Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 54 runs in a must-win IPL game on Saturday, May 14.
Meanwhlie, Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag praise on Andre Russell’s performance against SunRisers Hyderabad.
Sehwag stated that Andre Russell, why KKR retain him every year. He lauded him for his significant contributions with the bat and ball in his team’s latest Match.
The Former Indian batter made those remarks while speaking on Cricbuzz.
“Andre Russell has been KKR’s top performer. He has contributed with both bat and ball. This is why they pay him a hefty paycheck and retain him every year. There was a period when he had issues with his fitness but despite that, he has been a top contributor. He is a true match-winner.” said Sehwag
Andre Russell starred with both the bat and ball and as a result, he was adjudged as Player of the Match.
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) May 14, 2022
He first played an unbeaten knock of 49 to help KKR post 177/6 in 20 overs. Then, he went on to take three wickets to restrict SRH to 123/8, helping KKR win the contest by 54 runs.
As a result of this victory, KKR’s hopes of making it to the playoffs are still alive.