One of the most sought after T20 player, veteran West Indies all-rounder and former captain Dwayne Bravo announced retirement from international cricket. He revealed in a statement released to the media that he wanted to leave the international arena for the next generation of players. The 35-year old has played in 40 Tests, 164 ODIs and 66 T20Is for the Windies since making his debut in 2004.
Bravo, who also had a successful stint as a musician, had developed the reputation of somewhat being
specialist, having played in various different leagues all across the world including the IPL, the Big Bash League and the CPL. An exceptional death over bowler, he is extremely good at tricking the batsman with the unexpected slower ball while is also capable of explosive batting down the order.
Combined with his athleticism in the field, he can be defined as the complete player in the shortest format of the game. He will still play in franchise based cricket leagues and it can be hinted that Bravo wanted to give his complete focus to domestic leagues as he mentioned in his statement that “I must accept that for me to preserve my longevity as a professional cricketer, I must do as others have done before”.
He is, however, not a part of the Windies squad that is touring India, and his retirement news comes just after the second ODI match of the series had a thrilling finish. Bravo is currently featuring for the Trinidad and Tobago team in the Super50 Cup.
Dwayne Bravo Net Worth in 2018
Having accomplished a successful career, Bravo’s net worth is estimated to be around $19.2 million. However, his domestic career is far from over and he can still make quite a fortune by playing in the domestic T20 leagues like the IPL, CPL etc. which are extremely cash-strapped. There is no doubt that he will garner a lot of interest from franchises now that his main focus is in the domestic leagues.
Dwayne Bravo Salary & Earnings
Bravo makes around $3.2 million per year, with $1.2 million of the amount being solely from endorsements. An absolute entertainer both on and off the field, he also attracts some of the biggest endorsement deals including one from major Chinese engineering company China Harbour. He receives a handsome payment for playing in the domestic leagues which tend to increase based on the performances.
Bravo is a big fan of cars and his collection is topped off by the Range Rover and a Jaguar. He owns a mansion in his hometown in Trinidad while also owning several properties in US, Dubai and various parts of West Indies.
He also has his own apparel brand called ‘DJ Bravo 47’ which is co-owned by Singapore-based celebrity apparel company 3 Big Dogs.
|Age||Source of Wealth|
|$2 million||$1.2 million|
|Santa Cruz, Trinidad||DSC, China Harbour|