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IPL 2022: Andre Russell scored 2 thousand runs in just 1120 balls, leaving Virender Sehwag behind

Pune. Andre Russell has once again proved his usefulness in T20 cricket. In a match of IPL 2022, this all-rounder of Kolkata Knight Riders scored an unbeaten 49 runs. Then while bowling also took 3 wickets. Due to this KKR got a big win. Playing first in the match, KKR scored 177 runs for 6 wickets. In reply, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s team could only score 123 runs for 8 wickets. This was the team’s sixth win in 13 matches. With this, the hope of the team’s playoff remains. In the match, Russell made another record in his name. 2000 thousand have also been completed in his IPL.

Andre Russell completed 2000 thousand runs in just 1120 balls. This is the best performance by any batsman in terms of the ball. Earlier this record was in the name of Virender Sehwag. He did this feat in the lowest 1211 balls. Russell has scored 2030 runs in IPL in 81 innings of 97 matches at an average of 31. Unbeaten 88 has played the biggest innings. Has scored 10 fifties. The strike rate is 179. From this his aggressive batting can be gauged.

Best performance as a bowler

Andre Russell has taken 17 wickets at an average of 14 in 13 matches of the current IPL season. His best performance is 4 wickets for 5 runs. This is his best performance of an IPL season. Prior to this, he took the maximum 15 wickets in 2016. He has taken 89 wickets in 88 innings in IPL. His best performance is 5 wickets for 15 runs. Has done the feat of taking 4 wickets twice and 5 wickets once. Economy is around 9.

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There have been constant questions about the fitness of this 34-year-old West Indies veteran. But KKR never left him. He was retained by the team before the auction of the current season. Looking at his record of overall T20, he has scored 6904 runs in 411 matches at an average of 27 till the first of this match. Has scored 2 centuries and 26 half-centuries. Strike rate is 170. At the same time, this fast bowler has also taken 371 wickets at an average of 25.

Tags: IPL, IPL 2022, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Virender Sehwag

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