Former West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has retired as a player from the Indian Premier League (IPL). shared a heartwarming message with his fans on Friday.
Bravo said he is looking forward to working with the new bowlers. Bravo has been appointed as the bowling coach of the franchise he represents Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
He said, “After 15 years of playing in the toughest T20I league, I announce today that I will no longer participate in the IPL. It has been a journey of many ups and downs. Also, I’m grateful to be a part of IPL since last 15 years. I know it’s a sad day for me, my family and most importantly my fans, but at the same time, I want all of us to celebrate my career over the last 15 years.”
Bravo wrote on Instagram, “As I get ready to move on and lace up my bowling boots, I would like to let my fans know that I look forward to putting on my coaching cap. I am looking forward to working with the young bowlers at CSK. Excited about this new opportunity, my experience will now help build the next generation of champions. Thank you for all the love and support over the years.”
He joined Chennai Super Kings in 2011 –
Bravo has been an integral part of Chennai Super Kings since 2011. He was part of Chennai Super Kings’ IPL victories in 2011, 2018 and 2021 and Champions League T20I triumph in 2014. He was also the first player to win the Purple.
He held the cap for most wickets in an IPL season twice (2013 and 2015). Bravo has played 144 matches for Chennai Super Kings in total, taking 168 wickets and scoring 1556 runs.