Dwayne Bravo announces retirement

Dwayne Bravo will retire from international cricket after the match against Australia.

Dwayne Bravo announces retirement

Dwayne Bravo will retire from international cricket after the match against Australia.
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Dwayne Bravo, the star cricketer of West Indies will retire from international cricket after T20 World Cup. The all-rounder announced his retirement after the West Indies vs Sri Lanka match on Thursday.

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West Indies marks their exit from the journey of T20 World Cup 2021 after losing against Sri Lanka yesterday. The defending champions will play their last match of the series against Australia this weekend.

Since his debut in T20I matches against New Zealand in 2016, Bravo featured in 90 matches. He aggregated 1245 runs at an average of 22.23 and a strike rate of 115.38. Also, he scalped 78 wickets while showing some excellent and effective bowling in the death overs. He was an integral part of the West Indies squad during their victory in T20 World Cup in 2012 and 2016.

Bravo said to ICC’s post-match show on Facebook, “I think the time has come. I’ve had a very good career. To represent the West Indies for 18 years, had some ups and downs, but as I look back at it I’m very grateful to represent the region and the Caribbean people for so long.”

He further added, “To win three ICC trophies, two with my captain [Daren Sammy] on the left here. One thing I am proud about is that the era of cricketers we had we were able to make a name for ourselves on the global stage and not only do that but have silverware to show for it.”

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West Indies lost 3 of the 4 matches in the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup against England, South Africa, and Sri Lanka. They won only managed to win against Bangladesh. Unfortunately, they cannot qualify for the semi-finals.

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