Melbourne Renegades sign Andre Russell
BBL Player Update: Russell will travel extensively throughout Australia for his four games even though he will only be there for less than two weeks.
Russell returns to BBL: Andre Russell, a new addition to the Melbourne Renegades, has arrived in Australia with a warning for T20 cricket supporters saying T10 has the potential to overtake it. Russell, who will play four games with the Renegades to open their BBL- 12 seasons, thinks the growth of T10 cricket poses a challenge to the T20 format’s present dominance.
After playing in the UAE for the Deccan Gladiators in the Abu Dhabi T10 league, the Jamaican travelled to Australia over the weekend through London in preparation for the start of the Renegades season later this week.
BBL Player Update: Replacement for Liam Livingstone
After joining with Melbourne Renegades as a temporary substitute for platinum signing Liam Livingstone. Andre Russell now will play in the BBL’s 2022–23 season despite being passed over at the foreign draught in August.
BBL Player Update: Andre Russell Comments on his Comeback
He started off by saying “I didn’t really get enough chance to be in the T10 tournament recently. But I know that doesn’t take anything away from my skills and anything I know I can do. It’s just (about) how to bounce back, to do the right things and to stay positive.
He finished off by saying “The T10 league in Abu Dhabi, was a fast-paced game where you just go out and express yourself. So hopefully whatever amount of overs I get to go in, I can maximise that.”
BBL Player Update: Missed out on Draft auction but still found a place in the team
There are several international superstars who are expected to ignite the competition this summer. Despite the fact that not all of them made it onto club rosters through the KFC BBL-12 Draft. Which league executives promised would bring in the big names.
The Melbourne Renegades and Perth Scorchers quickly snatched up Andre Russell and Faf du Plessis as replacement players. When their top picks were forced out of the tournament three months ago. Despite the fact that they had been passed over on selection on draught night.
BBL Player Update: Next match of Andre Russell
Andre Russell’s team Melbourne Renegades will face off against Brisbane Heat on 15th November (Thursday) at Cazaly’s Stadium, Cairns. The match will start at 1:45 PM IST. Catch all the updates on Stumps and Bails.