Russell captains Royals to BPL title

    Andre Russell (File photo credit: Getty Images)

    Andre Russell was among the runs and wickets as he led his Rajshahi Royals to the 2020 Bangladesh Premier League title.

    The Royals were crowned champions after successfully defending 171 against the Khulna Tigers with Dre Russ taking 2/32 as KT were restricted to 149/8.

    Earlier, he made 27 not out from 16 balls as Rajshahi got to 170/4 in 20 overs.

    Russell was named Player of the Match and Player of the Tournament.

    He made 225 runs in 11 innings at a remarkable strike rate of 180 while taking 14 wickets in 12 innings.