World Cup 2019: West Indies star Andre Russell ruled out with injury

first_imgWorld Cup 2019: West Indies star Andre Russell ruled out with injuryWorld Cup 2019: Andre Russell will be replaced by Sunil Ambris in the West Indies World Cup squad after the star all-rounder was ruled out with an injury.advertisement India Today Web Desk LondonJune 24, 2019UPDATED: June 24, 2019 20:03 IST Andre Russell has been ruled out of World Cup 2019 due to injury. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSWest Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has been ruled out of the World Cup with an injuryAndre Russell will be replaced by Sunil Ambris in the West Indies squadRussell played only 4 matches and did not make any impact for West Indies in the World CupWest Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has been ruled out of the 2019 Cricket World Cup with injury and he will be replaced by Sunil Ambris in the squad.West Indies still have an outside chance of making it to the semi-finals despite winning only 1 game out of 6 in the World Cup so far. Russell, who had a brilliant IPL season with Kolkata Knight Riders.Andre Russell played only 4 matches for West Indies in the World Cup and was unable to recreate his IPL magic for West Indies. He did not bat against Pakistan in his team’s tournament opener but picked 2 for 4 in a fiery burst. Russell picked 2 more wickets against Australia but managed only 15 in a failed run chase.BREAKING: Andre Russell has been ruled out of the rest of #CWC19 through injury. Sunil Ambris will join the West Indies squad as his replacement.#CWC19 | #MenInMaroon pic.twitter.com/BuhWdjskzq Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 24, 2019Against England, Russell scored 21 without picking up a wicket before returning figures of 1 for 42 against Bangladesh. Carlos Brathwaite, who replaced Russell in the playing XI after his injury, smashed an unbeaten 100 and almost took West Indies to a dream victory over table-toppers New Zealand.Andre Russell will be replaced by Sunil Ambris, a 26-year-old batsman, who has played 6 ODIs and averages 105.33. He has 1 hundred and 1 fifty to his name in the 50-over format.Also Read | World Cup 2019: ‘Strange’ for Australians asking fans not to boo Smith and Warner, says BairstowAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Shoaib Akhtar advises Babar Azam to emulate Virat KohliAlso SeeadvertisementFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow Andre RussellFollow Sunil Ambris Nextlast_img read more

Continue reading