Andre Russell, the attacking all-rounder for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), is arguably one of the most dangerous batsman in the IPL. In last year’s tournament, Russell was the recipient of the Maximum Sixes Award, having smashed an impressive 52 past his opponents.
His batting is not the only reason he has earned a fearsome reputation on the pitch though. Russell can also bowl at speeds approaching 150km. His success has earned him a number of nicknames among his fans including Danger Russ, Muscle Russ and finally Dre Russ, in reference to his passion for music.