Shivnarine Chanderpaul - The unostentatious servant of West Indies Cricket
That is probably how it will all end for Shivnarine Chanderpaul, one of the most prolific run-getters in Test match history. No emotional farewell in front of a roaring home stadium, packed to capacity, chanting his name. No elaborate tributes from team members and opposition.
Brian Lara criticises treatment of Shivnarine Chanderpaul and West Indies cricket heroes
Chanderpaul, who has been a constant presence in the world of cricket since his debut in 1994 with the anti-glare stickers gleaming under his eye, the oversized helmet, and the crab-like stance, had asked that he be allowed to bow out of international cricket with the Australia series, but his request was declined.