Kolkata Knight Riders fabulous all rounder Andre Russell who plays for Jamaica Tallawahs’ in the CPL 2021 has hit the quickest fifty throughout the entire existence of the competition. Russell scored a fifty in only 14 balls to assist him with siding post a gigantic absolute against Saint Lucia Kings here at the Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts on Friday.
Batting at number five, Russell didn’t burn through any time as he began crushing bowlers all once again the recreation center from the word go. He scored 50 runs in only 14 balls with the assistance of six sixes and three fours.
He played with a humongous strike rate of 357.14. Russell hit four sixes in an over of Wahab Riaz. Andre Russell scored 32 runs in that over which is the most costly over throughout the entire existence of the CPL Tournament.
JAM’s openers Chadwick Walton and Kennar Lewis gave their a strong beginning by scoring 81 runs inside the power-play. Walton scored 47 runs while Lewis hit 48 runs. Pakistan’s Haider Ali additionally scored 45 runs with respect to captain Rovman Powell who scored 38 runs.
For SLK, Obed McCoy picked three wickets to make everything right for his team but however there was no help from the opposite end. Roston Chase additionally took two wickets while Kesrick Williams contributed with one wicket.
With this kind of form, Kolkata Knight Riders will be pretty much happy and bringing Russell Mania into strike will definitely pace up their performance as well. KKR definitely needs to bring Russell form as they are already at the 7th spot. This terrific form from Russell justifies that he is well prepared for the T20 World Cup as well.