Russell scored the strike rate of 220.46 in this IPL season
He said – I train smartly like NFL players
new Delhi. Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Andre Russell credited Chris Gayle with credit for power hitting. Russell has scored a strike rate of 220.46 in this IPL season. He said, "Gayle quickly changed me in the matter of batting, and he told me to use a heavy bat instead of a light bat." Russell has scored 377 runs in 9 matches at an average of 75.40. During this time, 39 sixes
'The victory of the 2016 World Cup changed my life'
Russell said, "I used to use light bats before, the ball does not go too far, during the 2016 T20 World Cup, Gayle came to me and said that you can do better than that. You should use heavy bat . "
"The 2016 World Cup victory changed my life, I played 43 runs in the semi-final, now I have a heavy bat, I can shoot it all around," Russell said.
Russell also focuses on batting as well as fitness. They train like the National Football League (NFL) players in the US. NFL players take less weight instead of lifting heavy weights.
Russell said, "I went to Dallas (USA) a few years ago, where I saw how the NFL players train. They work very hard, instead of heavy weight, take less weight more often. They did not want to grow big, so they trained like them. "
He said, "I bowl slower .. During my batting, my hand is slow, I want to be smart about how to do the training, I work hard at the gym, like a wild. The easier it would be to hit the ball. "