BBL 2021-22: Melbourne Stars sign Andre Russell for the remainder of the tournament

BBL 2021-22: Melbourne Stars sign Andre Russell for the remainder of the tournament

The coach of the Melbourne Stars outfit, David Hussey said that he is eager to work with Andre Russell.

Andre Russell
Andre Russell. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

West Indies cricketer Andre Russell has signed up with the Melbourne Stars for the 11th edition of the Big Bash League (BBL). And, the coach of the Melbourne Stars outfit, David Hussey offered his thoughts on the matter.

Hussey opined that the signing of Russell is a huge one for the Stars, and also added that the Stars’ family would like to see the best players in action for them, and Russell definitely is one of the best in the world.

Hussey also added that he is eager to work with Andre Russell, and said that the West Indian will make his debut on Friday. The Stars will take on the Sydney Thunder side in their next encounter.

“To have someone of Andre’s quality play for the Melbourne Stars is a huge signing for our club. We want our Stars family to watch the best players in action at the MCG and Andre is world-class. I can’t wait to work with him in the time that he’s here and look forward to his debut on Friday night,” said David Hussey as quoted by the official website of the Melbourne Stars.

We look forward to seeing Andre Russell entertain everyone: Melbourne Stars General Manager

Also, the General Manager of the Melbourne Stars outfit, Blair Crouch said that he is eager to see Andre Russell in action at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Adding that the Stars always strive to get the best players on board, Crouch concluded by stating that he is looking forward to see Russell entertaining the fans.

“We cannot wait to see Andre at the MCG in front of some big crowds this summer. At the Stars, we always strive to have world-class players for our members and fans to admire, and Andre falls comfortably into that category. We look forward to seeing him entertain and thrill everyone, starting on Friday against the Thunder at the MCG,” concluded Blair Crouch.

Also, it is likely that Haris Rauf might make a return to the Melbourne Stars outfit later this month, and is slated to play his first match on 27th December 2021.