Shivnarine Chanderpaul, the only player Remains Unbeaten Even After Playing 1051 balls in 4 innings
Shivnarine Chanderpaul, the only player Remains Unbeaten Even After Playing 1051 balls in 4 innings

Super amazing fact from Cricket where both India and West Indies are a part. This time the record was set by Shivnarine Chanderpaul when during a series against India in 2002 he played a total of 1051 balls in 4 innings and remained unbeaten even after playing 1051 balls.

Till this date, nobody else has reached this record.

About Shivnarine Chanderpaul (from Wikipedia Page)

Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a Guyanese cricketer of Indian descent and former West Indian international cricketer and captain of the West Indies cricket team. Considered as one of the greatest batsmen of his era, Chanderpaul is the first Indo-Caribbean to play 100 Tests for the West Indies.

Chanderpaul captained West Indies in 14 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 20,000 runs in international cricket, and in 2008 he was named as one of the five Cricketers of the Year by the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, and awarded Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer 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 and is currently the 8th highest run scorer of all time in the format.

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