West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has been governed out of the 2019 Cricket World Cup due to injury and he will be replaced by Sunil Ambris in the squad.
West Indies still have an outside shot of making it to the semi-finals in spite of winning just 1 game out of 6 in the World Cup up until this point. Russell, who had a splendid IPL season with Kolkata Knight Riders.
Andre Russell played just 4 matches for West Indies in the World Cup and was unfit to reproduce his IPL enchantment for West Indies. He didn’t bat against Pakistan in his group’s competition opener however picked 2 for 4 out of a red hot burst. Russell picked 2 additional wickets against Australia yet has overseen just 15 out of a bombed run pursue.
Against England, Russell scored 21 without grabbing a wicket before returning figures of 1 for 42 against Bangladesh. Carlos Brathwaite, who supplanted Russell in the playing XI after his damage, crushed an unbeaten 100 and nearly took West Indies to a fantasy triumph over table-toppers New Zealand.
Andre Russell will be replaced by Sunil Ambris, a 26-year-old batsman, who has played 6 ODIs and midpoints 105.33. He has 1 hundred and 1 fifty to his name in the 50-over format.