HomeCricketLiam Livingstone picked for England Test team, Andre Russell, Melbourne Renegades

Liam Livingstone picked for England Test team, Andre Russell, Melbourne Renegades

West Indian superstar Andre Russell could yet make a Big Bash appearance after the No.1 pick in the inaugural draft, Liam Livingstone, was ruled out of the early part of the tournament after being called up to England’s Test team.

Livingstone, who has been a BBL star for the Perth Scorchers, was taken as the first pick by the Melbourne Renegades ahead of the likes of Russell and South African Faf du Plessis, who went unselected because of their limited availability after Christmas.

Russell was named a marquee player for the first edition of the UAE T20 League, which will be played at the end of January, a window that crosses over with the BBL.

Catch the T20 World Cup Live on Kayo. Don’t Risk Missing All Your Teams’ Matches. New to Kayo? Start your free trial now >

He and du Plessis were shock omissions in the draft, both having been paid marketing fees by Cricket Australia to be…

Read more…

RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular