Darren Bravo Wiki/ Biography
Darren Michael Bravo is a very ardent West Indies cricketer, came from a very strong background. Darren Bravo was born on February 06, 1989 in Santa Cruze, Tobago. Darren Bravo age is 30 years. His birth sign is Aquarius. Darren Bravo height is 1.75 m and 72 Kg weight. His nickname is Bravo. Darren Bravo net worth in 2019 is under review.
Dwayne Bravo is his half-brother and Brian Lara his mother’s cousin. Darren Bravo, the left-handed middle-order batsman from Trinidad, is a skillful and marvelous personality in the cricket world. He is one of the most popular cricketers of West Indies.
Other basic facts
- Age (as in 2019): 30 years
- Hometown: Santa Cruz, Trinidad, and Tobago, West Indies
- Hair color: Black
- Eye Colour: Black
- Body Measurements: chest – 42 inches; Waist – 34 inches; Biceps – 15 inches
- Height: 175 cm or 5′ 9″ inches or 1.75 m
- Weight: almost 72 kgs or 159 lbs
- Nickname: Bravo
- International Debut: ODI debut – 26 June 2009 v India; Test debut – 15 November 2010 v Sri Lanka; T20 debut – 28 February 2010 v Zimbabwe
- Net Worth(Approx): NA
- Salary: NA
He has completed his school from Aranguez Junior Secondary School, San Juan, Trinidad & Tobago, Tranquility Government Secondary, Port of Spain, and Trinidad & Tobago.
His father name is Joy Bravo, and Mother is Joycelyn Bravo. Darren Bravo belongs to a cricket background family, His half-brother Dwayne Bravo is also a passionate cricketer and Brian Lara the legend is his mother’s cousin. He has four sisters. He has one son named Dwayne Bravo junior and one daughter Dwayne Bravo; he has his sons name on famous cricketer of Dwayne Bravo who plays all type of cricket.
Darren Bravo Net Worth
Darren Bravo net worth is under review. His house is in Tobago, and he owned 3 cars.
Darren Bravo Career
As passionate about cricket and his family background make him support to come in the field of cricket. Darren Bravo made his first-team debut for Trinidad and Tobago in January 2007 under-19 cricketers. He played a one-day match with Guyana and had scored seven runs. Later on. After three days, the first-class debut he made against the Leeward Islands, played well and got eight-run scores. He returned to under-19 cricket for the challenge and ended the tournament as a top scorer in the five matches at an average of 59.85. In October 2008, Bravo was a participant of the Trinidad and Tobago squad for the Stanford Series.
His playing teams are West Indies, West Indies Under-19, Nottinghamshire, Trinbago Knight Riders, West Indies A, West Indies Inv XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Deccan Chargers, Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago, Comilla Victorians, Bengal Tigers, Multan Sultans, Winnipeg Hawks
His batting style is the left-handed batsman and bowling style is Right-arm medium. He is considered as the most important player of the WI cricket team. His batting average in test cricket is 41.11 and batting average in ODI match is 32.03.
Bravo played his first test cricket on November 2010 against Sri Lanka team and played his last test cricket against Pakistan team on October 2016. On his test debut, Darren Bravo scored 58 from 159 balls against Sri Lanka. Moreover, He played his first One Day International against India on June 26, 2009. Bravo has been called up for the first two ODIs of the series in the West Indies squad, with India. He made his first international debut in ODI at Sabina Park scoring 19 runs off 16 balls, including two fours from the first two deliveries he faced, on his Test debut Bravo scored 58 runs off 159 balls against Sri Lanka. He scored 80 runs in the second test and 68 in the third test finishing with an average of 68.66 in the tour. Bravo scored his maiden test century and led his team to victory with 195 runs off 297 balls.
In 2013/14 test series against New Zeeland, Bravo made a fighting maiden double-century. In the history, Darren Bravo is the first best batsman who scores fourth innings in a test century, of a Day/Night test. He was also known to be the first ever left-handed batsman who made a century in an innings of a Day-night test match.
Darren Bravo along with the Denesh Ramdin set the record for the highest 3rd wicket partnership in ODI History as they combined 258 runs for the third wicket. He has played first Twenty 20 International Cricket on February 28, 2010, against Zimbabwe. He performed really well and strengthened his place in the side. During his tour to India, he did a hat-trick in the three-match ODI series.
His batting style has drawn comparisons with Brian Lara. The world took notice of the resemblance when bravo turned up for the West Indies at the ICC World Cup 2008. Bravo has shown his talent on several occasions.
In 2012, Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, He had been offered for the US $100,000 by the Deccan Chargers, but missed the competition because it contravened with Australia’s tour of the West Indies in March and April. In 2017, IPL, He has been bought by KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders)
In April 2019, He was selected for the West Indian Squad to play in 2019 Cricket World Cup. Wish him best of luck for his future endeavor.
Some Interesting and Unknown Facts about Darren Bravo
- He is all-rounder; he is a right-handed batsman and medium bowler.
- His middle-order batting is his cause of fame.
- He was taken by IPL in 6.4 crores, and he played for Chennai kings.
- In ODI he has a record that he has given 43 runs and took 6 wickets as a captain.
- In 2016, he made a record of a bowler who took most wickets in the same year in T20 history.