Playing Role - Left-Hand Bat
County - Worcestershire
Date of Birth - 10 July 1995
Ed Pollock is a left-hand batter with a “sit-up and look” SR of 179.79 in T20 for Warwickshire. In white ball cricket, he is more than capable of blasting the ball to all parts of the ground
His journey into county cricket differs from other young players making their way in the game.
Ed’s talent was nurtured and developed at the much-respected Worcestershire Academy. His progress was further aided when he was awarded a cricket scholarship to Shrewsbury School.
He then played Minor Counties cricket with Herefordshire, scoring 227no vs Shropshire. While studying at university, he also played for Durham MCC between 2015-2017.
In 2016, Ed signed an academy development contract with Warwickshire. In 2017, he made his T20 debut for the Birmingham Bears. In his first T20 match vs. Derbyshire Ed opened the batting and made 66 in 40 balls.
During the 2017 season, Ed’s contribution with the bat helped the Bears reach the final of the NatwestT20 Blast.
During the 2018 season, Ed consolidated his position in the Warwickshire set-up in both white and red ball formats.
In September 2021, Ed re-joined Worcestershire after signing a two-year contract.
Ed’s return to Worcestershire got off to the best possible start when he completed his maiden County Championship and First-Class century in the season opener against Leicestershire. His quick-fire 122 runs taking just 74 balls and included 14 fours and 1 six.
Gray-Nicolls – Gray-Nicholls provide Ed with his bats.
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(Profile Update: 19/05/22)