West Indies star all-rounder Andre Russell is decided to symbolize West Indies within the upcoming 2022 T20 World Cup, slated to begin in Australia in October this 12 months. The highly effective all-rounder performed his final T20I match for the Males in Maroon within the 2021 T20 World Cup in opposition to Australia.
The appropriate-handed batter smashed an unbeaten 18 off seven balls in that match however his facet went on to lose that contest. Since then, Russell has not been seen within the worldwide enviornment, however he actively participates in a number of franchise-based home leagues all over the world.
Now we have households and we’ve got to guarantee that we give our greatest alternative whereas we’ve got one profession: Andre Russell
“I all the time wish to play and provides again. However on the finish of the day, if we aren’t agreeing on sure phrases…they must respect my phrases as properly. On the finish of the day, it’s what it’s. Now we have households and we’ve got to guarantee that we give our greatest alternative whereas we’ve got one profession,” Russell instructed Sky Sports activities.
“It’s not like I can begin over once more. I’m 34 and I wish to win one other World Cup – or two extra – for West Indies as a result of on the finish of the day, I’m right here now, and I’m simply taking it day-to-day,” he added.
The star all-rounder has performed a complete of 67 T20I matches for his nation and was a outstanding member of the West Indies facet after they lifted the T20 World Cup trophy in 2012 and 2016. At current, Russell is taking part in within the 2022 The Hundred competitors and can return to the West Indies to symbolize the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) within the upcoming version of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) beginning this month.
In the meantime, West Indies head selector Desmond Haynes has urged good performances throughout CPL will play an important position for the gamers to get chosen within the West Indies squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup. “If there’s a competitors that’s run by the West Indies (and) any person is taking part in properly, I feel his title ought to actually come up for choice,” Haynes mentioned not too long ago.