Bravo to chase another T20 league title this summer after signing for Worcestershire Rapids for the 2022 Vitality Blast

By Sports Desk March 25, 2022

Dwayne Bravo has signed for Worcestershire Rapids for the 2022 Vitality Blast season in a bid to win another T20 league title.

The 38-year-old Trinidadian all-rounder retired from international cricket after the ICC World Cup but still has an appetite for T20 league cricket.

"When Moeen (Ali) mentioned the possibility of me coming over for the Blast whilst we were both at BPL, it was an opportunity I wanted to seriously look at," Bravo said. “It’s great that it has all come together. The Vitality Blast is one of the domestic T20 titles that I am yet to win and I will be working hard to help the team achieve success.”

Moeen is the captain of Worcestershire Rapids and will play alongside Bravo for the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL before heading to England for the Vitality Blast in the summer.

It is expected that Bravo will play at least 10 group matches, quarter-finals and finals for the Rapids but that is dependent on how far CSK advances in the IPL this coming season. 

Worcestershire Cricket Steering Group Chairman, Paul Pridgeon expressed his joy at having Bravo join the team along with their other overseas signing Colin Munro.

“To put Dwayne Bravo and Colin Munro in the mix with the players we already have in the squad is excellent news. Dwayne is a superb ‘death’ bowler and hard-hitting middle-order batsman and has enormous experience from playing for his country and in T20 cricket worldwide,” Pridgeon said.

“Moeen (Ali) has been playing in the Bangladesh Premier League with Dwayne Bravo this winter, has been talking to him and said ‘come and play for us’ – and he agreed.”

Bravo is the leading wicket-taker in T20 cricket globally and is the first bowler to take over 500 wickets in T20 cricket.

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