Andre Russell is a famous cricketer of the West Indies. He is a right-handed batsman. And medium presser bowler. He plays in the West Indies international team and also plays IPL. He plays as an all-rounder. His full name is Andre Dwayne Russell and his nickname is Dre Russ.
AGE & HEIGHT
Andre Russell was born on 29 April 1988 in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. His height is 6 ft 1 inch (1.85 meters).
His father’s name is Michael Russell mother is Sandra Davis.
Andre Russell wife
Andre Russell’s wife is Jassim Lora. She is a modeler by profession. She started her modeling career at the age of 19. They got engaged in 2014 and two years later in July 2016, they got married in a private ceremony.
Russell’s family was very poor and that is why his mother wanted Russell to study and get a good job, Although Andre Russell loved school in his childhood, he was not at all interested in studies and it is said that while studying in a government school as a child, Russell used to skip school to play cricket and because of these habits he did not do well in his schooling. Seeing the poor condition of the house, during his school days, Russell decided that he would make a career in the game of cricket, although Andre Russell did not want to disappoint his family members and that is why he stayed with his mother for 2 years. Asked for time and Russell told his mother that if he could not succeed in the game in 2 years, he would do as his mother told him. In this time period, Russel had united day and night for the practice of cricket, although the time given to his mother was not successful, Looking at his hard work, all the family members understood that if not today then tomorrow would be successful. So must be and that’s why everyone started supporting him and then with the passage of time, in 2007, for the first time, Andre Russell got a chance to play for the Jamaican team in first-class cricket.
In 2007, for the first time, Andre Russell got a chance to play for the Jamaican team in first-class cricket. Russell impressed the people with his excellent batting and bowling and then after his strong all-round performance in Rona Screen Cricket Club and Rohit Shahr Cricket League, Russell caught the attention of the West Indies selectors.
SELECTION INTERNATIONAL TEAM
In November 2010, Russell was selected to play against Sri Lanka. Andre Russell was included in the West Indies team for the first time in the tournament. where any player is usually given a place in ODI or T20 for the first time, Russell played for the first time in a Test match and then when he made his debut in an ODI match, he went straight to the World Cup in 2011. He played his first ODI match against Ireland in the World Cup, Although in this match he was not able to show much success with his batting, he impressed everyone with his bowling skills, and in 10 overs, he took one wicket for 37 runs. As time passed, Andre Russell proved himself with his explosive batting in the next few matches.
SELECTION IPL AUCTION
After seeing the brilliant all-round performance, his name was also added to the 2012 IPL and in this auction, Delhi Daredevils included him in their team by paying around three crores, although after playing with Delhi in 2012 and 2013 IPL Rasool joined Kolkata Knight Riders and since 2014 he has been associated with this team continuously and apart from IPL and West Indies team, Russell also played different roles like Big Bash League, Pakistan Super League, and Bangladesh Premier League.
Andre Russell is an all-round hitter batsman, He played only one test match. He scored only two runs and took one wicket in one Test match. He has played many matches in ODIs and T20Is. He is definitely a special cricketer for T20. The records are as follows.
ONE DAY INTERNATIONAL
He made his ODI debut for his country in 2011 And in 2019 he retired from ODI cricket.
Andre Russell is a special cricketer for T20.