west indies star all rounder and andre russell big statement on retirement t20 world cup 2024. This player made a big announcement regarding his retirement, said – this tournament will be the last, but…

By Nishu Bhardwaj February 8, 2024 11:00 PM IST

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West Indies has won the T20 World Cup title in 2012 and 2016. T20 World Cup 2024 is to be played on the soil of America and West Indies, but now West Indies star all-rounder Andre Russell has said a big thing on his retirement and he has also told which will be his last tournament. Russell is an expert in explosive batting and fast bowling. He is counted among the best hitters in T20 cricket. When he is in his element, he can destroy any bowling attack.

Russell said this big thing

Andre Russell played a T20I match against England in December after the T20 World Cup 2021. According to the report of ESPNcricinfo, he said that there is still a lot left in my tank. But, you know, based on the discussion with the coach, I told him that after the World Cup, I will step away from international cricket, but if he needs me, I will take my retirement back. Russell has scored runs at a strike-rate of 228.57 in ILT20 and looks to be in great form.

This is how my career has been

Andre Russell made his T20 International debut for West Indies in 2011. He has scored 846 runs in 72 T20I matches for West Indies. Apart from this, he has also taken 46 wickets. He has also been a part of the team that won both T20 World Cups for West Indies. Overall, he has scored more than 7000 runs in T20 cricket.

West Indies team will play series against Australia

Before the T20 World Cup, there is to be a series of three T20 matches between Australia and West Indies. Both the teams have been announced for this. West Indies has announced its strong team for this tour. Those players who were not part of the Test and ODI teams have also got a place in the team. It also includes Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, Sherfane Rutherford and Brandon King. Andre Russell and Nicholas Pooran have also been included in this team.

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