Andre Russell IPL 2018
Dinesh Karthik captain interviewed Andre Russell of Kolkata Knight Riders during match thirteen of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2018 (IPL 2018) between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Delhi Daredevils held at the Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on the 16th April 2018. Photo by: Prashant Bhoot / IPL/ SPORTZPICS

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are going through a good space after three wins from six games to start of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018.

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However, they suffered a loss in the last night’s game against the Kings XI Punjab by nine wickets. They were at the opposite end of some brutal hitting by Chris Gayle and KL Rahul.

Punjab reached their revised target of 125 runs with eleven balls to spare banking on Chris Gayle (62*) and KL Rahul’s (60) opening stand of 116.

Gayle continued his rich form, as scored yet another fifty – to strengthen Punjab’s lead. Rahul also provided him with ample support with a blazing 60 off just 27 deliveries.

IPL 2018: Watch - Kolkata Knight Riders' Andre Russell Imitates Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa
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However, previously, the home team banked on Chris Lynn’s outstanding knock of 74 – to post a mammoth total on the board.

Robin Uthappa and Dinesh Karthik also provided good support to the firing Lynn.

Russell imitates Karthik and Uthappa

During a Nokia ad shoot, the players got in a lighter mood and had a gala time pulling each other’s leg. In a video posted on Twitter by KKR’s official handle, Windies all-rounder Andre Russell imitates the likes of Karthik and Uthappa.

Meanwhile, the Windies cricketers are fun loving and always keeps the dressing room entertaining.

Knights are always focused in the middle, but off the pitch they’re always upto some fun! Here’s some Behind the Scenes footage from the Nokia TVC shoot! @NokiamobileIN #PlayUnited,” they tweeted along with the video.

Meanwhile, Kolkata will return to the field again on April 27 against Delhi Daredevils in Delhi.

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Ankush Das

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