Andre Russell – Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL 2018 Player

Andre Russell is a West Indian cricketer who will play for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Vivo IPL 2018. Please find below Profile, Bio of Andre Russell.

Andre Russell - Kolkata Knight Riders - IPL 2018 Player

Player Name : Andre Russell
Nickname :A Russell
Role : All-rounder
Bats : Right-handed
Bowls : Right-arm fast
Nationality : West Indian
IPL Team : Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Jersey Number : N/A

Andre Russell Profile :

Born on 29th April 1988, Andre Dwayne Russell is a Jamaican cricketer who plays for the West Indies cricket team in ODI’s. He has also played a single test match for West Indies. He plays for Jamaica in the domestic cricket and also plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

A fast bowling all rounder, Russell is a right arm fast bowler, a powerful striker of the ball and a very athletic fielder with a good throwing arm.

He is known to pick up key wickets at crucial intervals during the match.

During the 2012 IPL Players Auction, he was bought by the Delhi Daredevils (DD) but played in just 4 matches scoring 47 runs and took 1 wicket in his debut IPL season.

He played for Delhi in IPL 2013 as well, featuring in just 3 matches.

In players auction for IPL 2014, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders team for Rs. 60 lakhs but got to play only in 2 matches in IPL 2014.

The best season of his IPL career was IPL 2015 when he featured in 13 matches scoring 326 runs at an average of 36.22 and took 14 wickets.

He was retained by the team for IPL 2016. In IPL 2016 he played in 12 matches scoring 188 runs and picked up 15 wickets.

Andre Russell was retained by the team for IPL 2017 but he missed the tournament as he was banned from cricket for a period of one year for a doping code violation.

Ahead of IPL 2018 he was retained by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs. 12.5 Crores.

Lets hope that he again plays well in IPL 2018 playing for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team.