Man of the Series against Zimbabwe in 2002. He represented India in the 2003 Cricket World Cup.
He made his ODI debut agasint Australia on March 28, 2001.
He was set to start against South Africa in the 2006 Tri-Series but wasn't able to due to a bomb explosion in Colombo.
He married Aarti Mongia in 2003.
He and Virender Sehwag were part of the Indian team that finished as runners-up in the 2003 Cricket World Cup.