Andre Dwayne Russell is an West Indies cricketer. Being Right Handed Batsman & Right-arm fast Bowler in the West Indies national cricket team. He also played IPL for Kolkata Knight Riders.
|Born||29 April 1988, Kingston|
|Height||6 ft 1 inch (185 cm)|
Andre Dwayne Russell was born on 29 April 1988, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. His age is around 35 years (2023)
Russell married American model Jassym Lora in 2016; the couple have a daughter.
In 2014, Russell began a second career as a recording artist under the name ‘Dre Russ’, with two singles released in November, one a collaboration with Beenie Man.
A fast bowling All-rounder, Russell made his Test debut debut against Sri Lanka in November 2010. This is the only Test match of his career.
Andre Russell from Jamaica, made his ODI debut in the 2011 World Cup against Ireland. By then, he had already played one Test against Sri Lanka in 2010. He impressed a lot of people with his energy in his first few games in the 2011 World Cup. A bustling pacer, he is a powerful lower middle-order batsman too.
He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in the 2011 Cricket World Cup match against Ireland at Mohali. After a poor home series against Pakistan, he made his mark against in the ODI series against India.
After being dropped from the first two ODIs, he scored 92 not out off 64 balls in the 3rd ODI after coming to the crease at 96/7. In the 5th ODI at Sabina Park in Kingston, he was named the player of the match as he took 4/35 (from 8.3 overs) to dismiss India for 251 in 47.1 overs.
|Test Debut||15 November 2010 v Sri Lanka|
|ODI Debut||11 March 2011 v Ireland (Cap 156)|
|T20I Debut||21 April 2011 v pakistan (Cap 46)|
|IPL||2012-2013: Delhi Daredevils|
2014-Till Now: Kolkata Knight Riders
He was named in the ‘Team of the Tournament’ for the 2016 T20 World Cup by the ICC, Cricinfo and Cricbuzz.
In April 2019, he was named in the West Indies squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. In the West Indies match against Australia, Russell became the quickest batsman, in terms of balls faced, to score 1,000 runs in ODIs, facing only 767 deliveries.
However, on 24 June 2019, Russell was ruled out of the rest of the tournament, due to a knee injury, and was replaced by Sunil Ambris.
On 9 July 2021, during the first T20I against Australia, Russell scored his maiden T20I half-century. He scored 51 off 28 balls and helped West Indies post 145 before being dismissed by Josh Hazlewood.
In September 2021, Russell was named in the West Indies’ squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
According to the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), in 2016 Russell committed an “anti-doping whereabouts” violation after missing three doping tests in a 12-month period. On 31 January 2017, Russell was banned from cricket for one year.
He played a few blistering cameos as the West Indies ended with a quarterfinal finish. Life was going the merry way for big Russell before the doping controversy hit him later that year.
The Jamaica anti-doping commission charged him for not reporting his whereabouts – a clause that he violated as many as three times. The incident meant that he wasn’t considered for the national team thereafter with the trial going on at that time.
Eventually, Russell was found guilty by the panel handling the investigation of the same and got handed a one-year ban, starting from January 31, 2017.
During the 2012 IPL Players Auction, he was bought by the Delhi Daredevils for a sum of $450,000. Ahead of the 2014 season he was bought by KKR and has been seen as a key batsman for the team in the later overs of matches. For his performances in 2015, he was named in the Cricinfo IPL XI for the season.
He was on course to win the IPL Super Striker award in 2018, awarded for having the highest strike rate in the tournament, before being pipped by his teammate Sunil Narine.
He eventually won it next year in the 2019 IPL, where he had a record IPL season strike rate of over 205, and was also announced as the Player of the Tournament. In an otherwise unsuccessful season, he emerged as both the highest run scorer and the highest wicket taker for his team, while also being the third-highest run-scorer in the tournament.
He hit 52 sixes in the tournament; only Chris Gayle has hit more sixes in any single season of the IPL. For his performances in the 2019 IPL season, he was named in the Cricinfo IPL XI.
Andre Russell Stats
Andre Russell Net Worth
According to various online resources the net worth of Andre Russell is estimated around $15 million dollars which is 120 crores in Indian Currency.
Apart from West Indies Cricket Board match fees, Andre Russell is also playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL . Since many years of 2014 IPL, Andre Russell is also getting an IPL contract every year, from which 12 Crores is the current salary of Andre Russell for playing from Kolkata Knight Riders.
Social Media and Advertisements
Andre Russell has also a best amount of social media following by which he makes decent amount of money. He had also done many TV commercials for Brands till now.
|Net Worth||$15 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||120 Crore INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||2 crore+|
|Yearly Income||25 Crore +|
|Income Source||Cricket, Advertisement|
Social Media of Andre Russell
Andre Russell has also a huge amount of Fan following over his social media platforms. He has total 2.6 million followers combining his Instagram.
Andre Russell posts entertaining content on his Instagram with members of Team India & New Zealand at a period of time. His reels also got viral many times till now.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. What is the net worth of Andre Russell in Indian rupees?
Ans. The net worth of Andre Russell in 120 crores in Indian rupees.
2. How old is Andre Russell?
Ans. Andre Russell is 35 years old.
3. Nick name of Andre Russell?
Ans. Nick name of Andre Russell Dre Russ.
4. Which Country in Andre Russell Belongs ?
Ans. Andre Russell Belongs to West Indies.
5. IPL fees of Andre Russell?
Ans. Andre Russell got 12 Crore for Playing IPL.
6. For Which Team Andre Russell play IPL 2023?
Ans. Andre Russell play IPL for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2023.