Kemar Roach’s injury recalled Andre Russell for the last couple of ODI against England. Accordingly, the 30 years old Caribbean pacer, Kemar Roach got an injury that opens the door for the Andre Russell. The chief selector of Cricket Windies Courtney Browne ensures it.
Kemar Roach for the ongoing ODI series
As Windies could get Kemar Roach for the ongoing ODI series. But a massive injury dropped him from the series. Cricket Windies doesn’t risk him on the eve of the World Cup-19 in England as well. Kemar Roach did well in the last test series against England, where the hosts won the series by 2-1.
Andre Russell replaced Kemar Roach
Andre Russell replaced Kemar Roach for the last two ODI. As Andre Russell is the all-rounder, who is specialist for the death over batting. That mainly convinced the selectors as well. This 31 years old right-hander has four fifty in ODI with 29.5 average in batting.
On the other hand, he has 5.86 economies with 32 average, which is another key factor against England too. On this current time, Andre Russell is in Pakistan Super League and contributing in Multan Sultan as well. This all-rounder played his last ODI since 2015, against Bangladesh in Granada last year.
Entitling Andre Russell as an “Asset” in death over
Entitling Andre Russell as an “Asset” in death over, the chief selector of Cricket Windies Courtney Browne satisfied with him, “Kemar Roach had to be withdrawn from the ODI series due to injury and will be replaced in the squad by the experienced Andre Russell for the last two matches. We believe Russell will add value to the squad,”
The knee problem is another concern for Cricket Windies
The knee problem is another concern for Cricket Windies, which can tie up Andre Russell, “ We are well aware that although Andre’s bowling may be limited due to a knee problem, his tremendous batting ability to power the ball in the back end of the game will be an asset to the team.”
Therefore, Kemar Roach’s injury recalled Andre Russell for the last couple of ODI against England. Andre Russell will be in Granada on the 27th February for the fourth ODI of the series.