IPL 2023: Andre Russell comes out to bat after walking off the field with cramps | Cricket News resportsnews

New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders star all-rounder Andre Russell bought injured whereas bowling in the course of the match. IPL 2023 match in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday.
For the primary time this season, Russell’s exploits with the ball become a nightmare as he suffered cramps and needed to stroll off the sphere earlier than finishing his over.
Russell, nonetheless, was the decide of the KKR bowlers who took 3/22 and left the sphere within the third over after bowling only one ball. However the Jamaican dasher got here out to bat when KKR chased down a mammoth goal of 229 earlier than being dismissed for 3.
He lay on the bottom after taking the third wicket of Abhishek Sharma on the primary ball of his third over.
Russell was given some therapy by wicket-keeper batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz, however couldn’t full his over as a consequence of cramps.
Russell, who has been battling health points for the previous couple of IPL seasons, bowled for the primary time this season when he bowled the fifth over and dismissed Mayank Agarwal (9) together with his opening ball.
He knowledgeable Rahul Tripathi within the last supply of the identical over and developed cramps within the second over and walked off the pitch after finishing the over.
He nonetheless returned to the sphere however his cramps developed once more. The KKR administration is but to offer an official replace on KKR’s damage.
(With PTI inputs)

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