West Indies batsman Andre Russell, who performs for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL), sends warning to rivals forward of the resumption of IPL 2021 as he smashed the quickest fifty in the historical past of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

Playing for Jamaica Tallawahs in the CPL 2021, Russell smashed an unbeaten half-century in simply 14 balls to assist his aspect publish an enormous complete towards Saint Lucia Kings at the Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts on Friday. The earlier document was off 15 balls, by JP Duminy for the Barbados Tridents towards the Trinbago Knight Riders in 2019.

Notably, Russell got here out to bat in the 18th over of the innings, and but he went onto rating a surprising fifty as he began smashing bowlers all around the park from the phrase go. His 14-ball 50 included six sixes and three fours as he performed with a strike charge of 357.14.

Interestingly, the 33-year-old muscled 4 sixes in an over of the Wahab Riaz. He scored 32 runs in that over which is the costliest over in the historical past of the CPL.

Here’s the video of Russell’s swashbuckling innings:

Meanwhile, Russell’s present and contribution by different batsmen helped Jamaica Tallawahs to set a 256-run goal for the Saint Lucia Kings, who by no means actually discovered partnerships that will see them get near the goal as Tallawahs thrashed them by 120 runs to register the largest win in the CPL historical past.

Earlier in the day, Russell’s countryman Chris Gayle, who’s enjoying for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the continued CPL 2021, hit the ball straight over the bowler’s head and in the method he smashed a windowpane.

Here’s the video:

In the encounter towards Barbados Royals, Gayle managed to place simply 12 on the scoreboard however his brief keep noticed one gigantic hit, which quickly grew to become a social media buzz.

The incident came about on the fifth supply of the fifth over, when Gayle made some room for himself and smashed a in need of a size supply pitched simply outdoors the off-stump over Jason Holder’s head for a biggie. However, his shot noticed the ball journey straight into the window above the aspect display screen and shattered the glass.


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