Perth: Tagenarine Chanderpal scored a half-century in his first Test cricket match on the path of his father Shivnarine Chanderpal. He made his debut for West Indies in the ongoing Test cricket match against Australia.
The 26-year-old is the son of West Indies legend Shivnarine Chanderpal. Like his father, he is a left-handed batsman. He has played List A and First Class cricket in domestic cricket for Guyana. He also has experience of playing for West Indies in Under-19 cricket.
Last August, he scored a century in a four-day match against Bangladesh ‘A’. So, he got a chance to feature in the West Indies team that is touring Australia. He scored a century and a half-century in the warm-up match before the series. With that, he made his debut in the ongoing Test match against the Australian team at the Perth Stadium.
He scored 51 runs off 79 balls in his first Test match. His father, Shivnarine Chanderpal, scored 62 off 135 balls in his first Test match. Both have registered fifties in their first innings. Through this, Junior Chanderpal has proved that he is the son of his father.