Personal Information About Dwayne Bravo
|Nick Name:-||“DJ” Bravo, “Yoyo”, Pro and Johnny|
|D.O.B:-||7 October 1983|
|National Side:-||West Indies|
|Place of Birth:-||Santa Cruz, Trinidad, and Tobago|
|Height:-||5feet 9 inches|
|Profession:-||West Indies Cricketer (All rounder)|
|Style of Batting:-||Right-handed batsman|
|Style of Bowling:-||Right arm medium fast|
DJ Bravo Major Teams: West Indies, Essex, Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions, Lahore Qalandars, Kent, Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Sixers, Mumbai Indians, Trinbago Knight Riders, University of West Indies Vice Chancellor’s XI, Victoria, Trinidad, and Tobago Red Steel.
|Dwayne Bravo Family Info|
|Father Name:-||John Bravo|
|Mother Name:-||Joycelyn Bravo|
|Brother Name:-||Darren Bravo (Half-brother)|
|Sister Name:-||4 sisters|
|Children:-||Dwaynice Bravo, Dwayne Bravo Junior|
|Dwayne Bravo Wife:-||Regina Ramjit|
|Dwayne Bravo Net Worth:-||$18 Million (cumulative resources)|
DJ Bravo early life
Dwayne Bravo is the best all-rounder cricketer and a popular singer from West Indies, DJ Bravo was born on 7 October 1983 in Santa Cruz, Trinidad, West Indies. Bravo belongs to a typical West Indian family and he brought up in West Indies and completed his education from the same place where he was born. Dwayne Bravo is commonly known is DJ Bravo. He has called by several nicknames which were given by his fans and friends. As a child, Bravo looked forward to playing football, beach cricket and running races on the road. DJ loved playing sports, he is a sports lover. Luckily grew up in a family that loved very much cricket and later went to Harvard Coaching clinic.
DJ Bravo family Info
Dwayne Bravo’s father name is John Bravo and his mother name is Joycelyn Bravo, they belong to typical West Indian Family background. His brother name is Darren Bravo and he is also a cricket lover, DJ Bravo, and his brother, their relationship is an example for all the siblings in the sports field. Both brothers have played international cricket together, Darren is very different from his brother. He is a left-handed batsman and his batting style is a resemblance with his relative Lara. Darren was motivated by his brother as a child.
Dwayne Bravo Wife and children
DJ Bravo surprisingly has no news in media about his love affairs which has made it very hard to know anything personal about DJ Bravo girlfriend. About his love and affairs, it is concluded that Bravo’s relationships are very personal to him and his love life has never been out. Dwayne Bravo married to Regina Ramjit, she is a model and Regina was also the contestant of the Miss World in 2013. Regina Ramjit is a young and beautiful woman. The charming couple has two kids, a baby girl, and a boy. DJ Bravo daughter name is Dwaynice and his son name is DJ Junior. DJ Bravo has a lovely and amazing family, and he loves his family so much.
Dwayne Bravo Songs, Dance, Movies
DJ Bravo also very famous amongst Indian Tamilians and there were times when DJ Bravo singing Tamil songs could be seen. Bravo’s Lungi dance was a great highlight for the south Indians. Nobody imagines that DJ Bravo Indian movies could also happen but his Tamil movies did happen and he gained widespread popularity and fame. DJ Bravo’s fans are waiting for his new movie and they are expecting to see Dwayne Bravo son in Tamil works.
Dwayne Bravo charity work is also one of the best things known about him. DJ Bravo also has been a media’s favorite personality due to his controversial match fees that Bravo charges and the hefty amount it is.
DJ Bravo’s song “Champions” was the huge hit during the ICC T20 World Cup 2016.
Dwayne Bravo Domestic debut and International Career
Dwayne Bravo made his domestic career debut against Barbados in 2002 by playing for the Trinidad and Tobago. After this debut match, DJ Bravo was selected for the West Indies Cricket team and Dwayne Bravo made his first-class career debut against England on 22 July 2004, was in 2004. In the similar year, Bravo made his One Day international debut as well. He made his ODI debut on 18 April 2004 against England at Georgetown Cricket Club.
After successfully make the place for himself in the Test match and One Day internationals formats, DJ Bravo made his place permanent in the T20 format. Bravo made his T20 debut on 16 February 2006 against New Zealand.
He has the skills in the batting line and also he has amazing bowling style, Bravo’s wickets records are uncountable and he always managed to get great attention to his fans and followers.
When West Indies tour to Australia in 2005, DJ was controversially not listed for the 1st Test match at Brisbane, in this match West Indies team were beaten. Bravo was recalled for the 2nd Test match in Hobart and in this match he Scored 113, he made this score at a very difficult stage when his team was in trouble. In the 3 rd Test match of the series at Adelaide, Bravo bowled very well and his spell was outstanding in the first innings of Australia he took 6 wickets for 84 runs.
In early 2006, West Indies tour to New Zealand, in the T20 games Bravo was unable to bowl but he still played in all three tests matches as a specialist batsman. His every performance showed that he is the key player for West Indies as he always proved himself mature player particularly when his team was facing the tough time, he always gave the sensible performances for his team.
In the ICC Champions Trophy 2006, Bravo took 7 wickets and scored 164 runs, Bravo made his first One Day international century by making a majestic 112 runs not out as part of a 2nd wicket stand of 174 runs with Chris Gayle. He also did very well bowl and he dismissed Michael Clarke and Chris Read.
In 2007 World Cup Bravo’s performance was not really good as he scores 129 runs but he took 13 wickets. In one match against South Africa, he made 69 runs.
On June 2009, at Old Trafford during 3 rd test match against England Bravo performed as an emergency wicket-keeper in place of Denesh Ramdin, Denesh had gone off for the tournament after being hit on his head with the ball. Bravo in the same test match took the wicket of Kevin Pietersen.
ICC World Cup and World T20 Career
Bravo played ICC World cup 2007 for the West Indies, but Bravo was unable to continue in 2011 World Cup, the reason was his injury problem, he got his injury issue during the match which he was playing against South Africa. In the ICC World Cup 2012, Bravo was played as a batsman and West Indies won the 2012 ICC World Cup.
In the 2015 ICC World Cup, due to controversy Bravo was not the part of this world. His absence in this world cup clearly shown as West Indies faced a lot of troubles in that world, his team could not handle the situation due to the key player missing especially in the bowling department. Bravo’s absence affected the team. In the T20 World Cup 2016 which was held in India, Bravo’s excellence and outstanding bowling and also batting helped the West Indies team to win the 2016 T20 World Cup.
Dwayne Bravo IPL Career
Dwayne Bravo is one amongst different players that have been constantly very active player in the Indian Premier League. DJ Bravo played for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL for the 1 st three seasons. During 2011 IPL Auctions Bravo was picked by the Chennai Super Kings.
In IPL 2012, Bravo was one of the top performing players for Chennai super kings and he scored 461 runs and Bravo’s was also the highest wicket taker of his team with 19 wickets.
2013 In IPL, once again his performance was really well for Chennai super kings, he took 32 wickets and win Purple Cup and he overthrows Albie Morkel to become the leading wicket-taker for Chennai Super Kings.
In IPL 2014 Bravo sustained injury problem in the 1st match which he was playing against Kings XI Punjab, Bravo subsequently ruled out from the rest of the matches. On 3 rd May 2015, Bravo launched his single music Chalo Chalo in Chennai.
In IPL 2015, Bravo once again back in his performance and he played for Chennai Super Kings, he performed amazing bowling style and took 25 wickets and again winning the Purple Cap.
Bravo is the only player who won the Purple Cap two times
Dwayne Bravo was bought by the Gujarat Lions, after the suspension of Chennai Super Kings for the two years. DJ Bravo included in Gujarat Lions squad for IPL 2017.
Another amazing that is pretty famous about DJ Bravo is his dance in IPL, when DJ Bravo and Chris Gayle dance together they get more attention from their fans and both they considered as a show stealer.
Dwayne Bravo in Pakistan Super League
DJ Bravo was signed in the Pakistan Super League 2016, for the Lahore Qalandars franchise. Lahore Qalandars was eliminated from the group stage. Bravo also captained the side in the absence of the Lahore Qalandars’s regular captain Azhar Ali in the first season of PSL. Recently the news was circulated that Bravo was retained by the same franchise in the PSL 2017 season.
In 2013, Bravo became the captain of the West Indies team by replacing Darren Sammy in the 2015 World Cup, but due to his payment issue with West Indies Cricket Board, Bravo was removed as a captain.
In the year of 2014 October, when West Indies left out of the tour of India in midway, Bravo was not only sacked from the captaincy but also from the side.
During the tour in South Africa in 2005, DJ Bravo accused Graeme Smith of passing racist comment at him. Bu Bravo could not be able to prove that and Smith apologized on that troublesome.
Another controversy has yet again been in the news regarding Bravo and Kieron Pollard fight which was discussed in the press.
DJ Bravo Favourite Things
|Favorite Batsman:-||Brian Lara, Mathew Hayden, Jacques Kallis, M.S. Dhoni|
|Actor:-||SRK- Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan|
|Actress:-||Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone|
|Food:-||Macaroni Pie, Callaloo, malta, stew chicken, chocolates & pasta|
DJ Bravo Net Worth
DJ Bravo is becoming one of the key players in the IPL and also in PSL, Bravo was bought by Lahore Qalandars in 2016 IPL for $300,000. Bravo was retained by the Lahore Qalandars for the edition of 2017 PSL. Dwayne Bravo net worth is estimated from his tax returns, his businesses, his earning from different cricket leagues and lifestyle. The net worth of DJ Bravo may not be accurate still but it is estimated from the relevant sources. DJ Bravo’s monthly income is $100,000. Bravo’s annual income is $2 million. the Net worth of DJ Bravo is $18 million.
Some Facts about Dwayne Bravo
|DJ Bravo does smoke or not yet it is now confirmed.|
|Bravo drinks alcohol.|
|In his childhood he loves playing football and cricket, he inspired from Brian Lara that’s why he choose to play cricket.|
|Dwayne Bravo and Darren Bravo are step-brothers.|
|Bravo used to wear #47 jersey but he later changed it to #3, because Bravo’s son was born on 3 rd October and his daughter was born on 3 rd August. Another amazing thing is that Bravos’ wife birthday also comes on 3rd.|
|Bravo is the first West Indian captain who did captaincy in both formats in ODI and also in a Test match when Bravo was 24 years old in 2007.|
|In 2005 in Hobart, Bravo scored an inspiring century against the likes of Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee, Shane Warne, and Stuart MacGill.|
|Bravo a devoted music lover and had a singles Beenie Man N Bravo with Beenie Man and Guyanese dance star Timeka Marshall.|
|DJ Bravo also released his debut solo song Go Gyal Go in 2014.|
|Bravo made his special appearance in a Tamil movie called Ula.|
|Bravo is very famous for his trademark Helicopter dance movements when he celebrates winning moments on the cricket field.|
|In 2008, when Bravo was playing in IPL season 1 for Mumbai Indians, West Indies team had a match scheduled in Jamaica against Australia, it was very difficult to Bravo to reach at Jamaica on time, but the owner of Mumbai Indians Mukesh Ambani helped Bravo to travel for Jamaica in his private jet. Bravo reached before the Test match.|
|DJ Bravo has a habit of eating six chocolates before going to play a match and an ice bath before it. Bravo won the Hummingbird Medal in 2015, the 3 rd highest award in Trinidad and Tobago.|
|During the 2016 ICC World Cup in India, Bravo’s song “Champions” became the biggest hit song of the year.|