During the match between KKR and Chennai Super Kings at the in Abu Dhabi, Andre Russell had a hamstring injury after which he had to out of the playing eleven. he had missed a couple of games for the team due to a hamstring issue. But Russell is working hard to be back for the playoffs, the mentor of the franchise David Hussey and captain Eoin Morgan gave an update on him.
“He had a fitness test on Wednesday. I think he is maybe a game away so I think he will be pushing hard to get back in for the final [playoffs], which will be a huge boost not only for us but the competition. He is world-class, and he provides lots of entertainment,”
Captain Eoin Morgan pointed to Russell’s tendency to recovering quickly. “We are taking it day by day,” Morgan said. “We know that he heals quickly. He has proved that last year. He had a two-and-a-half inch hamstring tear last year and came back in two weeks. He is working incredibly hard and hoping we get through as is everybody else.” Also Russell is all set to make his comeback after the injury layoff. He posted a video on Instagram to send in a strong message.
In IPL 2021, Russell has scored only 183 runs from 10 matches at an average of 26.14 and a strike rate of 152.50. With the ball in hand, Russell has accounted for 11 wickets at an economy rate of 9.89.