Do you want to know about the most famous cricket players in the world? Today in this article we are discussing about some of the most famous cricketers of all time. These cricketers are having millions of fan following worldwide. So, just have a glance at this article to know more about your favorite cricketers
10. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina is a middle order Indian Batsman who was born on 27 November 1986 in Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He plays a major role in the World Cup 2011 victory. He is the first player to score centuries in Test, ODI and T20 matches. He made his domestic debut with Uttar Pradesh in 2002. He began his successful run with the Chennai Superkings in 2008.
9. AB Devilliers
Abraham Benjamin de Villiers Aka AB Devilliers is a South African cricketer who was born on 17 February 1984 in Warmbad, Limpopo, South Africa. He is a South African cricketer who became a captain of South Africa’s ODI and T-20 cricket teams.
He was a successful tennis, golf and rugby player as a teen. He joined Royal Challengers Banglore in the year 2011. He married Danielle de Villiers in 2013.
8. Chris Gayle
Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle is a Jamaican cricketer, who was born on 21 September 1979 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is regarded as one of the most powerful and destructive batsmen in a short over cricket.
He was the captain of the West Indies Cricket Club from 2007-2010 and sets a number of records in his cricket career. He has a huge fan base in West Indies as well as other parts of the world.
7. Michael Clarke
Michael John Clarke is a former Australian cricketer, who was born on born 2 April 1981 in Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia. During his captaincy, Australia won its 5th World Cup Trophy. He made his professional debut at the age of 19 as a slow left arm bowler and batsmen.
He played 11 seasons with New South Wales and joined IPL team Pune Warriors in 2012. He got married on May 5, 2012 to media personality and model Kyly Boldy.
6. Phillip Huges
Phillip Joel Hughes Aka Phillip Huges was an Australian cricket player, who was born on 30 November 1988 in Macksville, New South Wales, Australia. He is regarded as one of the best Australian Domestic cricketer.
He is a top order batsman who made his test debut for Australia in a 2009 match against South Africa, he was just 20 years of age at that time. He tragically died on 27 November 2014 (age 25) due to a bouncer ball hit in his neck.
5. Shahid Afridi
Fifth position on our list of top ten famous cricket players in the world is occupied by Shahid Afridi. He is Pakistani cricketer, who was born on 1 March 1980 in Khyber, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. He made his professional career debut with Karachi in 1995.
4. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Aka M.S.Dhoni Aka Captain Cool is a professional Indian cricket player, who was born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, Bihar, India. He is considered as one of the most attacking middle order batsman and wicket-keeper.
He is 4 times ICC World ODI XI winner and 2 times ICC ODI Player of the year. He was also a marvelous goalkeeper and a badminton player. He married to Sakshi Singh in 2010 and now he is blessed with a beautiful daughter named Ziva.
3. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer, who was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, India. Currently, he is working as a captain of the Indian test cricket team. He is also a captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore and named as ICC Cricket of the year 2012.
He ranked 8th in the ESPN list of world’s most famous athletes in 2016. He is the fourth batsman in the history of cricket to score 1000+ runs in 3 straight years.
2. Brendan Taylor
Brendan Ross Murray Taylor is a former Zimbabwean international cricketer, who was born on 6 February 1986 in Harare, Zimbabwe. He is known as one of the best batsmen in the Zimbabwe cricket team. Currently, he is playing for Nottinghamshire as a part-time wicketkeeper, batsman and an off spinner.
1. Sachin Tendulkar
First position on our list of top 10 famous cricket players in the world is acquired by “The God of Cricket” Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. He is one of the best batsmen in the world who made many records during his career.
He earned many honorary awards in his cricketing career, which includes Wisden Cricketer of the year, Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World, Bharat Ratna (One of the most prestigious awards by Government of India) and many more.