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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
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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: 56
    • Birthplace: Chandigarh, India
    • Profession: Cricketer, Coach, Actor
    • Credits: Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Iqbal, Stumped, Adhisaya Manithan, Aryan: Unbreakable, + more
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    Hansie Cronje is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
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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, Free State, Africa, South Africa
    • Profession: Cricketer
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    Donald Bradman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
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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 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
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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: 63
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    • Profession: Politician, Cricketer
    • Credits: Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na, Delhi Belly, I Hate Luv Storys, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
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    Greg Chappell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
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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: 67
    • Birthplace: Unley, Australia
    • Profession: Cricketer, Coach
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    David Wayne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
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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: Michigan, USA, Traverse City
    • 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 listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
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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: 42
    • Birthplace: Indore, India
    • Profession: Cricketer
    • Credits: India vs. Pakistan: Stars of India
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    Abdul Qadir is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
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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: 60
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    • Profession: Cricketer
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