"Shivnarine Chanderpaul" is a Guyanese cricketer and former captain of the West Indies cricket team. He is the first Indo-Caribbean to play 100 Tests for the West Indies, and captained them in 14 Test cricket/Tests and 16 One Day Internationals. A left-handed batsman, Chanderpaul is well known for his unorthodox batting stance, which has been described as crab-like. He has scored almost 20,000 runs in international cricket, and in 2008 he was named as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year/Cricketers of the Year by the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, and as the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy/Player of the Year by the International Cricket Council.
He made his international debut at the age of 19, but did not score a century in international cricket for three years, prompting some criticism. Early in his career, he was plagued by injuries, and was even dubbed a hypochondriac until he had a piece of floating bone removed from his foot in 2000. Since then he has enjoyed consistent form, scoring over 11,000 runs in Test cricket.More Shivnarine Chanderpaul on Wikipedia.