The proven all rounder of Gujarat Lions Bravo will miss the initial games of the IPL as per the hamstring injury that has caused him during this time.
As we all know Bravo is a proven player and has done exceptional for his former team Chennai Super Kings under the leadership of the captain cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni
"Dwayne Bravo was suffering from hamstring injury from past few months. We are expecting him to join us in India in 1st week of April. He may miss the initial couple of matches," Bansal told Cricbuzz.
Bravo hasn't played a competitive game of cricket since December 29, 2016, when he injured his hamstring while playing in the Big Bash League. The Melbourne Renegades recruit hurt himself while fielding and had to be stretchered off. He didn't feature in the rest of the tournament and had a surgery on his left hamstring.
However, he appears to have not recovered entirely. "If his health permits you can see him playing during the second phase of IPL."
James Faulkner may get a fair chance to play and prove himself in the absence of Dwayne Bravo and it will be very interesting to see him play, Bravo who took 17 wickets in the 15 matches played by him is a good statistics but he did not quiet prove himself with the bat, bowling was very best as per the knowledge