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IPL 2018: Top 5 performances by West Indies players in IPL history

Andre Russell
Modified 09 Apr 2018
Top 5 / Top 10

The opening game of IPL 2018 witnessed a rampaging Dwayne Bravo demolish the Mumbai Indians. When it seemed like all hope was lost for CSK, he played a gem of an innings and guided them home.

West Indies players are known for their big hitting abilities. They boast of some powerful batsmen who have the ability to hit even the best of the bowlers for huge sixes. Their all-around game is what makes them one of the most sought-after options in T20 tournaments all over the world.

This edition of IPL will continue to witness the magic of the Caribbean players.

#5 Andre Russell: 36 ball 66 for KKR vs KXIP, IPL 2015

Andre Russell from Jamaica was bought by Delhi Daredevils during the 2012 Indian Premier League. He is a powerful batsman and is also known for pace. After having an average season with DD, he was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2014 edition of IPL. He was primarily used as a finisher by Kolkata Knight Riders.

One of his best performances came against Punjab when he came into bat with KKR reeling at 60 for 5. Even the most optimistic supporter of KKR would have lost hope but Andre Russell turned doubters to believers.

In that match, he showed the world not only his stroke-making abilities but also his composure which guided KKR home. He was named the most valuable player of the tournament.

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Published 09 Apr 2018, 11:44 IST
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