“Owns him,” Fans remember this bowler who can dominate Andre Russel

Kolkata Knight Riders struggled initially against Sunrisers Hyderabad’s bowling, with Bhuvneshwar Kumar particularly difficult to score off in his initial two overs, conceding just 7 runs. However, the momentum shifted dramatically when Andre Russell and Rinku Singh took charge, adding 87 runs to propel KKR’s total to 208/7.

After a disappointing bowling display by Sunrisers Hyderabad against Kolkata Knight Riders in the third match of IPL 2024, fans reminisced about Mohammed Siraj’s past dominance over Andre Russell. They recalled how Siraj once left the Caribbean power-hitter clueless with his variations and pinpoint yorkers. During a previous match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore, Siraj had outsmarted Russell with his bowling, eventually dismissing him with a well-directed yorker.

In the recent encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders struggled initially against Sunrisers Hyderabad’s bowling, with Bhuvneshwar Kumar particularly difficult to score off in his initial two overs, conceding just 7 runs. However, the momentum shifted dramatically when Andre Russell and Rinku Singh took charge, adding 87 runs to propel KKR’s total to 208/7. Ramandeep Singh also made a significant contribution, scoring 35 off 17 deliveries when KKR seemed unlikely to reach a total of 150 runs. The achievement of reaching 200 runs was extraordinary, and Russell deserves credit for dismantling the SRH bowling attack with his powerful hitting.

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Despite Russell’s heroics, fans couldn’t help but remember Mohammed Siraj’s ability to silence Andre Russell on previous occasions. Siraj has been one of the most exciting bowlers in recent years, particularly during his time with RCB and his contributions to the Indian cricket team. With the World Cup scheduled to be held in West Indies this year, Siraj will be hopeful of securing a spot in the squad.