Russell undergoes successful knee surgery

West Indies seam bowling all-rounder had a successful surgery on his injured knee on 27th June after being ruled out of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

Andre Russell falls with knee injury, Holder holds 'no regret'
Andre Russell flares up with knee injury while bowling to Jonny Bairstow. Photo: Getty Images

West Indies are almost out of the race to the semi finals in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Although they lookee impressive at the start of the tournament, they had back to back defeats when the tournament porogresses.

Injury issues is also another problem in the side right from the start of the tournament. Their star all-rounder Andre Russell was also ruled out of the entire tournament due to the knee injury he had sustained for a long time.

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Following the early exit from the tournament, the Caribbean all-rounder underwent a successful surgery on his injured knee on June 27th. The all-rounder himself made a post in his official Instagram account with a picture of himself post the surgery and wrote: “Surgery was a success thanks for the kind words from everyone.

The 31-year-old was replaced by batsman Sunil Ambris in the squad ahead of the match against India at Old Trafford on June 27. The International Cricket Council had confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the World Cup had approved Ambris as a replacement player for Russell.

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