Kieron Pollard is mainly known for his power hitting © AFP (File Photo)
Kieron Pollard is mainly known for his power hitting © AFP (File Photo)

West Indies explosive batsman Kieron Pollard became the fourth batsmen from the island nation to hit 100 sixes in One-Day Internationals (ODIs), as he achieved the feat during the first ODI against South Africa at the Providence Stadium in Guyana on Thursday. Pollard is mainly known for his power hitting, as he achieves the feat owing to his hard hitting abilities. apart from Chris Gayle is one of the other West Indian to hit 100 ODI sixes. Pollard has still plenty of cricket left in him to achieve another feat. Currently, West Indies are 103 for the loss of four wickets in 28 overs, with Darren bravo on 21, and Kieron Pollard on 23. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: West Indies vs South Africa, West Indies Tri-Nation Series, 1st ODI at Guyana

West Indies host South Africa in Match 1 of the tri-nation series, also involving Australia, at Providence in Guyana on June 3. After over 3 months of Twenty20 (T20) cricket, the cricketing world finally got a taste of Test cricket when England hosted Sri Lanka last month. It is now time for One-Day International (ODI) cricket as well with this tri-nation series. West Indies and South Africa met in a thrilling encounter during the ICC T20 World Cup 2016 in Nagpur earlier this year. West Indies managed to win by 3 wickets in the final over of the low-scoring match. FULL CRICKET UPDATES: West Indies vs South Africa, West Indies Tri-Nation Series, 1st ODI at Guyana

The home advantage and current momentum makes West Indies the favorites, but it remains to be seen whether they can deliver on the promise they showed recently in the T20 World Cup. They are up against a South African team that has not had a great run so far in 2016 and will be wary of West Indies’ unpredictability. Expect the unexpected at Guyana.