Andre Russell and Rashid Khan are two of the best players of T20 cricket in the world. They were recently caught in action during a Caribbean Premier League (CPL). It is the match between Barbados Royals and Jamaica Tallawahs.
Andre Russell and Rashid Khan
Amid the match, the two players were seen enjoying a few neighborly wordplays. Whereas Rashid is playing for the Royals, Andre Russell is part of the Jamaica Tallawahs. Their squad is within the Caribbean Premier League 2020.
In the 18th over of Jamaica Tallawah’s innings. Russel was batting on 41 off just 20 balls. When the West-Indies all-rounder attempted to play a huge shot. On the final delivery of the over. However, Rashid’s googly outflanked him, and a bit of hit the remainings. The bails did light up but fizzled to come off leading to Russell getting a fortunate escape.
CPL T20 posted on Twitter
Post the occurrence, Andre Russell was seen imitating Rashid’s celebration. As the team shared a light moment on the pitch. The video of the friendly exchange was shared by CPL. On its official Twitter handle, and has a friendly caption. THE LIGHTS ARE ON… Dre Russ has a lucky escape.”
In the video, as Russell may be seen attempting to imitate Rashid’s celebration, the last mentioned in reaction attempted to kick Russell with the two eventually fist-bumping each other. Amid the course of the match, Russell went on to score 54 off 28 balls. It is helped Jamaica Tallawahs post a solid score of 161 runs on the board.
However, Barbados Royals oversaw to chase down the target of 165 runs. Also, with ten balls to save, much appreciated. A brilliant half-century from captain Jason Holder. The captain scored 69 off 42 balls with three sixes and nine fours. The Jamaica Tallawahs on their part saw Jermaine Blackwood. As their top-scorer with 74 runs scored off 59 balls. Also, Rashid bagged one wicket in 4 overs and gave away 32 runs.
Lastly, Barbados Royals won the game by seven wickets. But still remain at the fifth spot with just three wins. Also, from 10 games in this season.