Andre Russell and Sam Billings
Andre Russell and Sam Billings (Image Credits: Twitter)

Think Kolkata Knight Riders this IPL season and you’ll assume of the impossible hurricane thump performed by Pat Cummins (56* off 15 balls) towards Mumbai Indians just recently. An inning that won’t be forgotten in a rush.

In a unique interview with TimesofIndia.com, Sam Billings talked about Cummins, what it resembles to bat close by Andre Russell, Shreyas Iyer the captain and the batter, and extra.

Scary And Phenomenal: Sam Billings On How It Feels Batting Alongside Andre Russell

Sam Billings and Andre Russell
Sam Billings and Andre Russell (Image Credits: Twitter)

On asked about what is it like to bat close by Andre Russell, especially when he starts hitting the ball wherever in the recreation area.

“Scary. He (Andre Russell) is phenomenal and one of the best in the world. He has incredible power. He is one of those players who, when on song, can turn the game on its head and take away the pressure from the team.

“There will be times when he will bat and there will be other times when other guys would need to bat around him as well. He is proactive and aggressive. What a player to have in your team. He is just amazing,” added Billings.

Sam Billings
Sam Billings (Image Credits: Twitter)

The Englishman has scored 95 runs in 5 matches within the match to this point, averaging 23.75. KKR is currently second on the points table with 3 wins from 5 games. They will face SRH in their next game on 15 April at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.

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