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HEADLINE: Shivnarine Chanderpaul- The unsung hero of West Indies cricket

 
CaribbeanCricket.com 2020-01-03 15:04:58 

There are some cricketers who keep playing selflessly for their nation and when it comes to recognition, they do not get the due respect from their cricket board. One such cricketer is the West Indian southpaw Shivnarine Chanderpaul. 

The left-hander from Guyana who represented West Indies in 164 Test matches signed off as the second highest scorer for West Indies in Test cricket, just 87 runs short of the runs scored by the great Brian Lara.

Chanderpaul scored 11867 runs in the said 164 Tests at an average of 51.37 with 30 Test centuries and 66 half centuries. However, he was shown a cold shoulder by the selectors in the year 2015 and since then was left out of the Test team to which he had expressed his disappointment.

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bird 2020-01-03 17:04:32 

In reply to CaribbeanCricket.comA wonderful reminder to us we take take Shiv for granted i stand guilty

 
culpepperboy 2020-01-03 17:12:42 

I liked shiv, my only problem is when he didn't allo Collymore to get that century on that English tour. cool

 
OneUp 2020-01-03 21:33:47 

The Greatest of the lot, a true son of soil never held WI cricket hostage or think he is bigger than the game. If every WI child emulated the work ethic of Shiv the Caribbean would be the safest, most productive and prosperous place in the world.

 
dayne 2020-01-04 00:16:29 

There is one debatable word in the article ' selflessly '. Chanderpaul was good and he deserves all the honour he gets, but sometimes he was not selfless in the way batted with the lower order batsmen.

 
Casper 2020-01-04 08:49:18 

A good Sir Shivnarine Chanderpaul should cool all this concern.