IPL 2022: Andre Russell announces a return to action with 31 stunning 70 balls.© BCCI/IPL
West Indies versatile Andre Russell announced his return to form the game with a stunning 31 70 -ball that saw the Kolkata Knight Riders chase 138 in less than 15 overs against the King of Punjab on Friday. For two seasons, Russell failed to deliver the spark that made him one of the most feared batsmen in the Indian Premier League (IPL), but against PBKS, he returned to his best when he came to hit with KKR in a difficult position and turned the game into a win. easy for his team.
Team owner Shah Rukh Khan was among those excited to see ‘Dre Russ’ put on a spectacle and gave high praise to him.
“Welcome back my friend @Russell12A for so long haven’t seen a ball fly so high !!! It took its own life when U hit it Man!” he tweeted.
– Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) 1 April 2022
He also praised Umesh Yadav and congratulated the team on the victory. Umesh Yadav came back with a score of 4/23 when KKR beat PBKS with 137. This is the best figure he returned in the IPL.
“And @y_umesh wow! To @ShreyasIyer15 & well done team. Good night boys,” he wrote in his tweet.
Russell came to hit with KKR in an interfering spot on 51/4 after seven overs. However, once he settled in, he hit eight six and two boundaries to make a short effort to catch up.
KKR has now won two of the three matches and climbed to the top of the IPL 2022 points table.
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