Right-handed batsman for Middlesex from 1987 to 2000 and Surrey from 2001 to 2012. One of the few players in the history of cricket to have scored 100 first-class centuries.
His first local club was Bessborough Cricket Club in Headstone Lane, and he played his first Middlesex match at age 17.
He retired 16th on the all-time list of first-class century-makers in 2002.
His father was an Indian from Guyana and his mother was English.
He and Graham Gooch were both named PCA Player of the Year in their careers.