The history of cricket began hundreds of years ago during the 16th century. The game originated in southern England, but today it is popular in Australasia, England, the Indian subcontinent, the West Indies and southern Africa. Since its inception, cricket has produced many legendary players, so today we are going to take a look at the 25 best cricket players of all time.
25- Adam Gilchrist
If anyone thinks of the best batting ranger, Adam Gilchrist’s name certainly comes to mind. He was an aggressive left-handed batter, who destroyed the frontline bowling attack of all the best teams.
24- Chris Gayle
When it comes to power no one on this planet can hit the ball as hard as Chris Gayle. He is a sensation whose batting is full of extraordinary aggression.
23- Steve Waugh
Steve Waugh is one of the best captains and SUVs in Australian cricket. He has represented Australia for 20 years and has scored more than 10,000 test cricket races with a remarkable average of 51.06 (32 hundred and 50 of fifty).
22- Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid has the most effective defensive technique within the world of cricket.
He is also known as ‘The Wall’. Dravid has scored more than 13,000 cricket races with an amazing average of 52.31. He has surpassed a score of 50 races 194 times in his career.
21- Inzamam Ul Haq
Inzamam is considered one of the best players of all time. He played an important role for Pakistan in his victory in the 1992 World Cup. Inzamam has marked 129 half-centuries and 35 centuries in his career.
20- Jack Hobbs
Jack Hobbs has been named ‘The Master’ because of his brilliance when it comes to batting. He has an average of 56.95 in the cricket test, which is a remarkable achievement.
19- Wally Hammond
Wally is considered one of the best hitters in England, as he scored more than 50,000 races in his first-class career and more than 7,000 races in test cricket with an incredible average of 58.45.
18- Shaun pollock
South Africa has produced two of the best SUVs of all time. One is Pollock and the other is Jacque Kallis. Pollock was more a bowler, whose magical deliveries worried all the great players. He took 421 terrains in test matches with a surprising average of 23.11.
17- Javed Miandad
Miandad is one of the most difficult cricketers of all time and his attitude has made him a standout in the sport.
16- Glenn Donald McGrath
McGrath is considered the best Australian and world cricket bowler. He plays with a medium-fast pace and holds the record for most of the grounds in the World Cup.
15- Sanath Jayasuriya
Sanath is one of the best cricket openers in the world. He is considered one of the best SUVs of all time, due to his aggressive batting and spin bowling. He has played more than 400 matches in ODI.
14- Ricky Ponting
Australia has won two consecutive world cups under its captaincy. He is one of the most elegant and classy hitters and has dominated all the best bowlers. The punter has scored 27,000+ races and 71 centuries in his prolific career.
13- Brian Lara
Brian Lara is one of the best test and ODI batters of all time. Lara scored the 400 highest races in a test cricket inning and has dominated the best bowlers in the world.
12- Wasim Akram
People remember Wasim Akram as the “King of Swing.” A very destructive Pakistani bowler, which bowling created serious problems for hitters, also scored 257 runs in a test game inning.
11- Shane Warne
Shane Warne is the best leg shooter of all time, and dodged hitters for 708 times in Test Cricket. His cricket race is considered the benchmark for all leg spinners.
10- Muttiah Muralitharan
Muthiah, the “king of the swing” is undoubtedly one of the most prominent of all time. He took exactly 800 terrains in his test race, a record that seems unbreakable after the introduction of the T20 edition.
9- Jacques Kallis
If we talk about the best rounders, nobody can beat the elegance and class of Jacque Kallis. He has scored more than 24,000 races with more than 500 terrains in his career. His class is second to none.
8- Dennis Lillee
Dennis Lillee is recognized as one of the deadliest bowlers of all time.
7- Ian Botham
Ian was the best SUV of the 1970s, and probably one of the best SUVs that England has produced.
6- Imran Khan
Imran Khan-led Pakistan to the glory of the 1992 World Cup with his outstanding leadership and cricket skills. He is considered one of the most complete bowling of all-rounders.
5- Kapil Dev
Under the Captaincy of Kapil-Dev India, he won his first World Cup title in 1983. He was a talented hitter along with phenomenal bowling skills. In short, Kapil was a true SUV.
4- Vivians Richard
Richard is famous for his destructive and explosive batting skills. It has an average of 47+ in ODI with an SR of more than 90.
3- Gary Sobers
Gary Sober is one of the best SUVs the world has ever seen. His temperament, class, and test batting average are above many legendary cricketers.
2- Sachin Tendulkar
This batting Guru has scored a hundred hundred in his career, a record that seems unbreakable. It has the largest number of races in ODI and Test formats, with more than 34,000 careers under its belt. He is one of two players who can mark a double century in an ODI match.
1- Sir Don Bradman
Sir Don Bradman is considered the best hitter of all time as he averaged approximately 100 in the test cricket. None of the modern batting ‘gurus‘ can even get close.