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5 Best innings of Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Gaurav Salvi
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We will now take a look at five of the best innings of Shivnarine Chanderpaul.He is famous for his unorthodox batting stance, but that is not the only thing which sets him apart, it his elegant and consistant batting performance which makes him one of the greatest of the era. He made his debut at the age of 19 and since then he has been the strong pillar for bleak and unstable West Indian team over the years. Heres the list:

#5 128* and 97* vs England

First Test match on the tour to England at Lord’s in 2004, West Indies got off to a good start in reply of England’s 568. But they lost consecutive wickets and they were shortened to 139 for 4 when Chanderpaul took the challange and built a very important partnerships with Bravo, Jacobs and Banks and helped WI reach 416 by remaining not out at 128.

When in the second innings WI took the field to chase down the target of 478, it was onto WI to save the game. Lara and Gayle got good starts but could not do much more, but Chnderpaul carried from where he leftoff in the first essay. He remained not at 97 watching wickets fall all around him. He fought the lone battle in a losing cause.

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