Pollock is one of the great fast medium bowlers in the world of cricket. He is the highest wicket taker in both ODI and Test cricket for his country. He is now on the verge of being the tenth cricketer in the world to take 400 wickets in test crickets. He also has over 300 wickets in the ODI cricket. Pollock also led South Africa in the world cup 2003 in his country. However, he was replaced by Graeme Smith after the poor performance of South Africa in the world cup as they had been thought as the favorite beforehand as the hosted nation. It is also true that as a captain he was successful. He is also a very useful batsman for his team as he has two centuries in test cricket and in ODI ctrcket he is known as a pinch hitter especially in the slog overs. He has over 3000 runs in test and over 2000 runs in ODI cricket. He has given the South Africa's Player’s Player award and the South Africa ODI Player of the Year award. His greatest achievement is being the 12th best bowler in the list of all time best bowlers by the LG ICC ratings. Shaun Pollock is the nephew of famous South African cricketer Graeme Pollock and his father Peter Pollock was also the former South African fast bowler.Edit