Russell, who had a terrific IPL prior to the mega-event, has been replaced by Sunil Ambris for the remaining three matches of West Indies.
Unbeaten New Zealand, runners up in 2015, top the World Cup table after six games.
Six games in, it is a familiar tale of what-ifs as the two-time former champions contemplate another failed campaign dogged by their old foe -- inconsistency.
After picking up two wickets, Shakib Al Hasan scored a match-winning century to help Bangladesh register their second win of the tournament.
England captain Eoin Morgan said Wood's latest injury problem did not mean he was facing the end of his World Cup.
Holding labelled the officiating in the match between West Indies and Australia at Trent Bridge as "atrocious".
Gayle can expect to face a barrage from Jofra Archer and Mark Wood, who have hit 95 miles per-hour (153 kph) since the start of the tournament.
After three losses in a row, South Africa claimed just a point, which now leaves them on the brink of elimination.
Archer, whose father is English, was effectively lost to the West Indies when he moved to county side Sussex.
Russell returned to the country's one-day team for this World Cup after playing just twice since the 2015 edition.
Pakistan managed to get one positive out of the game and that was pacer Mohammad Amir finally getting among the wickets.
World Cup managing director Steve Elworthy apologised to the fans affected by long queues.
Pakistan slumped to an 11th straight loss in ODIs after being bowled out for 105.
Chasing 422 for an improbable win, New Zealand suffered a top-order collapse and were never in the contest after that.
The Pakistan-Bangladesh clash was abandoned without a ball being bowled while 12.4 overs were bowled in the South Africa-West Indies clash.