Trinidad, Port of Spain, 17 May 2023: Prior to the 2023 Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Dwayne Bravo has returned to Trinbago Knight Riders. Bravo rejoins the Knight Riders after two years with the St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots, with whom he claimed the 2021 championship.
Bravo is the all-time leader in T20 wickets and has taken more wickets than any other player in the CPL with 124 victims in 97 games. Bravo has taken more than 100 wickets for the Knight Riders, making him the franchise’s leading wicket-taker.
From 2013 to 2020, Bravo represented the Trinidad franchise and won the championship four times. Bravo is the most successful player in the annals of the CPL with five titles, and he is synonymous with Trinidad cricket, so his return to his home team will excite Knight Riders fans. During the draft program that will air at the conclusion of June 2023, the complete CPL squads will be announced.
Captain Kieron Pollard of the TKR: “Very exciting times.” The champion DJ Bravo is returning to his native organization, TKR. Our relationship and camaraderie is unparalleled, and this is a fantastic opportunity for us to once again represent TKR together in the upcoming season. We are thrilled to see him in red and black again.”
Venky Mysore, TKR Team Director: “DJ (Champion) Bravo has been one of TKR’s most important pillars. We are thrilled to have him back and anticipate another delightful season. There is no doubt that the entire #TeamTKR and our fans will anxiously anticipate his return to TKR colors.”