All You Need to Know About Michael Bracewell: Career, Century, Rankings, IPL Career, and Net Worth

Michael Bracewell plays for Wellington and is a New Zealand cricketer. Michael recently made his debut in international cricket for the New Zealand cricket team in March 2022. He is the nephew of Test players Brendon and John Bracewell and is also the cousin of the international cricketer Doug Bracewell.

In the recent ODI match in the New Zealand tour of India, Bracewell scored the third fastest century for New Zealand in ODI cricket with 140 runs on 78 balls. Even though the team did not win the match, he did make himself appear as one of the exclusive players. This was also equal to MS Dhoni’s record of being the only batter to score more the one century while batting at number seven or below.

Michael Bracewell’s Playing Career

In June 2018 Michael accepted the contract offered by Wellington 2018-19 season. This offer was then extended for the 2020-21 season.

While the 2021-22 super smash tournament, he scored 141 runs not out for the Wellington Firebirds against central stags making it the highest score in Twenty20 cricket in New Zealand. On 10 June 2022, he made his test debut for New Zealand against England. Michael also scored his first hat trick while playing against Ireland in his 1st T20I series. Whereas he made his ODI debut for New Zealand against the Netherlands on 29th March 2022. 

Michael Bracewell Top Records

  • 3rd Most runs in an inning (140 runs in ODI)
  • 250 Runs and 10 wickets in a series (ODI)
  • 3rd Highest partnership for the 7th wicket (162 runs in ODI)
  • 2nd the Best Strike rate in an inning (1.6 in T20I)

Michael Bracewell in IPL 2023

Unfortunately, Michael Bracewell will not be participating in the 16th season of the Indian Premier League. He was among the 132 overseas players with a base price of Rs 1 crore for the IPL 2023 season but neither of the 10 franchises did not pick him during the auction last month.

Michael Bracewell’s Net Worth

Michael is listed as one of the richest and most popular cricketers in the world. He has an estimated Net Worth of $5 million with professional cricket being his primary source of income. His other sources of income include paid promotions, sponsorships, and social media. With being a rising and promising cricketer Michael has made his name among the legendary cricketers and some record-breaking players too.

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Payal Kumari
Payal Kumari
Payal Kumari is pursuing her bachelor's in journalism from St. Xavier's College, Ranchi. She is a sports enthusiast and currently pens down her thoughts for Sports Axle.


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