Andre Russell Wife, Height, Age, Batting Stats, Bowling Records, IPL Team KKR

Published on: Jun 26, 2018 6:35 pm IST|Updated on: Apr 23, 2024 2:55 pm IST

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Andre Russell is arguably the biggest six hitter. A hard hitting lower middle-order right handed batsmen, Russell is the only bowler to take 4 wickets in 4 consecutive deliveries in T20s.

Russell made his first ODI appearance in World Cup 2011 against Ireland and was a part of West Indies two T20 World Cup wins in 2012 and 2016. He is always in news for his flamboyant personality and different hairstyles. Russell has also faced an Anti doping ban of 1 year by an independent doping panel in Jamaica.


Nickname: A Russell, Dre Russ
Profession: Cricketer

Physical Appearance
Andre Russell Height (approx.): 185 cm
Weight (approx.): 78 Kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoos: NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 29 April 29 1988
Birth Place: Kingston, Jamaica
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Taurus
Nationality: Jamaican
School: NA
College: NA
Educational Qualifications: NA



Father: Michael Russell
Mother: Sandra Davis
Sister: NA
Brother: NA
Coach/Mentor: NA
Religion: NA
Address: NA

Cricket Career

International Debut:
Test: vs Sri Lanka on November 2010
ODI: vs Sri Lanka on 1 November 2015
T20: NA
Jersey Number: 12
Domestic/State Team: Jamaica Tallawahs, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sydney Thunder, Islamabad United
Nature on field: Aggressive
Likes to play against: Australia
Favourite Shot/Ball: Pull
  • He is the first bowler to take 4 wickets in 4 consecutive deliveries in T20. On 21 September 2013, he took the wickets of Yuvraj Singh, Kedhar Jadhav, Naman Ojha and Yusuf Pathan in a match against India A.
  • He has scored a century in 42 balls in CPL (11 sixes and 3 fours)
  • He scored 36-balls 88* against CSK in a losing cause in IPL 2018
  • In IPL 2016, Russell was the highest wicket taker from Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Russell was named amongst the ten marquee players for the first edition of the Global T20 Canada cricket tournament in May 2018


  • Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) booked him under anti doping whereabouts violations. He was banned from cricket for 1 year on 31 January 2017.


Hobbies: Listening music, Dancing
Favourite Batsmen: AB De Villiers and C Gayle
Favourite Bowlers: Courtney Walsh
Favourite Cricket Ground: NA
Favourite sports personalities: NA
Favourite Food: Fried dumplings, Curry goat, ackee and saltfish
Favourite Actors/Actresses: Jamie Foxx
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Car: NA
Favourite Book: NA
Favourite Destinations: NA
Smoking/Alcohol: NA/Yes

Andre Russell Wife

Jassym Lora is the wife of Andre Russell. The duo tied the knot on 28 July 2016.

jassym lora


Lesser Known Facts

  • Russell began a second career under the name ‘Dre Russ’ as a recording artist in 2014
  • Sir Vivian Richards got impressed with his initial all-around performances and referred to him as one of the future players to watch out for.
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