Famous Australian Cricketers

Find out more about the greatest Australian Cricketers, including Jim Kelly, Shane Warne, Phillip Hughes, Ricky Ponting and Brett Lee.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Sir Donald Bradman

Sir Donald Bradman.
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Famous As: Greatest Batsmen Ever
Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
Died: February 25, 2001

Australian cricketer, Sir Donald Bradman, is widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. He started playing cricket as a young man and scored numerous records within a few years. In a career spanning around two decades, he retired with a career test batting average of 99.94. He retained a pre-eminent position in the game for decades following his retirement. 

 2 Steve Smith

Steve Smith.
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: June 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sydney

Australian cricketer Steve Smith captained the Australian Test team and also tied with Garry Sobers when he made a record 6,000 Test runs in 111 innings, the second-best after Donald Bradman. The Allan Border Medal-winning batsman was banned from Australian cricket for a year for overseeing ball tampering.

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 3 Shane Warne

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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: September 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Upper Ferntree Gully

 4 Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc.
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: January 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baulkham Hills, Sydney, Australia

 5 Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath.
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: February 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia

 6 Ellyse Perry

Ellyse Perry.
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Famous As: Sportswoman
Birthdate: November 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
Ellyse Perry has represented Australia in both cricket and soccer. She became the youngest Australian sportsperson to play international cricket and the first to appear in both the FIFA and ICC World Cups. She later drifted to cricket and set records for the highest Test score by an Australian female.

 7 Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke
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Famous As: cricketer
Birthdate: April 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liverpool
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 8 Ashleigh Barty

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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: April 24, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

 9 David Warner

David Warner.
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: October 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paddington

David Warner is an Australian professional cricket player. An opening batsman, Warner is one of the most important members of the Australia men's national cricket team in all three formats of the game. Warner was caught up in an ugly controversy in 2018 after being involved in a ball-tampering scandal in the midst of a Test series against South Africa.

 10 Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell.
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: October 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kew, Victoria

Glenn Maxwell is an Australian professional cricket player who represents the national cricket team in one day internationals and twenty20 internationals. Often referred to as the Big Show, Maxwell is renowned for his improvisation and dramatic, high-risk shot making. Over the years, he has also had a major impact on twenty20 franchise cricket, such as the Indian Premier League (IPL).

 11 Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: December 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

 12 Phillip Hughes

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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: November 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Macksville
Died: November 27, 2014

 13 Steve Waugh

Steve Waugh
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: June 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canterbury

 14 Alyssa Healy

Alyssa Healy
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: March 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gold Coast

 15 Shane Watson

Shane Watson
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: June 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ipswich

 16 Adam Gilchrist

Adam Gilchrist
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: November 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bellingen

 17 Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: October 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia

 18 Andrew Symonds

Andrew Symonds
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: June 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham

 19 Dean Jones

Dean Jones
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Famous As: cricketer
Birthdate: March 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coburg

 20 Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja.
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: December 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Islamabad

Usman Khawaja is an Australian professional cricket player who has represented the Australian men's cricket team in Test, One Day International, and Twenty20 cricket. In 2011, he became the first Pakistani-born player and the first Muslim to play for the Australian Test team. He went on to represent Australia at the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

 21 Mark Waugh

Mark Waugh
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: June 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canterbury

 22 Shaun Marsh

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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: July 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Narrogin

 23 Mitchell Marsh

Mitchell Marsh
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: October 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Attadale

 24 Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch.
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: November 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Colac, Australia
Australian cricketer Aaron Finch became the first cricketer with 900 rating points in the ICC T20I rankings, in 2018. He holds the record for two highest individual scores in T20I cricket. He has also played for various IPL teams.

 25 Justin Langer

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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: November 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perth

 26 Mohammad Hafeez

Mohammad Hafeez
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: October 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sargodha

 27 Dennis Lillee

Dennis Lillee
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: July 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Perth

 28 Jason Gillespie

Jason Gillespie
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: April 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney

 29 Allan Border

Allan Border
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: July 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cremorne, Australia

 30 Greg Chappell

Greg Chappell
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: August 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Unley

 31 Andrew Johns

Andrew Johns
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Famous As: Cricketer, Rugby league player, Autobiographer
Birthdate: May 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Australia

 32 Michael Bevan

Michael Bevan
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: May 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Belconnen

 33 Michael Hussey

Michael Hussey
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Morley

 34 Sean Abbott

Sean Abbott
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: February 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Windsor

 35 Adam Voges

Adam Voges
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: October 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Subiaco

 36 Lisa Sthalekar

Lisa Sthalekar.
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: August 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pune, Maharashtra, India

 Australian cricket commentator and former cricketer, Lisa Sthalekar, was once the captain of Australia's international women's cricket team. Born in India and adopted by parents who lived in USA, she was introduced to cricket by her father. She started playing professionally as a young woman and went on to have an exemplary career. She retired in 2013. 

 37 Alex Carey

Alex Carey
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: August 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Loxton, Australia

 38 Richie Benaud

Richie Benaud
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Famous As: Cricketer, Journalist
Birthdate: October 6, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: City of Penrith
Died: April 10, 2015

 39 Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell
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Famous As: Cricketer, Baseball player
Birthdate: September 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Unley

 40 Ashton Agar

Ashton Agar
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: October 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne

 41 David Boon

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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: December 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Launceston

 42 Darren Lehmann

Darren Lehmann
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: February 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gawler

 43 Saeed Ajmal

Saeed Ajmal
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: October 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faisalabad

 44 Brad Hogg

Brad Hogg
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: February 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Narrogin

 45 Peter Siddle

Peter Siddle
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: November 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Traralgon

 46 Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor
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Famous As: cricketer
Birthdate: October 27, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeton

 47 Geoff Marsh

Geoff Marsh
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Famous As: Cricketer, Australian rules footballer
Birthdate: December 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Northam

 48 Marlon Samuels

Marlon Samuels
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: February 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kingston

 49 James Pattinson

James Pattinson
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: May 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melbourne

 50 Jeff Thomson

Jeff Thomson
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: August 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenacre