Andre Russell

Andre Russell is a cricket player from Jamaica. He plays for Jamaica in local cricket and for the West Indies team in international cricket. Andre Russell played his first game for his country as a bowler, but his hard-hitting batting style shocked everyone. He is now one of the best all-rounders. Russell is generally in the lower to middle order of the batters and is one of the strongest cricket ball strikers of his generation. He is one of the best players in the “Indian Premier League” because he can score a lot of runs in a short amount of time.

Andre Russell 

The “Delhi Daredevils” picked him up in 2012, but he stayed more of a bench player. ‘Kolkata Knight Riders’ bought him in 2014, and he has been with the team ever since. He plays for several T20 teams, such as the “Caribbean Premier League,” the “Indian Premier League,” the “Bangladesh Premier League,” the “Pakistan Premier League,” and the “Big Bash League” in Australia. He is one of the most sought-after players in the T20 game. In T20 cricket, he is the only bowler who has ever taken four wickets in a row.

Facts

You may also know him as Andre Dwayne Russell.

35 years old

Family: Jassym Lora, ex-spouse or spouse (M. 2016).

Michael Russell is the father.

Sandra Davis is her mother.

6’1″ (185 cm) tall, 6’1″ A male

Kingston, Jamaica, is the city.

Growing up and early life

Randy Dwayne Russell was born in Jamaica on April 29, 1988. His parents are Sandra Davis and Michael Russell. We only know that he has three brothers and not much else about his early life.

He grew up poor because his family had a hard time paying their bills. His mother, Sandra, is a teacher, and she wants him to go to college. But Russell was set on cricket, so he asked his mother to let him try his luck at the game for two years.

Russell first played first-class cricket in 2007, when he was 19 years old.

Career

In 2010, Russell made it to the English club cricket scene. He was hired as “Barnard Green’s” player of the year for overs. At the time, the Greens were having a hard time getting into the “Birmingham League Cricket.” Russell helped them get promoted from the Worcestershire Cricket League to the Birmingham League cricket with his 799 runs and 39 wickets at an average of 10.15.

Andre Russell

In June 2010, he faced Ireland with the West Indies-A team and made 61 runs off of 34 balls while taking 6 wickets. Because of this, he was picked for the senior team and also made it to the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup team.

Before his first ODI for his country, he played his first Test match against Sri Lanka at Galle in 2010. It wasn’t very good for him; he only got two runs and took one wicket. Russell has yet to play in a single Test match since then.

His first ODI, which was in Mohali during the 2011 “ICC World Cup” against Ireland, wasn’t very good; he only got 3 runs and took 1 wicket. Things got better in the second game, though. He made 49 runs and took 4 wickets when he played against England. He was very important in the World Cup games against Ireland and India, where he took one and two wickets, respectively.

After the 2011 World Cup, he had a bad home series against Pakistan, but he really stood out in the ODI series against India. In the third, fourth, and fifth ODIs, he showed what he could do with both the bat and the ball. Because he took 4/35 in the 5th ODI at Sabina Park in Kingston, he was named the Man of the Match.

When he played his first T20 match against Pakistan at Gros Islet in 2011, he wasn’t well known for it until the Delhi Daredevils signed him for the 2012 IPL season.

In the first season of the “Caribbean Premier League” in 2013, he played for the Jamaica Tallawahs.

On September 21, 2013, in a T20 match against India, he set a record by getting four wickets in four balls.

He was signed by the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014. He only played in a few games for KKR that season, but the 2015 IPL was the turning point in his future as a cricket player. Altogether, he got three fifty-plus scores that season, adding up to 326 runs at an amazing strike rate of 192.00. It was just as amazing how well he did with the ball. He took a total of 14 wickets. He won three “Man of the Match” awards and was named the 2015 IPL’s “Most Valuable Player.”

In 2016, he won most of the league events he played in. This included the “Pakistan Super League” with “Islamabad United.” The “Big Bash League” with “Sydney Thunder,” and the “Bangladesh Premier League” with “Comilla Victorians.”

In the semi-finals of the 2016 ICC World T20, he saved the West Indies by hitting 43 runs off 20 balls without being out against India. The Windies won the cup, making them the only team ever to do it twice. These wins were very important to them.

Russell was found guilty of breaking the rules three times about where he was in January 2017. This is the same thing as failing a dope test. ‘World Anti-Doping Agency’ told him he couldn’t play any cricket for a year. From January 31, 2017, to January 30, 2018. This decision was very bad for him because it came at a great time for him.

The KKR team kept him for the 2018 IPL season, and he lived up to their trust with some great efforts. When Russell got back, he lit up the Chepauk stadium with a huge 88 off 36 balls against the “Chennai Super Kings.”

He also played cricket for Jamaica and Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League for half a season.

He got three fours and the fastest hundred (40 balls) in the 2018 “Caribbean Premier League,” beating his record of 42 balls set in 2016.

Personal and Family Life

When Andre got engaged in 2014, he asked his longtime girlfriend, model and Instagram star Jassym Lora, to marry him. In 2016, they received their marriage vows.

Fun fact

Russell has also tried his hand at singing. Together with singer Beenie Man, he made two English solos in 2014 under the name “Dre Russ.”

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