|Full name||Kraigg Clairmonte Brathwaite|
1 December 1992 |
Black Rock, St Michael, Barbados
|Batting style||Right–hand batsman|
|Bowling style||Right–arm off break|
|Test debut (cap 290)||20 May 2011 v Pakistan|
|Last Test||16 June 2014 v New Zealand|
|Domestic team information|
|2008-present||Combined Campuses and Colleges,Wanderers Cricket Club|
|Source: CricketArchive, 14 August 2012|
Kraigg Clairmonte Brathwaite known as Kraigg Brathwaite (born 2 December 1992, Black Rock, St Michael, Barbados) is an international cricketer from Barbados who is part of the West Indian cricket team. He is a right handed batsman. On 6 November 2011, he became only the second West Indian to score two test fifties before his 19th birthday when he made 63(212) against India in Delhi.
Brathwaite had scored 28 centuries in local cricket in Barbados before being included in West Indian under-15 team competing in the Clico International Under-15 Cricket Championships in 2008. He made his first-class cricket debut for Combined Campuses and Colleges against his home country Barbados on 3 April 2009 where he made 73 runs opening the batting. Later that month, he was selected for the Barbados team to play Guyana at Providence Stadium.
In June 2009, Brathwaite was called into the West Indian squad for the series of Test matches against Bangladesh as a replacement for players participating in a strike called by the West Indies Players' Association.
Brathwaite was a student at Combermere School in Saint Michael, Barbados.In August 2012, Brathwaite led West Indies under-19 team in the Under-19 World Cup in Australia.In September 2013, Brathwaite toured with West Indies A to India for an unofficial test series he finished with a total of 334 in 6 innings with an average of 55.66.This included two half-centuries and a hundred.In November,2013 Brathwaite got a test recall for West Indies' test match series against New Zealand in December replacing an injured Chris Gayle after attempting a run a in the second One-Day International against India.Brathwaite is also a member of Sagicor High Performance Centre in Barbados.Before Brathwaite reached New Zealand he went through some trouble getting the necessary Visa to fly to New Zealand,he had to wait 2 weeks before he was able to fly. On Brathwaite's return to the West Indies he score 45 and 7. In January 2014 Brathwaite was announced as Barbados' Regional 4-day captain. Brathwaite was part of the Barbados Regional super 50 2014 squad which won the competition and had scores of 2,29*,55* and 36 against Trinidad,Leeward Islands,Guyana and Trinidad respectively.Brathwaite started off the first-class season as captain well,taking Barbados to the top of the table.Barbados has played 5 matches which Brathwaite made 85 and 15 vs Winward Island,19 and 5 vs Guyana,91 vs Combined Campuses and Colleges(CCC),0 vs Trinidad and 21 and 91 vs Jamaica. In June 2014 Kraigg Brathwaite was called up to West Indies Test squad for the Test series vs New Zealand.Brathwaite and fellow Barbadian Jason Holder was called up and there was returns for people like Sulieman Benn and Kemar Roach and Jamaican pacer Jerome Taylor who hadn't played a test match since November 2009 versus Australia. On June 17 2014,Brathwaite earned his firs Test hundred versus New Zealand.He scored 129 which he took 378 minutes and 258 balls to reach the milestone.He hit 13 fours during his grinding innings. In September 2014,Brathwaite was named in the Test Squad for the Bangladesh Test match series.He was named man of the series after making his first double century in international cricket and finishing with scores of 212,4*,63 and 45.
|1||129||11||New Zealand||Queen's Park Oval||Port of Spain||Trinidad & Tobago||2014|
|2||212||13||Bangladesh||Arnos Vale Ground||Kingstown||St Vincent||2014|
Career best performances
as of 18 June 2014
|Tests||129||West Indies v New Zealand||Port of Spain||2014||1–43||West Indies v India||Kolkata||2011|
|FC||165||Barbados v Leeward Islands||Basseterre||2013||1–3||Barbados v CCC||Bridgetown||2009|
|LA||55*||Barbados v Guyana||Port of Spain||2014||-||-||-||-|