ACB names Dwayne Bravo as bowling consultant for T20 World Cup

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Tuesday announced the appointment of former West Indies star and T20 World Cup winner Dwayne Bravo as the bowling consultant for the Afghanistan national team for the T20 World Cup 2024.

Bravo will join the team during the preparation camp ahead of the tournament in the Caribbean.

The 40-year-old Bravo, a former right-arm medium-fast bowling all-rounder for West Indies, played 295 international matches, scoring 6,423 runs and taking 363 wickets. He also has 100 first-class, 227 List A, and 573 T20 caps to his name.

Bravo is currently the leading wicket-taker in T20 cricket with 625 scalps. In addition, he has scored almost 7,000 runs in the format, making him one of the most successful fast-bowling all-rounders in T20 cricket.

Bravo’s style of cricket and his entertaining persona have earned him admiration and respect worldwide, leading to several titles including the T20 World Cup, Champions Trophy, IPL, and CPL.

In addition to his international experience as a player, Bravo recently served as the bowling coach for the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2024.

The Afghan team, known as AfghanAtalan, has already arrived in St. Kitts and Nevis and will begin a 10-day training camp as part of their preparations for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. The training camp will be overseen by the coaching staff, including Bravo.