IPL: Andre Russell slams 21-ball half-century vs CSK

He reached his half-century with a six off Ravindra Jadeja. Russell was particularly severe on Shardul Thakur, collecting 24 off the medium-pacer's first over.

Andre Russell put on an exhibition of power-hitting at the Wankhede.   -  BCCI/IPL

Andre Russell roared back to form with a quickfire 50 off just 21 balls against the Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday.

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He reached his half-century with a six off Ravindra Jadeja. Russell was particularly severe on Shardul Thakur, collecting 24 off the medium-pacer's first over. He began by clobbering a full and wide delivery over point for six.

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A couple of wides later, an outside edge ran away to the third-man fence. It was followed by a flat-batted hit over deep cover for six. He finished with a six over mid-wicket.

After slamming three fours and six sixes, he was clean bowled by Sam Curran for a 22-ball 54.