Dwayne Bravo Compares Andre Russell With 2 Caribbean Legends

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Dwayne Bravo Compares Andre Russell With Two Caribbean Legends 

Dwayne Bravo Compares Andre Russell With Two Caribbean Legends
Andre Russell and Dwayne Bravo (Image Credit: Twitter)

West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has recently lauded another Caribbean all-rounder Andre Russell as he called him a superstar, equivalent of Chris Gayle and Brian Lara in the T20 format.

The 31-year-old Andre Russell is currently a high rated all-rounder in the limited-overs cricket, especially in the T20 format. In the last few years, he has shown some great consistency in T20 cricket. Whether as a firing middle-order batsman or as a right-arm fast bowler, Russell has mostly played effective roles for his teams. Due to some fitness issues, he has missed out some matches in recent times; otherwise, his place has never faced the doubtful condition for his teams in the recent T20s.

Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo
Andre Russell (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Andre Russell is the best in the world: Dwayne Bravo

Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo
Dwayne Bravo (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Dwayne Bravo called Russell as the best cricketer in the world. Talking about Russell, Bravo compared him with another Caribbean superstar Chris Gayle, who was a dangerous batsman during his prime time.

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Further, Bravo has claimed that Russell is now their Brian Lara, the legendary West Indian batsman. The senior all-rounder feels that Russell is the Superstar.

Brian Lara
Brian Lara (AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR)

According to ESPNcricinfo, Bravo told radio station 1955 FM, “He’s the best in the world. It’s the same I used to say of Chris Gayle when Chris Gayle was in his prime – we are happy to have him representing us, we didn’t have to come up and bowl against him in an international match.

“It’s the same with Andre Russell. Andre Russell now is our Chris Gayle, is our Brian Lara, in the T20 format. He is the superstar.”

Bravo recently made his return to the international cricket after breaking his retirement for the T20I format. The senior all-rounder is eyeing to feature along with Russell in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020.

Australia will host the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 from 18th October to 15th November 2020. However, the ongoing COVID-19 or coronavirus issue has made doubtful the future of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020.

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