|Date of Birth||06 January 1985|
|Place of Birth||Chennai, India|
|Career||September 2004 - Active|
Batting & Fielding Statistics
1. Amassed over 1000 first-class runs in the 2008-09 season, with five centuries including a 213, as Tamil Nadu reached the semi-finals.
2. Became the first Indian to win a MoM award in a T20I when India played South Africa in a one-game in 2006.
3. Finished the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy for Tamil Nadu with 704 runs while In the limited-overs competitions, he had 854 runs, including centuries in the Vijay Hazare and Deodhar Trophy finals that led Tamil Nadu to twin titles.
4. Playing in his fourth ICC CT
5. ODI debut against England at Lord’s in 2004
6. Made an undefeated 51 from 54 balls against the West Indies in ICC CT 2013 and was ever-present as India won the trophy
7. Scored 854 runs with three centuries in 12 domestic limited overs matches in the 2016/17 season to push him back into the international reckoning and he replaced the injured Manish Pandey
8. The presence of MS Dhoni for much of his career limited him to just 23 Tests, but he boasts a century and seven fifties in that form of the game