Dwayne Bravo, who was one shy of wicket no. 500, dismissed Zouks’ Rahkeem Cornwall caught by Colin Munro for his 500th wicket in the fourth over of a CPL match.
West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo on Wednesday became the first bowler to take 500 T20 wickets. Bravo achieved the feat during the CPL match between Trinbago Knight Riders and St Lucia Zouks. The all-rounder, who was one shy of the landmark, dismissed Zouks’ Rahkeem Cornwall for his prized 500th wicket in the fourth over of the match.
CSK’s Dwayne Bravo 1st cricketer to claim 500 wickets in T20 cricket
501* – Dwayne Bravo
390 – Lasith Malinga
383 – Sunil Narine
374 – Imran Tahir
356 – Sohail Tanvir
354 – Shakib Al Hasan
In Cricket leagues world over Bravo is one of the most successful bowler
Bravo has already led CSK & Trinbago to three IPL & CPL titles. Bravo topped the wickets tally in the 2009 Champions League T20, the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2013 and 2015, the CPL 2015 and in 2016, the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in 2016-17, and the Big Bash League (BBL) in 2017-18.
Bravo had called time on his international career in October 2018, and turned his focus to playing franchise T20 cricket around the world.
The former West Indies captain came out of international retirement, making himself available for selection in the West Indies T20I side, while confirming that he didn’t want to play any other format.
Bravo’s variations and his control of the slower ball has made him a potent force in the shortest format.