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3 Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo
Dwayne Bravo
Position
All Rounder
Current Team
Lahore Qalandars, West Indies
Past Teams
Peshawar Zalmi

Dwayne Bravo plays all formats of the game from West Indies. He’s considered as West Indies’ most destructive all-rounder. He is a right handed batsman that plays aggressively in the middle order. He is a right arm medium fast bowler that bowls a variety of deliveries and is able to take wickets at crucial times. He has captained West Indies in all the three formats of the game.

Bravo made his international debut in a One Day International against England in April 2004 and earned the match figures of 2-31. Bravo so far has played 164 ODIs and made 2968 runs in 141 innings at an average of 25.36 and picked up 199 wickets. Bravo scored his maiden ODI century in ICC Champions Trophy 2006 against England. He scored an unbeaten 112 off 124 balls and also contributed in the 174 runs stand of second wicket partnership with fellow batsman Chris Gayle. He also scored 64 runs in the event and took 7 wickets. During ICC World Cup 2011 he suffered a knee injury while bowling against South Africa and was ruled out of the tournament. In ICC World Cup 2015 West Indies badly struggled due to the absence of bravo since he was left out by the board after facing some controversies.

Bravo made his test debut against England in July 2004. He bagged career best test figures of 8-37 in the first innings against England at Old Trafford. After not being picked controversially for the Brisbane test against Australia, he was recalled for Hobart test in which he smashed 113 runs and provided his team some stability. In the Adelaide test he got bowling figures of 6-84 in the first innings. He also kept wickets in a test against England in June 2009 at Old Trafford in place of wicket keeper DineshRamdin who was hit by a ball on his head. Bravo took retirement from test cricket in January 2015 after playing 40 tests for his side.

Bravo has played 66 T20I matches till date and played a key role in ICC World T20 Cup 2012 and ICC World T20 Cup 2016, leading his team to victory both the times. Despite of facing injury issues off and on in his career, he is still regarded as the most wanted player of T20 format. He has played for Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings (IPL), Sydney Sixers, Melbourne Renegades (BBL), Chittagong Vikings, Dhaka Dynamites, Comilla Victorians (BPL), Lahore Qalandars (PSL), Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel (CPL). He has been picked by a PSL franchise Peshawar Zalmi for PSL 2017.

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