Andre Russell becomes the third Caribbean batter to be sacked for ‘diamond duck’ in the T20 World Cup

At the ICC T20 World Cup (ICC T20 WC) on Friday, the West Indies (WI) defeated Bangladesh (BAN) by 3 runs in an exciting match. Batting first, the West Indies had given a 143-run goal, but the Bangladesh team failed to achieve the goal. In this match, a unique record was recorded in the name of West Indies explosive hitter Andre Russell. Russell returned to Diamond Duck in the match. It will tell you what a Diamond Duck is. Apart from this, it is also revealing how many players have been fired in this way in the T20 World Cup so far.

Actually, when a batter reaches the playing area and comes out on zero without playing any balls, it is called a diamond duck. Against Bangladesh, Russell got to the fold and stayed out as he took a run from the winger without a strike. In this way, Andre Russell returned to the Diamond Duck pavilion.

Russell is the first batsman to be fired by a diamond duck at the 2021 T20 World Cup. Other than this, he is the third Caribbean batsman to achieve this record at the T20 World Cup. Before him, in 2010, Kieron Pollard was in a diamond duck against England. After this, in the year 2014, against Bangladesh, Lendl Simmons of the West Indies came out in Diamond.

A total of 11 batters have been fired by Diamond Duck in the history of the T20 World Cup. These include Daniel Vettori, Mohd. They include Amir, Kieron Pollard, Mitchell Yardi, Misbah-ul-Haq, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lendl Simmons, Mahela Jayawardene, David Willey, Mustafizur Rahman, and Andre Russell.

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