Andre Russell announces birth of his baby girl
Russell and his better half have named the newborn Amaiah Russell.
Updated - Jan 24, 2020 10:48 am
2020 just keeps on getting better and better for West Indies star Andre Russell. Just a few days ago, he lifted the Bangladesh Premier League trophy and he has now been blessed with the addition of a new member to his family. On Thursday, the hard-hitting allrounder took to Instagram to confirm the birth of his daughter with wife Jassym Lora.
This child is the first for the couple who entered wedlock three years ago. Russell and his better half have named the newborn Amaiah Russell. Russell decided to announce the big news to his fans through Instagram. He took to the social media platform to post an adorable picture of his holding his baby girl’s hands and wrote:
“Another #blessing welcoming Amaiah S Russell to the world! God is good all the time. Thanks god for my strong Queen @jassymloraru #daddysbabygirl”
A stunning start to the year for Andre Russell
Andre Russell, nonetheless, has started 2020 in a stunning manner. While he is not a part of the West Indies team, he has been busy playing franchise cricket across the globe. He recently turned up for Rajshahi Royals and helped them win the Bangladesh Premier League. The star allrounder, in fact, was the Man of the Match in the final as he lifted his first T20 trophy as captain.
His 16-ball 27 runs knock helped the Royals post a competitive total of 170 in the allotted 20 overs against Khulna Tigers. He then impressed with the ball too. Russell picked up 2 wickets for 32 runs as Royals restricted Tigers to 149 for 8. Russell was also the Man of the Tournament thanks to his usual all-round displays in the competition.
With the bat, he scored 225 runs at a strike-rate of 180 in addition to picking up an impressive 14 wickets. In the second qualifier, he came up with one of the best knocks of the competition when he slammed 54 not out from just 22 balls to help his side win the game against Chattogram Challengers and make it to the final. A couple of months later, Russell will arrive in India to play for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.