Andre Russell is a West Indies all-rounder who is highly valued in various leagues around the world. Accordingly, Russell also has a high value in IPL.
Russell first had the opportunity to play ipl in 2012. There he was bought by the Delhi Devils for US $ 450,000. Russell was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014 and has been playing for the Knight Riders ever since.
He was bought by the Kolkata team during the 2014 edition and Played only two matches that year as well. However, by the end of the 2015 edition, he had scored 326 Runs in 13 matches at an average of 36.22 with Three half-centuries were also included. Russell took 14 wickets that year and he was also the player of the 2015 edition.
In 2016, his bat was not so successful but he managed to take 15 wickets off the ball. He became the man of the match on two occasions due to his prowess with the ball.
He lost the year 2017 due to a one-year ban and the IPL reopened in 2018, and that year he came among the best in both batting and ball.
He scored 316 runs and took 13 wickets in 16 matches. In one match, Dre Rus scored an unbeaten 88 off 36 balls with 11 sixes and 01 four.
His best year in the IPL was 2019 and he was the man of the series for the two time, scored 510 runs in 14 matches with average of 56.66 and four half-centuries. also all rounder took 11 wickets in this edition.
He scored 300 runs and took 17 wickets in the two years 2020 and 2021.
Overall on his IPL career, Andre Russell scored 1700 runs and took 72 wickets in 84 matches. His Best innings 88* runs and best bowling 05 wickets for 15 runs.
Russell was valued at IND Rs 8.50 crore in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 and it increased to IND Rs 12.00 crore in 2022.