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Personal Information

Full NameAndre Dwayne Russell
BornApril 29, 1988 Jamaica
Age34 Years, 9 Months, 9 Days
National SideWest Indies
Batting StyleRight Handed
BowlingRight-arm fast



Man of the Match

TestODIT20World CupCL

Career Information

Teams PlayedWest Indies, Jamaica Scorpions, Jamaica Invitation XI, Nottinghamshire, Sagicor High Performance Centre, West Indies A, Worcestershire, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars, Sydney Thunder, Khulna Royal Bengals, Sylhet Sunrisers, Knights, Trinbago Knight Riders, Jamaica Tallawahs, Minister Group Dhaka, Comilla Victorians, Islamabad United, Quetta Gladiators, Rajshahi Royals, Multan Sultans, Vancouver Knights, Nangarhar Leopards, Northern Warriors, Deccan Gladiators, Manchester Originals, Southern Brave, Colombo Stars
Career Span

Andre Dwayne Russell Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

11022 v SL00002.0022.221000
56479103492* v IND04945727.21130.2211062
World Cup
1412219249 v ENG00121519.20134.264030
67571974151 v AUS01426219.50156.00160103
6416558 v CSK014521.66180.552000
7669211491121* v TKR2611011931.06173.3741074
978115203088* v CSK01013717530.75179.1727055
26251053890* v DB02414635.86213.4912031
139627454* v TN01162991.33215.748010

Bowling Performance

223210411/73 v SL00104.004.52138.001
55381.4142229704/35 v IND3031.845.8432.7155
World Cup
14100.19576234/49 v ENG1025.045.7526.1314
56148.301364393/43 v AUS1034.979.1822.8456
514010521/17 v DOL0052.507.5042.005
66202.111750694/23 v TKR1025.368.6517.5766
88235.202134895/15 v MI7123.979.0615.8688
24430483233/17 v DB1021.0011.2311.2124
932.10268144/29 v WH1019.148.3313.789

Andre Dwayne Russell Profile

Over the past few years, few sides can compete with West Indies for the alarming rate at which they have chopped and changed their sides. Youngsters have been blooded in with gay abandon but either inexperience or lack of opportunities has resulted in them being unsuccessful at the international stage.

A fast bowling all-rounder, Andre Russell was one of the few new faces in a revamped West Indies squad for the 2010 Test tour to Sri Lanka. The Jamaican who impressed for West Indies A with both bat and ball on their 2010 England tour followed it up with a fine domestic tournament in the Caribbean which earned him a call-up to the national side.

A pacer who believes in bowling in the right areas rather than striving for pace, Russell’s hard hitting abilities combined with his electrifying fielding make him a fine prospect. He showed that with a brilliant batting display against England in a league game during the ICC CWC 2011, nearly taking the Windies home. Russell’s rise to fame also landed him a contract with Delhi in the Indian T20 league. He couldn’t play a lot of games for the franchise and was subsequently bought by Kolkata in 2014.

In the year 2016, Russell was found guilty of missing three doping test in a period of 12 months and was handed a one year ban from cricket. More than for the national team, Russell built his name playing for different franchises all around the globe. His muscular batting and ability to demolish any bowling attack made him one of the most feared batsmen in the world.

The year 2019 was wonderful for him as he won the Player of the Tournament award for his all-round performance in the Indian T20 League. He smashed 510 runs at a strike rate in excess of 200 and also picked 11 wickets for Kolkata. Although his team had a disappointing season, he emerged as one big positive. Russell was included in the West Indian World Cup squad for 2019. During one of the matches in the mega event, he became the fastest batsman to complete 1000 ODI runs, in terms of balls faced. The all-rounder thought suffered a knee injury and had to pull out midway of the tournament.