Kraigg Brathwaite

  • Clive Lloyd pleased with new West Indies players 4 hours 53 minutes ago

    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...
  • 2nd Test: Opening stand guides WI to 246 for 3 on day one 5 days ago

    St. Lucia: Opening batsmen Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite hit half-centuries as the West Indies built a strong first-day total of 246 for 3 against Bangladesh in the second Test at Beausejour Stadium on Saturday. Left-hander Johnson, on debut, compiled 66 off 162 balls. He struck five fours and a six. Brathwaite,...
  • 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 21-year-old Brathwaite spent 38 nervous balls in the 190s before finally breaking the shackles by sweeping off-spinner 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 rain-hit 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...
  • 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 21-year-old unfurled a patient unbeaten 123 on the opening day at Arnos Vale on...
  • Live Score: West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 3 June 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball 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 Port-of-Spain, 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 10-wicket victory over New Zealand June 21, 2014

    Trinidad: Left-hander Chris Gayle hit six sixes in a whirlwind 80 off 46 balls Friday to power the West Indies to a 10-wicket 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...
  • 2nd Test: Brathwaite, Bravo tons put West Indies on top June 18, 2014

    Port-of-Spain: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked a maiden century and left-hander 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 left-hander. The 21-year-old 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 three-Test series against New Zealand. No player has been substituted for Gayle in the 15-member 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 1-0 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 47-run first-innings lead to the West Indies A despite a fighting half-century 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...
  • Kraigg Brathwaite's fifty takes WI A to 283 for 6 against India A October 2, 2013

    Shimoga: Zaheer Khan got his name in the wickets column but it was a patient 82 by opener Kraigg Brathwaite that helped West Indies A reach a decent 283 for six in 90 overs after opting to bat in the second unofficial four day Test here Wednesday. Brathwaite along with middle-order...
  • Cummins in Aus U-19 WC squad June 18, 2012

    Dubai: Fast bowler Pat Cummins has been named in Australia’s provisional squad for the ICC Under-19 World Cup to be held in Queensland in August. Cummins, 19, was recently recalled to the senior team for the one-day matches against England and Ireland this month, having recovered from a five-and-a-half-month injury...
  • West Indies discards play for a recall v India A June 2, 2012

    Bridgetown: The West Indies A side will face India A in a series opener four-day match starting here on Saturday, with players from the home team looking to impress selectors for a recall to the senior setup. Openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Lendl Simmons, along with leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo, are all expected...
  • Brathwaite will be back in WI team: Sammy April 30, 2012

    Bridgetown (Barbados): West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed out-of-form teenage opener Kraigg Brathwaite to bounce back strongly after his axing from the cricket team's tour of England. The 19-year-old Barbadian was left out of the 15-man squad for the three-Test tour after a lean patch with the bat in...
  • Top order remains West Indies main weakness April 28, 2012

    Roseau: West Indies again showed they have developed an impressive team spirit and quality bowling attack but the lack of top-order runs cost them dearly in the 2-0 Test series defeat to Australia. Openers Adrian Barath and Kraigg Brathwaite managed just one half-century between them in the three Tests while Darren...
  • Bravo will be targeted by rivals now: Lara November 27, 2011

    New Delhi: West Indies great Brian Lara has said that the talented Darren Bravo will have to play with more maturity from now onwards, since he will be the main target of rival teams due to his sheer batting talent. Bravo, whose style of batting has been compared to Lara, has...
  • 'We will attack Indian bowlers tomorrow' November 22, 2011

    Mumbai: After laying a solid foundation with a century partnership with fellow-opener Adrian Barath, West Indian batsman Kraigg Brathwaite said that the visitors are looking to attack more on the second day of the third and final Test against India here on Wednesday. "Yes, we lost two wickets (openers), but we...
  • Windies go from potential to performance November 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Provided they do not collectively lose their marbles in the first session on Wednesday, West Indies have had their best day on tour. A first-day total of 267 for the loss of just two wickets - on a good batting deck and, crucially, in the absence of Shivnarine...
  • 3rd Test: Windies end Day 1 at 267/2 November 22, 2011

    Mumbai: Half-centuries by the top four batsmen helped West Indies finish the opening day of the third and final Test against India at a solid 267/2 at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday. After the 137-run opening partnership between Adrian Barath (62) and Kraigg Brathwaite (68), Kirk Edwards (65) and Daren...