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Carlos Brathwaite’s love for India reflects in his daughter’s name

By BetBarter Staff

February 9, 2022

West Indies all-rounder Carlos Braithwaite named his daughter after the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. On February 6, Braithwaite welcomed a daughter. Eden Garden is the stadium where Brathwaite helped the West Indies win the 20-20 World Cup in 2016. He hit four sixes of Ben Stokes in the last over to seal a win. There have been some instances where celebrities have named their kids after India. Chris Hemsworth (known as Thor) named his eldest daughter India Rose.

Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes named his daughter India Jeanne Rhodes. Rhodes has worked as the fielding coach in the Indian T20 League with Mumbai and Punjab. Celebrities from cinema such as Emma Ferguson, Sarah Lachlan, Eric Benet, Harvey Weinstein, Marisol Nichols, etc have also named their kids after India.

Meanwhile, Braithwaite shared a post on his official Instagram account and wrote some beautiful words for his child and wife and revealed the name of her daughter as 'Eden Rose Braithwaite.

“REMEMBER THE NAME Eden Rose Brathwaite D.O.B 2/6/22. You were worth the wait you gorgeous little girl. Daddy promises to love you with all his heart. Thank you @jessipurple246. You are strong, you are resilient, and I know you’ll be an amazing mother. Love you both x,” wrote Braithwaite in the caption of the post.

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The Barbados-born all-rounder had hit four back-to-back sixes against England all-rounder Ben Stokes in the final of the T20 World Cup 2016. Batting first, England has made 155/9, thanks to Joe Root (54 of 36 balls), Jos Buttler (36 of 22 balls), and David Willey's cameo of 22 runs in 14 balls. In reply, West Indies had lost three wickets for 11 runs. Marlon Samuels (85*) and Dwayne Bravo (25) had kept the team in the chase with a partnership of 74 runs. However, Braithwaite's 34 runs off 10 balls proved effective for the Men In Maroon in the end.