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CPL 2020: Dwayne Bravo Turns into First-Ever Bowler To Take 500 T20 Wickets

CPL 2020: Dwayne Bravo Scripts History, Becomes First Bowler To Take 500 T20 Wickets
CPL 2020: Dwayne Bravo Scripts History, Becomes First Bowler To Take 500 T20 Wickets

Dwayne Bravo achieved the historic feat by dismissing Rakheem Cornwall in a CPL match.© CPL/Sportsfile (File photograph)

West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo scripted historical past on Wednesday as he turned the primary bowler to select 500 wickets within the shortest format of the sport. Bravo achieved this feat by dismissing Rakheem Cornwall of St. Lucia Zouks in a Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2020 match, Trinbago Knight Riders. With this wicket, Bravo additionally turned the primary bowler to take 100 wickets within the CPL. Bravo’s supremacy within the T20 format may be gauged from the truth that no different bowler has even crossed 400 wicket mark. Sri Lanka’s T20I skipper Lasith Malinga is subsequent on the checklist with 390 wickets. Bravo can be the quickest to succeed in 300, 400 and now 500-wicket mark. By way of appearances, he sits on the second spot on the checklist topped by fellow Caribbean Kieron Pollard.

Bravo, who performs for Chennai Tremendous Kings within the Indian Premier League, has been their most profitable bowler through the years, choosing up 118 wickets to this point.  Bravo has gained three titles every with CSK within the IPL and Trinbago Knight Riders within the CPL. 

CSK took to Twitter media to congratulate their star participant on his historic achievement. Evaluating his achievement to the “large leap for mankind” CSK highlighted that no different bowler has even touched the 400-mark.

“A small step for Champion, a large leap for mankind. #WhistlePodu for the one participant to get to 500 T20 wickets. The truth that nobody else has even made it to 400 makes it TRULY BRAVO!,” CSK tweeted.

Bravo, who missed the IPL final yr, might be raring to make up for that this yr and assist CSK to a different title victory. The opening match of IPL 2020 is ready to start on September 19, with CSK dealing with defending champions Mumbai Indians within the high-voltage conflict. The match will come to an finish on November 10, after virtually two months.

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