Top 10 Greatest Cricketers Of All Time
Friday, Apr 14, 2017
Cricket is one of the most watched sport in India and in many other countries.Cricket is watched by billions of poeple.The main reason of every sport popularity is his players who made the sport so big and cricket is no different.This game produces some of the biggest legend in sports history.In this list we are going to show you the top 10 greatest cricketers of all time.
10. Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram is regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers in the history of cricket. He holds the world record for most wickets in List A cricket with 881 and is second only to Sri Lankan off-spin bowler, Muttiah Muralitharan in terms of ODI wickets with 502.He is also well known for the reverse swing bowling which he is the first and the only one to introduced in cricket.He can change the game completely with his bowling technique that's why he is one of the best fast bowlers of all time.
9. Shane Warne
Shane Warne is an former Australian cricketer he was widely regarded as one of the best bowlers in the history of the game.Shane Warne is the greatest leg spinner of all time has a record of getting wickets of around 1000 wickets test and one day combined .In 2000, he was selected by a panel of cricket experts as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Century.Warne started his international test cricket career in 1992 and take his team to new heights with other good bowlers like Glenn Mcgrath.
8. Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar one of the greatest indian cricketer of all time and also one of the best test cricketer of all time.He was the first batsman to touch the 10,000 runs mark in world cricket. Also he held the records for most centuries in world cricket until it was broken by Sachin Tendulkar.He was the first person to score centuries in both innings of a Test match three times but this record is broken by Ricky Ponting and David Warner.
7. Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev is a former Indian cricketer he is man behind the winning of indian cricket in 1983 Cricket World Cup he is considered as one of the greatest all rounder of all time and also named in Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002 by Wisdom.He was a gifted batsman along with phenomenal bowling skills.He was also India's national cricket coach for 10 months between October 1999 and August 2000.
6. Imran Khan
Imran Khan is a former Pakistani cricketer and now a Pakistani politician he is one of the best all rounder of all time and considered as the most successful Pakistani cricketer of all time.He is one of the biggest reason to led Pakistan towards 1992 world cup.He is one of eight world cricketers to have achieved an ‘All-rounder’s Triple’ in Test matches.He was inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in July 2010.He had 3807 runs and 362 wickets in the test cricket.
5. Brian Lara
Brian Lara is a former West Indies cricketer he holds the top position on test batting rakings several times in his career.He holds many batting recodrs and one of them is the highest individual score in first-class cricket, with 501 not out and the highest individual score in a Test innings after scoring 400 not out against England.His is the one and only cricketer to score hundred, a double century, a triple century, a quadruple century and a quintuple century in first class games. Lara also shares the test record of scoring the highest number of runs in a single over in a Test match.
4. Vivian Richard
Vivian Richards is a former West Indies cricketer widely considered as one of the greatest cricketer of all time.He is also very famous for his explosive batting skills. He has an averages of over 47 in ODI with a strike rate of more than 90.Richards was voted one of the five Cricketers of the Century in 2000, by a 100-member panel of experts.He is also chosen by wisdom as the greatest ODI batsman of all time in 2002.He was regarded as the third greatest test batsman of all time after Sir Don Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar.
3. Gary Sobers
Gary Sobers is a retired West Indies cricketer he is considered as one of the greatest all rounder of all time.His temperament, class and test match batting average is above many legendary cricketers.He holds the record of highest run score by any individual in an inning but Brain lara broke this record in 1994.He played 93 Tests for the West Indies and scors 8032 runs with an average of 57.78 and he taks 235 wickets at an average of 34.03. He has the fourth highest batting average in Test cricket in the list of cricketers with more than 5,000 runs.Sobers was named as one of the ten National Heroes of Barbados.
2. Don Bradman
Sir Don Bradman is greatest test cricketer of all time.His test batting average is approximately 100 he scored a century in every match.He played for australia for almost 20 years.His achievement of 100 average in test cricket is considered by one of the greatest achievements by any sportsman in any major sport.He was also a Right-arm leg break bowler.Bradman is so popular and great that Australian Prime Minister John Howard called him the greatest living Australian and his image is also appeared on postage stamps and coins.In Australia there is a dedicated museum which display his every achievments in professional circket.He was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on November 2009.
1. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar is a retired indian cricketer he is widely considered as the God of cricket.He breaks almost any batting record in cricket during his professional career he is the greatest batsman of all time and he is also a good bowler.He played professional cricket for more than 25 years.He played his first match in 1989 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of sixteen. He hold numerous batting records such as the one and the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries, the first batsman to score a double century in a One Day International, records for number of runs in both ODI and Test cricket and he is the only player to complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket.
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