Afghanistan Announce Dwayne Bravo as ‘Bowling Consultant’ Ahead of T20 World Cup 2024

Written by Vipin Darwade

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has announced the appointment of the former West Indies international and two-time T20 World Cup winner, Dwayne Bravo as the national team’s bowling consultant ahead of the T20 World Cup 2024. The legendary all-rounder is set to join the team for their preparatory camp ahead of the showpiece event.

The 40-year-old Dwayne John Bravo was a former right-arm medium-fast bowling all-rounder for West Indies, having played 295 international matches, scoring 6423 runs and picking up 363 wickets. He has also 100 FC, 227 List A and a mammoth 573 T20 caps to his name.

DJ Bravo is currently the leading wicket-taker in T20 cricket with 625 scalps to his name in the format. In addition, he has scored almost 7000 runs in the format, making him one of the most successful fast-bowling all-rounders in T20 cricket.

Bravo’s brand of cricket and entertainment has earned him admiration and respect across the world, winning several titles including T20 World Cup, Champions Trophy, IPL, and CPL.

Apart from his International experience as a player, Bravo has most recently served as the Bowling Coach for the Chennai Super Kings for the IPL 2024.

The Afghanistan team have already arrived in St. Kitts and Nevis and are expected to begin a 10-day long training camp, as part of their preparations for the upcoming T20 World Cup. It will be overseen by the coaching staff, including DJ Bravo.

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