Crucial part of India's victory in the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup, nicknamed "The Walking Assassin".
He first gained notoriety after scoring 66 for the Indian B team in Challenger Trophy in 2005.
He was chosen as one of the 15 players selected for the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
His father Venu is an international hockey referee.
He competed in the 2007 Cricket World Cup, where Beres Hammond sang at the opening ceremony.