Andre Russel

  • Sunil Narine, Andre Russell choose CLT20 over Tests September 7, 2014

    St. John's: Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has once again chosen the Twenty20 format over Test cricket after opting out of the two-Test series against Bangladesh at home. Narine was a notable omission from the 13-man squad announced by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Friday for the first Test at...
  • Andre Russell added to West Indies squad for final ODI August 25, 2014

    Basseterre: Allrounder Andre Russell has been called up to the West Indies squad for the third and final One-Day International (ODI) against Bangladesh here Monday. Russell's addition pushes the squad to 14 and is the only change to the unit which contested the opening games in Grenada last week. The 26-year-old...
  • CPL: Amazing Andre Russell steals victory for Jamaica Tallawahs August 3, 2014

    Kingston: Andre Russell blasted a huge six off the last ball of the game to crown an amazing half-century and Jamaica Tallawahs snatched an exciting six-wicket victory over Guyana Amazon Warriors, in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) here. In a rematch of last season's final, the defending champions Tallawahs chased down...
  • Andre Russell's whirlwind century blows Bangladesh away June 9, 2014

    Bridgetown, Barbados: Andre Russell's astonishing 47-ball hundred has powered West Indies High Performance Centre (HPC) to an emphatic 117-run victory over Bangladesh A in the first one-dayer here. The all-rounder, already a senior West Indies player, finished unbeaten on 132 from a mere 56 deliveries, as HPC piled up 327 for...
  • Yuvraj-led India A eye encore in second one-dayer September 16, 2013

    Bangalore: Their confidence on high after the comprehensive win in the opener, India A would look to seal the three-match unofficial ODI series against West Indies A in the second 50-over game between the two sides at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Tuesday. Skipper Yuvraj Singh stole the limelight with a...
  • Chris Gayle guides Jamaica to inaugural CPL title August 25, 2013

    Port of Spain: Another exhibition of power hitting by captain Chris Gayle and the consistent Andre Russell guided Jamaica Tallawahs to a commanding seven-wicket win over the Guyana Amazon Warriors and the inaugural Caribbean Premier T20 League title. The pair smashed an unbeaten 62 from 34 balls as the Tallawahs rattled...
  • Worked hard on my game: Andre Russell August 23, 2013

    Port of Spain: Allrounder Andre Russell says he cannot wait to line up with the Jamaica Tallawahs in their bid to make the final of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The 25-year-old has emerged as the hero for the Kingston-based franchise, producing match-winning knocks and incisive spells to help...
  • CPL: Hafeez fifty guides Guyana to victory August 18, 2013

    Riding on Mohammad Hafeez's unbeaten half-century, Guyana Amazon Warriors defeated Antigua Hawkbills by five wickets on Saturday. Antigua deciding to bat first put up 166 on the board with Kieran Powell (47) and Marlon Samuels (43) contributing top of the order. Ben Rohrer batting lower down scored a valuable 17-ball 25...
  • Andre Russell leads Jamaica to six wicket win over St.Lucia August 11, 2013

    Beausejour: Andre Russell smashed an unbeaten 47 from 19 balls with three fours and four sixes to pilot Jamaica Tallawahs to a six-wicket win over St.Lucia Zouks in the Caribbean Premier League played here at the Beausejour Cricket Ground. Needing 143 for victory the Tallawahs achieved their target off 17.3 overs...
  • CPL: Andre Russell helps Jamaica beat Antigua by seven wickets August 5, 2013

    Georgetown (Guyana): An unbeaten fourth wicket stand of 69 between Andre Russell and Danza Hyatt steered Jamaica Tallawahs to a seven-wicket win over Antigua Hawksbills in their Caribbean Premier T20 League (CPL) match at the Providence Stadium. Russell powered his way to 42 not out off 23 balls with four fours...
  • Smith to lead West Indies A in T20s against Sri Lanka A June 18, 2013

    Kingston: West Indies batsman Dwayne Smith will lead the West Indies A team against Sri Lanka A in two Twenty20 matches this week at Arnos Vale. Smith, a prolific scorer in the just ended Indian Premier League (IPL), is one of four members of the West Indies World T20 champion team...
  • We don't get similar treatment in Caribbean: Andre Russell April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: His legs slightly spread and knees somewhat bent, Andre Russell regaled the audience by crossing his arms and breaking into the Gangnam-style jig, and then won their hearts with a proclamation that West Indians playing in the IPL are treated "better" in India than in the Caribbean. "People in...
  • Daredevils wary of KKR's Narine, says Andre Russell April 1, 2013

    Kolkata: Ahead of their Indian Premier League (IPL) season opener against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday, the Delhi Daredevils (DD) are wary of KKR's mystery offie Sunil Narine, who played a crucial role in his team winning their maiden IPL crown last year. "He (Narine) is really difficult to play....
  • Confident Russell up for Aussie battle January 27, 2013

    Canberra: Exciting West Indies allrounder Andre Russell is eager to face Australia, and says he is backing himself to execute against the former World Champions. Russell, along with the Darren Sammy-led West Indies side, arrived here on Saturday following 28 hours of travel from the Caribbean. The West Indies will play...
  • Andre Russell expects WI winning ways to continue November 28, 2012

    Khulna: West Indies allrounder Andre Russell says he expects his side to continue its winning ways against Bangladesh in the five one-day internationals and the Twenty20 international. The fast bowling allrounder is one of six players shipped in to help form the limited-overs side for the series beginning Friday. The...
  • Gayle's female guests arrested in West Indies rooms October 4, 2012

    Colombo: Sri Lankan police arrested three British women who were found socialising in the hotel rooms of West Indies players, including star batsman Chris Gayle, early Wednesday, police and hotel sources said. Police bodyguards protecting players at the ongoing World Twenty20 arrested the three Britons at the deluxe Cinnamon Grand hotel...
  • Bravo, Russell in WI squad for World T20 August 23, 2012

    St. John's: Darren Bravo and Andre Russell, who both missed the Twenty20 series win over New Zealand in Florida, were on Wednesday included in the West Indies squad for the World Twenty20. Bravo had to head back to the West Indies from the tour of England after suffering a groin injury...
  • 2nd ODI: Rattled New Zealand aim to bounce back July 7, 2012

    Kingston: Having lost three matches in a row to West Indies, New Zealand need a massive turnaround to prevent the hosts taking a 2-0 series lead when the second ODI gets underway at Sabina Park on Saturday. A nine-wicket win in the series opener at the same ground will...
  • Windies gunning for whitewash, says Russell July 6, 2012

    Kingston (Jamaica): All-rounder Andre Russell has said West Indies was eyeing a whitewash after brushing aside New Zealand by nine wickets in the opening One-Day International. Set a revised target of 136 off 33 overs after a two-hour rain break during their innings, West Indies cruised to victory off 24.2 overs,...
  • 1st ODI: WI annihilate NZ by 9 wickets July 6, 2012

    Kingston, Jamaica: Fast bowler Andre Russell claimed 4-45 as West Indies limited New Zealand to 190 for 9 off 50 overs which West Indies chased with ease riding on the half-centuries by Chris Gayle and Dwayne Snmith in the first one-day cricket international at Sabina Park on Thursday. Spinner Sunil Narine...
  • Best, Russell in West Indies ODI squad July 2, 2012

    Lauderhill, Florida: West Indies selectors have largely kept faith with the players that won 2-0 in a Twenty20 series against New Zealand in Florida at the weekend for the first two one-day internationals against the same opponent. The only players in the 13-man Twenty20 squad to miss out are legspinner Samuel...
  • Bravo and Russell uncertain for second ODI June 18, 2012

    London: The West Indies are sweating on the fitness of batsman Darren Bravo and allrounder Andre Russell, but have been boosted by the news that opener Chris Gayle will be available for Tuesday's second one-day international against England. The left-handed Gayle missed Saturday's opening ODI at Southampton, which the West...
  • Russell willing to wait for second Test call-up April 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Since making his first-class debut for Jamaica a little more than five years ago, Andre Russell has played in only one Test match for West Indies, but the allrounder is willing to wait for that second chance. "At the moment I am focused on one-day and T20 cricket. Whenever...
  • Patience is the key to success: Russell April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: After he had completed high school, Andre Russell's mother wanted him to pursue higher studies but all that the West Indies allrounder ever wanted to do was to play cricket. "It was a tough call as we were poor and my mother thought education would help me have...
  • BPL: Khulna edge to 2-run win over Sylhet February 18, 2012

    Chittagong: Khulna Royal Bengals held their nerves for a two-run victory over Sylhet Royals in a nail-biting Bangaldesh Premier League encounter at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Saturday. Chasing 172, Kamran Akmal put the Royals on course with a blazing 41-ball 82, smashing 11 boundaries and four sixes at a...
  • Russell guides Khulna to easy win in BPL February 11, 2012

    Dhaka: West Indies allrounder Andre Russell sparkled not a little as Khulna Royal Bengals beat Dhaka Gladiators by 19 runs in the third match of the Bangladesh Premier League at the Shere Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. Electing to bat first, captain Shakib Al Hasan top-scored with 42 off 31 balls,...