Nicholas Pooran Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Fiancee: Alyssa Miguel (aka Kathrina Miguel)
Hometown: Trinidad And Tobago
Age: 27 Years

Nicholas Pooran

ProfessionCricketer (Wicket-keeper Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutT20- 23 September 2016 against Pakistan at Dubai
ODI- 20 February 2019 against England at Bridgetown
Test- Did Not Play
Jersey Number# 8 (West Indies)
#14, 29, 39 (Domestic)
Domestic/State TeamBarbados Tridents, Islamabad United, Khulna Titans, Multan Sultans, Mumbai Indians, St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel
Batting StyleLeft-hand
Records (main ones)• In 2013, he became the youngest ever cricketer to have played in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 October 1995 (Monday)
Age (as of 2022)27 Years
BirthplaceCouva, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
Zodiac signLibra
HometownCouva, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
College/UniversityNaparima College, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Educational QualificationGraduation
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesTravelling, Swimming, Listening to Music
Controversies• In 2016, he was banned by the West In­dies Crick­et Board for 10 months after he was signed by the Khulna Titans in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
• In November 2019, he was caught in the ball-tampering act during the third ODI between West Indies and Afghanistan. [1]R.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusEngaged
Engagement Date18 November 2020 (Tuesday)
FianceeAlyssa Miguel (aka Kathrina Miguel)
Nicholas Pooran with his fiancee Alyssa Miguel
Affairs/GirlfriendsAlyssa Miguel (aka Kathrina Miguel)
Nicholas Pooran with his girlfriend Alyssa Miguel
SiblingsSister- 1 (Name Not Known)
Nicholas Pooran with his sister
Favourite Things
Cricketer(s)MS Dhoni and AB de Villiers
Fashion BrandGucci
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionNicholas Pooran's car
Nicholas Pooran poses with his car
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)IPL- Rs 4.2 crore/year

Nicholas PooranSome Lesser Known Facts About Nicholas Pooran

  • Does Nicholas Pooran drink alcohol?: Yes

    Nicholas Pooran with a glass of wine

    Nicholas Pooran with a glass of wine

  • Nicholas Pooran used to play in the school cricket team.
  • He made his List A debut in 2013 for Trinidad & Tobago against the Windward Islands at Kingstown.
  • In 2015, he met with a car accident, and he was not able to play for 18 months because of the severe ankle and knee injuries.

    Nicholas Pooran suffered from ankle and knee injuries in a 2015 car accident

    Nicholas Pooran suffered from ankle and knee injuries in a 2015 car accident

  • In 2016, Nicholas got selected to play for the West Indies Team and made his T20 International debut against Pakistan in Dubai.
  • In 2017, Mumbai Indians (MI) bought him at a base price of Rs 30 lakhs for the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. Unfortunately, he did not play a single match.
  • In the same year, he was selected to play for the Islamabad United, Pakistan Super League (PSL), as the replacement of “Ben Duckett.”
  • In 2018, Nicholas Pooran was named among the squad of West Indies B Team for the Global T20 Canada tournament.
  • He was also named in the squad of the Sylhet Sixers team for the 2018-19 Bangladesh Premier League.
  • Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) also bought him at a price of Rs 4.2 crores in 2018 for the 2019 IPL auction.
  • On 27 September 2020, while playing for the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) against the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2020, he saved a massive hit from Sanju Samson from going over the boundary line for a six.

    Pooran received applauds for this brilliant fielding performance not only from cricket fans but also from former cricketers and even film stars. Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to laud Pooran’s effort, Tendulkar termed this fielding effort the best save that he ever witnessed in his cricketing career, Sachin tweeted,

    This is the best save I have seen in my life. Simply incredible!!”

  • Following the exit of the West Indies from the 2022 T20 World Cup, he gave up the captaincy of the West Indies’ limited-overs team. [2]The Hindu