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Andre Russell IPL 2024: Speculations are rife about the release or retention of players ahead of the auction for the 17th edition of the IPL. Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya are among the wicket takers. A big news is coming out about Kolkata Knight Riders. It is being told that KKR has now taken a big decision regarding Andre Russell. Russell has not been able to shine in the last few seasons. Despite this, the franchise has decided to retain him.

How much money will Andre Russell get?

Kolkata Knight Riders have retained Andre Russell for IPL 2023. However, this news is yet to be officially confirmed. Russell was retained by Kolkata in 2023 at a price of Rs 16 crore. Now on November 26, the picture will become clear as to how much money they will get for the upcoming season. By Sunday, all teams have time to prepare their final release and retention lists.

Even after the flop show, KKR backed you to show that the way Andre Russell was known to splash with the bat has not been seen in the last one or two seasons. In IPL 2023, Russell scored 227 runs in 14 matches and took only 7 wickets. Whereas in 2022, Russell scored 335 runs and took 17 wickets. Russell has been a part of the franchise since 2018. Now once again he can be seen playing for KKR for the seventh consecutive season.

KKR will be led by regular captain Shreyas Iyer, who will join Gautam Gambhir. Last season, when Iyer was injured, Nitish Rana took over the captaincy. Gautam Gambhir has returned to the team. Gautam Gambhir, who won the IPL title twice under his captaincy, has now joined the team as a mentor. Also, many more changes can be seen in the team in the coming days. Apart from Russell, Sunil Narine is an important part of this team among the foreign players.

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