Andre Russel has been a very important part of the Kolkata team in the Indian T20 League 2022. The all-rounder joined the team in 2014 and was a part of their championship win in the same season. Recently, Russell became the fourth player after Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa and Yusuf Pathan to score over 2000 runs for the franchise.
With a strike rate of more than 180 in the Indian T20 League, the 34-year-old also became the fastest batter (in terms of balls faced) to achieve the 2000-run milestone. In the ongoing season, the Jamaican has scored 330 runs in 11 innings. He has a massive strike rate of 182.3 and an average of 41.25. Russell has also been handy with the ball. He has taken 17 wickets in 13 games for the team.
Russell recently discussed his favourite food in Kolkata, favourite actress, and many other things in a video posted on Kolkata’s official YouTube page. He also stated that winning the 2014 ITL under Gambhir was his favourite moment. Furthermore, Russell stated that his favourite athlete of all time is the renowned Cristiano Ronaldo, who is presently a member of Manchester United.
Andre Russell’s answers to the questions
Favourite sportsperson of all time– Cristiano Ronaldo
Favourite Jamaican food– Starfish with dumplings
Favourite countries to travel to– India, Australia and England
How do you like your eggs at breakfast?– Scrambled
Favourite Bollywood actor – No comments, I have a lot
Favourite Hollywood actress– Angelina Jolie
Favourite TV show– Money Heist
Favourite film– Hangovers
One Instagram handle you admire the most– Megan Boone
Sports shoes, sneakers or slippers– Sports Shoes
Favourite tennis player– Serena Williams
Favourite musician– Chronic Law
Why don’t you have a tattoo?- I’m afraid of pain
Favourite hangout place in Jamaica– Russell’s T20
Favourite thing to eat in Kolkata– Chicken Tikka Masala
One cricketing legend you admire the most– Sir Vivian Richards
What is your philosophy in life?– Live and enjoy to your fullest
If I wasn’t in a bubble, where would you head to?– The best club in Mumbai
Bowler you are looking forward to facing in the ITL– Jasprit Bumrah