Andre Russel

  • CLT20: It's good to have Wasim Akram around, says Andre Russell 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Refusing to revel in the early spotlight after his blitzkrieg in the Champions League Twenty20 opener, Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Andre Russell has credited the team's support staff and said that having the great Wasim Akram in the dugout is a big plus. "The support staff of KKR is...
  • Doeschate praises Russell after KKR's winning start to CLT20 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Ryan ten Doeschate heaped praise on teammate Andre Russell for taking the game away from Chennai Super Kings with a scintillating knock and open their campaign in the Champions League Twenty20 on a winning note. Doeschate said the victory is crucial for his side ahead of...
  • CLT20: Gambhir hails 'unbelievable' Russell, Doeschate 5 days ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said Andre Russell and Ryan ten Doeschate played "unbelievable" knocks and also hailed spinner Sunil Narine for his economical spell, which according to him were instrumental in his side's threewicket win over Chennai Super Kings in the Champions League Twenty20 opener in...
  • CLT20: Doeschate, Russell take Kolkata to a threewicket win over Chennai 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andre Russell smashed a breathtaking half century while Ryan ten Doeschate struck a fine unbeaten 51 to guide IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders to a threewicket win over Chennai Super Kings in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Wednesday. Chasing a competitive 158 for win, KKR...
  • Sunil Narine, Andre Russell choose CLT20 over Tests September 7, 2014

    St. John's: Mystery offspinner Sunil Narine has once again chosen the Twenty20 format over Test cricket after opting out of the twoTest series against Bangladesh at home. Narine was a notable omission from the 13man 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 OneDay 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 26yearold...
  • 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 halfcentury and Jamaica Tallawahs snatched an exciting sixwicket 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 47ball hundred has powered West Indies High Performance Centre (HPC) to an emphatic 117run victory over Bangladesh A in the first onedayer here. The allrounder, 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 halfcentury, 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 17ball 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 sixwicket 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 sevenwicket 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 Gangnamstyle 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 Sammyled 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 oneday internationals and the Twenty20 international. The fast bowling allrounder is one of six players shipped in to help form the limitedovers 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 20 series lead when the second ODI gets underway at Sabina Park on Saturday. A ninewicket win in the series opener at the same ground will...
  • Windies gunning for whitewash, says Russell July 6, 2012

    Kingston (Jamaica): Allrounder Andre Russell has said West Indies was eyeing a whitewash after brushing aside New Zealand by nine wickets in the opening OneDay International. Set a revised target of 136 off 33 overs after a twohour 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 445 as West Indies limited New Zealand to 190 for 9 off 50 overs which West Indies chased with ease riding on the halfcenturies by Chris Gayle and Dwayne Snmith in the first oneday 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 20 in a Twenty20 series against New Zealand in Florida at the weekend for the first two oneday internationals against the same opponent. The only players in the 13man 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 oneday international against England. The lefthanded Gayle missed Saturday's opening ODI at Southampton, which the West...