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After announcing his retirement from the Indian Premier League (IPL), Dwayne Bravo has accepted a new position as the bowling coach of Chennai Super Kings.

Dwayne Bravo, the IPL’s all-time leading wicket-taker, has retired from the sport but will continue playing for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in a new capacity.

The franchisee announced in a statement that it had appointed Bravo as the team’s bowling coach in advance of IPL 2023.

After L Balaji made the decision to take a year off due to personal commitments, Bravo, who has participated in the tournament since its inception in 2008, will take his place as the tournament’s captain.

I’m looking forward to this new journey because it’s something I plan to do after I stop playing.This is a position I’m excited about because I enjoy working with bowlers.

I don’t think I need to change much from player to coach because I always work with bowlers to come up with plans and ideas for getting one step ahead of the batsmen when I’m playing.Bravo stated, “The only difference will be that I will no longer be standing at mid-on or mid-off.”

I had no idea I would become the IPL’s all-time leading wicket-taker.But just being a part of IPL history makes me happy!Added he.

With 183 wickets from 161 matches, Bravo holds the record for the most wickets taken in the IPL.

Additionally, the all-rounder has scored 1560 runs with a strike rate of approximately 130.

After spending the first three seasons with the Mumbai Indians, Bravo has been a key member of the Chennai Super Kings team since 2011.

He helped Chennai Super Kings win the Champions League Twenty20 in 2014 and the Indian Premier League in 2011, 2018, and 2021.

Bravo has scored 1556 runs and taken 168 wickets in 144 matches for Chennai Super Kings.

Bravo, a member of the West Indies’ golden generation of T20 superstars who won the T20 World Cup in 2012 and 2016, joins his long-time international teammate in retiring from the international cricket league (IPL) and becoming a coach for their respective teams.

On November 15, Pollard announced his retirement as a player. He has joined Mumbai Indians as a batting coach, the same team with which he played throughout his IPL career.

Bravo has followed a similar pattern a month after Kieron Pollard announced his retirement from the Indian Premier League and assumed a similar position as the Mumbai Indians’ batting coach.

After spending the first few seasons with Mumbai Indians, Bravo switched to CSK in 2010 and became a superstar.

He won the Purple Cap twice and played a significant role for the team.

Bravo played a role in the CSK’s four IPL championship campaigns.

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