Shivnarine Chanderpaul (Former West Indies cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

Updated on: Jun 27, 2019 4:39 pm IST

  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul
    (West Indies Cricketer)

    Shivnarine Chanderpaul is one of the three players whose international career spanned over two decades. Chanderpaul scored more than 20,000 runs in international cricket and is the second most in Tests after Lara for West Indies.

    Shivnarine Chanderpaul
    Nickname: Tiger, Shiv
    Profession: Former cricketer
    Role: Left-hand batsman
    Autobiography: NA
    Biopic: NA
    Physical Appearance
    Height (approx.): 5’9″
    Weight (approx.): NA
    Eye Colour: Black
    Hair Colour: Black
    Tattoos: NA
    Personal Life
    Date of Birth: 16 August 1974
    Age (as on 2018): 44 years
    Birth Place: Unity Village, Guyana
    Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Leo
    Nationality: Guyanese
    School: NA
    College: NA
    Educational Qualifications: NA

    Father: Khemraj Chanderpaul
    Mother: Uma Chanderpaul
    Sister: NA
    Brother: NA
    Coach/Mentor: NA
    Religion: Hinduism
    Address: NA

    Cricket Career
    International Debut:
    Test: 17 March 1994 vs England
    ODI: 17 October 1994 vs India
    T20: 16 February 2006 vs New Zealand
    Jersey Number: #6 (West Indies, Guyana, Khulna Royals Bengal)
    Major Team: West Indies, Derbyshire, Durham, Guyana, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Khulna Royal Bengals, Lancashire, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Stanford Superstars, Uva Next, Warwickshire, Warwickshire 2nd XI
    Nature on field: Calm
    Likes to play against: NA
    Favourite Shot/Ball: NA

    Career Turning Point

    • Chanderpaul toured England with the West Indies Under-19 cricket team to England in 1993, which earned him West Indies call-up.


    • Chanderpaul has second most Test runs (11,867) for West Indies, just 87 runs behind Brian Lara’s all-time record.
    • Chanderpaul is the first West Indian captain to score a ton on Test captaincy debut.
    • Chanderpaul holds the record for batting for the longest period of time (1,513 minutes) without being dismissed. He faced 1,051 balls in that inning, the highest by any batsman without being dismissed.

    Hobbies: NA
    Favourite Batsmen: NA
    Favourite Bowlers: NA
    Favourite Cricket Ground: NA
    Favourite sports Commentator: NA
    Favourite Food: NA
    Favourite Actors: NA
    Favourite Films: NA
    Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
    Favourite Destination: NA
    Smoking/Alcohol: NA

    Style Quotient
    Cars Collection: NA

    Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
    Marital Status: Married
    Affairs/Girlfriends: NA
    Wife/Spouse: Amy Chanderpaul

    Marriage Date: NA
    Children: Tagenarine Chanderpaul (Guyana cricketer)

    Net Worth: NA
    Retainer Fee: NA
    Test Fee: NA
    ODI Fee: NA
    T20 Fee: NA
    IPL 11: NA

    Awards and recognitions

    • Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2008
    • ICC Player of the Year 2008


    • NA

    Lesser Known Facts

    • Chanderpaul was considered to have the crabbiest batting technique in world cricket.
    • Chanderpaul used anti-glare stickers under his eyes to refract the sunlight.
    • There is a street named Shiv Chanderpaul Drive after him in Georgetown, the capital city of Guyana.

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