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

Kane Williamson Kane Williamson
New Zealander
Chris Gayle Chris Gayle
Jamaican

Brian Lara Brian Lara
Trinidadian

AB de Villiers AB de Villiers
South African

Usman Khawaja Usman Khawaja
Australian, Pakistani

Kagiso Rabada Kagiso Rabada
South African
Aaron Finch Aaron Finch
Australian, New Zealander

Glenn Maxwell Glenn Maxwell
Australian

Ellyse Perry Ellyse Perry
Australian

Steve Smith Steve Smith
Australian
David Warner David Warner
Australian

Ben StokesBen Stokes
British

Hardik PandyaHardik Pandya
Indian
Jasprit BumrahJasprit Bumrah
Indian

Ravindra JadejaRavindra Jadeja
Indian

Sourav GangulySourav Ganguly
Indian

Kevin PietersenKevin Pietersen
South African

Mohammed ShamiMohammed Shami
Indian
Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
Australian

Rahul DravidRahul Dravid
Indian
Mohammad AmirMohammad Amir
Pakistani

Wasim AkramWasim Akram
Pakistani

Ravi ShastriRavi Shastri
Indian
Hashim AmlaHashim Amla
South African

Yuzvendra ChahalYuzvendra Chahal
Indian
Virender SehwagVirender Sehwag
Indian

Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
Australian, Pakistani

Shane WarneShane Warne
Australian

Viv RichardsViv Richards
Antiguan

Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
Pakistani
Shreyas IyerShreyas Iyer
Indian

Mitchell StarcMitchell Starc
Australian

Imran TahirImran Tahir
South African

Lasith MalingaLasith Malinga
Sri Lankan
Phillip HughesPhillip Hughes
Australian

Gautam GambhirGautam Gambhir
Indian
Ricky PontingRicky Ponting
Australian

Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle
British

Mohammad AzharuddinMohammad Azharuddin
Indian
Inzamam-ul-HaqInzamam-ul-Haq
Pakistani

Shane WatsonShane Watson
Australian
Kedar JadhavKedar Jadhav
Indian

Mansoor Ali Khan PataudiMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
Indian

Yograj SinghYograj Singh
Indian
Ross TaylorRoss Taylor
New Zealander

Glenn McGrathGlenn McGrath
Australian
Anil KumbleAnil Kumble
Indian

Ravichandran AshwinRavichandran Ashwin
Indian

Kuldeep YadavKuldeep Yadav
Indian

Zaheer KhanZaheer Khan
Indian
Mithali RajMithali Raj
Indian
Kumar SangakkaraKumar Sangakkara
Sri Lankan

Faf du PlessisFaf du Plessis
South African

Sunil NarineSunil Narine
Trinidadian

Raman LambaRaman Lamba
Indian
Stuart BinnyStuart Binny
Indian

Dwayne BravoDwayne Bravo
Trinidadian

Ambati RayuduAmbati Rayudu
Indian

Muttiah MuralitharanMuttiah Muralitharan
Sri Lankan

Brett LeeBrett Lee
Australian, New Zealander
Parthiv PatelParthiv Patel
Indian

Navjot Singh SidhuNavjot Singh Sidhu
Indian
Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
Pakistani

Ajay JadejaAjay Jadeja
Indian
Irfan PathanIrfan Pathan
Indian
Adam GilchristAdam Gilchrist
Australian