Cricket is the 2nd most popular game as we all know. There are lot of tough tournaments taking place in this game and so, the teams and their players perform their best. We have seen plenty of players giving their best for their teams while they’re standing against the opposition. They do work hard to prove themselves for their countries. Cricket has really produced some really talented players, and here we are going to discuss about 10 greatest cricketers of all time. Have a look!
10. Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram is still known as one of the greatest fast bowlers in history of cricket. Wasim Akram holds the record of taking most wickets in List A and in ODI he took 502 wickets. He was well known for his reverse swing bowling spell.. In fact, Wasim Akram was the only one known to swing the ball in both sides in just one delivery which is called “Double Swing” bowling. Though, nobody has tried that delivery so far.
9. Shane Warne
Shane Warne is known as one of the legend players in history of this game. He made his test-match debut in 1992, and as he progressed in the game, he achieved a milestone of taking 1000 wickets in Test and ODIs. As a leg-spin bowler, he became a nightmare for all kinds of batsmen. He was also selected as one of the Five Wisdem Cricketers Of The Century in 2000.
8. Brian Lara
Brian Lara is also one of the legend players in history of cricket. He was a great player of his era and gave enhancing caliber to the game. He was the one who scored 502 runs in First Class cricket and remained not out. Though, that record is still not beaten by any batsman. He was also the one who scored highest 400 runs in Test against England in 2004, and he remained not out. His test record is also not broken by any batsman till now. He has a most hard-working and senior career with this game.
7. Muthiah Muralitharan
Muthiah Muralitharan is known as the brilliant Test Match bowler in history. Muralitharan was retired in 2010 with acquiring the record of 800 wickets in Test Matches and he took 534 wickets in ODIs. Muralitharan was a right-arm spin bowler whose bowling spells always been surprising and dangerous for the batsman. He surely was a legend bowler in history of Cricket game.
6. Jacque Kallis
Jacque Kallis is known as one of the greatest all-rounder in cricket game. He is the only cricketer to take more than 250 wickets in both ODI and Test formats and scored more than 11,000 runs in ODI and more than 13000 runs in Test format. He is also a player with second highest centuries scorer in Test format with 45.
5. Imran Khan
Imran Khan was a great captain of Pakistani Cricket Team who also triumphed the World Cup in 1992 for his team. He remained in the cricket team for approximately 21 years, became a captain in 1982 till 1992, and then retired. He scored more than 3500 runs in both ODI and Test formats and also took 362 wickets in Test matches. He had also achieved an “All-rounder’s Triple” and also he was introduced in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on 14 July, 2010.
4. Vivians Richard
Sir Vivians Richard is known as one of the greatest ODI players of all-time in history of cricket. He was voted as one of the five cricketers of the century in 2000, by 100-member panel of experts. In 2002, he was also regarded with the title of greatest ODI batsman of all time and third greatest Test batsman of all-time. With all his cricket records, he was really a best ever known ODI cricketer.
3. Gary Sobers
Gary Sobers was a greatest all-rounder in the cricket game. He first made his test debut in 1954 against England. He also played marvelous inning against Pakistan in 1954, in which he remained not out for 365 and made a highest score record in Test format history, but it was broken by Brian Lara. Gary Sobers really is considered as a finest cricket player of all time.
2. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar is known as a greatest all-time cricketer and a legend of cricket game in history. He played both ODI and Test formats marvelously and made his country proud. Sachin Tendulkar was also present in 2011 Cricket World Cup which India won. Sachin Tendulkar almost holds all batting records in Cricket. He really was a champ!
1.Sir Don Bradman
Sir Don Bradman is known as the ‘Don’ of cricket game. He was a greatest Test player of all-time. He was a very stylish and wonderful player in his era and performed really well mostly against England. Sir Don Bradman was known well for his responsible batting average 99.94. An unforgettable cricket LEGEND!
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