Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Andre Russell Is One Batsman Against Whom Your Luck Matters The Most

Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Andre Russell Is One Batsman Against Whom Your Luck Matters The Most

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Star Indian bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has said that Andre Russell is one such batsman in world cricket against whom your luck matters the most. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is one the most integral part of India’s limited-overs setup and has been one of India’s finest ever swing bowlers in the illustrious history of Indian cricket.

On the other hand, Andre Russell is one of the most devastating batsmen in world cricket. His power and adaptability to conditions is something which people have not seen in a cricketer for a very long time. He is one of the most sought players every year in the Indian Premier League as he adds fire to the carnival of cricket every year.

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Andre Russell. Image Credit: Twitter.

Russell is famous for demolishing the greatest of the bowlers in world cricket and now Bhuvneshwar Kumar has revealed as to how he will deal with Andre Russell in a pressure situation.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Heaps Praise On Andre Russell

Speaking to Bhuvneshwar for ESPNCricinfo, veteran Indian commentator, Deep Dasgupta asked Bhuvi, “If you have to bowl the last over of the final of the T20 world cup 2021 and Andre Russell is on the crease and you have 14 runs to defend in the final over, how will you deal with him?”

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kane Williamson

Bhuvneshwar said,” First of all it is important as to which ground is the game being played on. Russell is a very powerful player and his mishits even travel the distance, we saw it in the last IPL. So although you do not want it, but you always hope that he misses the ball.”

Andre Russell Is Too Difficult To Contain: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

“We targeted Russell’s weakness in the last IPL which is bowling on his legs, a lot of bowlers tried it. But even while falling to the ground, he struck the ball with such power that all those balls went beyond the boundary. He is such a great player against whom luck matters a lot,” Bhuvneshwar Kumar added.

IPL 2019 | Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Credit: IPL

“I remember that in the first match of the last IPL, I was leading the Hyderabad franchise and he smashed 52 runs in the last three overs. He absolutely smacked the SRH bowlers and he had a great season in that edition. However, all the seasons might not go on to prove the same. S hopefully, the world cup final season for him isn’t that good,” added Bhuvi.

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