The Indian Premier League (IPL) features some big names in the category of big hitters including Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, MS Dhoni, Rishabh Pant, Glenn Maxwell, Odeon Smith, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, and many more. Former Indian cricketer, Suresh Raina, who went unsold in the recently concluded mega auction for IPL 2022 is still taking a part in the tournament but as a commentator.
Suresh Raina is doing Hindi commentary for the official broadcaster Star Sports. He has made a prediction during the Hindi coverage regarding the batsman who will hit the most sixes in this season of the IPL. The 35-year-old has predicted that the Caribbean batsman, Andre Russell will be hitting most no. of sixes in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League.
Andre Russel is plying his trade for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as he was retained by the franchise once again. He has been part of the Kolkata Knight Riders for quite a few years now, He was retained by the franchise for a whopping amount of INR 12 CR for the IPL 2022. The Caribbean batter has single-handedly seized many matches for the team.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) locked horns with Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Friday at the Wankhede stadium. Punjab Kings got all out on the score of 137 with the help of brilliant knocks from Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Kagiso Rabada as they amassed knocks of 31 and 25 respectively. Umesh Yadav was the pick of the bowlers from KKR as he managed to scalp 4 wickets.
During the chase, KKR got over the line after a small hiccup. Andre Russell came out all guns blazing as he played an unbeaten knock of 71 off just 30 deliveries. Andre Russell was at his ferocious best as he smashed long hits and during his knock smashed 8 sixes and a couple of fours and played at A strike rate of 225.81.