Thu. Oct 29th, 2020
IPL 2020: Why are KKR playing Andre Russell? Fans furious after another flop performance from Windies star


SRH vs KKR: The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) all-rounder Andre Russell has failed to dwell up to the expectations of cricket fanatics in the ongoing IPL 2020.

Andre Russell has failed to replicate his final year’s type in IPL 2020. (Courtesy by BCCI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Russell had nevertheless a different abysmal outing with the bat towards Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • With just 92 runs from eight innings, Russell has failed to replicate his IPL 2019 type
  • Followers looked unimpressed by Andre Russell’s batting type

West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell was Kolkata Knight Rider’s go-to-guy in the former edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) the place he scored 510 runs at a phenomenal strike-charge of 204.81.

Contemplating his IPL 2019 type, substantially was anticipated from Andre Russell this season but the veteran T20 player has failed to dwell up to the expectations of cricket fanatics in the ongoing IPL. He has scalped essential wickets on events but has struggled with the bat.

With just 92 runs from eight innings, Russell has failed to replicate his IPL 2019 type. He averages eleven.85 in the tournament and has crossed the twenty-run mark just when. On Sunday, Russell had nevertheless a different abysmal outing with the bat through Match 36 of the IPL 2020 towards Sunrisers Hyderabad in Abu Dhabi. Andre Russell holed out to Vijay Shankar in the deep in T Natarajan’s in excess of and could only score 9 runs in eleven balls.

Kolkata Knight Riders managed to register a win in the Super More than thriller towards Sunrisers Hyderabad but followers looked unimpressed by Andre Russell’s batting type and demanded the KKR management to drop the West Indies all-rounder. They also slammed Russell for just about ruining the match with his bat and ball each and lauded Lockie Ferguson for stealing the demonstrate.

Ferguson proved to be the “Knight in Shining Armour” with his storehouse of variation as he dismissed David Warner and Abdul Samad in the Super More than, leaving KKR with only a 3 run-target to chase. This was immediately after David Warner’s unbeaten 47 and 18 runs off the last Andre Russell oversaw Sunrisers degree the scores at 163 with KKR in the stipulated twenty overs. Ferguson was magnificent through the regulation twenty overs also as his three/15 in four overs had SRH in all kinds of problems.



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