A Trinidadian cricketer and a former captain of the West Indies cricket team Dwayne Bravo was an astonishing fielder and the most popular player of the Indies. Now, the rate of popularity becomes a little higher as Bravo became the highest wicket-taker in IPL. As he did a great job in all formats of cricket. In T20, he took 575 wickets and still leading in the format.
The IPL 2022 has recently started and the glimpse of the terrific game is getting booming all over the world. In this, Bravo makes a record to get the most wickets in IPL in the match of Lucknow supergiants against Chennai Super Kings on Thursday in Mumbai.
Bravo took 3 wickets for 20 runs in 4 overs in the match against Kolkata. He had dismissed Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, and Sam Billings.
Bravo had registered a record of most wickets in the IPL when he took the wicket of Billings, while DeepakHudda was caught by RavindraJadeja.
Bravo is s part of Chennai Super Kings and has received 171 wickets till now. He left Malinga behind by taking the wicket of Dipak Hudda as Malinga has caught 170 wickets in 122 IPL matches. The Sri Lankan player Lasith Malinga had played his last IPL in 2019. In IPL 2022, Bravo took 171 wickets in 153 matches and the count will be definitely increased in the future.
After Maling, Bravo made it possible to gain such a high number of wickets and the list is continued with the three Indian spinners who have taken the most number of wickets in IPL. Piyush Chawla took 157, Harbhajan Singh took 150 and Amit Mishra took 166 wickets in IPL. Unfortunately, all these players are not participating in the IPL 2022.
Most interestingly, Bravo, Piyush Chawla, and Harbhajan Singh were associated with the Chennai Super Kings in IPL. It is very difficult for Piyush Chawla to get an opportunity in the future. Harbhajan Singh retired from cricket. And Bravo is rocking in the IPL and is representing CSK.
Chennai Super Kings has proved to be the King of Wickets to date. The team has a winner’s association and every player is an all-rounder in their form.
Bravo’s wickets in T20
The 38-year-old Bravo has a fantastic T20 cricket career. He received 575 wickets in 524 matches. Emran Tahir has also gained 451 wickets in T20. Coincidently, both the players are playing for Chennai Super Kings this season.
Bravo’s price in IPL?
First, in IPL, Bravo has represented the Mumbai Indians and Gujrat Lions. When he got suspended from Chennai Super Kings, represented the Gujrat. In the mega auction of IPL 2022, the Chennai Super Kings bought Bravo for 4.4 crore rupees. The best part about Bravo is that he is the first fantastic bowler in T20 who took 300, 400, and 500 wickets.
When Malinga was replaced by Bravo?
It was 2008 when in the inaugural edition of IPL, Malinga got injured and hence he got replaced with Bravo. So these are some interesting facts about Bravo and the things are interconnected with each other as the competitors coincidently followed each other in one or the other way.
Now, the name Bravo is trending just because of his wicket-taking performances in IPL 2022. He has now become one of the finest and the top bowlers who received the highest wickets in the history of IPL. We just wish him all the luck for the future.