Andre Russell to make a return at BBL11. He makes a return at BBL11 after 4 years as previously he played for Melbourne stars in BBL11. Melbourne Stars General Manager said, “We cannot wait to see Andre at the MCG in front of some big crowds this summer. At the Stars, we always strive to have world-class players for our members and fans to admire, and Andre falls comfortably into that category. We look forward to seeing him entertain and thrill everyone, starting on Friday against the Thunder at the MCG”.
Melbourne Stars coach David Hussey said, “To have someone of Andre’s quality play for the Melbourne Stars is a huge signing for our club. We want our Stars family to watch the best players in action at the MCG and Andre is world-class. I can’t wait to work with him in the time that he’s here and look forward to his debut on Friday night. Everyone is doubtful about Russell as the form of Russell is a big concern. But Russell last week smash 90 runs in 32 balls in T10 Final. This makes Russell entry in BBL 11.
Melbourne Star Squad
Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Seb Gotch, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchliffe, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (c), Tom O’Connell, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Joe Burns, Sam Rainbird, Joe Clarke, Qais Ahmad, Sam Elliot, Beau Webster, Haris Rauf, Andre Russell.
BBL management provides strict guidelines for BBL11 due to COVID -19 pandemic
Andre Russell returned to BBL after 4 years, due to the covid-19 pandemic he has to follow strict rules or covid protocols during tournaments,
Rules for Andre Russell :
- Maintain 2 meters distance from teammates and other people
- Use a different gate to enter the stadium
- Use different washrooms
- Do not celebrate during wickets with teammates
- Use separate microphone
- Use different dressing room
Andre Russell Career Analysis
33-Year-old Russell belongs to Jamaica, dominantly plays for WEST INDIES in the international circuit, and also represents various clubs in the domestic circuit. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium pacer. He plays for KKR in IPL. In 387 T20 matches, he scores 6834 runs and took 343 wickets. He is known for his destructive batting mode. In 56 ODI matches, he scored 1087 runs and took 70 wickets. In 39 T2OI he screwed 740 runs and took 39 wickets. We all are set to witness Russel mania in BBL.