Sticky customers

Sunday, Aug 05, 2007 

It’s tough batting for 1,000 minutes without getting dismissed. Shivnarine Chanderpaul has done it thrice.
Photo: AFP

Rare grit: Shivnarine Chanderpaul kisses the wicket after scoring 100 runs against England during the fourth cricket test at The Riverside.

When Shivnarine Chanderpaul made his Test debut, back in the early 1990s, I recall reading a profile of him that spoke of the advice given to him when he was growing up. “Dee man Gavaskar,” his father told young Shiv, “Dee man Gavas kar, if he make more than fifty, he always get to a hundred.”

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Shiv’s street

Sunday, April 01, 2007, by Kunal Pradhan

Kunal Pradhan travels to an Indian village in Guyana to bring us this tale about three generations of the Chanderpaul family


In rural Guyana, palm trees mingle homogeneously with wooden houses on stilts and open green fields. The idyllic countryside beckons, enticing us to delve deeper as village after village is overtaken by the whizzing automobile on the highway going east from Georgetown to New Amsterdam.

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Chanderpaul: Meditation helps me concentrate and relax

Wednesday, November 06, 2002

Shivnarine Chanderpaul with wife Amy during his visit to Bharat Sevashram Sangha in the city recently Jamshedpur: The Chanderpauls made a quiet entry on the rooftop of The Regent Monday night and, as crackers took centrestage, appeared to enjoy every minute.

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