Dwayne Bravo, the West Indian all rounder, has signed up for the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) which started on April 18. Dwayne Bravo has joined the Mumbai Indians team with Sachin Tendulkar as captain and Lalchand Rajput as coach. On Sunday, Mumbai Indians will play its first match against Banglore Royal Challangers.
Bravo joined the team as a replacement for Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga. Malinga is recovering from a knee injury. “we got a report that his recovery might take a further two to three weeks. So we decided to have a back-up”, said Mumbai Indians coach Lalchand Rajput regarding the selection of Bravo.
The 24-year-old Dwayne Bravo will not play in the Carib Challenge Shield Final against Jamaica which will be held next week. Trinidad and Tobago team manager Colin Borde supported Dwayne Bravo since he knows well that the Indian Premier League will benefit the national team.
Every body is excited about Bravo, playing with Sachin, Harbhajan Singh and Shaun Pollock, said Colin Borde.
since Bravo is the first guy from from Trinidad and Tobago to play in the IPL, he must be very proud, said Borde.