Like many of his teammates, Carlos Braithwaite is known for his flamboyant style of playing cricket. He is one of the best in the world when it comes to finishing games, as he possesses an incredible ability to hit any ball for six. His heroics in the ICC T20 World Cup 2016 are world renowned. However, one of the biggest assets to his game has been his bowling, making him a gold-dust to any side he wishes to represent.
Date of Birth:
18 July 1988
Age (as on 2017):
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
Combermere School, Barbados
26 December 2015 vs Australia in Melbourne
18 October 2011 vs Bangladesh in Chittagong
11 October 2011 Bangladesh in Dhaka
#26 (West Indies) #26 (IPL, County Cricket)
West Indies, Antigua Hawksbills, Barbados, Barbados Tridents, Barbados Under-19s, Combined Campuses and Colleges, Sagicor High Performance Centre, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, West Indies A, Delhi Daredevils
Nature on field:
Likes to play against:
India and England
Due to his four consecutive 6’s, West Indies won the 2016 ICC T20 World Cup finals against England.
In his Test debut in 2015, he scored a tough 59 vs Australia.
Took 7 for 90 his debut domestic cricket match.
Career Turning Point
Performance in the 2011 domestic season in West Indies.
Rahul Dravid and Kevin Pietersen
Favourite Cricket Ground:
Favourite sports personalities:
Porridge and spaghetti bolognese
Mark Wahlberg and James Corden/ Sanaa Lathan and Meagan Good
Jamaican Mafia and The Usual Suspects
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Lesser Known Facts
Carlos Brathwaite doesn’t smoke but drinks occasionally
He had a fantastic debut in the West Indies domestic career in 2011 when he took 7 for 90 against Trinidad & Tobago.
Soon after he got called for the West Indies cricket team, his mother was diagnosed with cancer and she required to go through chemotherapy.
The Windies required 19 runs in the last over vs England in the 2016 ICC T20 World Cup finals, and it was Braithwaite who stood up to the occasion, smashing four consecutive sixes and clinching the title for his side.
He idolised Rahul Dravid and Kevin Pietersen.
He was in once classmates with the famous Pop singer Rihanna in Barbados.