newscricketa month ago

The Hundred | Kagiso Rabada, Lasith Malinga, Chris Gayle find no takers in mega draft

A few eyebrows were raised as Kagiso Rabada, Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga found no takers in the Hundred draft. With only three overseas slots for the eight teams, the likes of Rashid Khan, D'Arcy Short, Andre Russell, David Warner, Glenn Maxwell etc. were preferred over the veterans.
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newscricketa month ago

Abu Dhabi League sees names like Mohammad Amir, Lasith Malinga being picked for lucrative price

The 10-day Abu Dhabi T-10 league tournament, which has been scheduled to be held from November 15, saw Pakistan and Sri Lanka stars Mohammad Amir and Lasith Malinga going under the hammer in the auction. The annual player draft saw as many as 110 players allocated across eight teams.
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newscricketa month ago

Would be brilliant for cricket to be included in Olympics, feels Andre Russel

Hard-hitting Caribbean all-rounder Andre Russell, who takes pleasure in destroying bowlers, feels that the T10 format could pave the gateway for cricket to break into the Olympics. Earlier this year, the MCC confirmed that they were making significant efforts to include Cricket at the 2028 Olympics.
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newscricketa month ago

AFG vs WI | Brandon King, Hayden Walsh Jr. receive maiden international call-ups

Brandon King and Hayden Walsh Jr., who impressed with bat and ball respectively in CPL 2019, have been called up by the Windies for their ODIs and T20Is against Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Darren Bravo, who had an underwhelming series against India in August, has been axed from the Test squad.
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newscricket2 months ago

CPL 2019 | Andre Russell cleared of serious injury after blow to head

Andre Russell, who was hit on the helmet and carted off the ground during a Caribbean Premier League (CPL) match on Thursday, has been cleared of any serious injury. Russell was struck near the right ear when attempting to pull and ended up leaving the field on a stretcher in a neck brace.
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newscricket3 months ago

Jason Holder, Shai Hope, and Andre Russell among top West Indies award winners

Jason Holder, the skipper of the Windies' Test and ODI sides, bagged the best Test player of the Year award and West Indies’ Player of the Year at the 7th CWI/WIPA Awards 2019. Meanwhile, Shai Hope and Andre Russell were named the ODI player and the Caribbean T20 Player of the year, respectively.
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newscricket3 months ago

Daily rehab is going to be a part of Andre Russel’s life for the rest of his career, reckons Johnny Grave

Johnny Grave has stated that Andre Russell’s knee injury is perpetual and he will just have to continue with rehab throughout his career to ensure he is completely fit. He has also said that Russell was allowed to play in Canada to regain match fitness before he can return to international cricket.
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newscricket3 months ago

Andre Russell makes surprise Global T20 appearance after pulling out of T20Is against India

After T20 sensation Andre Russell made an announcement that he won’t be participating in the first two T20Is against India that start from Saturday, owing to a knee injury, the swashbuckling batsman appeared in the Global T20 game. Consequently, he faced a lot of criticisms regarding this.
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newscricket3 months ago

Playing for Windies is always his main goal, Carlos Brathwaite defends Andre Russell

Windies T20 skipper Carlos Brathwaite has stepped in to defend his teammate and friend Andre Russell, who recently ruled himself out of West Indies' first two T20Is against India starting on August 3. The T20 sensation, however, represented the Vancouver Knights in the Global T20 game on Friday.
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newscricket3 months ago

West Indies vs India | West Indies name Jason Mohammed as replacement for Andre Russell

After all-rounder Andre Russell has ruled himself out of the first two T20Is against India in Florida, with the West Indies cricket board picking Jason Mohammed as his replacement. Interim head coach, Floyd Reifer, admitted that it will be difficult to fill the shoes of a player like Russell.
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