Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of former West Indies cricketer Shivnarine, bolstered his chances of making an international debut against Australia by scoring a brilliant century against the Prime Minister’s XI side on last Thursday.
A video uploaded by cricket.com.au highlighted the eerie similarities between Tagenarine and Shivnarine Chanderpaul, showing a succession of near-identical strokes side by side.
Tagenarine played a fine knock of 119 off 293 balls with 13 boundaries and a solitary six, and 56 in the 2nd innings to help West Indies Draw Pink-ball WARM-UP at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.
Watch Tagenarine Chanderpaul bat like Shivnarine Chanderpaul below:
“Meet the Chanderpauls,” read the caption of the post.
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Tagenarine has been in fine form this year and the 26-year-old is currently the second-highest run-scorer in West Indies first-class cricket. His average in 2022 has been an astonishing 73.16.
Tagenarine has so far played 50 matches in first-class cricket and scored 2669 runs at an average of 34.21.
Moreover, he has also claimed five centuries and 10 half-centuries in first-class cricket.In List A cricket, Tagenarine has till now played 19 matches and notched two half-centuries.
Previously, Tagenarine showcased his impressive batting at the Under-19 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates back in 2014 and notched 293 runs in the event.
West Indies cricket team are scheduled to play two Test matches against Australia. The opening Test match of the series is slated to start on November 30 at the Perth Stadium. The final encounter of the series will be played at the Adelaide Oval.