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Andre Russel returns to Windies squad

Guyana: Andre Russell is set to turn out for the Windies in a one-day international for the first time since November 2015. The big-hitting all-rounder has been named on the 13-member squad to take on Bangladesh in three ODIs at home. Russell made his international comeback in the Windies v World XI Hurricane Challenge Twenty20 International at Lord’s in May this year after time on the sidelines serving a suspension for a doping related offence. “Great to have Dre Russ back,” said coach Stuart Law in a statement on…

Islamabad United’s Andre Russell out of PSL

DUBAI: West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell is out of Pakistan Super League (PSL) after suffering a freak hamstring injury which needs at least two weeks' rest, sources said Tuesday. The 29-year-old all-rounder had to leave the field after suffering a hamstring injury while fielding in the match against Karachi Kings at Sharjah on Sunday and was unable to bowl and bat in the match. He is likely to recover from the injury in time to play for Kolkatta Knight Riders after he was retained by the franchise. The IPL starts…

Andre Russell gets year ban for doping breach

SYDNEY: Globetrotting West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has been banned from all cricket for a year over a doping code violation, his Australian Twenty20 club said on Wednesday. The 28-year-old did not file his whereabouts on three occasions in 2015 as required, which constitutes a failed drugs test under World Anti‑Doping Agency (WADA) guidelines. His punishment was handed down by the Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission on Tuesday. "We are devastated for Andre,” said Sydney Thunder general manager Nick Cummins, in…