Dwayne Bravo played his last international match on the Caribbean soil on Tuesday.© AFP
Dwayne Bravo, the two-time T20I world champion, on Tuesday announced that today’s match against Pakistan in Guyana will be his last international match on home soil. Bravo made the disclosure to his teammates in the team huddle and via Cricket West Indies (CWI) social media ahead of the start of the fourth and final T20I at the Guyana National Stadium. “I just want to take this opportunity to wish one of our stalwarts. In all three formats, he has played though he retired from the other two a long time back. But Bravo is playing his final game in Maroon on the Caribbean soil. We look forward to that,” Kieron Pollard said in a video posted on Windies Cricket.
This is what the Skipper had to say at the start of the match
And yes it’s official, today’s T20I is the last in the Caribbean for the Champion @DJBravo47#WIvPAK #MissionMaroon pic.twitter.com/0CJZ9oX1SN
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) August 3, 2021
CWI said Bravo has been a lion-hearted competitor for West Indies from the very start of his career. The highlights of his T20I career are the two World Cup wins – in 2012 on his birthday against Sri Lanka in Colombo, and in 2016 against England in Kolkata.
Bravo is one of the greatest performers in the shortest format, and his bowling at the death is superb.
He is the leading wicket-taker for West Indies with 76 wickets in 85 T20I matches. His best figures are 4-19 which came last month against South Africa at the Grenada National Stadium.
At home, Bravo has made 138 international appearances – 15 in Tests, 93 in One-Day Internationals and 40 in T20 Internationals.
Overall, he has played 40 Tests (2200 runs and 86 wickets); 164 ODIs (2968 runs and 199 wickets) and 85 T20Is (1229 runs and 76 wickets).
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