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

Chris Gayle Chris Gayle
Jamaican

Ellyse Perry Ellyse Perry
Australian
Brian Lara Brian Lara
Trinidadian

Kagiso Rabada Kagiso Rabada
South African

AB de Villiers AB de Villiers
South African

Aaron Finch Aaron Finch
Australian, New Zealander

Glenn Maxwell Glenn Maxwell
Australian

Kane Williamson Kane Williamson
New Zealander

Usman Khawaja Usman Khawaja
Australian, Pakistani

Hansie Cronje Hansie Cronje
South African

Steve Smith Steve Smith
Australian

David Warner David Warner
Australian

Ben StokesBen Stokes
British

Hardik PandyaHardik Pandya
Indian

Jasprit BumrahJasprit Bumrah
Indian

Andrew FlintoffAndrew Flintoff
British

Stuart BroadStuart Broad
British
Sourav GangulySourav Ganguly
Indian

Yuzvendra ChahalYuzvendra Chahal
Indian
Viv RichardsViv Richards
Antiguan

Shreyas IyerShreyas Iyer
Indian

Kevin PietersenKevin Pietersen
South African
Lasith MalingaLasith Malinga
Sri Lankan

Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle
British
Kedar JadhavKedar Jadhav
Indian

Martin GuptillMartin Guptill
New Zealander

Mohammed ShamiMohammed Shami
Indian

Shane WarneShane Warne
Australian

Sanjay ManjrekarSanjay Manjrekar
Indian
Mansoor Ali Khan PataudiMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
Indian

Kuldeep YadavKuldeep Yadav
Indian

Mithali RajMithali Raj
Indian

Virender SehwagVirender Sehwag
Indian
Kumar SangakkaraKumar Sangakkara
Sri Lankan

Mohammad AzharuddinMohammad Azharuddin
Indian
Phillip HughesPhillip Hughes
Australian

Rahul DravidRahul Dravid
Indian

Raman LambaRaman Lamba
Indian
Ravindra JadejaRavindra Jadeja
Indian

Ravichandran AshwinRavichandran Ashwin
Indian
Ambati RayuduAmbati Rayudu
Indian

Muttiah MuralitharanMuttiah Muralitharan
Sri Lankan

Hashim AmlaHashim Amla
South African
Mitchell StarcMitchell Starc
Australian

S. SreesanthS. Sreesanth
Indian
Parthiv PatelParthiv Patel
Indian

Ricky PontingRicky Ponting
Australian

Kieron PollardKieron Pollard
Australian

Ishant SharmaIshant Sharma
Indian
Mickey ArthurMickey Arthur
South African
Liton DasLiton Das
Bangladeshi

Sanath JayasuriyaSanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lankan

Mashrafe MortazaMashrafe Mortaza
Bangladeshi

Mohammad KaifMohammad Kaif
Indian
Mohammad NabiMohammad Nabi
Afghan

Peter SiddlePeter Siddle
Australian

Glenn McGrathGlenn McGrath
Australian

Zaheer KhanZaheer Khan
Indian

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
Pakistani
Trent BoultTrent Boult
New Zealander

Ravi ShastriRavi Shastri
Indian
Alyssa HealyAlyssa Healy
Australian

Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
Australian, Pakistani
Anil KumbleAnil Kumble
Indian
Gautam GambhirGautam Gambhir
Indian