Dwayne Bravo announces retirement from international cricket

Dwayne Bravo

London : West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from the international cricket. Will remain available for the franchise T20 cricket leagues.

Making the announcement, Bravo said he tried to maintain the passion and enthusiasm that he had while making his debut, throughout his career. He further stated that in order to give the younger generation a chance to grow, he must leave the international arena.

“I am extremely fortunate to have a career that has taken me across the globe into the most prestigious dressing rooms sharing experiences with all the recent legends of this glorious game,” Bravo said.

“I will continue my professional career as a cricketer and entertainer living as a true champion,” he added.

The 35-year-old, played a grand total of 270 internationals (40 Tests, 164 ODIs, 66 T20Is) between 2004 and 2016 and played a starring role in each of their two World T20 triumphs in 2012 and 2016. ODIs scoring 2,968 runs with an average of 25.37 while in 40 Tests he has made 2,200 runs with an average of 31.43.