Middle-order batsman who helped India win the World Cup in 2011. He became the first player in India's history to score a century in all forms of international cricket.
He made his domestic cricket debut with Uttar Pradesh in 2002 and his international debut in 2005 with India's ODI team.
He started playing in the Indian Premier League with the Chennai Super Kings in 2008 before joining the Gujarat Lions in 2016.
He has four siblings: Dinesh, Naresh, Mukesh and Renu. He married Priyanka Chaudhary in 2015 and has a daughter named Gracia.
He played on India's international cricket team with Sachin Tendulkar.