Andre Russell is an explosive batsman. He also plays match-winning innings on important occasions. When more runs are required in less balls, no better batsman can be found than Andre Russell. On Monday, in the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings, everyone must have been surprised to see Andre Russell trying to give strike to Rinku Singh. It was that time of the game when Kolkata needed more runs in fewer balls and the last over of the match was going on. The match was tied for Kolkata after the dismissal of Andre Russell. However, it was good for KKR that Rinku Singh hit the last ball for a four and took the team to victory.
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But the question is, was it worth it to lose Russell’s wicket? Did Rinku make a mistake? He clearly didn’t. After KKR won the last ball, Russell said that he has full faith in Rinku. Player of the match Russell said that I am very happy for him and he is a very good friend of mine. He is like my brother. I just want him to keep playing like this. Along with this, Russell also said that he is in tremendous form and whenever I get a chance to talk to him, I encourage him. I have advised him to be polite.
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Along with this, the all-rounder also said that it should not matter that the whole ground is shouting Russell, Russell. I have kept my feet on the ground because if success starts rising, then downfall is certain. Russell said that the secret of Rinku’s success is that he does not lose his composure even under pressure. He said that he is always calm. This is very important for a batsman. You will get all kinds of balls, slow, wide, yorker or even short pitch. Everyone should know how to face. Rinku’s technique is very simple and he is ready for every ball.