|Date of Birth||07 July 1981|
|Place of Birth||Ranchi, India|
|Career||December 2004 - Active|
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1. Is the only Indian captain to have led the team to titles in World Twenty20, World Cup, Champions Trophy and win the ICC mace for being the No.1 Test side.
2. Was the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009, becoming the first Indian to achieve the feat.
3. Was a ticket collector with the Indian Railways in Kharagpur before becoming an international cricketer.
4. Playing in his fourth ICC CT
5. ODI debut against Bangladesh at Chittagong in 2004
6. Under his captaincy India won ICC WT20 2007, ICC CWC 2011 and attained the number one Test ranking for 18 months
7. In eight years leading Chennai Super Kings in the IPL he won two titles and four runners-up places
8. He has captained more than twice as many Tests and ODIs as any other player to combine the job with wicket-keeping