Cricket is a game of bat and ball which is played between two teams. Each team consists of 11 players and 1 reserved player. It is played on a field that has a 20-meter-long pitch in the center. At each side of the pitch, there is a wicket with three stumps and two bails.

Cricket is not part of the Olympic games but it is still one of the most popular games in the world. Here is the list of the most popular Cricket players of all time. These are not just famous players but also have great cricket records.

Imran Khan

Imran Khan

Imran Khan was born on November 25, 1952, in Lahore Pakistan. He was a great bowler of Pakistan and one of the best cricket captain worlds has ever seen. Imran Khan has been declared as the highest-rated captain in a survey conducted by ICC (International Cricket Council).

Imran Khan is currently a politician and the Prime Minister of Pakistan. He becomes a National hero by leading the Pakistani team to win the world cup in 1992.

Imran Khan Career Record

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test8812625380713637.69658857.79601832755
ODI17515140370910233.41510572.65101922245

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test881421864482583628/5814/1162.6622.8151.5236
ODI175153744748441826/146/143.926.6240.9210

                                                     

Shane Warne

Share Warne

Shane Warne was born on 13 September 1969 in upper FERNTREE GULLY Australia. He was one of the greatest bowlers without any doubt. Warnes 708 test wickets were the record taken by any bowler in Test cricket, until it was broken by Muralitharan on 3 December 2007. A useful lower-order bats man and the only player who scored 3,000 test runs without a career century.

In the 1993 ashes series against England, Warne took 34 wickets in six test matches at an average of 25.79. In Ashes series 1994, he took 27 wickets at an average of 20.33, including a match-winning 8 for 71 in the second innings of the first test and a hat trick of three wickets on three balls.

Shane Warne Career Record

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test1451991731549917.33547057.66001235337
ODI1941072910185513.05141372.050016013
IPL55299198349.921492.52000146

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test14527340705179957088/7112/1282.6525.4257.493710
ODI1941911064275412935/335/334.2525.7436.3210
IPL555411941447574/214/217.2725.3920.9500

Sir Ian Botham

Ian Botham

Ian Botham was born on 24 December 1955 and was an English commentator, member of the house of lords, and a cricketer. Botham played most of the first-class cricket for Somerset and also for Durham, Queensland and Worcestershire. He was an aggressive right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler, was noted for his swing bowling. In test cricket, Botham scored 14 centuries with the highest score of 208 and from 1986 to 1988 he held the world record for the most Test wickets until overtaken by fellow Sir Richard Hadlee. He took 5 wickets in an innings 27 times and 10 wickets in a match four times. In 1980 he becomes 2nd player to complete the match double by scoring 100 runs and taking 10 wickets in the same match.  

Ian Botham Career Record

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test1021616520020833.55856560.711412262167
ODI1161061521137923.22267179.1100919744

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test10216821303108783838/3413/1063.0628.455.62274
ODI116115619941391454/314/314.0128.5442.7500

Brian Lara

brian lara

Brian Lara is a west indies player. Lara was born on 2 May 1969. He was all so known as one of the greatest batsmen. Lara holds several cricket records in First-class cricket and test matches. Lara also scored 400 runs individually in a test inning against England. He also scored 28 runs in a single over in a test match. Lara made 153 runs not out against Australia. He was awarded the Wisden leading cricketer in the world in 1994 and `1995 and he is also one of the three cricketers to receive the prestigious BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the year. He was appointed as an honorary member of the order of Australia on 27 November 2009. On 14 September 2012 inducted to the ICCs HALL OF FRAME at the award ceremony held in Colombo. He was popularly nicknamed as the prince.

Brian Lara Career Record

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test13123261195340052.891975360.5134948155988
ODI299289301040516940.171308679.51190631035133

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test1314602800/00/02.80.00.000
ODI2995496142/52/57.4715.2512.2500

MS Dhoni

MS-Dhoni

MS Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 and a former Indian international cricketer also the captain of the Indian national team. Under his captaincy, India won the inaugural 2007 ICC World Cup twenty20. Dhoni was a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. He scored the highest runs in one day international with more than 10,000 runs in limited overs. Dhoni is also known as one of the greatest wicket’s keeper, batsman and captain. He was also known as the first wicketkeeper to affect 100 stumpings in ODI cricket.

MS Dhoni had his first ODI debut on 23 December 2004 against Bangladesh and played his first test cricket against Sri Lanka. He was also awarded many awards, including the ICC ODI player of the year in 2008 and 2009, he was the first player to win this award twice. MS Dhoni was a great player without any doubt.

MS Dhoni Career Record

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test9014416487622438.09824859.12613354478
ODI350297841077318350.581230387.5610073826229
T20I98854216175637.61282126.1300211652

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test907966700/10/14.190.00.000
ODI3502363111/141/145.1731.036.000
T20I98

Sir Garfield Sober

Garry-Sober

Sir Garfield Sobers is also known as Garry Sober was born on 28 July 1963 and also known as Garry Sobers, who was a West Indies player, who played from 1954 till 1974. Garry accomplished both as spin and fast bowler and he was a clever batsman. He was also an excellent fielder and also known as cricket‘s greatest all-rounder. He made his first-class debut for the Barbados cricket team at the age of 16 in 1953 and his Test debut for west indies in the following years.

Firstly, he was playing as a bowler and after some time he was promoted as a lower-order batsman. When he played against Pakistan in 1958, he scored 365 runs individually and established the highest individual score in an inning. His record did not break until 1994 when Brian Lara scored 375 runs. The captaincy of the west indies team was also given to Garfield Sober from 1965 till 1972. Overall, he played 93 test matches for West Indies, scoring 8032 runs at an average of 57.78 and taking 235 wickets at an average of 34.03. He has the fifth-highest batting average and he is also included in the list of cricketers with more than 5000 runs. He got many achievements in cricket. He was a great player indeed.

Garfield (Garry) Sober Carrier Record

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test9316021803236557.7838670.02623071932
ODI110000.060.000000

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test931592059779992356/738/802.3334.0487.6560
ODI11633111/311/312.9531.063.000

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin-Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is an Indian former international cricketer. Sachin also served as a captain of the Indian national team. He is also known as one of the greatest batsmen of history. He scored the highest runs in international cricket and only player to score 100 centuries. He is the first player to score a double century in One Day International. Sachin made the most runs in both ODIs and test matches and the only player to score 30,000 runs Inter National Cricket. Because of these records, he is known as a master blaster and little master. He started his cricket career at the age of eleven. He started his test debut on 15 November 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of 16. In 2002, Wisden Cricketer Almanack ranked him the second greatest test batsman of all time.

Sachin Tendulkar Carrier Record

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test200329331592124853.792943754.0851668205869
ODI463452411842620044.832136786.24491962016195
T20I110101010.01283.3300020

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test20014542402492463/103/143.5354.1792.1700
ODI463270805468501545/325/325.144.4852.320
T20I11151211/121/124.812.015.000

Sir Donald Bradman

don-bradman

Sir Donald Bradman was an Australian International cricketer. He is also known as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. His test batting average and has been cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsmen. Before his 22nd birthday, he has set up many records of top-scoring. He had scored many great records during his 20 years cricket Career. He has scored 6,996 runs in test matches and 28,067 runs in first-class cricket. His batting average in test innings is 99.94% and in first-class cricket, his batting average is 95.14%. He made the highest runs in his cricket life. He bowled 160 balls in test matches while in first-class cricket he bowled 2,114 balls. His bowling average in test inning is 36.00 and in first-class cricket, his bowling average is 37.97. The focus of attention on his performances strained relationships with some teammates, administrators, and journalists, who thought him aloof and wily. He was a great player and he had done a great job in his cricket life.

Sir Donald Broadman Career Record

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test528010699633499.94979871.42912136816

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test5291587221/81/152.7336.079.000

Sir Viv Richards

Viv-Richards

Sir Viv Richards is a retired cricketer who represented the West Indies team on the test and international levels. He is also known as one of the greatest batsmen. In December 2002, Wisden Cricketer Almanack announced that Viv Richard is the third greatest ODIs batsmen and the third greatest test batsmen of all time. He is the only player to get 20 times the man of the match award. As a captain of the West Indies, he won 27/500 matches and lost only 8 matches. He also scored 7000 runs in One Day International and scored more than 36,000 runs in first-class cricket. In 2000, he was inducted into the ICC HALL OF FAME. He was a great player and he had done a great job in his cricket life. 

Sir Viv Richards Career Record

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test12118212854029150.24992286.0724345105184
ODI18716724672118947.0745190.211045600126

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test12110351361964322/173/512.2961.38160.500
ODI187131564042281186/416/414.535.8347.820

Muttiah Muralitharan

muralidharan

Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan is a Sri Lankan cricket coach and former professional cricketer. Averaging over six wickets per Test match, Muralitharan is one of the most successful bowlers in international cricket and the first to take 800 wickets in Tests. Muralitharan’s most astonishing bowling action feature is right arm off break bowling.

Muttiah Muralitharan Career Record

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test1331645612616711.68179470.2900114629
ODI35016263674336.8186977.560005012
T20I1220110.5520.000000

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test13323044039181808009/5116/2202.4822.7355.056722
ODI35034118811123265347/307/303.9323.0835.23100
T20I1212282297133/293/296.3222.8521.6900

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