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

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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

Brian Lara Brian Lara
Trinidadian

Chris Gayle Chris Gayle
Jamaican
AB de Villiers AB de Villiers
South African

Kane Williamson Kane Williamson
New Zealander
Lisa Sthalekar Lisa Sthalekar
Australian

Ellyse Perry Ellyse Perry
Australian

Hansie Cronje Hansie Cronje
South African

Aaron Finch Aaron Finch
Australian, New Zealander

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Glenn Maxwell Glenn Maxwell
Australian
Usman Khawaja Usman Khawaja
Australian, Pakistani

Kagiso Rabada Kagiso Rabada
South African

Steve Smith Steve Smith
Australian

David Warner David Warner
Australian

MS DhoniMS Dhoni
Indian

Hardik PandyaHardik Pandya
Indian
Stuart BroadStuart Broad
British

Viv RichardsViv Richards
Antiguan
Ben StokesBen Stokes
British

Sourav GangulySourav Ganguly
Indian

Mohammad AzharuddinMohammad Azharuddin
Indian

Rahul DravidRahul Dravid
Indian

Ian BothamIan Botham
British
Andrew FlintoffAndrew Flintoff
British

Shane WarneShane Warne
Australian

Rajdeep SardesaiRajdeep Sardesai
Indian

Navjot Singh SidhuNavjot Singh Sidhu
Indian
Wasim AkramWasim Akram
Pakistani
Isa GuhaIsa Guha
British

Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
Pakistani

Muttiah MuralitharanMuttiah Muralitharan
Sri Lankan

Virender SehwagVirender Sehwag
Indian
Yuzvendra ChahalYuzvendra Chahal
Indian

Alastair CookAlastair Cook
British
Kevin PietersenKevin Pietersen
South African

Anil KumbleAnil Kumble
Indian

Michael HoldingMichael Holding
New Zealander
S. SreesanthS. Sreesanth
Indian

Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
Pakistani
Irfan PathanIrfan Pathan
Indian

Zaheer KhanZaheer Khan
Indian

Kumar SangakkaraKumar Sangakkara
Sri Lankan
Ravichandran AshwinRavichandran Ashwin
Indian

Gautam GambhirGautam Gambhir
Indian
Imran AbbasImran Abbas
Pakistani

Bob WillisBob Willis
British

Jasprit BumrahJasprit Bumrah
Indian

Glenn McGrathGlenn McGrath
Australian
Ricky PontingRicky Ponting
Australian

Ravindra JadejaRavindra Jadeja
Indian

Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
Pakistani

Yograj SinghYograj Singh
Indian

Mohammed ShamiMohammed Shami
Indian
Javagal SrinathJavagal Srinath
Indian

Azhar AliAzhar Ali
Pakistani
Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
Pakistani

Jacques KallisJacques Kallis
South African

Vinod KambliVinod Kambli
Indian
Garfield SobersGarfield Sobers
Barbadian

Dale SteynDale Steyn
South African
Brett LeeBrett Lee
Australian, New Zealander

Malcolm MarshallMalcolm Marshall
Barbadian
Ajay JadejaAjay Jadeja
Indian

Tejashwi YadavTejashwi Yadav
Indian

Courtney WalshCourtney Walsh
Jamaican
Ravi ShastriRavi Shastri
Indian

Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
Pakistani
Adam GilchristAdam Gilchrist
Australian