Famous Libra Cricketers

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Jacques Kallis
(Cricketer)
Jacques Kallis
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Birthdate: October 16, 1975
Birthplace: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

One of the best all-rounders the world has ever seen, South African cricketer Jacques Kallis was known for his signature cover drive throughout his career. He remains the only cricketer to score over 10,000 runs and take more than 250 wickets in both ODI and Test cricket.

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Anil Kumble
(Cricketer)
Anil Kumble
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Birthdate: October 17, 1970
Birthplace: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Imran Khan
(22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan)
Imran Khan
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Birthdate: October 5, 1952
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Imran Khan is the former Prime Minister of Pakistan who was in office from 2018 to 2022. He is also the founder and chairman of the political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Before making an entry into politics, Imran Khan was an extremely popular international cricketer who led Pakistan to its first ever Cricket World Cup title in 1992. As a philanthropist, he established Pakistan’s first cancer hospital in Lahore.

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David Warner
(Cricketer)
David Warner
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Birthdate: October 22, 1986
Birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire, England

David Warner is an Australian professional cricket player. An opening batsman, Warner is one of the most important members of the Australia men's national cricket team in all three formats of the game. Warner was caught up in an ugly controversy in 2018 after being involved in a ball-tampering scandal in the midst of a Test series against South Africa.

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Jonny Bairstow
(Cricketer)
Jonny Bairstow
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Birthdate: September 26, 1989
Birthplace: Bradford
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Brendon McCullum
(Cricketer)
Brendon McCullum
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Birthdate: September 27, 1981
Birthplace: Dunedin

Brendon McCullum is a New Zealand former cricket player who captained the national team in all formats of the game. Renowned for his ability to score runs quickly, McCullum is regarded as one of the most successful captains of the national cricket team. Brendon McCullum is currently associated with the England cricket test team where he is the head coach. 

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Glenn Maxwell
(Cricketer)
Glenn Maxwell
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Birthdate: October 14, 1988
Birthplace: Kew, Victoria

Glenn Maxwell is an Australian professional cricket player who represents the national cricket team in one day internationals and twenty20 internationals. Often referred to as the Big Show, Maxwell is renowned for his improvisation and dramatic, high-risk shot making. Over the years, he has also had a major impact on twenty20 franchise cricket, such as the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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Hansie Cronje
(South African International Cricketer)
Hansie Cronje
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Birthdate: September 25, 1969
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
Died: June 1, 2002

Hansie Cronje was a South African international cricketer. He captained the South African national cricket team in the 1990s. In 2000, he was implicated in a cricket match-fixing scandal and banned from the sport for life. He died in a plane crash in 2002. It was rumored that he was murdered on the orders of a cricket betting syndicate.

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Allan Donald
(Cricketer)
Allan Donald
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Birthdate: October 20, 1966
Birthplace: Bloemfontein

Allan Donald is a South African former cricket player best known for his fast-paced deliveries that earned him the nickname White Lightning. Regarded as one of South Africa's most successful fast bowlers, Donald was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2019. After retiring from international cricket, Donald has focused on establishing himself as a coach.

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Dwayne Bravo
(Cricketer)
Dwayne Bravo
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Birthdate: October 7, 1983
Birthplace: Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago
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Babar Azam
(Cricketer)
Babar Azam
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Birthdate: October 15, 1994
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Babar Azam is a Pakistani international cricketer. Currently, he captains the Pakistan team in all formats. He is regarded as one of the best batsmen in contemporary world cricket. He holds the record for being the fastest to reach 2000 runs in T20Is. 

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Virender Sehwag
(Cricketer)
Virender Sehwag
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Birthdate: October 20, 1978
Birthplace: Delhi

Born to a flour mill owner, Virender Sehwag convinced his family to let him learn cricket since he wasn’t good in academics. He later grew up to be an aggressive batsman, breaking many records. He’s one of two people with a double hundred in ODI and a triple hundred in Test cricket.

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Martin Guptill
(Cricketer)
Martin Guptill
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Birthdate: September 30, 1986
Birthplace: Auckland

Martin Guptill is a New Zealand cricket player who plays for the national team. In 2015, Guptill became the first New Zealand batsman to score a double century in an ODI match. His 237 not out is the second highest ODI score after Rohit Sharma's 264. Martin Guptill's 237 remains the highest individual score in a World Cup match.

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Tillakaratne Dilshan
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Birthdate: October 14, 1976
Birthplace: Kalutara
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Gautam Gambhir
(Cricketer)
Gautam Gambhir
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Birthdate: October 14, 1981
Birthplace: New Delhi
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Hardik Pandya
(Indian cricketer)
Hardik Pandya
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Birthdate: October 11, 1993
Birthplace: Surat

Born to a small-time businessman in Surat, Hardik Pandya moved to Vadodara with his family at 5, so that he could avail of better cricket coaching facilities. A talented all-rounder, he is known for his fiery on-field personality. He has also been a major part of the IPL team Mumbai Indians.

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Mitchell Marsh
(Cricketer)
Mitchell Marsh
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Birthdate: October 20, 1991
Birthplace: Attadale
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Ajaz Patel
(Cricketer known as slow left-arm orthodox spin bowler)
Ajaz Patel
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Birthdate: October 21, 1988
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Mohammad Hafeez
(Cricketer)
Mohammad Hafeez
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Birthdate: October 17, 1980
Birthplace: Sargodha
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Navjot Singh Sidhu
(Politician, Cricketer)
Navjot Singh Sidhu
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Birthdate: October 20, 1963
Birthplace: Patiala
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Geoffrey Boycott
(Cricketer)
Geoffrey Boycott
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Birthdate: October 21, 1940
Birthplace: Fitzwilliam, United Kingdom
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Morné Morkel
(Cricketer Bowler)
Morné Morkel
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Birthdate: October 6, 1984
Birthplace: Vereeniging, South Africa

South African-Australian cricketer Morné Morkel is one of the best fast bowlers of his time. He is the younger brother of cricketer Albie Morkel, and in 2008, he and Albie became the first brother duo to be named the South African Cricket Annual Cricketers of the Year in 56 years.

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Chris Jordan
(Cricketer Bowler)
Chris Jordan
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Birthdate: October 4, 1988
Birthplace: Christ Church, Barbados
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Ian Chappell
(Former Top-order batsman criketer who played for South Australia and Australia)
Ian Chappell
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Birthdate: September 26, 1943
Birthplace: Unley, Australia
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Zaheer Khan
(Cricketer)
Zaheer Khan
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Birthdate: October 7, 1978
Birthplace: Shrirampur
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Ambati Rayudu
(Cricketer)
Ambati Rayudu
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Birthdate: September 23, 1985
Birthplace: Guntur
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Richie Benaud
(Cricketer All-rounder)
Richie Benaud
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Birthdate: October 6, 1930
Birthplace: Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
Died: April 10, 2015
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Adam Voges
(Cricketer)
Adam Voges
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Birthdate: October 4, 1979
Birthplace: Subiaco
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Aravinda de Silva
(Sri Lankan cricketer)
Aravinda de Silva
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Birthdate: October 17, 1965
Birthplace: Colombo
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Ashton Agar
(Cricket Bowler)
Ashton Agar
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Birthdate: October 14, 1993
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
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Damien Martyn
(Cricketer)
Damien Martyn
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Birthdate: October 21, 1971
Birthplace: Darwin
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Shardul Thakur
(Indian cricketer)
Shardul Thakur
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Birthdate: October 16, 1991
Birthplace: Palghar
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Tony Greig
(South African-born England Test Cricketer Who Played as an All-Rounder)
Tony Greig
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Birthdate: October 6, 1946
Birthplace: Queenstown, South Africa
Died: December 29, 2012

Born into a family of cricketers, Tony Greig was as famous for his 6’6” frame as he was for his cricket skills. The former English Test cricket captain and all-rounder later gained fame as a commentator, too. He spent his final years battling lung cancer and died of a heart attack.

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Washington Sundar
(Indian cricketer)
Washington Sundar
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Birthdate: October 5, 1999
Birthplace: Chennai
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Mohinder Amarnath
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Birthdate: September 24, 1950
Birthplace: Patiala
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Saeed Ajmal
(Cricketer)
Saeed Ajmal
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Birthdate: October 14, 1977
Birthplace: Faisalabad
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Bishan Singh Bedi
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Birthdate: September 25, 1946
Birthplace: Amritsar
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Mashrafe Mortaza
(Cricketer)
Mashrafe Mortaza
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Birthdate: October 5, 1983
Birthplace: Narail District
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Brad Haddin
(Cricketer)
Brad Haddin
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Birthdate: October 23, 1977
Birthplace: Cowra
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Basil D'Oliveira
(Cricketer)
Basil D'Oliveira
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Birthdate: October 4, 1931
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa
Died: November 19, 2011

Apart from captaining the non-white South African cricket team, Basil D'Oliveira also played football. His inclusion in the England team later led to the boycott of apartheid-ridden South Africa from Test cricket for 22 years, in what is now known as the D'Oliveira Affair. He received honors such as the CBE.

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Bhupinder Singh of Patiala
(Cricketer, Maharaja of Patiala)
Bhupinder Singh of Patiala
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Birthdate: October 12, 1891
Birthplace: Moti Bagh Palace, Patiala, Punjab, India
Died: March 23, 1938
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Douglas Jardine
(Cricketer)
Douglas Jardine
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Birthdate: October 23, 1900
Birthplace: Malabar Hill, Mumbai, India
Died: June 18, 1958
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Farhaan Behardien
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Birthdate: October 9, 1983
Birthplace: Johannesburg

An aggressive batsman, South African cricketer Farhaan Behardien is also an occasional medium-pace bowler. In 2017, he was named his country’s domestic T20 player of the year. He has also captained his national team in T20 matches. Many liken him to legendary player Jonty Rhodes for his fielding skills.

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Praveen Kumar
(Former Indian Cricketer Who Bowled Right-Hand Medium-Pace)
Praveen Kumar
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Birthdate: October 2, 1986
Birthplace: Meerut, India
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Salman Butt
(Cricketer)
Salman Butt
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Birthdate: October 7, 1984
Birthplace: Lahore

Initially a promising cricketer, Salman Butt served the Pakistani national team as a left-handed opening batsman and also led the Pakistan Test team as its captain. He was, however, involved in the 2010 Lord’s spot-fixing scandal, which led to a 10-year ban by the PCB and 30 months in a London jail.

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Lakshmipathy Balaji
(Former Cricketer bowler)
Lakshmipathy Balaji
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Birthdate: September 27, 1981
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Peter Nevill
(Cricketer)
Peter Nevill
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Birthdate: October 13, 1985
Birthplace: Hawthorn
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Fanie de Villiers
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Birthdate: October 13, 1964
Birthplace: Vereeniging

Fanie de Villiers is a former cricketer who earned 83 ODI caps and 18 Test caps for South Africa. Working as a commentator after his retirement, he played an important role in exposing the 2018 Australian ball-tampering scandal; he was the first person to spot the Australians' underhanded tactics and asked the camera operators to keep tabs on the Australians.

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Akila Dananjaya
(Sri Lankan cricketer)
Akila Dananjaya
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Birthdate: October 4, 1993
Birthplace: Panadura
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Gladstone Small
(Cricketer Bowler)
Gladstone Small
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Birthdate: October 18, 1961
Birthplace: St. George, Barbados