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Russell stars with bat for KKR in IPL

Jamaican Andre Russell continued his good form with bat as he scored a brisk 41 from 12 deliveries to help the Kolkata Knight Riders to a comfortable 71 run win over the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League on Monday. Russell's innings consisted of 6 sixes and five singles as KKR batting first, posted 200-9 from their 20 overs.

Nitish Rana top-scored for KKR with 59 while another West Indian, Sunil Narine could only manage 1 as Trent Boult and Chris Morris ended with two wickets each.

In reply, Russell had 1-25 from 2 overs to go along with two catches as the Daredevils were bowled out for 129. Narine was the pick of the bowlers with 3-18 as Glen Maxwell 47 and Rishabh Pant 43, were the top scores in the Daredevils innings.



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