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.

Imran Khan Imran Khan
Pakistani

AB de Villiers AB de Villiers
South African

Ellyse Perry Ellyse Perry
Australian

Kane Williamson Kane Williamson
New Zealander

Brian Lara Brian Lara
Trinidadian

Chris Gayle Chris Gayle
Jamaican

Hansie Cronje Hansie Cronje
South African
Aaron Finch Aaron Finch
Australian, New Zealander

Glenn Maxwell Glenn Maxwell
Australian

Kagiso Rabada Kagiso Rabada
South African

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Usman Khawaja Usman Khawaja
Australian, Pakistani

Steve Smith Steve Smith
Australian

David Warner David Warner
Australian

MS DhoniMS Dhoni
Indian
Hardik PandyaHardik Pandya
Indian

Jasprit BumrahJasprit Bumrah
Indian

Ben StokesBen Stokes
British
Mansoor Ali Khan PataudiMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
Indian

Yuzvendra ChahalYuzvendra Chahal
Indian
Viv RichardsViv Richards
Antiguan

Shreyas IyerShreyas Iyer
Indian

Lasith MalingaLasith Malinga
Sri Lankan

Danish KaneriaDanish Kaneria
Pakistani

Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle
British
Manish PandeyManish Pandey
Indian

Andrew FlintoffAndrew Flintoff
British

Rahul DravidRahul Dravid
Indian

Kedar JadhavKedar Jadhav
Indian
Mohammad AzharuddinMohammad Azharuddin
Indian
Sourav GangulySourav Ganguly
Indian

Ross TaylorRoss Taylor
New Zealander

Kuldeep YadavKuldeep Yadav
Indian

Mithali RajMithali Raj
Indian
Ravindra JadejaRavindra Jadeja
Indian

Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
Pakistani
Kumar SangakkaraKumar Sangakkara
Sri Lankan

Mitchell StarcMitchell Starc
Australian

Virender SehwagVirender Sehwag
Indian
Shane WarneShane Warne
Australian

Mohammed ShamiMohammed Shami
Indian
Sanju SamsonSanju Samson
Indian

Muttiah MuralitharanMuttiah Muralitharan
Sri Lankan

Parthiv PatelParthiv Patel
Indian
Irfan PathanIrfan Pathan
Indian

Ricky PontingRicky Ponting
Australian
Liton DasLiton Das
Bangladeshi

Sanath JayasuriyaSanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lankan

Phillip HughesPhillip Hughes
Australian

Mashrafe MortazaMashrafe Mortaza
Bangladeshi
Mohammad KaifMohammad Kaif
Indian

Mohammad NabiMohammad Nabi
Afghan

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
Pakistani

Dale SteynDale Steyn
South African

Ravichandran AshwinRavichandran Ashwin
Indian
Alyssa HealyAlyssa Healy
Australian

Gautam GambhirGautam Gambhir
Indian
Zaheer KhanZaheer Khan
Indian

Stuart BroadStuart Broad
British

Anil KumbleAnil Kumble
Indian
Imran AbbasImran Abbas
Pakistani

Ravi ShastriRavi Shastri
Indian
Glenn McGrathGlenn McGrath
Australian

Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
Pakistani
Mushfiqur RahimMushfiqur Rahim
Bangladeshi

Faf du PlessisFaf du Plessis
South African

Kevin PietersenKevin Pietersen
South African
Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
Pakistani

Krishnamachari SrikkanthKrishnamachari Srikkanth
Indian
Navjot Singh SidhuNavjot Singh Sidhu
Indian