A man who has earned the label of "one-day specialist".india Updated: Jan 30, 2003 00:00 IST
A man who has earned the label of "one-day specialist".
He is fast approaching 100 appearances in the short version of the game compared to a derisory 17 in five-day cricket.
He made an immediate impact on the game with centuries on successive days against Pakistan in only his second and third one-day matches.
Another four have followed - as well as more than 20 half-centuries - compared to only one three-figure score in Test cricket.
Being left-handed helped his cause early in his career at the top of a batting line-up heavy with right handers.
And his fielding, where he can often be seen sweeping on the mid-wicket boundary, is another string to his one-day bow.
First Published: Jan 24, 2003 20:48 IST