26 Carlos Brathwaite

Carlos Brathwaite Cricket Player
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The cricketer from Barbados and team captain of the West Indies T20I team, Carlos Ricardo Brathwaite, was born on July 18, 1988.

Carlos Brathwaite Bio

Full Name Carlos Ricardo Brathwaite
Nick Name Ricky
Birthday July 18, 1988
Birthplace Barbados
Age 34 Years
Hometown Bridgetown, Barbados
Nationality Barbarian
Sun Sign Cancer
Profession Cricketer
Religion Christian
School
Combermere School, Barbados
Qualifications Not Known
Net Worth $97 Million Approx

Cricket Info

Nature on field Very Aggressive
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Role All-rounder
Bowling Style Right arm Fast medium
Coach/Mentor N/A
Shirt./Jersey Number 26 West Indies
26 IPL & County Cricket
Favourite Shot Pull Shot
Likes to Play Opposite India
T20I Debut 11 October 2011 Against Bangladesh
IDO Debut 14 August 2019 Against India
Test Debut 26 Dec2015 Against Australia
T20I Cap 53
IDO Cap 161
Test Cap 306
Team West Indies, Barbados Tridents, Antigua Hawksbills, Barbados, Barisal Bulls.
PSL Teams Multan Sultans, Peshawar Zalmi, Lahore Qalandars. 
IPL Teams Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils. 
BBL Team Sydney Sixers, Sydney Thunder

Physical Measurement

Body Stats 46-18-38 Inches
Body type Slim
Height 6 Feet 4 Inches, 1.93 m, 193 cm 
Weight 120 kg
Waist 38 Inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black

Carlos Brathwaite Family

Father Name Chesterfield Brathwaite
Mother Name Joycelyn Brathwaite
Brothers Kraigg Brathwaite
Sisters N/A
Wife/Spouse Jessica Felix Brathwaite
Girlfriend Jessica Felix
Children Daughter
Daughter Name N/A

Favorite Things

Food Chicken
Batsmen
Rahul Dravid and Kevin Pietersen
Bowler Sylvester Clarke
Actor Mark Wahlberg and James Corden
Actress Sanaa Lathan and Meagan Good
Film Jamaican Mafia and The Usual Suspects
Hobbies Dancing

Records

  • Thanks to his four straight sixes, West Indies defeated England in the 2016 ICC T20 World Cup finals.
  • He struggled mightily to score 59 against Australia in his 2015 Test debut.
  • In his first county cricket encounter, he took 7 for 90.

Carlos Brathwaite Remember the Name

In the commentary box, when Brathwaite pulled off a historic run-chase with 19 runs needed in the last over, retired West Indies batsman Ian Bishop was present. After the Caribbean batter’s game-winning six, Bishop famously exclaimed, “Carlos Brathwaite, Remember the name…,” during the broadcast.

Awards

  • Man of the match in the 2016 IPL match against KKR after scoring 34 runs off just 11 deliveries and taking 3 wickets.
  • Named 2016 ICC T20 performer of the year.

Facts

  • He mentions Kevin Pietersen and Rahul Dravid as his models.
  • Carlos and well-known American pop diva Rihanna studied at the same Barbados school.
  • In 2011, Brathwaite made his home debut for the West Indies, taking 7 for 90 against Trinidad & Tobago.
  • His mother was diagnosed with cancer shortly after he was chosen for the West Indies team, and she needed to undergo chemotherapy. To encourage his mother, he even cut off his hair.
  • In the T20 World Cup 2016 final between West Indies and England, West Indies needed 19 runs in the last over; it appeared like a daunting assignment, but he pulled a victory out of the jaws of defeat by hitting four consecutive sixes.
  • After a long bidding war with Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils got him for a staggering fee of 4.2 Crore rupees for his IPL debut in 2016.

Controversies

Oshane Thomas’ fair throw in a T20I match against Bangladesh was called a no-ball by the umpire, sparking a huge controversy. Thomas criticized the umpire after the game for making the incorrect call.

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