Dwayne Bravo Turned 37: The Cricketer-DJ Is Quite The Charmer

Dwayne Bravo, the famous cricketer for West Indies and CSK, who is currently competing in IPL 2020 in UAE, celebrated his birthday on 7th October. He is known as one of the most passionate and lively people on and off the pitch. Dwayne Bravo is a fantastic cricketer but he is also a fantastic singer. In this blog, we will dive deep into his active life off the pitch.

A Brief on The Cricketer-DJ

Dwayne Bravo, a cricketer from Trinidad, competes in all types of games and used to lead the West Indies in all of them. He also plays a significant role for Chennai Super Kings. Dwayne Bravo, a right-handed batsman known for his versatility, also bowls right-arm medium pace. Bravo practised avidly daily and looked up to Brian Lara as his role model with the constant support of his father John. After completing his education, he joined the Harvard coaching clinic where he continued to hone his cricketing skills while studying.

Bravo's international cricket career officially began in 2002 when he got the chance to play for the Trinidad and Tobago side after years of hard work and training. He made his ODI debut against England on 18 April 2004, after two years of exceptional performances in victories over the West Indies International Cricket Team. He played his first Test against England on 22 July that year. Bravo made his T20 debut against New Zealand on 16 February 2006, after waiting another two years. His worldwide career may not have shocked many, but it was marked by a significant contribution to the group.

Some Interesting Facts about Dwayne Bravo
  • The only player with more T20 triumphs than Dwyane Bravo is Kieron Pollard who has won 15. Known for his powerful hitting, the all-rounder has won two T20 World Cups, the first in 2012 and the second in 2016. Besides winning the CLT20 trophy, contributed significantly to Chennai Super Kings' two victories in the IPL championship.
  • Some people might be surprised to know that Dwayne Bravo and West Indies cricketer Darren Bravo are half-brothers. Additionally, there is a connection with the famous cricketer Brian Lara as Darren Bravo's grandfather's sister is Brian Lara's mother.
  • Bravo, who played for Chennai Super Kings in 2013 and took 32 wickets, holds the record for most dismissals in a single season in the history of the Indian Premier League. Strangely enough, this record has never been broken. Bravo was also instrumental in the success of MS Dhoni's team in both its IPL titles.
  • Apart from becoming one of the best all-rounders from the West Indies, Dwayne Bravo has also contributed significantly to the music industry. His number one single, "Champion", received worldwide praise and recognition.
  • Dwayne Bravo played for Mumbai Indians from IPL 2008 to IPL 2010. He is shown in a shot with Sonam Bajwa, an actress from Punjabi cinema. He said, “Rocking our #ONE8 Cap @virat.kohli launch I had the chance to meet a very beautiful young lady who I'm a big fan of @sonambajwa #Bollywood #IPL #RunDWorld”. 

Dwayne Bravo, undoubtedly one of the best all-rounders in the Indian Premier League (IPL), with 183 IPL wickets and a staggering strike rate of 129.57. He made his debut for Mumbai Indians against Chennai Super Kings in the 2008 IPL season. Before the start of the 2011 season, he moved to Chennai Super Kings where he became known as "DJ Bravo".

What is Dwayne Bravo’s age?
Born on 7 October 1983, Dwayno Bravo is currently 39 years old.
Where does Dwayne Bravo come from?
DJ Bravo, the CSK cricket star, comes from Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago.
Did Dwayne Bravo play in IPL 2023?
No, CSK released Dwayne Bravo in the Indian Premier League 2023.