The Retro Slog Sweep, 'The Big Interview' with Carlos Brathwaite

Jun 23, 04:21 PM
Former Leinster Cricket Club professional Brathwaite set the world on fire with his audacious display of big hitting to blast The West Indies to victory against the odds when he when he hit the first four balls of the final over of the World T20 for consecutive sixes.

The Slog Sweep caught up with Brathwaite in a fascinating interview where he talks fondly of his time in Ireland and how it led to him meeting current West Indies head coach, and former Ireland boss, Phil Simmons.

Brathwaite also reveals what went on in that crazy final over, what was said between him and batting partner Marlon Samuels and how his faith played a big role in getting him through those all-important four balls.

Away from the cricket pitch, Carlos talks about what the win meant to his family watching at home, and reveals a little known fact about him and fellow Barbadian and pop superstar Rihanna.