DARREN BRAVO

  • Weight of responsibility motivated me: Darren Bravo 12 hours 36 minutes ago

    Bridgetown: Batsman Darren Bravo said on Monday that he was guided by a strong sense of responsibility during his match-winning knock, which helped the West Indies stun England by five wickets in the third cricket Test on Sunday. The stylish left-hander struck 82 as the West Indies, set 192 for victory,...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1 April 21, 2015

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page TOSS: England opted to field against West Indies in Grenada. Playing XIs: West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine Blackwood, Denesh Ramdin (wk/capt), Kemar Roach, Jason Holder, Shannon Gabriel, Devendra Bishoo England: Alastair Cook (capt), Jonathan Trott, Gary...
  • ICC World Cup: Johnson Charles replaces injured Darren Bravo for Windies February 28, 2015

    Sydney: West Indies have been allowed to call-up Johnson Charles to replace batsman Darren Bravo who was ruled out of the World Cup with a hamstring injury. Charles, a 26-year-old top order batsman, has played 30 ODIs in which he has scored 869 runs with two centuries and as many half-centuries. His...
  • West Indies batsman Darren Bravo out of World Cup February 27, 2015

    West Indies batsman Darren Bravo was ruled out of the rest of the World Cup on Friday after failing to recover from a hamstring injury, the squad's players' association said. "Darren Bravo has been ruled out of the World Cup and will be replaced in the West Indies squad. Get well...
  • World Cup: Bravo to miss Zimbabwe match, in doubt for South Africa February 23, 2015

    Darren Bravo will miss West Indies' third World Cup match against Zimbabwe in Canberra on Tuesday and remains in doubt for Friday's match against South Africa with a low-grade hamstring tear, the team said on Monday. The top order batsman was forced to retire hurt on 49 during West Indies' win...
  • World Cup: Hamstrung Darren Bravo to stay with West Indies February 21, 2015

    Christchurch: West Indies left-hander Darren Bravo will stay with the West Indies' team despite sustaining a torn hamstring during the cricket World Cup Group B 150-run win over Pakistan at HagleyOval on Saturday, West Indies media manager Philip Spooner told reporters Bravo had been taken to hospital for an MRI scan...
  • World Cup: Darren Bravo reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct February 21, 2015

    Christchurch: West Indies batsman Darren Bravo has been reprimanded for using obscenity while batting against Pakistan in their Pool B World Cup match on Saturday, an ICC press release said following the Caribbean team's 150-run victory. The West Indian was found guilty of breaching Level 1 Article 2.1.4 of the ICC...
  • West Indies batsman Darren Bravo suffers hamstring injury February 21, 2015

    Christchurch: West Indies batsman Darren Bravo's future in the World Cup was thrown up in jeopardy after he injured his left hamstring while batting during his team's World Cup match against Pakistan here on Saturday. Bravo was forced to retire hurt on 49 after suffering the injury while taking a quick...
  • West Indies upbeat over Kemar Roach, Darren Bravo return February 4, 2015

    Sydney: West Indies coach Stuart Williams Wednesday welcomed the return of pacer Kemar Roach and middle-order batsman Darren Bravo to the side preparing for the World Cup starting from February 14. Roach was forced to withdraw from the West Indies side during the series in South Africa due to an ankle...
  • Assad Fudadin to replace Darren Bravo in Windies Test squad November 22, 2014

    St. John's: Guyana left-hander Assad Fudadin will replace Darren Bravo in the 15-man Test squad for the tour of South Africa, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced. The 29-year-old Fudadin played three Tests in 2012 and has mainly campaigned with West Indies A since then. He made his debut against...
  • West Indies confirm 14 players picked for SA tour sign contracts November 19, 2014

    St. John's: A month after a pay dispute controversially derailed its tour to India, the West Indies Cricket Board has confirmed that 14 top-flight players have signed contracts committing them to a three-Test series in South Africa. The Board of Control for Cricket in India, the most powerful stakeholder in the...
  • 2nd ODI: India can't afford complacency against hungry West Indies October 10, 2014

    Still licking their wounds after a sound thrashing in the lung opener, India will have to regroup quickly and plug the loopholes when they take on a determined West Indies in the second cricket one-dayer in New Delhi on Saturday. Starting the series as overwhelming favourites, India's inept batting in the...
  • West Indies' Darren Bravo fined by ICC September 17, 2014

    Dubai: West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct during the fourth and final day's play in the second Test against Bangladesh in St. Lucia. He was fined 30 percent of his match fee for breaching Article 2.1.8 of the...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 2 September 14, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Roundup: Opening batsmen Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite hit halfcenturies as the West Indies built a strong firstday total of 246 for 3 against Bangladesh in the second Test at Beausejour Stadium on Saturday. Lefthander Johnson, on debut, compiled...
  • West Indies sweep Bangladesh 30 after 91run win August 26, 2014

    Basseterre: Denesh Ramdin hit a memorable 169 off 121 balls and Darren Bravo struck 124 as the West Indies powered to a 30 series sweep of Bangladesh with a 91run win in the third and final oneday international on Monday. Wicketkeeper Ramdin slammed eight fours and 11 sixes at Warner Park...
  • WI vs NZ, 2nd Test Day 4: as it happened June 19, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 roundup: New Zealand battled back strongly after conceding a first innings lead of 239 in the second Test against the West Indies on Wednesday, reaching 73 for 1 in their second innings at close on the third day...
  • West Indies vs New Zealand, 2nd Test: as it happened June 18, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day two roundup: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked a maiden century and lefthander Darren Bravo also notched three figures on Tuesday as the West Indies dominated day two of the second Test against New Zealand at the Queen's Park Oval. The...
  • 2nd Test: Brathwaite, Bravo tons put West Indies on top June 18, 2014

    PortofSpain: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked a maiden century and lefthander Darren Bravo also notched three figures on Tuesday as the West Indies dominated day two of the second Test against New Zealand at the Queen's Park Oval. The hosts, replying to New Zealand's total of 221, motored to 310 for 5...
  • Do it well twice, Darren Bravo urges batsmen June 7, 2014

    Kingston: Darren Bravo has called on the West Indies batting unit to deliver in both innings if they are to trounce New Zealand in the upcoming threeTest series. The Caribbean side have struggled with inconsistent batting in recent years, leading to nightmare results on tours of India and New Zealand last...
  • 4th ODI: Jittery West Indies set for must win encounter January 3, 2014

    West Indies will be looking to comeback to winning ways in the fourth ODI at Saxton Oval on Saturday after suffering a thrashing at the hands of Corey Anderson at Queenstown. New Zealand and West Indies are level 11 in the fivematch ODI series after the swashbuckling Anderson smashed the fastest...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd ODI December 29, 2013

    Napier: The second onedayer between New Zealand and West Indies has been delayed due to rain. After clinching a lowscoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 20 up in the second ODI against New Zealand in Napier. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with just two...
  • Darren Bravo out of Windies' tour to New Zealand December 28, 2013

    Wellington: Leading batsman Darren Bravo has been forced to return home from the West Indies' cricket tour to New Zealand for undisclosed personal reasons. A team spokesman said 23yearold Bravo, 23, remained in Auckland after playing in the tourists' twowicket win in the first oneday game on Thursday and had now...
  • 1st ODI: West Indies edge New Zealand in lowscoring game December 26, 2013

    Auckland: Darren Sammy made an unbeaten 43 from 27 balls to help the West Indies to a twowicket win over New Zealand in the seriesopening limitedovers international on Thursday, helping the tourists rebound from their 20 Test series defeat. The win, completed in only 27.3 overs when the West Indies reached...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st ODI December 26, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary of this match, scroll to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies won the toss and opted to field. The West Indies have rejected any suggestion of a Test hangover going into the opening oneday international against a New Zealand side bolstered by the return of Jesse Ryder. Gayle...
  • 2nd Test Day 2, NZ vs WI: as it happened December 12, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Ross Taylor scored his 10th Test century and surpassed 4,000 career runs to anchor New Zealand's 307 for 6 at the close of play on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies at...
  • 2nd Test Day 1, NZ vs WI: as it happened December 11, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) New Zealand hope to go one better and get their first win in 11 matches under Hesson and captain Brendon McCullum in the second Test in Wellington. The Basin Reserve pitch is expected to be livelier than the strip at the...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 5 December 7, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 roundup: Darren Bravo provided stubborn resistance to New Zealand's bowlers bringing up his maiden Test double century to ensure West Indies made the hosts bat again and sent the first Test at University Oval into a fifth...
  • 1st Test: Darren Bravo's double hundred thwarts New Zealand on Day 4 December 6, 2013

    Dunedin: Darren Bravo provided stubborn resistance to New Zealand's bowlers bringing up his maiden Test double century to ensure West Indies made the hosts bat again and sent the first Test at University Oval here into a fifth and final day. Bravo, whose previous highest Test score was 195 against Bangladesh...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 3 December 5, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day two roundup: Ross Taylor's first Test double century helped New Zealand to 609 for 9 declared before his bowlers reduced West Indies to 67 for 2 as the hosts took firm control on day two of the first Test...
  • 1st Test Day 1, NZ vs WI: as it happened December 3, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page West Indies have won the toss and opted to field against New Zealand in the first Test at Dunedin. New Zealand's Test series against West Indies could define captain Brendon McCullum's future with the aggressive batsman battling a chronic back...