ANDRE RUSSELL

  • Chris Gayle, Andre Russell and the Calypso music in Australia 3 days ago

    Chris Gayle and Andre Russell put on their dancing shoes as they perform for their fans in Perth in front of a fairly large gathering. ...
  • World Cup 2015: West Indies are not pushovers, says Andre Russell February 21, 2015

    Christchurch: Andre Russell is the kind of cricketer for whom life is never easy. He bats just low enough down to the order to not really showcase his talent, more often than not, and there is little guarantee that he will be called upon to send down a substantial number...
  • World Cup 2015: Russell stars as West Indies thrash Pakistan by 150 runs February 21, 2015

    One-Day Internationals are usually won by playing good cricket for the best part of 100 overs. But, they can be lost in a matter of 19 balls, as Pakistan proved, collapsing more readily than a house of cards that has been dynamited. Those who tuned in to the game late would...
  • World Cup 2015: West Indies on sliding scale of decline February 17, 2015

    Sydney: Darren Sammy needed treatment on his back, Andre Russell pulled up after bowling an embarrassing long-hop while fresh-faced captain Jason Holder speared a ball so wide that first slip was placed in immediate peril. In three crude snapshots, the decline of West Indies cricket was perfectly captured and another miserable...
  • World Cup 2015 Team Profile: Odds stacked against West Indies' revival February 8, 2015

    West Indies cricket, in the past few years, has suffered a lot due to the tussle between its players and board. The team that was once known for its all-round performance and invincible status has now turned into a unit that relies on a few star players to win matches. ...
  • Andre Russell hails team effort in Windies triumph January 26, 2015

    Port Elizabeth: Andre Russell, the hero of the fourth One-day International (ODI), has praised the team effort which gave the West Indies their first victory of the five-match series against South Africa. The Caribbean side beat South Africa by a single wicket with nine balls to spare at St. George's Park...
  • 4th ODI: Andre Russel takes West Indies to a thrilling win over South Africa January 25, 2015

    Port Elizabeth: A thrilling burst of hitting by Andre Russell carried the West Indies to a one-wicket win over South Africa in the fourth one-day international at St George's Park on Sunday. Half-centuries by Marlon Samuels, Darren Sammy and Russell trumped a maiden international century by South Africa's David Miller as...
  • Andre Russell credits mid-night cardio for speed increase January 9, 2015

    Cape Town: West Indies allrounder Andre Russell says strength training and late night cardio vascular exercises to YouTube videos have formed important part of his training routines and are responsible for improvements in his bowling speed. The 26-year-old Jamaican cricketer has improved his speed and accuracy with the ball, and showed...
  • Players involved in Windies pay dispute join SA league October 28, 2014

    Johannesburg: Four of the players who controversially quit the recent One-Day International (ODI) cricket tour of India have signed contracts to play in South Africa's Ram Slam Twenty20 League. ODI captain Dwayne Bravo, Windies T20 skipper Darren Sammy, along with Kieron Pollard and Andre Russell have all been announced by Cricket...
  • CLT20: It's good to have Wasim Akram around, says Andre Russell September 20, 2014

    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 September 18, 2014

    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 September 18, 2014

    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 September 17, 2014

    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 August 30, 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...