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Shivnarine Chanderpaul Biography & Latest News

Shivnarine Chanderpaul Biography

Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a cricketer, and former captain of the West Indies cricket team. A left handed batsman and right arm leg break bowler, he is known for his doggedness and ability to stick on the wicket for long hours. Chanderpaul's first notable impact on Test cricket was as being the last batting partner of Brian Lara when Lara broke Gary Sobers' record of 365 not out in the fifth and final Test against England in 1993–94. Chanderpaul made his first Test century in his 19th Test match – after having scored 15 half-centuries in the preceding 18 matches. He was named captain of West Indies in the first Test versus South Africa in March 2005 in Guyana. He became the second player to make a double century on debut as a Test captain, scoring an unbeaten 200. Chanderpaul has recently reached the milestone of 100 Test caps, being the 8th West Indian to do so. . He is the first Indo-Caribbean to play 100 Tests for the West Indies and has captained them in 14 Tests and 16 One Day Internationals. Chanderpaul is currently ranked number four test batsman in the world in the ICC official rankings.  

Shivnarine Chanderpaul Latest News & Articles

Top 5 Guyanese cricketers of all-time
Top 5 Guyanese cricketers of all-time
A close look at five of the greatest players to emerge from Guyana.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul reveals his picks for the best modern-day batsmen
Shivnarine Chanderpaul reveals his picks for the best modern-day batsmen
The legendary West Indies batsman has exuded high praise on the 'Fab Four'.
Player Comparisons: Chanderpaul vs Md. Yusuf
Player Comparisons: Chanderpaul vs Md. Yusuf
They were gritty, patient and prolific. But they were also unnoticed. Between Chanderpaul and Yousuf, who was statistically better?
Misbah-ul-Haq, Kumar Sangakkara to play for MCC against Afghanistan
Misbah-ul-Haq, Kumar Sangakkara to play for MCC against Afghanistan
Brendon McCullum will lead the side at Lord's.
5 best encounters between West Indies and India in the Caribbean
5 best encounters between West Indies and India in the Caribbean
India and West Indies have been involved in some thrilling encounters and ahead of their ODI series, here are five memorable games.
Stats: Most runs by a pair in Champions Trophy
Stats: Most runs by a pair in Champions Trophy
Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan are now the most successful pair in Champions Trophy history.
SK Flashback: When West Indies scripted a world record chase against Australia
SK Flashback: When West Indies scripted a world record chase against Australia
Ramnaresh Sarwan and Shivnarine Chanderpaul did the unthinkable and denied Australia a whitewash series win.
Stats: Younis Khan becomes the 13th batsman to complete 10,000 Test runs
Stats: Younis Khan becomes the 13th batsman to complete 10,000 Test runs
Younis is the first Pakistani batsman to join the distinguished 10,000-run club.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul and his son Tagenarine score fifties in same first-class match
Shivnarine Chanderpaul and his son Tagenarine score fifties in same first-class match
The father-son duo achieved the unusual feat in a four-day match for Guyana against Jamaica.
Top 5 highest first innings totals to result in losses
Top 5 highest first innings totals to result in losses
A glance at a unique record created by Bangladesh at Wellington and previous holders of the record.
Stats: LBW hits the 10K mark at Port Elizabeth
Stats: LBW hits the 10K mark at Port Elizabeth
Anil Kumble has affected the most number of LBW dismissals in Tests while Sachin Tendulkar leads the chart for batsmen for LBW dismissals.
Stats: Asad Shafiq breaks the all-time record for most Test centuries from number six
Stats: Asad Shafiq breaks the all-time record for most Test centuries from number six
The diminutive Pakistan batsman overtakes the legendary Sir Garry Sobers during the Brisbane Test.
5 final day performances to save a Test
5 final day performances to save a Test
When a special batting effort on the last day saved teams the ignominy of defeat.
Pakistan vs West Indies 2016, 1st Test - Stats: Bravo's heroics and Pakistan's close shave
Pakistan vs West Indies 2016, 1st Test - Stats: Bravo's heroics and Pakistan's close shave
A compilation of some of the fascinating numbers from the historic day-night Test in Dubai
Watch: Rory Burns picks Wahab Riaz, Saeed Ajmal and Moises Henriques in his all-time XI
Watch: Rory Burns picks Wahab Riaz, Saeed Ajmal and Moises Henriques in his all-time XI
Surrey batsman comes up with quite a few left-field choices for his team
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