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.

Dilip SardesaiDilip Sardesai
(Indian)

Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle
(British)
Sourav GangulySourav Ganguly
(Indian)
Mansoor Ali Khan PataudiMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
(Indian)

Rahul DravidRahul Dravid
(Indian)
Hardik PandyaHardik Pandya
(Indian)
Navjot Singh SidhuNavjot Singh Sidhu
(Indian)

Ben StokesBen Stokes
(British)
Mithali RajMithali Raj
(Indian)
Mohammad AzharuddinMohammad Azharuddin
(Indian)

Viv RichardsViv Richards
(Antiguan)
Virender SehwagVirender Sehwag
(Indian)
Wasim AkramWasim Akram
(Pakistani)

Ravichandran AshwinRavichandran Ashwin
(Indian)
Murali VijayMurali Vijay
(Indian)
Shahid AfridiShahid Afridi
(Australian,Pakistani)

Ajit WadekarAjit Wadekar
(Indian)
Brian LaraBrian Lara
(Trinidadian)
Shane WarneShane Warne
(Australian)

Ravindra JadejaRavindra Jadeja
(Indian)
Kumar SangakkaraKumar Sangakkara
(Sri Lankan)
Rajdeep SardesaiRajdeep Sardesai
(Indian)

V. V. S. LaxmanV. V. S. Laxman
(Indian)
Anil KumbleAnil Kumble
(Indian)
Ravi ShastriRavi Shastri
(Indian)

Cheteshwar PujaraCheteshwar Pujara
(Indian)
Ishant SharmaIshant Sharma
(Indian)
Muttiah MuralitharanMuttiah Muralitharan
(Sri Lankan)

Kevin PietersenKevin Pietersen
(South African)
Vinod KambliVinod Kambli
(Indian)
Bishan Singh BediBishan Singh Bedi
(Indian)

Harbhajan SinghHarbhajan Singh
(Indian)
Kuldeep YadavKuldeep Yadav
(Indian)
Zaheer KhanZaheer Khan
(Indian)

Gautam GambhirGautam Gambhir
(Indian)
Imran AbbasImran Abbas
(Pakistani)
S. SreesanthS. Sreesanth
(Indian)

Ricky PontingRicky Ponting
(Australian)
Shoaib MalikShoaib Malik
(Australian)
Jasprit BumrahJasprit Bumrah
(Indian)

Glenn McGrathGlenn McGrath
(Australian)
Hashim AmlaHashim Amla
(South African)
Shoaib AkhtarShoaib Akhtar
(Pakistani)

Phillip HughesPhillip Hughes
(Australian)
Ashish NehraAshish Nehra
(Indian)
Umesh YadavUmesh Yadav
(Indian)

Douglas BaderDouglas Bader
(British)
Mohammad KaifMohammad Kaif
(Indian)
Dale SteynDale Steyn
(South African)

Ajay JadejaAjay Jadeja
(Indian)
Geoffrey BoycottGeoffrey Boycott
(British)
Sanath JayasuriyaSanath Jayasuriya
(Sri Lankan)

Inzamam-ul-HaqInzamam-ul-Haq
(Pakistani)
Kane WilliamsonKane Williamson
(New Zealander)
Adam GilchristAdam Gilchrist
(Australian)

Mohammed ShamiMohammed Shami
(Indian)
Irfan PathanIrfan Pathan
(Indian)
Tejashwi YadavTejashwi Yadav
(Indian)

Javed MiandadJaved Miandad
(Pakistani)
Jacques KallisJacques Kallis
(South African)
Krishnamachari SrikkanthKrishnamachari Srikkanth
(Indian)

Dwayne BravoDwayne Bravo
(Trinidadian)
Yuzvendra ChahalYuzvendra Chahal
(Indian)
Shane WatsonShane Watson
(Australian)

Mohsin KhanMohsin Khan
(Pakistani)
Hansie CronjeHansie Cronje
(South African)
Waqar YounisWaqar Younis
(Pakistani)

Javagal SrinathJavagal Srinath
(Indian)
Mohammad AmirMohammad Amir
(Pakistani)
Brett LeeBrett Lee
(Australian,New Zealander)

Garfield SobersGarfield Sobers
(Barbadian)
Aaron FinchAaron Finch
(Australian,New Zealander)
Umar AkmalUmar Akmal
(Pakistani)

Steve WaughSteve Waugh
(Australian)
Stuart BinnyStuart Binny
(Indian)
Andrew JohnsAndrew Johns
(Australian)