Andre Russell Injured Before Match Against Punjab Kings! A Big Blow To KKR

Kolkata Knight Riders are worried about the injury of all-rounder Andre Russell in the shock of losing to Royal Challengers Bangalore. Russell suffered a neck injury while fielding against RCB. With the injury, of course, he said. There was no word from Knight’s camp on whether Russell could play in the next match. Russell’s injury was reported by team coach Brendon McCallum.

After the match, he said, “Russell ran a lot, dived into the boundary and caught a ball. Unfortunately, he suffered a minor neck injury. But even after that, he wanted to play ball.” Russell bowled a little, but the captain Shreyas Ayyar did not bowl the full four overs. One of his overs was bowled by Venkatesh Ayyar. Russell made 36 runs off 2.2 overs.

Kolkata bought Russell in the IPL auction in 2014. Since then he has played for this franchise. Russell could not play the entire season in 2016 due to injury in eight years. Even after that, Kolkata has put its trust in him.

He has won many matches with the bat. However, in many cases, Russell’s injury has become a burden on the team. Knight’s supporters are worried about whether such an incident will happen again. Kolkata will play their third match against Punjab Kings on Friday.

KKR Will Play Against PBKS Today

After losing to RCB, today KKR is going to play its next match against Punjab Kings at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In the last match, KKR’s opener pair flopped in scoring runs, after which there has been a demand on social media to drop opener Ajinkya Rahane for this match.

By the way, Rahane has also understood very well that if he fails to play the best innings this season, then it can be difficult for him to play in the next season. Well, in today’s match, whether the opening pair of KKR is able to show good performance against Punjab Kings, it will be known in the match itself.

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