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Famous Cricket Players from Australia

Updated June 14, 2019 91.4k views799 items

List of famous cricket players from Australia, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Australia has produced some very talented cricket players over the years, including slips, sweepers and wicket-keepers. These are some of the best Australian cricket players to ever live, so if you're a native of Australia and are aspiring to play cricket professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular cricket player from Australia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List players include Raymond Kingshott, Percival Penman and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Australian cricket players?" and "Which cricket players are from Australia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of Australia in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented Australian cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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    Algy Gehrs

    Dec. at 73 (1880-1953)


    Donald Raeburn Algernon Gehrs (29 November 1880, Port Victor, South Australia – 25 June 1953, King's Park, South Australia) was an Australian sportsman who played Test cricket and Australian rules...  more
  • 27

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia


    Alister Craig McDermott (born 7 June 1991) is an Australian cricketer who played for Queensland in Australian domestic cricket. He made his Queensland List A debut on 11 October 2009 against Western...  more
  • 28

    BirthplaceCremorne, Australia


    Batting StyleLeft-handed

    Batting Average30.62

    Allan Robert Border AO (born 27 July 1955) is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer. A batsman, Border was for many years the captain of the Australian team. His...  more
  • 29

    Alpin Thomson

    Dec. at 67 (1893-1960)

    BirthplacePerth, Australia


    Alpin Erroll Thomson DSC played first-class cricket for Somerset and the Royal Navy cricket team in 1922 and 1923. He also played international rugby union for Scotland. He was born in Perth, Western...  more
  • 30

    Alyssa Healy

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceAustralasia, Gold Coast, Australia, Queensland


    Alyssa Healy (born 24 March 1990), is an Australian cricketer who plays for the Australian women's national team and New South Wales in domestic cricket. She made her international debut in February...  more
  • 31



    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average28.25

    Andrew Mark Jefferson Hilditch (born 20 May 1956) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 18 Test matches and 8 One Day International from 1979 to 1985. He played for New South Wales from 1977...  more
  • 32

    Edmund Hayes

    Edmund Hayes may refer to: Edmund Hayes (judge) (1804–1867), Irish judge Edmund B. Hayes (1849–1923), American engineer and businessman Sir Edmund Samuel Hayes (1806–1860), Member of Parliament for...  more
  • 33

    BirthplaceCessnock, Australia


    Andrew Gary "Joey" Johns (born 19 May 1974) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s and 2000s. Hailed as the best halfback in the world for many years, he...  more
  • 34

    Andrew McDonald

    Age: 38

    BirthplaceWodonga, Australia


    Andrew Barry McDonald (born 5 June 1981 in Wodonga, Victoria) is an Australian cricket coach and former cricketer who played for the Victoria and South Australia cricket teams. He made his Test debut...  more
  • 35

    Andrew Scott

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceGeelong, Australia


    Andrew William Scott was an Australian cricketer. Scott was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Geelong, Victoria. Scott made his debut for Durham against...  more
  • 36

    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    NationalityAustralia, England

    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average39.75

    Andrew Symonds (born 9 June 1975) is a former Australian international cricketer, who played all three formats as a batting all-rounder. He was an important member of two-time World Cup winning...  more
  • 37

    BirthplaceAdelaide, Australia


    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Andris Karlis Zesers (born 11 March 1967) is a former Australian cricketer. He played as a right-arm specialist fast bowler. The son of a Latvian-born construction worker, Zesers ascended quickly to...  more
  • 38

    Andrew Belsak

    Age: 48

    BirthplaceLaunceston, Australia


    Andrew John Belsak (born 14 June 1971) is a former Australian cricketer. Belsak was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Launceston, Tasmania. Belsak played a...  more
  • 39

    BirthplaceLaidley, Australia


    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average20.47

    Andrew John Bichel (born 27 August 1970) is a former Australian cricketer, who played 19 Test matches and 67 One Day Internationals for Australia between 1997 and 2004. He was a right-arm medium-fast...  more
  • 40

    Anne Gordon

    Age: 78


    Dorothy Anne Gordon (born 24 December 1941) played nine Women's Test matches and eight Women's one-day internationals for Australia. She was the captain of the Australian Women's Cricket Team in...  more
  • 41

    BirthplaceNewcastle, Australia


    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average1

    Anthony Stuart may refer to: Anthony Stuart (boxer) (1907–74), English boxer Anthony Stuart (cricketer) (born 1970), Australian cricketer...  more
  • 42

    Arthur Chipperfield

    Dec. at 82 (1905-1987)


    Arthur Gordon Chipperfield (17 November 1905 – 29 July 1987) was an Australian cricketer who played in 14 Tests from 1934 to 1938. He is one of only three players to make 99 on his Test match...  more
  • 43

    Arthur Hoskings

    Dec. at 47 (1872-1919)



    Arthur W Hoskings (1872 – 2 September 1919) was an American and Australian cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman. He played one first-class match for Western Australia in April 1899. He later...  more
  • 44

    Arthur Mailey

    Dec. at 81 (1886-1967)

    BirthplaceZetland, Australia


    Arthur Alfred Mailey (3 January 1886 – 31 December 1967) was an Australian cricketer who played in 21 Test matches between 1920 and 1926.Mailey used leg-break and googly bowling, taking 99 Test...  more
  • 45

    BirthplaceBondi, Australia


    Arthur Robert Morris (19 January 1922 – 22 August 2015) was an Australian cricketer who played 46 Test matches between 1946 and 1955. An opener, Morris is regarded as one of Australia's greatest...  more
  • 46

    Arthur Richardson

    Dec. at 85 (1888-1973)



    Arthur John Richardson (24 July 1888, Clare, South Australia – 23 December 1973, Semaphore, South Australia) was an Australian Test cricketer who played nine Tests for Australia....  more
  • 47

    Ashley Mallett

    Age: 74

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia


    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average7

    Ashley Alexander Mallett (born 13 July 1945, in Chatswood, New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 38 Tests and 9 One Day Internationals between 1968 and 1980. Until Nathan...  more
  • 48

    Ashley Noffke

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceNambour, Australia


    Ashley Allan Noffke (born 30 April 1977 in Nambour, Queensland) is a former Australian professional cricketer who played domestically for Queensland (1998–2009) and Western Australia (2009–2010)....  more
  • 49

    Ashley Woodcock

    Age: 72

    BirthplaceAdelaide, Australia


    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average53

    Ashley James Woodcock (born 27 February 1947) is a former Australian cricketer who played in one official Test one unofficial test and one ODI in 1974, though he also appeared for Australia against a...  more
  • 50

    Aub Carrigan

    Dec. at 95 (1917-2012)

    BirthplaceAustralasia, Zillmere, Australia, Queensland


    Aubrey Herbert Carrigan (26 August 1917 – 23 May 2012) was an Australian first-class cricketer who played with Queensland in the Sheffield Shield. He was born at Zillmere, Queensland....  more