West Indies and Kolkata Knight Riders all rounder Andre Russell has thanked India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the COVID-19 vaccines. Jamaica received the vaccine yesterday as a part of India's mission. The explosive all-rounder went to Indian High Commission in Jamaica himself to appreciate the work of India. Read more - India Legends into the Final: Tendulkar, Lara, Yuvi stars in a virgourous semi-final
In a video uploaded by India in Jamaica on Twitter, Russell can be seen thanking India and Prime Minister Modi for the vaccine. He said, "I just want to say a big big thank you to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian High Commission. The vaccines are here and we are excited. We all would love to see the world go back to normal."
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He went to call India and Jamiaca as 'more than close' and also added that they are brothers. "The only change will be the vaccine. Jamaican people are really appreciating you and just to show that we are more than close. India and Jamaica are brothers. We appreciate it and stay safe over there. Peace!"
— India in Jamaica (@hcikingston) March 16, 2021
Russell is expected to join Kolkata Knight Riders camp soon for the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League. Although his bat was quite, he made an impact with the ball. This year, he is expected to make a quick turnaround and we might see the vintage Andre Russell.
Last week, former West Indies cricketer Sir Viv Richards had thanked PM Modi for helping the Caribbean countries by sending COVID-19 vaccines under the 'Vaccine Maitri' initiative.
"I would like to thank India for the wonderful contribution made to our country which is the vaccine. We thank you so much on behalf of the Antiguan and Barbudan people. We look forward, also that in the future, continued relationship. Thank you very much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the High Commission of India. We also thank all of the people in India for such a kind gesture," Richards had said.