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List of Famous Cricketers

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List of famous cricketers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top cricketers in the world? This includes the most prominent cricketers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable cricketers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic cricketers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned cricketers.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid.

From reputable, prominent, and well known cricketers to the lesser known cricketers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the cricketer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous cricketers ever?" and "What are the names of famous cricketers?" then you're in the right place. (2015 items)

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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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    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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    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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    Ellyse Alexandra Perry is an Australian sportswoman who made her debut for both the Australian cricket and football teams at the age of 16. She played her first cricket international in July 2007 before earning her first football cap for Australia a month later. Perry is the youngest person, male or ...more

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    • Age: age 25
    • Birthplace: Wahroonga, Australia
    • Profession: Cricketer
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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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    Bob Woolmer
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    Robert Andrew Woolmer was an international cricketer, professional cricket coach and also a professional commentator. He played in 19 Test matches and 6 One Day Internationals for England and later coached South Africa, Warwickshire and Pakistan. On 18 March 2007, Woolmer died suddenly in Jamaica, just ...more

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    • Age: Died at 59 (1948-2007)
    • Birthplace: Kanpur, India
    • Profession: Cricketer, Coach, Athlete
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    Khalid Latif

    Khalid Latif (born November 4, 1985 in Karachi) is a Pakistani cricketer.more

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    • Age: age 30
    • Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Mudhsuden Singh Panesar, known as Monty Panesar is an English international cricketer who currently plays for Essex. A left-arm spinner, Panesar made his Test debut in 2006 against India in Nagpur and one-day debut for England in 2007. In English county cricket he currently plays for Essex, and has ...more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Luton, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Ian Andrew Healy is a former cricketer who played for Queensland and Australia. A specialist wicketkeeper and useful right-hand middle-order batsman, he made an unheralded entry to international cricket in 1988, after only six first-class games. His work ethic and combativeness was much needed by an ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Spring Hill, Australia
    • Profession: Commentator, Cricketer
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    Deepak Chahar

    Deepak Chahar is a cricketer.more

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    • Age: age 23
    • Birthplace: Agra, India
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Jonathan Neil "Jonty" Rhodes is a former South African Test and One Day International cricketer who played for the South African cricket team between 1992 and 2003. Rhodes was born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal Province, South Africa. Whilst being noted for his quick running as a right-handed batsman, he ...more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    • Profession: Cricketer
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