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Dwayne Bravo named as Afghanistan Bowling Consultant for the T20 World Cup 2024

Afghanistan has roped in former West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo as their bowling consultant for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024.

The West Indies legend is set to join the Afghanistan cricket team during their preparation camp ahead of the marquee event in the Caribbean.

As the tournament is set to be hosted by the West Indies and the USA, Dwayne Bravo’s experience in his home venue might have an impact on the Afghanistan cricket team’s performance.

The official ACB announcement read “The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announces the appointment of former West Indian great and T20 World Cup Winner Dwayne Bravo as the Bowling Consultant of the Afghanistan National Team for the T20 World Cup 2024. Bravo is set to join the team during the preparation camp ahead of the marquee event in the Caribbean”.

The right-arm medium-fast bowling all-rounder has played 295 international matches and scored 6423 runs and picked up 363 wickets. He has also 100 FC, 227 List A and a mammoth 573 T20 caps to his name.

The former Chennai Super King allrounder has played 161 IPL matches and scored 1560 runs and also bagged a whopping 183 wickets at an economy of 8.39.

“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.

AfghanAtalan 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 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, which will be overseen by the coaching staff, including DJ Bravo”, the statement adds.

Besides a stellar playing career, Bravo also has coaching expertise. He is currently the bowling coach of Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.

Afghanistan’s 2024 T20 World Cup squad

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Azmatullah Omarzai, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Ishaq, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan (c), Nangyal Kharoti, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Fareed Ahmad Malik

Reserves: Sediq Atal, Hazratullah Zazai, Saleem Safi

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