West Indies and Chennai Super Kings legend Dwayne Bravo or DJ Bravo has added another feather to his already glorious hat as he overtook Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga by breaking the record for most wickets in IPL history.
The talented 38-year-old bowler picked his 171st wicket when he dismissed Deepak Hooda for 13 runs on the second ball of his final over during the game against Lucknow Super Giants at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday.
Dwayne Bravo reached the milestone in his 153rd IPL match. DJ Bravo, who equaled Malinga at the top spot in IPL with 170 wickets, dismissed Deepak Hooda with a stunning delivery to become the all-time highest wicket-taker in the Indian Premier League.
He now has a total of 171 wickets to his name. Besides playing for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL, DJ Bravo has also represented Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions. On the other hand, Lasith Malinga, who is hailed as one of the greatest bowlers to have played the game, had taken 170 wickets in 122 matches.
Meanwhile, as soon as Bravo reached the milestone, fans on social media went berserk and came up with amazing reactions to the performance of Bravo. From cricketers, experts to fans, everyone took to their social media to applaud the latest achievement of the West Indies’ superstar.
Among many, IPL’s franchise Rajasthan Royals also joined the bandwagon and penned down a beautiful tweet for Bravo. RR wrote:
“The only DJ that’s allowed to perform in Mumbai even after 10 PM. Congratulations on 171,
Here, check out the Tweet:
The only DJ that's allowed to perform in Mumbai even after 10 PM. Congratulations on 171, @DJBravo47?
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) March 31, 2022