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Famous Cricket Players from Australia

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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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Aaron Bird is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
age 36
Aaron Christopher Bird is an Australian cricketer who currently plays first-class cricket for the New South Wales Blues. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast bowler. Bird arrived ...more
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Aaron Finch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
age 33
Aaron James Finch (born 17 November 1986) is an Australian international cricketer who captains the Australian cricket team in limited overs cricket. Finch currently holds the record for two of ...more
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Aaron Redmond is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
age 40
Aaron James Redmond (born 23 September 1979) is an Australian-born former New Zealand international cricketer. He was a member of the Otago cricket team, competing in the State Championship, ...more
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Adam Dale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Adam Dale age 51
Adam Craig Dale (born 30 December 1968) is a former Australian cricketer who played in two Tests and 30 ODIs from 1997 to 2000. He played in first-class and List A cricket for Queensland Bulls ...more
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Adam Gilchrist is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
age 48
Adam Craig Gilchrist (; born 14 November 1971) is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer and captain of the Australia national cricket team. He was an attacking ...more
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Adam Hollioake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
age 48
Adam John Hollioake (born 5 September 1971) is a professional athlete who is the only international cricketer to compete professionally as a Mixed Martial Artist. He has also competed as a ...more
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Adam Voges is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Adam Voges age 40
Adam Charles Voges (, born 4 October 1979) is an Australian cricket coach and former cricketer who played for the Australian national team at Test, One Day International (ODI), and Twenty20 ...more
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Affie Jarvis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Affie Jarvis Dec. at 73 (1860-1933)
Arthur Harwood "Affie" Jarvis (19 October 1860 – 15 November 1933) was an Australian wicket-keeper who played for Australia and South Australia. His Test cricket debut was against ...more
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Aiden Blizzard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
age 35
Aiden Craig Blizzard (born 27 June 1984) is a former Australian cricketer who is a member of the Tasmanian Tigers side. An aggressive left-handed batsman, he hit 89 from 38 balls on his Twenty20 ...more
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Alan Connolly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
age 80
Alan Norman Connolly (born 29 June 1939, Skipton, Victoria) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 29 Tests and one ODI from 1963 to 1971. Connolly was a fast bowler early in his career, ...more
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Alan Davidson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
age 90
Alan Davidson is the name of: Alan Davidson (food writer) (1924–2003), also British diplomat Alan Keith Davidson, Australian Test cricketer, born 1929 Alan Davidson (cricketer, born 1897), ...more
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Alan Dowding is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alan Dowding age 90
Alan Lorimer Dowding (born 4 April 1929) is an Australian former first-class cricketer who played for Oxford University, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the Commonwealth XI and Free ...more
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Alan Fairfax is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alan Fairfax Dec. at 49 (1906-1955)
Alan Geoffrey Fairfax (16 June 1906, Summer Hill, New South Wales – 17 May 1955, Kensington, England) was an Australian cricketer who played in ten Tests from 1929 to 1931. He was an all ...more
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Alan Hurst is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alan Hurst age 69
Alan George Hurst (born 15 July 1950) is a former Australian cricketer who played in twelve Test matches and eight One Day Internationals between 1975 and 1979. A muscular, broad-shouldered man ...more
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Alan Kippax is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alan Kippax Dec. at 75 (1897-1972)
Alan Falconer Kippax (25 May 1897 – 5 September 1972) was a cricketer for New South Wales (NSW) and Australia. Regarded as one of the great stylists of Australian cricket during the era between ...more
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Alan Thomson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alan Thomson age 74
Alan Thomson may also to: Alan Thomson (cricketer) (born 1945), former Australian cricketer and Australian rules football umpire Alan Thomson (sportsman, born 1899) (1899–1938), Australian ...more
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Alan Turner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alan Turner age 69
Alan Turner (born 23 July 1950, Camperdown, New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer. He was a left-handed batsman who played for New South Wales from 1968 until retirement in 1978. He ...more
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Albert Hartkopf is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Albert Hartkopf Dec. at 79 (1889-1968)
Albert Ernst Victor Hartkopf (28 December 1889 – 20 May 1968) was an Australian sportsman who played Test cricket for Australia and Australian rules football for Melbourne University Football ...more
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Albert Trott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Albert Trott Dec. at 41 (1873-1914)
Albert Edwin Trott (6 February 1873 – 30 July 1914) was a Test cricketer for both Australia and England. He was named as one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1899. He is believed to be ...more
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Alec Hurwood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alec Hurwood Dec. at 80 (1902-1982)
Alexander "Alec" Hurwood (17 June 1902 – 26 September 1982), was an Australian cricketer who played in 2 Tests from 1930 to 1931.Renowned for his odd bowling style — taking only a ...more
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Alex Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alex Blackwell age 36
Alexandra Joy Blackwell (born 31 August 1983) is a professional cricketer who plays for New South Wales and Australia as a specialist batsman. In October 2017, she made her 250th international ...more
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Alex Cusack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
age 39
Alex Richard Cusack (born 29 October 1980) is a former Irish cricketer. A club cricketer for Clontarf, Cusack was a carpenter by trade until he was granted a professional contract with the Irish ...more
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Alfred Eckhold is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alfred Eckhold Dec. at 46 (1885-1931)
Alfred George Eckhold (28 December 1885 – 24 October 1931) was a New Zealand sportsman who played first-class cricket for Otago and represented the All-Blacks at rugby union.
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Alfred Marr is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alfred Marr Dec. at 78 (1862-1940)
Alfred Percy Marr (28 March 1862 in Pyrmont, Sydney – 15 March 1940 in Arncliffe, New South Wales) was an Australian cricketer who played in one Test in 1885.
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Alfred Ryan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
Alfred Ryan Dec. at 86 (1904-1990)
Alfred James 'Bulla' Ryan (27 April 1904 – 10 July 1990) was an Australian sportsman. He represented South Australia at both first-class cricket and Australian rules football. His cricket was ...more