Shivnarine Chanderpaul: a veteran of 164 Tests, 268 One-Day Internationals and 22 Twenty20 Internationals for West Indies, retired on January 22, 2016. He scored 20,988 international runs, with 41 centuries.
Chanderpaul and his Guyanese compatriot Carl Hooper led the batting charts in West Indies' Test series victory over India in the Caribbean in 2002. Chanderpaul averaged 140.50 in the five Tests, with three centuries, and three fifties. Here, he celebrates his century in the third Test in Barbados.
Chanderpaul was the Man of the Series in the five Tests against India in 2002.
Chanderpaul is known for his dour knocks, full of blocking and leaving, which sometimes went on and on. But, in Georgetown in 2003, Chanderpaul scored a hundred against Australia off 69 balls.
Chanderpaul's 104 was critical to West Indies securing a record fourth innings chase of 418, in the fourth Test against Australia in Antigua in 2003. It is the highest total chased in the fourth innings of a Test.
Chanderpaul scored his highest Test score, an unbeaten 203, at his home ground, Georgetown, against South Africa in 2005.
Graeme Smith (left) and Chanderpaul: two left-hand batsmen. And two captains. Chanderpaul captained West Indies in 14 Tests between 2005 and 2006.
Chanderpaul and Lara: two West Indian middle-order stalwarts. Both finished with more than 11,000 Test runs, the only West Indians to do so. Chanderpaul scored 11,867 runs, while Lara finished with 11,953 runs.
In January 2007, Chanderpaul scored an unbeaten 149 to lead West Indies to within 14 runs of India's 338 for three in the first One-Day International in Nagpur. It remains his second-highest ODI score.
In 2008, Chanderpaul received a nasty delivery from Brett Lee that struck the back of his helmet, and he collapsed, remaining motionless for a few moments. The West Indian, however, recovered quickly and resumed his innings. He scored 118, but Australia won the match by 95 runs.
In the same series against Australia, in 2008, Chanderpaul scored 107 and 77, both unbeaten knocks, in the second Test in Antigua, to help West Indies draw the match.
Chanderpaul scored 442 runs in three Tests against Australia in the Caribbean in 2008 at an average of 147.33 to win the Man of the Series award. Australia, however, won the series 2-0.
Chanderpaul kept vigil for 343 balls, scoring a century in the second innings, to deny India a victory in the third Test in Dominica in 2011.
Chanderpaul set the tone for a good Test series against India in late 2011, with a century in the first innings of the first Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla. The series was eventually lost by his side 2-0, with the third Test in Mumbai drawn with scores level.
Chanderpaul led the batting charts in Australia's visit to the Caribbean in 2012, with 346 runs in three Tests. He won the Man of the Series award, again, but Australia won all three Tests.
His run-making, in that 2012 series against Australia, got him the No. 1 spot in Test rankings for batsmen. Here, he holds the Man of the Series award.
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