Cancer Cricketers

Vote for Your Favourite Cancer Cricketers

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

 1 
M. S. Dhoni
(Cricketer)
M. S. Dhoni
50
Birthdate: July 7, 1981
Birthplace: Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Former Indian international cricketer M. S. Dhoni captained the Indian national team from 2007 to 2016. He played as a right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper. With more than 10,000 runs scored, he is one of the highest run-scorers in One Day Internationals (ODIs). He also became the first wicket-keeper to effect 100 stumpings in ODI cricket.

 2 
Harbhajan Singh
(Indian Retired Cricketer, Commentator and One of the Best Spinners of His Era)
Harbhajan Singh
13
Birthdate: July 3, 1980
Birthplace: Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Harbhajan Singh is an Indian professional cricket player. He was part of Indian cricket teams which won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. Renowned for his aggressive persona and style of play, Harbhajan Singh is considered one of the greatest Indian off-spin bowlers of all time. In 2009, he was honored with the Padma Shri award. 

 3 
Dale Steyn
(South African Former Professional Cricketer Who Played for the South African Cricket Team)
Dale Steyn
16
Birthdate: June 27, 1983
Birthplace: Phalaborwa, Transvaal Province, South Africa

The son of a mine worker, South African fast bowler Dale Steyn is known for his mercurial on-field persona and for his swing and speed. He has many accolades to his credit, such as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year. He also topped the ICC Test rankings for 263 weeks.

Recommended Lists:
 4 
Sanath Jayasuriya
(Sri Lankan Former Cricketer)
Sanath Jayasuriya
4
Birthdate: June 30, 1969
Birthplace: Matara, Sri Lanka Matara, Dominion of Ceylon Ceylon
Recommended Lists:
 5 
Sunil Gavaskar
(One of the Greatest Opening Batsmen of All Time)
Sunil Gavaskar
12
Birthdate: July 10, 1949
Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Sunil Gavaskar is an Indian former professional cricket player who represented the national team during the 1970s and 1980s. Considered one of the greatest batsmen in Test cricket history, Sunil Gavaskar was the first batsman to score over 10,000 runs in Test cricket. He also set many world records and held the record for most Test centuries for nearly 20 years.

 6 
Shaun Pollock
(South African Cricket Commentator and Former Cricketer)
Shaun Pollock
6
Birthdate: July 16, 1973
Birthplace: Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, South Africa

Born into a family of renowned cricketers, Shaun Pollock was the son of Peter Pollock and the nephew of Graeme Pollock. One of the best medium pace bowlers of South Africa, he was pushed into captaincy when Hansie Cronje got entangled in a match-fixing scandal in 2000.

 7 
Dennis Lillee
(Australian Retired Cricketer Rated as the “Outstanding Fast Bowler of His Generation”)
Dennis Lillee
4
Birthdate: July 18, 1949
Birthplace: Subiaco, Australia
 8 
William Gilbert Grace
(English Amateur Cricketer)
William Gilbert Grace
4
Birthdate: July 18, 1848
Birthplace: Downend, England
Died: October 23, 1915
 9 
Faf du Plessis
(South African Professional Cricketer)
Faf du Plessis
13
Birthdate: July 13, 1984
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa

Faf du Plessis is a South African cricketer who captained the national team in the ODI format from 2013 to 2019. He has also captained the national team in the other two formats of the game. He became the first South African player to score centuries in ODI, T20, and Test cricket after he scored his first T20I century in 2015.

 10 
Sourav Ganguly
(Former Indian National Cricket Team Captain and 39th President of the 'BCCI')
Sourav Ganguly
16
Birthdate: July 8, 1972
Birthplace: Behala, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Considered India's most successful Test captain, legendary cricketer Sourav Ganguly, nicknamed Maharaj, was also arguably one of the best one-day batsmen of his time. Also known as the God of the Off Side, he now heads the BCCI as its president. He was initially also a talented footballer.

 11 
Richard Hadlee
(One of the Greatest All-Rounders in Cricket History)
Richard Hadlee
3
Birthdate: July 3, 1951
Birthplace: Saint Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand

Richard Hadlee is a New Zealand retired cricket player who is considered as one of the greatest all-rounders of all time; he is especially renowned for his ability as a fine fast bowler. In 2002, he was named the second-greatest Test bowler in cricket history by Wisden. In 2009, Hadlee was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

 12 
Stuart Broad
(English Cricketer)
Stuart Broad
4
Birthdate: June 24, 1986
Birthplace: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
 13 
Trent Boult
(New Zealand International Cricketer)
Trent Boult
4
Birthdate: July 22, 1989
Birthplace: Rotorua, New Zealand

One of the finest bowlers of the new ball, New Zealand cricketer Trent Boult first grabbed attention at 17, when he became the country’s fastest secondary school bowler. He became the first New Zealand bowler to score a hat-trick in the World Cup and has also had a flourishing career in the IPL.

 14 
Katherine Sciver-Brunt
(Cricket Bowling All-rounder)
Katherine Sciver-Brunt
0
Birthdate: July 2, 1985
Birthplace: Barnsley, United Kingdom
 15 
Len Hutton
(English Cricketer who played as an opening batsman)
Len Hutton
2
Birthdate: June 23, 1916
Birthplace: Fulneck, Pudsey, Yorkshire, England
Died: September 6, 1990
 16 
Smriti Mandhana
(Indian Cricket Opening batter)
Smriti Mandhana
0
Birthdate: July 18, 1996
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Recommended Lists:
 17 
Kevin Pietersen
(Former England International Cricket Player)
Kevin Pietersen
14
Birthdate: June 27, 1980
Birthplace: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Born to a South African father and an English mother, former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen still holds the record for being the fastest to make 2,000 ODI runs. Named a Wisden Cricketer of the Year, he was also nicknamed “shining” once, for his phenomenal contribution to the England team.

 18 
Roger Binny
(Indian Former International Cricketer and 36th President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India)
Roger Binny
3
Birthdate: July 19, 1955
Birthplace: Bangalore, Mysore State, India
Recommended Lists:
 19 
Carlos Brathwaite
(Barbadian Cricketer All-rounder)
Carlos Brathwaite
1
Birthdate: July 18, 1988
Birthplace: Christ Church, Barbados
 20 
Makhaya Ntini
(South African Former Professional Cricketer)
Makhaya Ntini
8
Birthdate: July 6, 1977
Birthplace: Eastern Cape, South Africa

Makhaya Ntini became the first Xhosa player to be part of the South African national cricket team. Initially a cowherd in a tiny village in Cape Province, he bowled bare-foot and was scouted by a Boland Cricket Board officer. Though convicted of rape in 1999, he was acquitted later.

 21 
Marnus Labuschagne
(Australian International Cricketer and the First Cricketer to Become a Concussion Substitute in a Cricket Test Match)
Marnus Labuschagne
1
Birthdate: June 22, 1994
Birthplace: Klerksdorp, South Africa
 22 
Shaun Marsh
(Australian Former Cricketer)
Shaun Marsh
0
Birthdate: July 9, 1983
Birthplace: Narrogin, Australia
Recommended Lists:
 23 
Vernon Philander
(South African Former International Cricketer.)
Vernon Philander
7
Birthdate: June 24, 1985
Birthplace: Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

Vernon Philander is a former South African cricket player best known for his skills as a bowler. He has also played important knocks as a batsman, helping his team get out of difficult situations on several occasions. During his Test career, he played 64 tests and took 224 wickets.

 24 
Devon Conway
(New Zealand Cricketer)
Devon Conway
3
Birthdate: July 8, 1991
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
 25 
Ramnaresh Sarwan
(Former Guyanese Cricketer and Captain of the West Indies Cricket Team)
Ramnaresh Sarwan
1
Birthdate: June 23, 1980
Birthplace: Wakenaam, Guyana
 26 
Colin de Grandhomme
(New Zealand International Cricketer)
Colin de Grandhomme
1
Birthdate: July 22, 1986
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
 27 
BJ Watling
(New Zealand Former International Cricketer)
BJ Watling
1
Birthdate: July 9, 1985
Birthplace: Durban, Natal Province, South Africa
 28 
Ryan ten Doeschate
(Former Dutch–South African Cricketer All-rounder)
Ryan ten Doeschate
0
Birthdate: June 30, 1980
Birthplace: Gqeberha, South Africa
 29 
Kemar Roach
(Barbadian International Cricketer)
Kemar Roach
1
Birthdate: June 30, 1988
Birthplace: Saint Lucy, Barbados
 30 
Munaf Patel
(Indian International Cricketer)
Munaf Patel
3
Birthdate: July 12, 1983
Birthplace: Ikhar, Gujarat, India
 31 
Mark Chapman
(Hong Kong-Born New Zealand International Cricketer)
Mark Chapman
1
Birthdate: June 27, 1994
Birthplace: Hong Kong
 32 
Sanjay Manjrekar
(Indian Cricket Commentator and Former Cricketer)
Sanjay Manjrekar
3
Birthdate: July 12, 1965
Birthplace: Karnataka, India
 33 
Wahab Riaz
(Pakistani Cricketer)
Wahab Riaz
1
Birthdate: June 28, 1985
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Wahab Riaz is a Pakistani professional cricket player who plays as a bowler for the men's national team. An important player for Pakistan in One Day International and Twenty20 International, Wahab Riaz gained international recognition after his all round performance in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.  

 34 
Scott Styris
(New Zealand Cricket Commentator and Former All-Rounder Cricketer)
Scott Styris
2
Birthdate: July 10, 1975
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
 35 
Barry Richards
(Former South African First-class Cricketer)
Barry Richards
0
Birthdate: July 21, 1945
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
 36 
Mohammad Ashraful
(Bangladeshi Cricketer)
Mohammad Ashraful
1
Birthdate: July 7, 1984
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
 37 
Ed Smith
(English Author and Journalist, Former Professional Cricketer, and Cricket Commentator)
Ed Smith
1
Birthdate: July 19, 1977
Birthplace: Pembury, United Kingdom
 38 
Sulieman Benn
(Retired West Indian Cricketer)
Sulieman Benn
1
Birthdate: July 22, 1981
Birthplace: Saint James, Barbados
 39 
Chetan Chauhan
(Cricketer)
Chetan Chauhan
2
Birthdate: July 21, 1947
Birthplace: Meerut, United Provinces (1937–50) United Provinces, British India
Died: August 16, 2020
 40 
Tony Lewis
(Welsh Former Cricketer, Who Captained England)
Tony Lewis
0
Birthdate: July 6, 1938
Birthplace: Swansea, Wales
 41 
Wasim Raja
(Pakistani Match Referee, Cricket Coach and Cricketer)
Wasim Raja
1
Birthdate: July 3, 1952
Birthplace: Multān, Pakistan
Died: August 23, 2006

The older brother of Pakistani cricketer Rameez Raja, Wasim Raja was a fine cricketer in his own right. He later became a coach and a referee and also taught subjects such as math and geography at a school in England. He died of a heart attack while playing a match in England.

 42 
Steve Tikolo
(All-rounder Cricketer)
Steve Tikolo
1
Birthdate: June 25, 1971
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
 43 
Alec Bedser
(One of the Best English Cricketers of the 20th Century)
Alec Bedser
0
Birthdate: July 4, 1918
Birthplace: Reading, Berkshire, England
Died: April 4, 2010
 44 
Dwayne Leverock
(Bermudian Former Cricketer)
Dwayne Leverock
0
Birthdate: July 14, 1971
Birthplace: Bermuda
 45 
Runako Morton
(Cricketer - Batsman)
Runako Morton
0
Birthdate: July 22, 1978
Birthplace: Gingerland, Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Died: March 4, 2012
 46 
Shapoor Zadran
(Afghan Cricketer Who is a Left-Arm Fast-Medium Bowler)
Shapoor Zadran
1
Birthdate: July 8, 1987
Birthplace: Paktia, Afghanistan
 47 
Trisha Chetty
(South African Cricket Wicket-keeper)
Trisha Chetty
0
Birthdate: June 26, 1988
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
 48 
Tony Lock
(English Cricketer)
Tony Lock
0
Birthdate: July 5, 1929
Birthplace: Limpsfield, Surrey, England
Died: March 30, 1995
 49 
Stan McCabe
(Australian Cricketer)
Stan McCabe
1
Birthdate: July 16, 1910
Birthplace: Grenfell, New South Wales, Australia
Died: August 25, 1968
 50 
Ian Bradshaw
(Barbadian Former Cricketer)
Ian Bradshaw
1
Birthdate: July 9, 1974
Birthplace: Hopewell, Christ Church, Barbados