Famous Cricketers - List of Famous Cricketers

A sportsperson who plays the game of cricket is known as a cricketer. Cricket, popularly known as ‘the gentleman’s game’ is a bat and ball game that is played between two teams consisting of 11 players each on a field. It is a very popular sport in the Indian subcontinent, England, Australia and Southern Africa. Cricketers are often elevated to iconic levels in these areas and are paid handsomely. In countries where cricketers are revered, they also get to become brand ambassadors and endorse products. The game’s history has its roots in the 16th century England. Cricket had become the national sport of England by the 18th century and the expansion of the British Empire brought about the dispersion of the game to the British colonies the world over. Cricket is a versatile game and has several formats the most popular of which are test, One Day International (ODI), and T20. Cricket is a highly competitive game which requires the players to be physically fit and mentally alert. Being a team sport, it is imperative for the players to foster a team spirit and good sportsmanship. This section provides you information about famous cricketers from all over the world.

The Most Famous Cricketers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Bhuvneshwar KumarFebruary 5, 1990IndianBhuvneshwar Kumar is an Indian international cricketer
Sachin TendulkarApril 24, 1973IndianSachin Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer considered to be the greatest cricketer of all time
Rohit SharmaApril 30, 1987IndianRohit Sharma is an Indian international cricketer who currently serves as the Vice captain of the Indian ODI and T20 teams
Imran KhanOctober 5, 1952PakistaniImran Khan is a Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician
AB de VilliersFebruary 17, 1984South AfricanAB de Villiers is a popular South African cricketer
Kapil DevJanuary 6, 1959IndianKapil Dev is a former Indian cricketer who led his team to World Cup victory in 1983
Prithvi ShawNovember 9, 1999IndianPrithvi Pankaj Shaw is a budding young Indian cricketer who led the U-19 Indian Cricket team to victory in the 2018 U-19 World Cup
Yuvraj SinghDecember 12, 1981IndianYuvraj Singh is an Indian international cricketer
Suresh RainaNovember 27, 1986IndianSuresh Raina is an Indian professional cricketer
Shikhar DhawanDecember 5, 1985IndianShikhar Dhawan is an Indian international cricketer and a left-handed opening batsman

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer, counted amongst the top sportsmen in India

IndianNovember 5, 1988113 views

Ric Charlesworth

Ric Charlesworth is an Australian sports consultant, former hockey player and the greatest sporting coach of Australia

Sir Garfield Sobers

Sir Garfield Sobers is a former West Indian cricketer, regarded as the finest all-rounder ever in the cricketing history

BarbadianJuly 28, 1936109 views

Sir Donald Bradman

Sir Donald Bradman was an Australian cricketer hailed as the greatest ever Test batsman of all time

Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev is a former Indian cricketer who led his team to World Cup victory in 1983

IndianJanuary 6, 1959181 views

Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar is a former Indian cricketer considered to be among the best opening batsmen in cricket history

IndianJuly 10, 194990 views

Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Pankaj Shaw is a budding young Indian cricketer who led the U-19 Indian Cricket team to victory in the 2018 U-19 World Cup

IndianNovember 9, 1999179 views

Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill is an upcoming young Indian cricketer who was part of the Under-19 Indian team that won the World Cup in 2018

IndianSeptember 8, 1999145 views

Sandeep Lamichhane

Sandeep Lamichhane is a Nepalese cricketer

NepaliAugust 2, 2000132 views

Manjot Kalra

Manjot Kalra is an Indian professional cricket player

IndianJanuary 15, 1999112 views