Yesterday, Shivnarine Chanderpaul collected his honorary doctorate from the University of the West Indies’ (UWI) St Augustine Campus.
A former Guyana and West Indies Captain, who is regarded as one of the most consistent West Indies players to have played the game, amassed a total of 11 867 Test runs in his career that spanned 164 matches.
Chanderpaul was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD).
Throughout his off-season career, Chanderpaul has played with teams like Derbyshire, Durham, Khulna Royal Bengals, Lancashire and Warwickshire.
He played 268 ODIs. The left-handed batsman scored 8 778 runs at an average of 41.60 with 11 hundreds and 59 half-centuries.
In 384 First-Class games, Chanderpaul plundered 27 498 runs at an average of 53.29 with 77 centuries and 144 half-centuries.