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.

Kumar SangakkaraKumar Sangakkara
Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle
(British)

Dinesh KarthikDinesh Karthik
(Indian)
Virender SehwagVirender Sehwag
(Indian)

Harbhajan SinghHarbhajan Singh
(Indian)

Tejashwi YadavTejashwi Yadav
(Indian)

Yuvraj SinghYuvraj Singh
(Indian)
Muttiah MuralitharanMuttiah Muralitharan

Rohit SharmaRohit Sharma
(Indian)
Viv RichardsViv Richards

Shane WarneShane Warne
(Australian)

Sourav GangulySourav Ganguly
(Indian)

Ravichandran AshwinRavichandran Ashwin
(Indian)
Zaheer KhanZaheer Khan
(Indian)

Tom GraveneyTom Graveney
(British)
Hashim AmlaHashim Amla
(South African)

Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
(Australian,Pakistani)

Kirti AzadKirti Azad
(Indian)

Rahul DravidRahul Dravid
(Indian)
Geoffrey BoycottGeoffrey Boycott

Sanath JayasuriyaSanath Jayasuriya
Phillip HughesPhillip Hughes
(Australian)

Brian LaraBrian Lara
(Trinidadian)

Mohammad AzharuddinMohammad Azharuddin
(Indian)

Ajinkya RahaneAjinkya Rahane
(Indian)
Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
(Australian)

Suresh RainaSuresh Raina
(Indian)
Mansoor Ali Khan PataudiMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
(Indian)

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
(Pakistani)

Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
(Australian)

Salil AnkolaSalil Ankola
(Indian)
Anil KumbleAnil Kumble
(Indian)

Kevin PietersenKevin Pietersen
(South African)
Navjot Singh SidhuNavjot Singh Sidhu
(Indian)

Abhimanyu MithunAbhimanyu Mithun
(Indian)

Chris CairnsChris Cairns
(New Zealander)

Mohammad AmirMohammad Amir
(Pakistani)
Chris GayleChris Gayle
(Australian)

Ricky PontingRicky Ponting
(Australian)
Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
(Pakistani)

David GowerDavid Gower

Ravindra JadejaRavindra Jadeja
(Indian)

Rajdeep SardesaiRajdeep Sardesai
(Indian)
Shikhar DhawanShikhar Dhawan
(Indian)

Brendon McCullumBrendon McCullum
(New Zealander)
Douglas BaderDouglas Bader
(British)

Brett LeeBrett Lee
(Australian,New Zealander)

Kane WilliamsonKane Williamson
(New Zealander)

Yograj SinghYograj Singh
(Indian)
Fred TruemanFred Trueman
(British)

Gautam GambhirGautam Gambhir
(Indian)
Dale SteynDale Steyn
(South African)

Misbah-ul-HaqMisbah-ul-Haq
(Pakistani)

Ben StokesBen Stokes
(British)

Ravi ShastriRavi Shastri
(Indian)
Murali VijayMurali Vijay
(Indian)

Glenn McGrathGlenn McGrath
(Australian)
Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
(Pakistani)

Adam GilchristAdam Gilchrist
(Australian)

Courtney WalshCourtney Walsh
(Jamaican)

Irfan PathanIrfan Pathan
(Indian)
Mitchell StarcMitchell Starc
(Australian)

V. V. S. LaxmanV. V. S. Laxman
(Indian)
Jacques KallisJacques Kallis
(South African)

Jim LakerJim Laker

Yasir ShahYasir Shah
(Pakistani)

Inzamam-ul-HaqInzamam-ul-Haq
(Pakistani)
Steve WaughSteve Waugh
(Australian)

Imran TahirImran Tahir
(South African)
Ajay JadejaAjay Jadeja
(Indian)

Bob WillisBob Willis
(British)

Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
(Pakistani)

Ajit AgarkarAjit Agarkar
(Indian)
Vinod KambliVinod Kambli
(Indian)

Stuart BinnyStuart Binny
(Indian)
Ross TaylorRoss Taylor
(New Zealander)

Graeme SmithGraeme Smith
(South African)

Javagal SrinathJavagal Srinath
(Indian)

Graham HenryGraham Henry
(New Zealander)
Hansie CronjeHansie Cronje
(South African)

Shane WatsonShane Watson
(Australian)
Ellyse PerryEllyse Perry
(Australian)

Mohsin KhanMohsin Khan
(Pakistani)

Garfield SobersGarfield Sobers
(Barbadian)

Andrew SymondsAndrew Symonds
(Australian)
Donald BradmanDonald Bradman
(Australian)

Norman GordonNorman Gordon
(South African)
Amit MishraAmit Mishra
(Indian)

Clive LloydClive Lloyd
(Guyanese)

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