on 2nd April.

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Kieron Pollard will start his new innings as the batting coach with Mumbai Indians in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. He gave an advice to his players. He told everyone not to call him ‘coach’. “I told him don’t call me coach, call me Polly,” Pollard said on Mumbai Indians’ YouTube channel.

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