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“You have some serious catching up to do” – Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard engage in fun banter

DJ Bravo expressed his happiness after the historic IPL victory.

Former Chennai Super Kings all-rounder and the current bowling coach Dwayne Bravo engaged in a fun banter with Kieron Pollard in a video, following the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team defeated the Gujarat Titans to win the 2023 Indian Premier League final at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. This was Chennai Super Kings’ fifth Indian Premier League title, equaling Mumbai Indians’ record.

Dwyane Bravo has won three Indian Premier League titles with the Chennai Super Kings, i.e. in 2011, 2018, and 2021. The 2023 championship was his first title as a coach for the franchise. Meanwhile, his former West Indies teammate Kieron Pollard was part of the Mumbai Indians coaching group this time. He has won five championship titles with them.

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Following Chennai Super Kings’ win, Dwayne Bravo took to social media to share a video. In the video, he is sitting with Kieron Pollard, and the duo engages in a fun and interesting conversation.

“How does it feel to be a 5-time champion I have been having this feeling for the last 3 years,” asks Pollard.

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Dwyane Bravo replied that he is one of the most successful players in the T20 format, across the world. He said, “I am the most decorated T20 player with 17 trophies while you only have 15. You have some serious catching up to do.”

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Dwyane Bravo was appointed as the bowling coach by the Chennai Super Kings for the 2023 Indian Premier League season. The all-rounder revealed that he received a call from skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and coach Stephen Fleming, inviting him to join the coaching staff. Bravo took retirement from the Indian Premier League last year. He has played 144 matches, picking up 168 wickets and scoring 1556 runs. 

“Where do I begin! A year ago when I decided to announce my retirement from IPL cricket it was a sad moment but at the same time I was grateful for a successful IPL career. As fate would have it I received a phone call from Chennai Super Kings captains Mahendra Singh Dhoni and head coach Stephen,” wrote Dwyane Bravo in his Instagram post.

“Fleming who invited me to be a part of the coaching staff. I had no doubt in my mind that this was the direction I wanted to take my new cricketing career. I’ve always had the vision in my mind of one day sharing what I can only describe as my God given talents as a cricketer to what it is right now – a coach for one of the best teams in IPL history,” he added.

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