Caribbean batsman Andre Russell is known for his aggressive batting. However, Russell, who did not perform as expected in the Indian Premier League 2020, has played a strong game in the Lanka Premier League. In the match he played on Saturday, Russell made a half century off just 14 balls.
The rain interrupted match between Colombo Kings and Gaul Gladiators was played for just five overs. The Colombo Kings defeated the Gladiators by 34 runs. Colombo’s team scored 96 runs for one wicket in five overs. In response, Gaul’s team could score only 62 runs.
In this match played in Hambantota, Russell played an unbeaten innings of 65 runs on just 19 balls. In his innings, he hit nine fours and five sixes.
Colombo Kings off-spinner Ashan Priyaranjan conceded just one run during Gaul Gladiator’s innings. This over left Gladiator out of the match.
Colombo Kings sent Russell to start the innings. Russell, who specializes in big shots, batted fast.
Russell scored 26 runs in the first over of left-arm pacer Mohammad Aamir. Two sixes and three fours in this over.