Wed. Jul 28th, 2021
Andre Russell looks like MMA fighter but is scared of small things like speeding cars: Dinesh Karthik


KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik explained that the mere sight of Andre Russell strolling into bat is ‘scary’ and he in contrast West Indian all-rounder’s mannerisms to that of a wrestler.

KKR all-rounder Andre Russell. (Courtesy by BCCI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • With his muscle tissue and all, Andre Russell seems like an MMA fighter: Karthik
  • The only issue Russell is not frightened of is the ball: KKR skipper Karthik
  • Karthik uncovered that Russell is frightened of almost everything except cricket ball

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik in contrast West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell’s mannerisms to that of an MMA fighter even though speaking to Delhi Capitals spinner’ Ravichandran Ashwin in a YouTube demonstrate.

Russell is, undoubtedly, 1 of the most effective batsmen amid modern T20 cricketers. His legacy in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been unparalleled provided his electrical power-hitting that has aided Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) win several vital video games.

Not only that, but Russell was also KKR’s highest run accumulator in the 12th IPL edition with 510 runs, with 52 sixes (highest in IPL 2019), averaging 56.66 in just 13 innings. The West Indies giant also claimed eleven wickets final yr and consequently is a quite important component of the KKR camp.

Having said that, Dinesh Karthik also explained that Andre Russell is frightened of almost everything else apart from the cricket ball, which include speeding vehicles and when the bus swerves.

Ashwin hosted Dinesh Karthik in a demonstrate on Youtube named ‘Hello Dubaiahh’ wherever he asked the KKR captain how to bowl to Russell, whose mishit shots goes a extended way for sixes.

“How do you bowl to him? His miss-hit is a 6 with 8m clearance, good hit 15m and a whack is out of the ground. As a captain how can an opposition bowler bowl to him?” Ashwin asked.

“1st pray to God. Give him an supplying. Pray that he’s in a poor mood, and then go for IPL. Then the day, the wicket, the situations (matter). Just viewing him stroll in is scary. He comes in like a wrestler. What a establish-up he provides even though carrying out that. He is a brilliant character. With his muscle tissue and all, he seems like an MMA fighter,” Karthik stated.

“But he is frightened of almost everything. He is frightened of driving vehicles, or even when the bus swerves, he will get frightened. He explained he’ll never ever be on a rollercoaster. In no way judge a guide by its cover. The only issue he’s not frightened of is the ball,” Karthik additional.

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