DJ Bravo dishes out a new pre-dismissal celebration
Bravo's celebration resembled a chicken.
Windies cricketers and especially DJ Bravo are all about entertainment. The brand of cricket they play is intense and up to the mark at most times but at the centre is enjoying what they do. Dwayne Bravo is currently playing the newest version of professional cricket, T10 League in the United Arab Emirates and amidst one of his bowling spells produced another dance performance fans will remember for a really long time.
His team Maratha Arabians couldn’t make it to the final but were playing the Eliminator Final game against Bengal Tigers in Sharjah on December 1. Bravo was bowling the 9th over of the first innings at the Tigers batsman Mohammed Nabi. They were in a pretty decent position with over 115 runs on the board. Bravo who has mastered the art of death bowling sent down a slower bouncer and Nabi wanted to dispatch it.
The bowler had rolled his fingers on the ball and hit it on the deck which further slowed it down. Nabi was trying to pull it but got nowhere near. The ball just lobbed in the air and didn’t even reach the other end of the 22 yards. The bowler being someone as aware as Bravo sensed a wicket-taking opportunity and couldn’t hide his excitement even while running towards the ball.
He started celebrating on his strides towards the ball and did a couple of steps with his eyes glued on the ball. He reached there, took the easy catch safely and again took the opportunity to celebrate. It pretty much looked like a chicken celebration from the DJ. He went towards Nabi who was walking back to the pavilion after scoring 46 valuable runs for his team.
Arabians won that game and earned a spot in the Qualifier 2, however, were defeated there by the Northern Warriors. Bravo finished the tournament having played 9 matches with 9 wickets at an average of 16 and economy rate of 9.8.