Considered the answer to India's search for a genuine Test opener, Das began his Test career well. After going through the five Test tour of the West Indies in 2002 without making a single fifty, he was dropped from the Test XI in the subsequent tour of England, and has not played for India since. Das represented India in 23 Test matches and scored 1,326 runs at an average of 38.91, hitting two centuries - both of them against Zimbabwe, at Nagpur He was awarded the Man of the series award during this tour to Zimbabwe, in 2001. Das then hit 250 in a first class match against Essex during India's tour to England in 2002. In first class cricket, Das now plays for Vidarbha cricket team in domestic competitions.