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Famous Male Cricketers

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List of famous male cricketers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male cricketers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being cricketers. There are thousand of males working as cricketers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic cricketers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a cricketer then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing is made up of different people like Simon Turnbull and Krishna Kant Upadhyay.

While this isn't a list of all male cricketers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male cricketers?" and "Who are the best male cricketers?"


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    Stephen Colin Moore is a retired English cricketer. Moore is a right-handed opening batsman who played first-class cricket most recently for Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 2014. He previously played for Worcestershire from 2003 until 2009 and Lancashire County Cricket Club from 2009 until 2013.more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Sachin Tendulkar
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    Sachin Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest cricketers of all time and by many as the greatest batsman of all time. He took up cricket at the age of eleven, made his Test debut on 15 November 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of ...more

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    • Age: age 42
    • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
    • Profession: Cricketer
    • Credits: Stumped, India vs. Pakistan: Stars of India
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    Kapil Dev
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    Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj, better known as Kapil Dev, is a former Indian cricketer. He captained the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002, Kapil Dev is one of the greatest all-rounders of all time. He was also India's ...more

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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: India, Chandigarh
    • Profession: Cricketer, Coach, Actor
    • Credits: Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Iqbal, Stumped, Adhisaya Manithan, Aryan: Unbreakable, + more
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    Samuel Barclay Beckett was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. His work offers a bleak, tragicomic outlook on human nature, often coupled with black comedy and gallows humour. Beckett ...more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1906-1989)
    • Birthplace: Foxrock, Republic of Ireland
    • Profession: Theatre Director, Poet, Cricketer, Novelist, Author, + more
    • Credits: Film, Happy Days, Catastrophe, Com├ędie, En attendant Godot, + more
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    Sunil Gavaskar
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    Sunil Manohar "Sunny" Gavaskar is an Indian former cricketer who played during the 1970s and 1980s for the Bombay cricket team and Indian national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest opening batsmen in cricket history, Gavaskar set world records during his career for the most Test runs and most ...more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Hansie Cronje
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    Wessel Johannes "Hansie" Cronje was a South African cricketer and captain of the South African national cricket team in the 1990s. He died in a plane crash in 2002. He was voted the 11th greatest South African in 2004 despite having been banned for life from professional cricket for his role in a ...more

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    • Age: Died at 33 (1969-2002)
    • Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Donald Bradman
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    Sir Donald George Bradman, AC, often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest Test batsman of all time. Bradman's career Test batting average of 99.94 is often cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any major sport. The story that the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 93 (1908-2001)
    • Birthplace: Cootamundra, Australia
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Imran Khan
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    Imran Khan is a Pakistani politician and former cricketer. He played international cricket for two decades in the late twentieth century and, after retiring, entered politics. Besides his political activism, Khan is also a philanthropist, cricket commentator, chancellor of the University of Bradford and ...more

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    • Age: age 63
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    • Profession: Politician, Cricketer
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    Greg Chappell
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    Gregory Stephen Chappell MBE is a former cricketer who captained Australia between 1975 and 1977 and then joined the breakaway World Series Cricket organisation, before returning to the Australian captaincy in 1979, a position he held until his retirement 1984. The second of three brothers to play Test ...more

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    • Age: age 67
    • Birthplace: South Australia, Unley, Australasia, Australia
    • Profession: Cricketer, Coach
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    David Wayne
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    David Wayne was an American stage and screen actor with a career spanning nearly 50 years.more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1914-1995)
    • Birthplace: Traverse City, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: The Andromeda Strain, Adam's Rib, The Apple Dumpling Gang, M, The Front Page, + more
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    Rahul Dravid is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. Born in a Marathi family, he started playing cricket at the age of 12 and later represented the state team at the under-15, under-17 and under-19 levels. Hailed as The Wall, ...more

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    • Age: age 42
    • Birthplace: Indore, India
    • Profession: Cricketer
    • Credits: India vs. Pakistan: Stars of India
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    Sourav Ganguly
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    Sourav Chandidas Ganguly, affectionately known as Dada is a former Indian-Bengali cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Currently, he the Joint Secretary of Cricket Association of Bengal and President of the Editorial ...more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Behala, India
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Abdul Qadir Khan is a former Pakistani international cricketer whose main role was as a leg spin bowler. Later he was a commentator and Chief Selector of the Pakistan Cricket Board, from which post he resigned because of differences with the top brass of Pakistan cricket. Qadir appeared in 67 Test and ...more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Mahendra Singh Dhoni
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    Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team in limited-overs formats. An attacking right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited-overs cricket. He made his One Day ...more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Ranchi, India
    • Profession: Cricketer, Actor
    • Credits: Hook Ya Crook
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    James E. Franklin is an American football coach. He currently is the head coach at Penn State.more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: American Football coach, Coach
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    Mohsin Khan is a film actor.more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
    • Profession: Cricketer, Coach, Actor
    • Credits: Pratikaar, Mahaanta: The Film, Laat Saab, Ghunghat, Batwara, + more
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    KP Appanna

    Kotarangada Prabhu "KP" Appanna is an Indian cricketer who plays for Karnataka and Royal Challengers Bangalore as a specialist slow left arm orthodox bowler and a right handed batsman.more

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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Kodagu district, India
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Martyn Douglas Moxon is a former English cricketer, who played ten Tests and eight One Day Internationals for England and appeared for Yorkshire for 17 seasons from 1981 to 1997. On 8 May 2007, Moxon was confirmed as Director of Professional Cricket at Yorkshire. Before turning professional Moxon worked ...more

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    • Age: age 55
    • Birthplace: Stairfoot, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Yo Mahesh

    Vijay Kumar Yo Mahesh, is an Indian Cricket player. He is a right-hand batsman and bowls with his right hand. He studied in St.bede's Anglo Indian higher Secondary School in Chennai. He broke into the Indian U19 one-day squad for the series against Australia in September 2005 and played sufficiently ...more

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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Chennai, India
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Robert Timothy "Tim" Robinson is a former English cricketer, and current cricket umpire who played in 29 Tests and 26 ODIs for England from 1984 to 1989. Born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, Robinson played for Nottinghamshire from 1978 to 1999, receiving his first team cap in 1983. Robinson was ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Sutton-in-Ashfield, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Cricketer
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