Dwayne Bravo announces retirement from International cricket

Dwayne Bravo announces retirement from International cricket

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The 35 year old West Indies all-rounder announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket on Thursday. However he will continue playing Franchise T-20 cricket.

The Trinidad and Tobago star released an official statement, calling time on his 14-year international career.

“Today I want to confirm to the cricket world that I have officially retired from international cricket in all formats of the game. After 14 years when I made my debut for the West Indies, I still remember that moment I received the maroon cap before walking onto the Lords Cricket Ground against England in July 2004. The enthusiasm and passion I felt then, I have kept with me throughout my career," Bravo, 35, said in his statement.

“However, I must accept that for me to preserve my longevity as a professional cricketer, I must do as others before have done, leave the international arena for the next generation of players,” he added

Bravo in his entire career has represented West Indies in 40 Tests, 164 ODIs and 66 T20Is. He made his international debut in the year 2004 against England at George Town and he last represented WIndies in a T20 match against Pakistan in the year 2016.

Though, it might have been the end of his international career , he will continue to entertain us with his game and dance moves in the Indian Premier League where he represents Chennai Super Kings.


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