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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 is an Australian cricketer who plays for Yorkshire Vikings, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Victoria, the Melbourne Renegades and the Australia national cricket team. A ...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 is an Australian-born New Zealand international cricketer. He was a member of the Otago cricket team, competing in the State Championship, State Shield and State Twenty20 ...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 is a former Australian cricketer who played in 2 Tests and 30 ODIs from 1997 to 2000. He represented the Wynnum-Manly Cricket Club in Brisbane. From a short, ambling run-up, Dale ...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, AM, nicknamed "Gilly" or "Churchy", is a former Australian cricketer and one of the most explosive batsmen in world cricket. He was the captain of ...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 is a professional athlete who is the only international cricketer to compete professionally as a Mixed Martial Artist. He has also competed as a professional boxer. However ...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 is an Australian cricketer who is the current captain of Middlesex in first-class cricket and Western Australia at domestic level, having also played at both One Day ...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 Jarvis was an Australian wicket-keeper who played for Australia and South Australia. His Test cricket debut was against England at the MCG on 15 January 1885 and his last Test was ...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 is an 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 debut for the Victorian ...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 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, but slowed his pace to increase his ...more
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Alan Davidson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Australia
age 90
Alan Keith Davidson, AM, MBE is a former Australian cricketer of the 1950s and 1960s. He was an all rounder: a hard-hitting lower-order left-handed batsman, and an outstanding left-arm ...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 is a former Australian first-class cricketer who played with Oxford University, the Marylebone Cricket Club, the Commonwealth XI and Free Foresters. Dowding gave up a ...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 was an Australian cricketer who played in 10 Tests from 1929 to 1931.
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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 is a former Australian cricketer who played in twelve Tests and eight ODIs between 1975 and 1979. A muscular, broad-shouldered man with a shock of dark hair and a big ...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 was a cricketer for New South Wales and Australia. Regarded as one of the great stylists of Australian cricket during the era between the two World Wars, Kippax overcame a ...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 Lloyd "Froggy" Thomson, a school teacher, is a former Australian cricketer and Australian rules football umpire. He played District cricket with the Fitzroy Cricket Club, and took ...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 is a former Australian cricketer. He was a left-handed batsman who played for New South Wales from 1968 until retirement in 1978. He scored over 5,700 runs as a stocky opener with a ...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 was an Australian sportsman who played Test cricket for Australia and Australian rules football for Melbourne University Football Club. Born in North Fitzroy, ...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 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 the only batsman to have struck a ...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 Hurwood, known as Alec, was an Australian cricketer who played in 2 Tests from 1930 to 1931. Renowned for his odd bowling style — taking only a couple of steps before delivering the ...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 is a professional cricketer who plays for New South Wales and Australia as a specialist batsman. Her identical twin sister Kate has also played for Australia. Blackwell ...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 is an Australian-born Irish cricketer. A club cricketer for Clontarf, Cusack was a carpenter by trade until he was granted a professional contract with the Irish Cricket ...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 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 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 was an Australian sportsman. He represented South Australia at both first-class cricket and Australian rules football. His cricket was played mostly in the Sheffield ...more