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

Ellyse Perry Ellyse Perry
Australian

Hansie Cronje Hansie Cronje
South African

Glenn Maxwell Glenn Maxwell
Australian

Kane Williamson Kane Williamson
New Zealander

Aaron Finch Aaron Finch
Australian, New Zealander

Usman Khawaja Usman Khawaja
Australian, Pakistani
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Kagiso Rabada Kagiso Rabada
South African

Lisa Sthalekar Lisa Sthalekar
Australian

David Warner David Warner
Australian

Steve Smith Steve Smith
Australian

MS DhoniMS Dhoni
Indian

Hardik PandyaHardik Pandya
Indian
Viv RichardsViv Richards
Antiguan

Mohammad AzharuddinMohammad Azharuddin
Indian
Sourav GangulySourav Ganguly
Indian

Rahul DravidRahul Dravid
Indian

Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
Pakistani

Mithali RajMithali Raj
Indian

Navjot Singh SidhuNavjot Singh Sidhu
Indian
Andrew FlintoffAndrew Flintoff
British

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
Pakistani

Kevin PietersenKevin Pietersen
South African

Shane WarneShane Warne
Australian
Virender SehwagVirender Sehwag
Indian
Irfan PathanIrfan Pathan
Indian

Zaheer KhanZaheer Khan
Indian

Ben StokesBen Stokes
British

Gautam GambhirGautam Gambhir
Indian
S. SreesanthS. Sreesanth
Indian

Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
Pakistani
Ricky PontingRicky Ponting
Australian

Anil KumbleAnil Kumble
Indian

Muttiah MuralitharanMuttiah Muralitharan
Sri Lankan
Rajdeep SardesaiRajdeep Sardesai
Indian

Imran AbbasImran Abbas
Pakistani
Yograj SinghYograj Singh
Indian

Kumar SangakkaraKumar Sangakkara
Sri Lankan

Ian BothamIan Botham
British
Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
Pakistani

Ravindra JadejaRavindra Jadeja
Indian
Steve WaughSteve Waugh
Australian

Javagal SrinathJavagal Srinath
Indian

Brett LeeBrett Lee
Australian, New Zealander

Stuart BroadStuart Broad
British
Jasprit BumrahJasprit Bumrah
Indian

Ravi ShastriRavi Shastri
Indian

Alastair CookAlastair Cook
British

Jacques KallisJacques Kallis
South African

Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
Pakistani
Yuzvendra ChahalYuzvendra Chahal
Indian

Ajay JadejaAjay Jadeja
Indian
Ravichandran AshwinRavichandran Ashwin
Indian

Mohammad KaifMohammad Kaif
Indian

Adam GilchristAdam Gilchrist
Australian
Glenn McGrathGlenn McGrath
Australian

Sanath JayasuriyaSanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lankan
Mohammed ShamiMohammed Shami
Indian

Wasim JafferWasim Jaffer
Indian
Ajit AgarkarAjit Agarkar
Indian

Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
Pakistani

Inzamam-ul-HaqInzamam-ul-Haq
Pakistani
Phillip HughesPhillip Hughes
Australian

Garfield SobersGarfield Sobers
Barbadian
Saeed AnwarSaeed Anwar
Pakistani