List of famous cricketers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

A sportsperson who plays the game of cricket is known as a cricketer. Cricket, popularly known as ‘the gentleman’s game’ is a bat and ball game that is played between two teams consisting of 11 players each on a field. It is a very popular sport in the Indian subcontinent, England, Australia and Southern Africa. Cricketers are often elevated to iconic levels in these areas and are paid handsomely. In countries where cricketers are revered, they also get to become brand ambassadors and endorse products. The game’s history has its roots in the 16th century England. Cricket had become the national sport of England by the 18th century and the expansion of the British Empire brought about the dispersion of the game to the British colonies the world over. Cricket is a versatile game and has several formats the most popular of which are test, One Day International (ODI), and T20. Cricket is a highly competitive game which requires the players to be physically fit and mentally alert. Being a team sport, it is imperative for the players to foster a team spirit and good sportsmanship. This section provides you information about famous cricketers from all over the world.

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Hardik PandyaHardik Pandya
(Indian)
S. SreesanthS. Sreesanth
(Indian)

Mansoor Ali Khan PataudiMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
(Indian)
Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle
(British)
Cheteshwar PujaraCheteshwar Pujara
(Indian)

Navjot Singh SidhuNavjot Singh Sidhu
(Indian)
Rahul DravidRahul Dravid
(Indian)
Jasprit BumrahJasprit Bumrah
(Indian)

Viv RichardsViv Richards
(Antiguan)
Mithali RajMithali Raj
(Indian)
Gautam GambhirGautam Gambhir
(Indian)

Mohammad AzharuddinMohammad Azharuddin
(Indian)
Sourav GangulySourav Ganguly
(Indian)
Ricky PontingRicky Ponting
(Australian)

Virender SehwagVirender Sehwag
(Indian)
Shane WarneShane Warne
(Australian)
Hashim AmlaHashim Amla
(South African)

Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
(Australian)
Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
(Australian,Pakistani)
Mitchell StarcMitchell Starc
(Australian)

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Glenn McGrathGlenn McGrath
(Australian)
Phillip HughesPhillip Hughes
(Australian)
Mohammed ShamiMohammed Shami
(Indian)

Kevin PietersenKevin Pietersen
(South African)
Ravindra JadejaRavindra Jadeja
(Indian)
Ishant SharmaIshant Sharma
(Indian)

Kane WilliamsonKane Williamson
(New Zealander)
Wasim JafferWasim Jaffer
(Indian)
Ravi ShastriRavi Shastri
(Indian)

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
(Pakistani)
Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
(Australian)
Ravichandran AshwinRavichandran Ashwin
(Indian)

Ross TaylorRoss Taylor
(New Zealander)
Adam GilchristAdam Gilchrist
(Australian)
Yuzvendra ChahalYuzvendra Chahal
(Indian)

Dale SteynDale Steyn
(South African)
Kuldeep YadavKuldeep Yadav
(Indian)
Ambati RayuduAmbati Rayudu
(Indian)

Ellyse PerryEllyse Perry
(Australian)
Anil KumbleAnil Kumble
(Indian)
Muttiah MuralitharanMuttiah Muralitharan
(Sri Lankan)

Shaun MarshShaun Marsh
(Australian)
Imran AbbasImran Abbas
(Pakistani)
Shane WatsonShane Watson
(Australian)

Zaheer KhanZaheer Khan
(Indian)
Alyssa HealyAlyssa Healy
(Australian)
Brendon McCullumBrendon McCullum
(New Zealander)

Brett LeeBrett Lee
(Australian,New Zealander)
Kumar SangakkaraKumar Sangakkara
(Sri Lankan)
Murali VijayMurali Vijay
(Indian)

V. V. S. LaxmanV. V. S. Laxman
(Indian)
Jacques KallisJacques Kallis
(South African)
Aaron FinchAaron Finch
(Australian,New Zealander)

Kedar JadhavKedar Jadhav
(Indian)
Steve WaughSteve Waugh
(Australian)
Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
(Pakistani)

Irfan PathanIrfan Pathan
(Indian)
Martin GuptillMartin Guptill
(New Zealander)
Mitchell MarshMitchell Marsh
(Australian)

Rajdeep SardesaiRajdeep Sardesai
(Indian)
Dwayne BravoDwayne Bravo
(Trinidadian)
Vinod KambliVinod Kambli
(Indian)

Andrew SymondsAndrew Symonds
(Australian)
Matthew HaydenMatthew Hayden
(Australian)
Umesh YadavUmesh Yadav
(Indian)

Inzamam-ul-HaqInzamam-ul-Haq
(Pakistani)
Tejashwi YadavTejashwi Yadav
(Indian)
Peter SiddlePeter Siddle
(Australian)

Lasith MalingaLasith Malinga
(Sri Lankan)
Ajit AgarkarAjit Agarkar
(Indian)
Garfield SobersGarfield Sobers
(Barbadian)

Sanath JayasuriyaSanath Jayasuriya
(Sri Lankan)
Ajay JadejaAjay Jadeja
(Indian)
Mohammad KaifMohammad Kaif
(Indian)