DOB: 29th April 1988
The most exciting talent to emerge from the Caribbean in recent times is undoubtedly Andre Russell. After having represented the Delhi Daredevils in the past, Russel turned out to be a revelation for the Kolkata Knight Riders when he was acquired in 2014 by the franchise. After being retained by KKR, he has established a reputation of being one of KKR’s 'Most valuable players'. With his all-round capabilities and experience of playing across the globe, KKR found a utility player who they could not let go of. This year also was retained by the franchise in the IPL Auction.