Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Shivnarine Chanderpaul is affectionately nickname "tiger" by West Indian cricket fans. Chanderpaul is  the most experienced player in the West Indies team after Brian Lara, Chanderpaul has been used in several different positions in the batting order for Test and One-Day Internationals. Usually a gritty accumulator of runs, Chanderpaul has also shown that he is capable of attractive stroke-play like he did when he romped to a century off 69 balls against Australia on his Bourda home ground in Guyana in 2003.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul made his debut for West Indies against England in 1994, Chanderpaul scored 15 half centuries in his first 18 matches he finally convert to triple figures in his 19 match scoring 137 not out against India at Kensington Oval in 1996-97. Chanderpaul was regarded by many as mainly a Test cricketer early in his career, now those thoughts are all in the past as the versatile left hander, elevated to captaincy in 2005, has 14 Test centuries and 3 ODI centuries.

Chanderpaul has scored ten of his thirteen Test centuries in the last four years in separate series against India, at home and away, and against Australia and South Africa and maintains a decent Test average in the mid-forties. His dedication and commitment was rewarded with the captaincy during the Digicel home series against South Africa 2005.   

In April 2006, after a dismal run with the bat and an unsuccessful stint as captain, Shivnarine Chanderpaul resigned as West Indies captain in order to concentrate on his batting. As captain in fourteen Tests he won one and lost ten with three draws. In sixteen one-day internationals, he won two and lost fourteen.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul Test and One Day Cricket Statistics

Full Name Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Current Test Ranking

Current ODI Ranking 20th

Current Test Rating

650 points
Current ODI Rating 671

Highest Test Rating

811 v Sri Lanka, 13/07/2005
Highest ODI Rating 754 v South Africa, 27/01/1999

Number of Test

Number of ODI 205

Test Run Aggregate

ODI Run Aggregate 6,229

Test batting Average

ODI batting Average 37.07

Total Test Wickets

Total ODI Wickets 14

Test Bowling Average

ODI Bowling Average 44.07

Test Centuries

ODI Centuries 4

Date of Birth

18th August 1974, Unity Village, Guyana 

Test Debut

Georgetown, 17th March 1994

Last Test Match

Pakistan v West Indies at Karachi - Nov 27-Dec 1, 2006 

ODI Debut

India v West Indies at Faridabad - Oct 17, 1994
Last ODI Match Pakistan v West Indies at Karachi - Dec 16, 2006  

Batting Style

Left Hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Leg Break

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West Indies v Australia 2003 4th Test DVD  West Indies World Record defeat of Australia in the Fourth Test Match at the Recreational Grounds in  Antigua, with magnificent centuries from Sarwan and Chanderpaul.
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ICC Champions Trophy 2004 Final Stages DVD Highlights of the semis and then as Ian Bradshaw and Courtney Brown powered, West Indies to a fantastic victory over England in the gloom.

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