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Video: Andre Russell – BBL’s painful, comical, ‘stick cricket’ wicket 

West Indies batsman Andre Russell has been got out in bizarre style in Big Bash League T20 in Australia. Russell has been playing for Melbourne Renegades in Big Bash. He has been one of the fascinating T20 players in the world.

But, today he has to face a bizarre situation at Spotless Stadium in Sydney during a match against Sydney Thunder.

Renegades winning the toss chose to bat first. Usman Khawaja and Shane Watson scored 62 each. 

A late surge is waiting from Andre Russell, but a bizarre and painful incident as in the 17th over Russell faced an unexpected bouncer from Nathan Rimmington. Russell initially went for a big shot, but as the ball came towards his neck he was completely bemused as he failed to duck the ball, as a result, got hit on the neck and hit wicket himself. This incident resembles Pakistani batsman Inzamam-ul-Haq’ hit wicket out against England.

Russell after getting out could not raise his head because muscle injury.

Russell’s out exposed his flawed technique. During the era when there was no helmet batsman got hardly got injured in the area of the neck and head. But nowadays batsman often get injured on the head. Russell went straight to the dressing room.  However, Russell later came on the field and rolled his hand for a few overs. 

Watch the video here 


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