West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo call times on his international career. Bravo who made his international debut in 2004 against England in a one-day game played at Georgetown. The 35-year old was not playing international cricket for past couple of years due to his on-going tussle with West Indies Cricket Board. He called time on his international career through a statement released through Trinidad and Tobago Newspaper.
Bravo said that he remembers making his Test debut for West Indies against England in July 2004. He stated that he always played with a lot of passion and enthusiasm throughout his cricketing career. The all-rounder will continue to play in different leagues around the world. He has produced memorable performances while playing international cricket for the West Indies across all three formats.
He played 164 one-day games for West Indies and scored 2968 runs at an average of 25.36. Bravo picked up 199 wickets at an average of 29.51 for West Indies in limited-overs cricket. Bravo certainly also produced decent numbers with bat and ball in Test Cricket. He scored 2200 runs from 40 matches at an average of 31.42 with three centuries to his name. He also picked up 86 wickets at an average of 39.83.
In the T20 format, he scored 1142 runs from 66 games at an average of 24.29. Bravo produced impressive numbers with the ball and picked up 52 wickets at an average of 28.26. The all-rounder last played one-day cricket for West Indies in one-day series played in India in 2014. His last T20 appearance came against Pakistan in the three-match T20I series played in the UAE in 2016. There is little doubt that Bravo has been instrumental in helping West Indies win T20 World Cup on two occasions.
Dwayne Bravo thanked his cricket club for all the support and encouragement from a young age to pursue cricket. He also acknowledged the support of the cricket fans and his peers throughout his cricketing career. Bravo said that he has great memories in his cricketing career and also shared a dressing room with greats of the game like Brian Lara, AB De Villiers, and Shahid Afridi.