HEADLINE: DRE-RUSS SUFFERS HAMSTRING INJURY

link CaribbeanCricket.com Joined: Mar 6, 2003
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1/4/17 6:00:01 AM 

Sydney Thunder star allrounder Andre Russell has been stretchered off from Spotless Stadium after injuring his hamstring against the Melbourne Stars on Wednesday night.

Russell pulled up lame after chasing a ball to the third man boundary, immediately falling to the ground and clutching his leg.


The 29-year-old overseas signing has played with a knee injury throughout the tournament and was set to undergo scans after the clash with the Stars, according to Fairfax media.

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link Baje Joined: Dec 10, 2002
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1/4/17 10:19:57 AM 
In reply to CaribbeanCricket.com
A bummer. He pushes himself really hard (too hard in my opinion)

link natty_forever Joined: Apr 28, 2003
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1/4/17 10:21:59 AM 
In reply to Baje... first Bravo now DreRus.

link Baje Joined: Dec 10, 2002
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1/4/17 10:53:09 AM 
In reply to natty_forever
These are 150 percent guys, even when they are carrying little niggles.

link Narper Joined: Jan 4, 2003
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1/4/17 11:23:14 AM 
In reply to Baje

He pushes himself really hard (too hard in my opinion)


He has to maintain the reputation and electrify the crowds...people also go to see him in the field.

These guys don't get enough time to heal properly.

link mikesiva Joined: Jan 12, 2007
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1/4/17 11:31:03 AM 
In reply to natty_forever

That looked almost as bad as Bravo's....
sad

link openning Joined: Nov 13, 2002
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1/4/17 11:45:45 AM 
In reply to Narper

These guys don't get enough time to heal properly.


Gym work is not the same as crcket preparation.
I listened to retire cricketer yesterday, he said"The reason why these guys a not scoring runs or taking wickets, is because they are not working on their game, away from Club T20 cricket".
That means to me, you run from club to club, and not take time to actually practice.

link Baje Joined: Dec 10, 2002
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1/4/17 11:52:41 AM 
In reply to Narper

I have seen him nursing an injury and running and diving full tilt. I know he wants to maintain reputation etc., but the fastest way to lose one's reputation is to be sidelined or lose effectiveness due to permanent nagging injuries

link natty_forever Joined: Apr 28, 2003
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1/4/17 11:57:38 AM 
In reply to Baje... but is it not the way of professional sports, Players playing with niggles?

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