Dwayne Bravo retires as IPL player, roped in as Chennai Super Kings bowling coach


Dwayne Bravo on Friday announced that he has decided to retire from the Indian Premier League (IPL) and continue with Chennai SuperKings as their bowling coach.

Bravo was let go by the franchise ahead of the upcoming IPL 2023 auction after being an integral part of the championship winning sides under MS Dhoni.

CSK has announced the West Indies all-rounder as their new bowling coach with Laxmipathy Balaji taking a break for a year. Bravo opened up on his excitement in taking the role and said he was happy to be a part of IPL history.

“I never thought I would be the leading wicket taker in the history of IPL. But I’m just happy to be a part of IPL history!” said Bravo.

K.S Viswanathan, the CEO of CSK, congratulated Bravo for his IPL career and said that the franchise excited to continue its association with the West Indies all-rounder.

Bravo is currently the leading wicket-taker in IPL history with 183 scalps to his name from 161 matches. He has been with CSK since 2011 and was part of their IPL triumps in 2011, 2018 and 2021.

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