CRICKET-CWC 2019-Doubts over Russell's availability for Bangladesh clash.

 
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While opener Evin Lewis is expected to be available for Monday's crucial game against Bangladesh despite being bruised in the nets, Andre Russell's selection will be a game-time decision.

That is the word from West Indies captain Jason Holder, who has disclosed that while Russell has been making progress in recovering from a knee injury, a final decision would be made just before the game.

'We're keeping it cuttled until tomorrow. I saw him yesterday, saw him this morning as well, and he's progressing quite nicely yes, you know. We'll have a final answer with him tomorrow morning,' Holder said.

However, he gave his assurance that Lewis would be available after he was hit in the nets during a practice session.

'Yeah, quite a few people got struck in the nets, including myself, but he's fine. Just a little bruise, should be fine,' he added.

There had been question marks over Russell's fitness even before the start of the World Cup.

He subsequently re-injured his knee against Australia in the Windies' second game.

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