- Dwayne Bravo becomes second player to play 500 T20 cricket match after Kieron Pollard
- Kieron Pollard has played 561 T20 matches so far while West Indies’ Chris Gayle is ranked third.
- Not a single player has reached the 400-match mark for India so far, with Rohit Sharma playing the most matches.
West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has set a new record in T20 cricket. Bravo has become the second cricketer in the world to play 500 T20 matches. Kieron Pollard is the first player to play 500 T20 matches.
Bravo achieved this feat during the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) final. Bravo, 37, captains the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the CPL. Bravo has taken 540 wickets so far in his T20 cricket career and has scored 6566 runs with 224 catches.
After the CPL final, Bravo will travel to Dubai to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL). In the IPL, Bravo plays for the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings. The IPL starts on September 19. The rest of the IPL matches are to be played in Dubai. The first match will be played between Chennai and Mumbai Indians on September 19.
Bravo is a key player in the West Indies T20 cricket team. The West Indies will go on to win the T20 World Cup for the third time after the IPL. The West Indies are in Group 1, which includes Australia and South Africa. The West Indies will play their first match against England on October 23 in Dubai.
Kieron Pollard has played the most T20 matches
Only two players have played 500 or more T20 matches. The record for the first 500 matches was set by Kieron Pollard. Pollard tops the list of players who have played the most T20 matches. He has played 561 matches so far. Bravo is second with 500 matches. Third is West Indies’ explosive batsman Chris Gayle. Gayle has played 446 matches so far. Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik has played 436 matches.
The record is in the name of Rohit Sharma for India
If we talk about the Indian player, the record of playing the most T20 matches is in the name of opener Rohit Sharma. Rohit Sharma has played 350 matches so far. In second place is Mahendra Singh Dhoni who has played 338 matches. Suresh Raina has played 331 matches, skipper Virat Kohli 311 and Dinesh Karthik 317 matches.
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