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Russell was making his debut in the shortest format of the game with PSL and he was not quite able to deliver the performance what was he is capable off.


We all know that how good the Jamaican is, and we all are aware of that, but though last year he was middle in a rough patch. Now the all-rounder is playing for the Islamabad United in Pakistan Super League in their third season. And between all that the superstar has picked up a hamstring injury and that ruled him out from the rest of the tournament.


On this Sunday against the Karachi Kings, Andre Russell picked up that injury at the Sharjah Cricket Ground., Because of that injury he could not bowl to that match and neither can bat as well, this season in the PSL he was an important cog for the Islamabad United, so far he has played just four games for them where he picked up four wickets and scored some handy runs for them with the average of 22.25.


In this tournament he played an important part for the Islamabad United when they tackled  Lahore Qalandars, in that match, he hit a last ball six for his team and win that match from the Super over. Now at this crucial stage of this tournament, the Islamabad United will dearly miss his service.


This news is also a major blow for the KKR team; they retained the mighty West Indian for the eleventh season of the IPL, as he has been a shelter for the KKR team for the last couple of years.


Last year Russell was banned by an anti-doping panel in Kingston for doping charges, but the ban has been lifted in the month of January he can take part in IPL as well, now the Kolkata supporters would be hoping for his speedy recovery as IPL is on the doorstep.