Andre Russell Height Weight Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Andre Dwayne Russell (born 29 April 1988) is a Jamaican professional cricketer who plays internationally for the West Indies and for Jamaica in West Indian domestic cricket as an all-rounder. He has played in more than 300 Twenty20 (T20) matches for a range of sides in leagues throughout the world. Russell scored a century in a record 40 balls in the 2018 Caribbean Premier League and took a hat-trick in the same match, becoming the second player to take a hat-trick and score a century in the same T20 match.
In 2010, Russell played at Barnards Green Cricket Club in Worcestershire, England, helping them secure promotion from Worcestershire Cricket League into Birmingham League cricket.
On 21 September 2013, in a match against India A, Russell became the first bowler in T20 cricket to take four wickets in successive deliveries.
A fast bowling all-rounder, Russell made his Test cricket debut against Sri Lanka in November 2010. This is the only Test match of his career.
He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in the 2011 Cricket World Cup match against Ireland at Mohali. After a poor home series against Pakistan, he made his mark against in the ODI series against India. After being dropped from the first two ODIs, he scored 92 not out off 64 balls in the 3rd ODI after coming to the crease at 96/7. In the 5th ODI at Sabina Park in Kingston, he was named the Player of the Match as he took 4/35 (from 8.3 overs) to dismiss India for 251 in 47.1 overs.
He was named in the ‘Team of the Tournament’ for the 2016 T20 World Cup by the ICC, Cricinfo and Cricbuzz.
In April 2019, he was named in the West Indies’ squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. In the West Indies match against Australia, Russell became the quickest batsman, in terms of balls faced, to score 1,000 run in ODIs, facing only 767 deliveries. However, on 24 June 2019, Russell was ruled out of the rest of the tournament, due to a knee injury, and was replaced by Sunil Ambris.
On 9 July 2021, during the first T20I against Australia, Russell scored his maiden T20I half-century. He scored 51 off 28 balls and helped West Indies post 145 before being dismissed by Josh Hazlewood.
In September 2021, Russell was named in the West Indies’ squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
Andre Russell married American model Jassym Lora in 2016. Russell and Lora have a daughter named Aaliayah Russell.
Andre Russell Height Weight Age Body Statistics Biography
|Full Name||Andre Dwayne Russell|
|Nickname(s)||Dre Russ, A Russell|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 185 cm|
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 80 kg|
in Pounds- 176 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||– Chest: 42 Inches|
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
|National Side||West Indies|
|International Debut||Test– 15 November 2010 vs Sri Lanka in Galle|
ODI– 11 March 2011 vs Ireland in Mohali
T20– 21 April 2011 vs Pakistan in St Lucia
|Jersey Number||#12 (West Indies)|
#12 (IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team(s)||West Indies, Khulna Royal Bengals, Delhi Daredevils, Sylhet Royals, Jamaica Tallawahs, Worcestershire, West Indies A, Kolkata Knight Riders, Knights, Melbourne Renegades, Comilla Victorians, Sydney Thunder, Islamabad United|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast|
|Favourite Shot||Pull Shot|
|Nature on field||Very aggressive|
|Likes to play against||Australia|
|Career Turning Point||In 2011, he made 92 not out at the 3rd game of an ODI series against India.|
|Records (main ones)||• On 21 September 2013, in a T20 match against India A, he took 4 wickets in 4 successive deliveries. In these four deliveries, he took the wickets of Kedar Jadhav, Yuvraj Singh, Naman Ojha and Yusuf Pathan.|
• He scored 185 runs at a strike rate of 186 and took 16 wickets in the 2015-16 Big Bash League (BBL) and helped Sydney Thunder to win the title.
• At the 2018 Caribbean Premier League against Trinbago Knight Riders, he scored a century off 40 balls hitting 6 fours and 13 sixes. He also took a hat-trick in the same match. Thus he became the second player after Joe Denly to score a century and take a hat-trick in the same match.
|Date of Birth||29 April 1988|
|Age (as in 2022)||34 Years|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Listening to Music|
|Controversies||• On 31 January 2017, he was banned for one year from Cricket when he committed an “anti-doping whereabouts” violation.|
• Once he said about his domestic T20 leagues’ priorities that playing just for the West Indies wouldn’t be enough to meet his expenses.
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Jassym Lora (Model)|
|Wife/Spouse||Jassym Lora (Model)|
Daughter– Aaliyah Russell
|Parents||Father– Michael Russell|
Mother– Sandra Davis (Teacher)
|Favourite Cricketer(s)||Batsmen: AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle|
Bowler: Courtney Walsh
|Favourite Food(s)||Curry goat, Fried Dumplings, Ackee and Saltfish|
|Favourite Actor||Jamie Foxx|
|Salary (approx.)||Retaining Fee– Rs. 8.5 crore (IPL 2018 and 2019)|
According to the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), in 2016 Russell committed an “anti-doping whereabouts” violation after missing three doping tests in a 12-month period. On 31 January 2017, Russell was banned from cricket for one year.
In 2014, Russell began a second career as a recording artist under the name ‘Dre Russ’, with two singles released in November, one a collaboration with Beenie Man.