KRAIGG BRATHWAITE

  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 5 April 25, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Report: Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for 2 at the close of the fourth day of the second Test leaving the hosts with a lead of 37 runs. There is still plenty of work to...
  • Big effort needed on final day from Windies: Brathwaite April 25, 2015

    St. George's: Centurion Kraigg Brathwaite has warned the West Indies are not yet out of the woods, and that it will take a significant effort on Saturday's final day to avoid defeat in the second Test against England. The 22-year-old opener fashioned a superb, unbeaten 101 as the West Indies, behind...
  • 2nd Test: Kraigg Brathwaite's ton for Windies frustrates England April 25, 2015

    Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for 2 at the close of the fourth day of the second Test leaving the hosts with a lead of 37 runs. There is still plenty of work to do for the hosts to save the Test but England will have taken...
  • Clive Lloyd all praise for Kraigg Brathwaite, Marlon Samuels January 4, 2015

    Cape Town: Chief selector Clive Lloyd has praised Kraigg Brathwaite's maturity in the wake of the opener's third Test century and said that coupled with the presence of the experienced Marlon Samuels, the West Indies were now only two middle order batsmen short of being a quality Test side. Lloyd, the...
  • 2nd Test: South Africa vs West Indies ends in a draw after final day washout December 30, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: South Africa's hopes of victory on day five of the second Test against West Indies were thwarted on Tuesday by heavy overnight rain and a wet outfield which prevented any play. The top-ranked Proteas had hoped to wrap up the West Indian first innings with the tourists on 275...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 5 December 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 4: A spectacular collapse has raised the prospect of a nervous finale for a brittle West Indies after they finished on 275 for nine on day four of the second Test against South Africa on Monday. Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon...
  • 2nd Test: South Africa in control after West Indies collapse December 29, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: A spectacular collapse has raised the prospect of a nervous finale for a brittle West Indies after they finished on 275 for nine on day four of the second Test against South Africa on Monday. Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels made first innings centuries but the tourists then lost...
  • 2nd Test: West Indies' Brathwaite, Samuels defy South Africa on Day 3 December 28, 2014

    Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels hit half-centuries as the West Indies fought back on the third day of the second Test against South Africa at St George's Park on Sunday. Brathwaite made 65 not out and Samuels was unbeaten on 60 as the West Indies reached 144 for two in reply...
  • Wasteful Windies batsmen must do better: Leon Johnson December 20, 2014

    Centurion: Rookie left-hander Leon Johnson has lamented the West Indies' wastefulness after their batsmen threw away good starts to be knocked over cheaply on the third day of the opening Test against South Africa. The top five batsmen all passed 20 but none managed to convert their innings into a major...
  • Clive Lloyd pleased with new West Indies players September 19, 2014

    Bridgetown: West Indies cricket legend Clive Lloyd says he is impressed with the new crop of young players on the regional cricket team following the series against Bangladesh. Lloyd, the most successful captain who led the team during the 1970s and 1980s, has singled out opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite who was...
  • 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...
  • 2nd Test: Opening stand guides WI to 246 for 3 on day one September 14, 2014

    St. Lucia: 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 66 off 162 balls. He struck five fours and a six. Brathwaite,...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 4 September 8, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: Leftarm spinner Sulieman Benn claimed 5 for 39 on Sunday as the West Indies bowled out Bangladesh for 182 to take a first innings lead of 302 after three days of the first Test. The hosts are...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 3 September 7, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Roundup: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite compiled an unbeaten 205 as the West Indies reached 407 for 3 against Bangladesh at the close of a rainhit second day at Arnos Vale Sports Complex on Saturday. The hosts, 264 for 3 overnight,...
  • Kraigg Brathwaite hails Shivnarine Chanderpaul after maiden double century September 7, 2014

    Kingstown: West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite has credited his hero Shivnarine Chanderpaul for helping him record his maiden Test double century against Bangladesh in the first Test. The 21yearold Brathwaite spent 38 nervous balls in the 190s before finally breaking the shackles by sweeping offspinner Mahmudullah square to reach his landmark...
  • 1st Test: Brathwaite double ton drives WI to 407 for 3 September 7, 2014

    Arnos Vale: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite compiled an unbeaten 205 as the West Indies reached 407 for 3 against Bangladesh at the close of a rainhit second day of the opening Test at Arnos Vale Sports Complex on Saturday. The hosts, 264 for 3 overnight, were stalled by persistent morning rain that...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 2 September 6, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Roundup: Opener Kraigg Braithwaite's confident unbeaten 123 led West Indies to 264 for 3 at the close on the opening day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Kingstown, St. Vincent on Friday. Barbadian Brathwaite shared a commanding 116run opening...
  • Windies opener Kraigg Brathwaite eyeing something bigger September 6, 2014

    Kingstown: West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite said he is not yet satisfied with his unbeaten century against Bangladesh on the opening day of the first Test and is anxious to convert it into something even bigger. The 21yearold unfurled a patient unbeaten 123 on the opening day at Arnos Vale on...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 3 June 28, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day two roundup: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite hit an enterprising 68 to lead a positive West Indies batting display against New Zealand on Friday but persistent rain soon after lunch cut the hosts short on day two of the third Test. West...
  • Batting with Chris Gayle things get easier, says Kraigg Brathwaite June 28, 2014

    Bridgetown: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite said he was now playing with a renewed confidence following his maiden Test century last week. Friday, he top scored with an attractive 68 to follow up that 129 in PortofSpain, as West Indies reached 169 for two before rain ended the second day's play at 1:03...
  • 3rd Test: Rain restricts West Indies to 169/2 against New Zealand on Day 2 June 28, 2014

    Bridgetown: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite hit an enterprising 68 to lead a positive West Indies batting display against New Zealand on Friday but persistent rain soon after lunch cut the hosts short on day two of the third Test. West Indies, overnight 32 for 0, had powered to 169 for 2 at...
  • 2nd Test: Gayle powers West Indies to 10wicket victory over New Zealand June 21, 2014

    Trinidad: Lefthander Chris Gayle hit six sixes in a whirlwind 80 off 46 balls Friday to power the West Indies to a 10wicket victory over New Zealand midway through the fifth and final day of the second Test. Gayle added seven fours as the hosts raced to a victory target of...
  • 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...
  • Kraigg Brathwaite likely cover for Chris Gayle in West Indies squad June 2, 2014

    Opener Kraigg Brathwaite is likely to be called up to the West Indies squad as cover for Chris Gayle, as injury worries persists over the talismanic lefthander. The 21yearold Brathwaite has trained with the West Indies squad for the last few days of their camp in Barbados and was Sunday conspicuously...
  • Injured Gayle to return home, Brathwaite in for NZ series November 23, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Chris Gayle, who had sustained a hamstring injury, will return home for rehabilitation as the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Saturday said that the opener would miss out on a threeTest series against New Zealand. No player has been substituted for Gayle in the 15member squad for the last...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, Day 3 October 11, 2013

    West Indies A Second Innings: Stumps, Day 3: India A were on top at stumps on day 3 after West Indies A lost three wickets in their second innings. Earlier, India A, inspired by the triple century from Pujara, declared their innings at 564. West Indies A were 116 for 3...
  • India A vs WI A: 2nd unofficial Test ends in a draw, WI A lead series 10 October 5, 2013

    Shimoga: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite smashed a brilliant century while Narasingh Deonaraine cracked a flamboyant 93 as the second unofficial Test between India A and West Indies A ended in a tame draw on Saturday. In reply to West Indies A's 406 in the first innings, India A were all out for...
  • India A behind in 2nd unofficial Test against WI A October 4, 2013

    Shimoga: India A conceded a slender 47run firstinnings lead to the West Indies A despite a fighting halfcentury by Uday Kaul on the third day of the second unofficial Test here on Friday. At the close of play on Day 2, West Indies A were 28 for no loss in their...