The KKR Superstar Andre Russell looks more than ready for the upcoming IPL 2021 starting this Friday, as he posted an exciting clip on his Instagram account ar12russell. READ MORE IPL 2021: Gavaskar picked MS Dhoni as his IPL All-Time XI skipper
After a disappointing campaign in UAE last year, Andre Russell will look to get back his turbulent rhythm in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League, starting from April 9. The 32-year-old could only score 117 from nine innings last year and could not even all games owing to Injuries. The Jamaican would look to begin his 2021 campaign with a fresh mindset and showed few glimpses of his current form on Saturday.
Earlier, Kolkata Knight Riders shared a video on Twitter on Saturday, in which the all-rounder can be seen smashing the ball and almost injuring Dinesh Karthik, who was standing at the non-striker's end. As per a report in indianexpress.com, Karthik scored 90 runs in the contest, and also emerged as the leading run-scorer along with new recruit Tim Seifert.
The match was played between teams led by Ben Cutting and Shubman Gill respectively. Karthik featured for Gill's side as they amassed 175 in their innings. Meanwhile, Cutting's team chased down the target with 7 balls to spare.
Andre was seen working out hard on the treadmill as he clocked nearly clocked 15KMP showing his extreme prowess in fitness.
Andre Russell has amassed 1517 runs from 74 IPL games he has played at a staggering strike rate of 182 averaging almost 30. He will be a key player for KKR's success ahead of IPL 2021.
Kolkata Knight Riders will begin their IPL 2021 campaign with a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 11.