Dwayne Bravo achieved the historic feat by dismissing Rakheem Cornwall in a CPL match.© CPL/Sportsfile (File picture)
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 will 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 record with 390 wickets. Bravo can also be the quickest to achieve 300, 400 and now 500-wicket mark. When it comes to appearances, he sits on the second spot on the record topped by fellow Caribbean Kieron Pollard.
— Trinbago Knight Riders (@TKRiders) August 26, 2020
Bravo, who performs for Chennai Tremendous Kings within the Indian Premier League, has been their most profitable bowler over time, choosing up 118 wickets to date. Bravo has received 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, an enormous 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.
A small step for Champion, an enormous 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! pic.twitter.com/5OF8dUCbIC
— Chennai Tremendous Kings (@ChennaiIPL) August 26, 2020
Bravo, who missed the IPL final yr, can be raring to make up for that this yr and assist CSK to a different title victory. The opening match of IPL 2020 is about to start on September 19, with CSK going through defending champions Mumbai Indians within the high-voltage conflict. The event will come to an finish on November 10, after nearly two months.