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Some lesser known facts about Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Some lesser known facts about Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Veteran West Indies cricketer Shivnarine Chanderpaul, nicknamed “The Tiger”, has played 164 Tests during his 21-year-long career and scored a whopping 11867 runs with 30 tons and 66 fifties at an impressive average of 51.37 to be placed 7th on the all-time highest scorers list. He performed well in the ODIs too, scoring 8778 runs with 11 centuries and 59 half-centuries and an average of around 41 in 268 ODIs.

So we at EssentiallySports bring you 10 lesser known facts about the legendary Shivnarine Chanderpaul.

8. Only Indo-Caribbean Player to play 100 tests

A huge number of West Indian players are from Indian origin for example Ramnaresh Sarwan, Ravi Rampaul, Sunil Naraine etc. West Indies have always managed to have a whole assembly line of quality cricketers of Indian origin in their line up like Sonny Ramadhin, Rohan Kanhai, Alvin Kallicharran . All these players have contributed to West Indies greatly But, Shivnarine Chanderpaul happens to be the only Indo-Caribbean cricketer to have featured in 100 or more tests for the West Indies. Chanderpaul has also retained his ancestral religion of Hinduism.

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