Bengaluru: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Andre Russell plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Friday, April 5, 2019. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)
Bengaluru: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Andre Russell plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Friday, April 5, 2019. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)

Andre Russell was on a high in IPL 2019 yesterday too, after he bagged victory for Kolkata Knight Riders at a time was win was seeming quite impossible. 53 runs required off final three overs as KKR began chasing a mammoth 206-run-target set by Royal Challengers Bangalore. The West Indian all-rounder did his duty well with quick-fire of 43 runs off just 18 balls, and bagged a thrilling victory with five balls to spare.

Had it not been Russell’s marvelous innings, KKR would have ended on a losing side. While the victory bought KKR on the second spot on IPL 2019 points table below Sunrisers Hyderabad, RCB went on to suffer their 4th straight defeat. Russell’s heroics also sent Twitter on a buzz, with people applauding him for his hilarious innings. Have a look at some of the tweets.

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