Andre Russell Goes Past 2000 IPL Runs
IPL 2022: Andre Russell scored a match-winning 49* off 28 against SunRisers Hyderabad to give Kolkata Knight Riders a crucial win.
Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Andre Russell has crossed 2,000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday. He accomplished this feat during his side's match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at MCA Stadium in Pune. During the match, he played a solid unbeaten knock of 49* in 28 balls, which included 3 fours and 4 sixes. Russell has been having a solid IPL season so far, scoring 330 runs in 11 innings at an average of 41.25. His individual best score is 70*.
He has scored one half-century in the tournament so far.
Coming to the match, a 63-run stand between Sam Billings (34) and Andre Russell powered Kolkata Knight Riders to a solid 177/6 in their 20 overs here at MCA Stadium in Pune on Saturday.
It was a solid day for KKR with the bat, as everyone chipped in useful contributions that took the side to a solid score. Umran Malik was the pick of the bowlers for SRH, impressing once again with three scalps in his kitty.
Russell then starred with the ball as well, taking three wickets as SRH were restricted to 123/8 as KKR registered a crucial 54-run victory.