andre russell scores fifty in 20 balls front shahrukh khan kkr vs srh match eden gardens ipl 2024 theinsiderinsight

KKR vs SRH: On March 23, the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad was played at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. It had already been announced that KKR co-owner Shahrukh Khan would also be present in the field to watch the match. In the presence of King Khan, his team was struggling in the beginning as the team had lost 4 wickets till the score of 51 runs. While the first 10 overs were very bad for the team, Andre Russell's stellar innings in the last 10 overs took Kolkata Knight Riders to the score of 208 runs.

Andre Russell shines in front of Shahrukh Khan

Andre Russell came to bat when the team's score was 119 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in the 14th over. There were 6 overs left in the innings and by this time it seemed impossible for the team to reach the score of 200 runs. Andre Russell came to bat at number eight and as soon as he came, he started hitting sixes in the field. When Russell was raining sixes, King Khan was also shown on the screen, whose picture is going viral on social media.

Russell played such a brilliant inning that he completed his half-century in just 20 balls. Andre Russell has already scored a fifty in 19 balls in IPL. Russell played a stormy innings of 64 runs in just 25 balls, which included 3 fours and 7 skyscraper sixes. This was the 11th half-century inning of his IPL career. With this, Andre Russell has also touched the figure of 200 sixes in the history of the Indian Premier League. He has achieved this record in only 97 innings. The record for hitting the most sixes is in the name of Chris Gayle, who hit 357 sixes in the IPL.

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