Andre Russell was one of the crucial players for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL. He made his debut for Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2012 but due to poor performance, he entered KKR franchise in 2014. In all these years, he became one of the best all-rounders in IPL. Here is a look at one of his best performances in IPL.
- 39(24) Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore(2016)
In an encounter in the league match, KL Rahul added 50 runs ad Virat Kohli slammed 52 runs to bring 185 runs from 20 overs for RCB. As an answer, the Kolkata top order collapsed and by 10.1 overs, they are at 69/4. To repair the situation, Yusuf Pathan joined Andre Russell and Russell slammed 4 boundaries and one six to hand Kolkata Knight Riders a win by 5 wickets.
- 66(36) Vs Kings XI Punjab(2015)
In the 14th match of IPL 2015 at Pune, Gautam Gambhir chose to field first and hence the Punjab franchise batted first. George Bailey slammed 60 runs to hand KXIP a score of 155 runs off 20 overs. At a stage of 60/5, Yusuf Pathan again joined Andre Russell to give KKR another victory. He slammed 66 runs off 36 balls with 9 fours and 2 sixes. By 18th over, KKR won the match by six wickets.
- 88*(36) Vs Chennai Super Kings (2018)
Due to a ban, Andre Russell missed out the IPL 2017 season. He entered the KKR franchise in IPL 2018 and thrashed Chennai bowlers with 88 runs off 36 balls. He came to bat when the team was in tough phase with 89/5 and surprised the audience with 1 four and 11 sixes and slammed Dwayne Bravo, one of the crucial death over bowlers for Chennai with 50 runs from 3 overs.