The Hundred 2022: Dwayne Bravo becomes first bowler to take 600 T20 wickets
The Hundred 2022: Former West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo achieved the milestone of 600 wickets in T20 cricket on Thursday.
In the ongoing The Hundred competition, the great all-rounder achieved this milestone while playing for his team, the Northern Superchargers, against the Oval Invincibles. Bravo produced an excellent delivery in the 89th ball of the Invincibles’ innings that rattled all-rounder Sam Curran’s middle stump as he attempted to go big by leaving himself some space. For 60 runs off of 39 balls, Curran returned to the pavilion.
Bravo bowled a total of 20 balls, recording a strike rate of 2/29. Additionally, he bowled eight dot balls and had a 1.45 ball economy rate. He could not open his account with the bat and registered a golden duck.
Bravo achieved the accomplishment of 600 wickets in 545 games while averaging 24.12 and having an 8.21 economy rate. His 5/23 bowling average is his best in this format.
He ended his career in international cricket. After the conclusion of his team’s ICC World T20 2021 campaign in November of last year.
Bravo is followed in terms of wickets by Afghanistan spin sensation Rashid Khan (466 wickets), West Indies spinner Sunil Narine (457 wickets), South African spinner Imran Tahir (451 wickets) and Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan (418 wickets).
Northern Superchargers entered the game with a 157/7 total after 100 balls. The best scorer was Adam Lyth, who scored 79 runs off of 33 balls. Ovals Invincibles finished at 158/7 after successfully chasing the total with three balls left. Sam Curran led the team in scoring with 60 points on 39 balls.