Former South African all-rounder Shaun Pollock has turned 47 today, on Thursday 16 July. Shaun Pollock, who belongs to the household of cricketers, took command of the African staff throughout a tough time in 2000 when Hansie Cronje was caught on match-fixing expenses.
Wisden Cricketer of the Year
Pollack, who grew to become fashionable as a bowling all-rounder, captained South Africa till the 2003 World Cup. During this, he took the staff to new heights. <! –
The staff's efficiency was very poor within the 2003 World Cup, after which they misplaced the captaincy. Despite this, nonetheless, Pollack was awarded the Wisden Cricketer of the Year Award this yr.
Five wickets corridor for 21 occasions
In his profession, Pollack took 421 wickets in 108 Tests. In the identical ODI profession, he was profitable in taking 393 wickets in 303 matches. A complete of 21 occasions Pollak took 5 wickets in his profession.
Father and uncle have additionally been a cricketer
Sean Pollack was born right into a household of cricketers. In the 60s, his father Peter performed within the African staff as a quick bowler. His Uncle Grimm has additionally been part of the nationwide staff. Graeme's father has additionally been a wicketkeeper.