#2 – Alvin Kallicharan
Alvin Kallicharan is a former West Indies cricketer of the Indo-Guyanese ethnicity and played for the nation from 1972-1981. A stylish left-handed batsman during his playing days, Kallicharan was known for his elegant and watchful batting style. He was also a useful off-break bowler. He was the Wisden Cricketer of the year in 1973.
He was a part of the West Indies World Cup winning team. He was appointed the Windies captain in 1977-78 when Clive Lloyd resigned from the captaincy for the Kerry Packer issues. He was later involved in a controversy when he led an unofficial rebel tour to South Africa. He finished his career with 4399 Test runs and played 66 Tests during that period.Published 16 Jul 2016, 21:01 IST