IPL 2020 KKR vs RR: Will Andre Russell show his power-hitting against Rajasthan Royals today?

KKR vs MI IPL 2020: Kolkata Knight Riders most destructive all-rounder Andre Russell practising in nets and showing his class, KKR will be relying on Dre Russ throughout the season of Indian Premier League 2020.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Sep 30, 2020 19:20 IST
IPL 2020 KKR vs RR: Will Andre Russell show his power-hitting against Rajasthan Royals today?
IPL 2020: KKR will be eyeing on Dre Russ

IPL 2020 KKR vs MI: Two-time IPL champions Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders will face off the winner of season one i.e. IPL 2009 Rajasthan Royals today at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. This is the 12th match of this edition of the biggest league in sports i.e. Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) and it will be played between the younger side of Steve Smith and Co and the experienced side like Kolkata Knight Riders. The big man from Jamaica Andre Russell, who is popularly known as ''Dre Russ'' is one of the most devastating strikers in all formats especially in T20's. He can destroy any bowling attack by his eye-catching and boasting batting all around the park. KKR will be relying on him most of the times and he will be an X-factor once again for the side on throughout the season of Indian Premier League 2020.

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Dre Russ scored 510 runs at an average of 56.66 and with an impressive strike rate of 204.81 in IPL 2019, showing the importance that he brings to the Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders. In addition to all the run-scoring, he picked up 11 wickets too for the side. He is an absolute monster in this short format. He striking the ball pretty hard and scored runs of a strike rate of 186.41 and an average of 33.33 over an IPL career of eight years. So, he will be a game-changer for KKR and Kolkata-based franchise will be relying on him throughout the tournament of the biggest fantasy cricket league of IPL 2020.

The most destructive power-hitter of white cricket ball Andre Russell, KKR's big hitter showing his power-hitting in the nets by practising a wide range of shots. KKR posted a video on social media showing Russell have net practice and hit balls in all directions in the air or along the carpet as well. 

KKR vs RR IPL 2020 Probable Playing XI:

Kolkata Knight Riders - Dinesh Karthik(C), Subhman Gill, Sunil Narain, Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Varun Charakarvarty

Rajasthan Royals - Steve Smith(C), Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Rahul Tewatia,Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Robin Uthappa, Jofra Archer, Tom Curran and Ankit Rajpoot

KKR vs RR Match details:

Match No: 12

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai

Day and Date: September 30, 2020 

Timing: 6 PM Local Time, 7:30 PM IST

TV (INDIA)- Star Sports Network

Live Streaming (INDIA)- Disney+Hotstar

Live Streaming (Abroad)-YuppTV