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Top Ten Cricket Players in the World

Virat Kohli​
Virat Kohli​

Virat Kohli ( pronunciation (help · info); born 5 November 1988) is an Indian international cricketer who currently captains the India national team. An elegant right-handed batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world.

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Sachin ​Tendulkar​
Sachin ​Tendulkar​

Sachin Tendulkar has been the subject of various books. The following is the listing of books focused on Tendulkar's career: Sachin: The Story of the World's Greatest Batsman by Gulu Ezekiel. Publisher: Penguin Global. ISBN 978-0-14-302854-3; Sachin Tendulkar Opus; The A to Z of Sachin Tendulkar by Gulu Ezekiel.

AB de Villiers​
AB de Villiers​

AB de Villiers's Cricinfo ... ESPN. Scores. All cricket scores, fixtures and results here. South Africa ... and tennis player. AB de Villiers has emerged as one of ...

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MS Dhoni​
MS Dhoni​

Mahendra Singh Dhoni ( pronunciation (help · info); commonly known as MS Dhoni; born 7 July 1981) is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014.

Ricky Ponting​
Ricky Ponting​

Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO (born 19 December 1974), is a former Australian international cricketer, and two-time World Cup winning captain in 2003 and 2007, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.

Don Bradman​
Don Bradman​

Bradman is immortalised in three popular songs from different eras, "Our Don Bradman" (1930s, by Jack O'Hagan), "Bradman" (1980s, by Paul Kelly), and "Sir Don", (a tribute by John Williamson performed at Bradman's memorial service).

Brian Lara​
Brian Lara​

After expressing his interest to play in the 2011 fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and despite not having played active cricket for four years, Brian Lara still managed to attract the highest reserve price of $400,000 ahead of the IPL players' auction in early January 2011; however, no franchise bought him.

Jacques ​Kallis​
Jacques ​Kallis​

Jacques Kallis (born 16 October 1975) is a former South African cricketer, and, a former Test and ODI captain. As a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium swing bowler, Kallis is regarded as one of the greatest cricketers of all time and one of the game's greatest all-rounders.

Viv Richards​
Viv Richards​

Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, KNH, OBE (born 7 March 1952), known as Viv Richards, is a former Antiguan cricketer, who represented the West Indies at test and international levels. He is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.

Chris Gayle​
Chris Gayle​

In April 2011 Chris Gayle criticised the West Indies Cricket Board and coach Ottis Gibson and did not play for the team for more than a year. On 6 April 2012, Gayle and the WICB reached an understanding that paved the way for the former West Indies captain to return to the national team.

Rahul Dravid​
Rahul Dravid​

Rahul Dravid's Cricinfo profile. Menu ESPN. Scores. All cricket scores, fixtures and results here. India / Players / Rahul Dravid News; ... Rahul Dravid cricket ...

Shane Warne​
Shane Warne​

Warne has also endorsed the Codemaster video games Shane Warne Cricket and Shane Warne Cricket '99. Outside Australia these were known as Brian Lara Cricket and Brian Lara Cricket '99. For the 2007/08 Australian cricket series, Warne took over as Victoria Bitter spokesperson from David Boon in the Boonanza promotion.

Garfield ​Sobers​
Garfield ​Sobers​

Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers, AO, OCC (born 28 July 1936), also known as Gary or Garry Sobers, is a former cricketer who played for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974, and is widely considered to be cricket's greatest all-rounder.

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Rohit Sharma​
Rohit Sharma​

Rohit Sharma scored his third double century in ODIs ©reuters India opening batsman Rohit Sharma is named the Cricket World Player of the Week following his splendid double century against Sri Lanka in the second One-Day International in Mohali.

Kumar ​Sangakkara​
Kumar ​Sangakkara​

After Marvan Atapattu's golden duck, Sangakkara's eight-hour 230, taking only 327 balls and including 33 fours and three sixes, features partnerships of 203 with Jayasuriya and 173 with Jayawardene. This is his first double century - first of many to come.

David Warner​
David Warner​

David Andrew Warner (born 27 October 1986) is an Australian international cricketer and former captain of the Australian national team in Limited overs cricket. An explosive left-handed opening batsman, Warner is the first Australian cricketer in 132 years to be selected for a national team in any format without experience in first-class cricket.

Muttiah ​Muralitharan​
Muttiah ​Muralitharan​

in Test cricket, overtaking Shane Warne's record of 708 wickets. Muralitharan captured his 709th, that of Paul Collingwood in the first innings, in which he took six. He finished with nine in the Test.

Adam ​Gilchrist​
Adam ​Gilchrist​

Gilchrist has not only left his mark on Australian cricket but the whole cricketing world. In 2010, Gilchrist was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his services to cricket and the community. He was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2012.

Shahid Afridi​
Shahid Afridi​

Of Shahid Afridi it can safely be said that cricket never has and never will see another like him. To say he is an allrounder is to say Albert Einstein was a scientist; it tells a criminally bare story.

Hashim Amla​
Hashim Amla​

Hashim Amla scored two half centuries on a tough pitch in Johannesburg ©reuters For scoring twin half-centuries on a difficult Johannesburg pitch during the third Test against India, South Africa's Hashim Amla wins the Cricket World Player of the Week.

Wasim Akram​
Wasim Akram​

Wasim Akram was born on the 3rd of June in 1966. He is a former Pakistan star player, commentator, tv personality and also a coach. He is acknowledged as one of the best bowlers to ever step foot into a cricket ground.

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Imran Khan​
Imran Khan​

Imran Khan was captain of the Pakistan national cricket team on three occasions: 1982 – 1983; 1985 – 1987; and 1989 – 1992. In 1992, Khan's team won the Cricket World Cup. This is the only time the Pakistan team has won this competition.

Virender ​Sehwag​
Virender ​Sehwag​

Virender Sehwag has constructed an extraordinary career ... and Sehwag becomes the No. 1 Test batsman in the world. ... Virender Sehwag cricket photos | Gallery

Glenn ​McGrath​
Glenn ​McGrath​

... and holds the record for the most wickets in the Cricket World Cup. McGrath announced his ... Glenn; Lane, Daniel (2008). Glenn McGrath: ... World Cup Player of ...

Kane ​Williamson​
Kane ​Williamson​

By the time Kane Williamson is finished with playing cricket, it is probable that he will be New Zealand's greatest batsman. Even Martin Crowe endorsed that view. Williamson is ambidextrous, bats right-handed in the top order across formats, and has become a pillar of the New Zealand side since he made his debut in 2010.

Steve Smith​
Steve Smith​

Also known as Steve Smith. ... Steven Smith started his Test career as a legspinner who batted at ... Steven Smith named as marquee player for Canada T20 tournament ...

Sunil ​Gavaskar​
Sunil ​Gavaskar​

The "Sunil M. Gavaskar Cricket Field", serves as the home ground for the Louisville Cricket Club, which is part of the 42-team MidWest Cricket League. Gavaskar was presented the keys of the ground by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer.

Kapil Dev​
Kapil Dev​

Kapil Dev was the greatest pace bowler India has produced, and their greatest fast-bowling allrounder. If he had played at any other time - not when Imran Khan, Ian Botham and Richard Hadlee were contemporaries - he would surely have been recognised as the best allrounder in the world.

Shakib Al ​Hasan​
Shakib Al ​Hasan​

Shakib Al Hasan's Cricinfo profile. Menu ESPN. ... Shakib Al Hasan cricket photos . Notes. Wisden Cricketer World Test Player of the Year 2009. Readers recommend. IN ...

Joe Root​
Joe Root​

Joe Root. Joseph Edward Root (born 30 December 1990) is an English cricketer, who is the current captain of the English Test team. He also represents Yorkshire domestically. He was originally a right-handed opening batsman and occasional off-spinner, with a similar playing style to former England captain Michael Vaughan.

Richard ​Hadlee​
Richard ​Hadlee​

Sir Richard John Hadlee MBE (born 3 July 1951) is a New Zealand former cricketer, regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers and all-rounders in cricketing history. Hadlee was appointed MBE in 1980 and knighted in 1990 for services to cricket. He is a former chairman of the New Zealand board of selectors.

Ian Botham​
Ian Botham​

Botham played for England in the 1979 Cricket World Cup and was a member of their losing team in the final. He was again an infrequent member of the Somerset team because of the World Cup and the Test series against India.

Ravindra ​Jadeja​
Ravindra ​Jadeja​

Jadeja was named Player of the Week by the portal Cricket World after the end of the fourth test. Since his performance at the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 event, Jadeja has been a consistent target of sarcasm and jokes on cricket portals and by Indian cricket fans.

Rashid Khan​
Rashid Khan​

Rashid Khan's Cricinfo profile. Menu ESPN. Scores. All cricket scores, fixtures and results here. Afghanistan / Players / Rashid Khan ... Rashid Khan cricket photos ...

Yuvraj Singh​
Yuvraj Singh​

Can Yuvraj Singh play cricket till the next World Cup ... Indian cricket team and fans miss Yuvraj Singh in ... Yuvraj Singh score in the ICC Cricket World ...

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Dennis Lillee​
Dennis Lillee​

Lillee suggested that a made-for-television exhibition series could be played each season with profits given to the players. John Cornell, his manager, took this idea to Kerry Packer, who later fashioned it into World Series Cricket (WSC).

Ravichandran ​Ashwin​
Ravichandran ​Ashwin​

According to me Ravichandran Ashwin is the best spinner in the world at the moment and best all rounder in test format. He is doing real well for Indian cricket, he took his 100th Test wicket in his 18th match. His stats and records proves that he is the best at the moment.

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Gautam ​Gambhir​
Gautam ​Gambhir​

Gautam Gambhir pronunciation ... and the 2011 Cricket World Cup (97 from 122). Gambhir is the only Indian and one of four international cricketers to have scored ...

Sanath ​Jayasuriya​
Sanath ​Jayasuriya​

Jayasuriya and Sachin Tendulkar are the only players in history to have 4 ODI scores over 150, where Jayasuriya is the only player of the history to have scored two consecutive 150+ scores. Jayasuriya's highest ODI score is 189 runs, scored against India in Sharjah in 2000.

Michael ​Clarke​
Michael ​Clarke​

Clarke captained the Australian team for 2015 Cricket World Cup, where Australia co-hosts the tournament with New Zealand. Australia defeated New Zealand in the final and won the World Cup under the captaincy of Michael Clarke. This was Australia's fifth World Cup and the first team to win five World Cups.

Steve Waugh​
Steve Waugh​

The 2003 Cricket World Cup came and Waugh's desire to return for a fifth World Cup was denied. A chance for a last minute reprieve came when all rounder Shane Watson was injured before the tournament.

Sourav ​Ganguly​
Sourav ​Ganguly​

Sourav Ganguly Exclusive: Virat is the Best Player In the World at the Moment Meha Bhardwaj |CNN-News18 | Updated: March 2, 2018, 10:50 AM IST New Delhi: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly took Indian cricket to new heights after he took the leadership role in 2001.

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Jack Hobbs​
Jack Hobbs​

Sir John Berry Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963), always known as Jack Hobbs, was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930. Known as "The Master", he is regarded by critics as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.

Anil Kumble​
Anil Kumble​

Anil Kumble's Cricinfo profile. Menu ESPN. Scores. All cricket scores, fixtures and results here. India / Players / Anil Kumble ... in cricket than handling Kumble ...

Javed ​Miandad​
Javed ​Miandad​

Javed Miandad's Cricinfo profile. ... All cricket scores, fixtures and results here. Pakistan / Players / Javed Miandad ... Javed Miandad speaks to the Pakistan players

Glenn ​Maxwell​
Glenn ​Maxwell​

Maxwell played in the 2010 Hong Kong Cricket Sixes tournament and was named Player of the Tournament as Australia became champions for the first time. 2010 Emerging Players Tournament Maxwell was selected to play for the Australian Institute of Sports in the 2010 Emerging Players Tournament.

Waqar Younis​
Waqar Younis​

Waqar Younis Maitla (Urdu: وقار یونس ‬ ‎; born 16 November 1971) is a former Pakistani cricketer and a former Test and ODI captain for Pakistan. A right-arm fast bowler, Waqar is regarded as one of the greatest bowlers of all time. He is also the former coach of the Pakistani cricket team.

Matthew ​Hayden​
Matthew ​Hayden​

Matthew Hayden played for the Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural Indian Premier League in April 2008, contracted for $375,000. Hayden became one of the foremost players in the league, and in 2009 won the Orange Cap as the season's highest run-scorer, with 572.

Kevin ​Pietersen​
Kevin ​Pietersen​

Kevin Pietersen was later bought by Deccan Chargers for the 2011 season and was sold to Delhi Daredevils in the 2012 season without having played a single game for the Chargers. West Indies and the World Twenty20. Pietersen began 2009 with questions over his form, where many pundits viewed him to be in a slump.

Ben Stokes​
Ben Stokes​

Benjamin Andrew "Ben" Stokes (born 4 June 1991) is an English international cricketer and former vice-captain of the England Test team. Born in Christchurch, New Zealand, Stokes moved to northern England at the age of 12, where he learnt the game and began playing club cricket for local teams.

Brett Lee​
Brett Lee​

Brett Lee (born 8 November 1976) is a former Australian international cricketer, who played all three formats of the game. During his international career, Lee was recognised as one of fastest bowlers in the world of cricket along with Shoaib Akhtar.

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