Former India captain Rahul Dravid paid rich tributes to West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul stating that the "sheer weight of runs and duration of international career" makes left-hander an exceptional batsman.
Riding on his two match-winning knocks against Bangladesh in the second Test, West Indies' veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul leapfrogged Angelo Mathews and David Warner to be positioned third in the latest ICC Test rankings released Wednesday.
Indian top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara failed to impress on his County debut after managing just seven runs for Derbyshire in the four-day Division Two first-class match against Glamorgan, here on Wednesday.
Debutant spinner Taijul Islam completed a five-wicket haul but veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul was left unbeaten on 85 as the West Indies declared at 484 for seven before lunch on the third day of the first Test against Bangladesh in St Vincent on Sunday.
Kraigg Brathwaite became the third-youngest West Indian to compile a Test double-century in leading the home side to a dominating 407 for three at the close of a rain-shortened second day of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Arnos Vale Stadium in St Vincent on Saturday.
Kraigg Brathwaite was unbeaten on 166 in leading the West Indies to a commanding 344 for three at tea on a rain-shortened second day of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Arnos Vale Stadium in St Vincent on Saturday.
Centuries by Kraigg Brathwaite and Darren Bravo put West Indies in control at 310 for five in reply to New Zealand`s first innings total of 221 at stumps on the second day of the second Test at Queen`s Park Oval on Tuesday.
Veteran South African batsman Hashim Amla has reportedly slipped from the second position to the fourth in the ICC Test batsman rankings after the second and final Test against India in Durban, which the hosts won by ten wickets.