Caribbean all-rounder Andre Russell is likely one of the hottest property within the shorter codecs of the sport along with his capacity to alter a recreation with each bat and ball. The West Indies man will probably be in motion within the 2019 version of the Abu Dhabi T10 League and he believes that the 10-over format may assist cricket turn out to be a part of the Olympics.
“It would be brilliant for cricket to become an Olympic sport and I know all players would love the opportunity of representing their country at an Olympic event,” stated the 31-year-old.
Russell has been picked within the Northern Warriors squad within the third season of the Abu Dhabi T10 which is able to happen within the UAE capital between November 14 and 24.
He noticed that the problem within the T10 format is {that a} batsman has no time to get his eye in and must have a plan in opposition to each bowler within the opposition ranks.
“The T10 format is obviously shorter than T20 and batsmen have very less time to get themselves in. You have to really attack and go after the bowling from ball one, ” the Jamaican stated.

“As a bowler and a fielding team, you have to really be on your game and plan well as you know the batsmen are looking to take you down every delivery.”
The World T20 winner additionally expects the Abu Dhabi T10 to achieve prominence within the coming years.
“I am sure it will be a box office event. Abu Dhabi is a brilliant place to host the T10. It is a great place to tour as a player with a lot to do away from cricket culturally and the Zayed Sports City Stadium is an excellent stadium with brilliant facilities,” he stated.
“Abu Dhabi seems to be attracting a lot of high profile cricket events and I am looking forward to getting over there.”
The eight crew T10 League is the primary ever internationally permitted ten-over league. Kerala Kings are the present defending champions.


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