Navjot Singh Sidhu was a very good opening batsman as well as a very good attacking batsman of spin bowling. Sidhu was born on October 20, 1963 atPatiala in Punjab.

His debut in Test cricket was against the West Indies at Ahmedabad in 1983-84. But he was dropped after playing only two Tests. Sidhu made a sensational comeback in the Reliance World Cup in 1987.

He came back in the Test side with as a transformed batsman. He celebrated his return by scoring a century in the first Test against New Zealand at Bangalore.

He did well in Pakistan in 1989, in New Zealand later that season and in England in 1990 before temporarily losing his place in the team. But he forced his way back again during the 1993 England tour of India. In the 1996 tour of England, following a misunderstanding with the captain Azharuddin, he deserted the team and returned home. During the fag end of his career, Sidhu scored a double century against the West Indies in 1997. He retired from cricket in 1999. He is now a T. V commentator.