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List of famous cricket players from India, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. India has produced some very talented cricket players over the years, including slips, sweepers and wicket-keepers. These are some of the best Indian cricket players to ever live, so if you're a native of India 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 India then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of India in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented Indian cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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A. G. Kripal Singh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Dec. at 54 (1933-1987)

Birthplace: India

Nationality: India

Amritsar Govindsingh Kripal Singh pronunciation (6 August 1933 – 22 July 1987) was an Indian Test cricketer.
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A. G. Milkha Singh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
A. G. Milkha Singh Age: 78

Nationality: India

Amritsar Govindsingh Milkha Singh (pronunciation ) (31 December 1941 – 10 November 2017) was an Indian Test cricketer. Milkha Singh was a left-handed batsman and an occasional right arm medium ...more
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A. G. Ram Singh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
A. G. Ram Singh Dec. at 89 (1910-1999)

Nationality: India

Amritsar Govindsingh Ram Singh (14 July 1910 – 11 August 1999) was an Indian first-class cricketer. An allrounder, he bowled slow left-arm orthodox and was a left-handed middle order batsman. ...more
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Aakash Chopra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Aakash Chopra Age: 42

Birthplace: Agra, Agra District, Uttar Pradesh, India

Nationality: India

Aakash Chopra pronunciation (born 19 September 1977) is a former Indian cricketer, who played for the Indian cricket team from late 2003 until late 2004 as a defensive opening batsman and close ...more
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Aashish Kapoor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Age: 48

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Nationality: India

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 7.16

Aashish Rakesh Kapoor pronunciation (born 25 March 1971) is a former Indian cricketer who played in four Test matches and 17 One Day Internationals from 1994 to 2000. He was member of the 1996 ...more
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Aavishkar Salvi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Age: 38

Birthplace: Maharashtra, Eurasia, India, Mumbai

Nationality: India

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 2

Aavishkar Madhav Salvi (Marathi: आविष्कार साळवी) pronunciation (born 20 October 1981 in Bombay) is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-arm medium-pace bowler and right-handed batsman. In first ...more
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Abbas Ali is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Age: 43

Birthplace: Indore, India

Nationality: India

Abbas Ali may refer to:
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Abbas Ali Baig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Age: 80

Birthplace: Hyderabad, India

Nationality: India

Abbas Ali Baig pronunciation (born 19 March 1939) is an Indian former cricketer who played in 10 Tests between 1959 and 1967. In a career spanning 21 years, he scored 12,367 runs in first-class ...more
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Abdul Aziz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Dec. at 18 (1941-1959)

Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

Nationality: India, Pakistan, British Raj

Abdul Aziz may refer to: Abd al-Aziz, a male Arabic theophoric name, commonly abbreviated as Aziz.
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Abdul Hafeez Kardar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Dec. at 71 (1925-1996)

Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Nationality: Pakistan, India

Abdul Hafeez Kardar (Urdu: عبد الحفیظ کاردار ‎) pronunciation or Abdul Kardar (17 January 1925 – 21 April 1996) was Pakistani cricketer and politician who is one of the only three players to ...more
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Abdul Patel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Abdul Patel Age: 47

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Asia

Nationality: Botswana, India

Batting Style: Right-handed

Abdul Razak Mosa Patel (born 1 November 1972 in India) is an Indian-born cricketer who played for the Botswana national cricket team between 2004 and 2011. He is a right-handed batsman and a ...more
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Abey Kuruvilla is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Age: 51

Birthplace: India

Nationality: India

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 3.71

Abey Kuruvilla pronunciation (born 8 August 1968) is a former Indian pace bowler of the mid-1990s, notable for his 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) height and broad frame. He grew up in the leafy suburb of ...more
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Abhijit Kale is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Age: 46

Birthplace: West India, Maharashtra, Eurasia, India

Nationality: India

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 10

Abhijit Vasant Kale pronunciation (born 4 July 1973 in Ahmednagar) is a former Indian cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm offbreak bowler who played 1 ODI match without ever ...more
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Abhimanyu Mithun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Abhimanyu Mithun Age: 30

Birthplace: Karnataka, Eurasia, India, Bangalore Urban district, Bangalore

Nationality: India

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 17

Abhimanyu Mithun (born 25 October 1989) is an Indian cricketer. In first class cricket, he plays for Karnataka. A right-arm fast-medium bowler, Mithun was called up to the India squad for the ...more
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Abhimanyu Rajp is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Abhimanyu Rajp Age: 33

Birthplace: Ludhiana, India

Nationality: India, United States of America

Abhimanyu Rajp is an American cricket player.
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Abhinav Mukund is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Abhinav Mukund Age: 29

Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Nationality: India

Batting Style: Left-handed

Abhinav Mukund (pronunciation ; born 6 January 1990) is an Indian cricketer who plays for India and Tamil Nadu. He has played for India in seven Test matches. He is the captain of Tamil Nadu and ...more
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Abhiraj Rajdeep Singh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Abhiraj Rajdeep Singh Age: 24

Birthplace: Maharashtra, Eurasia, India, Mumbai

Nationality: India, Singapore

Batting Style: Left-handed

Abhiraj Rajdeep Singh is a Singaporean cricket player.
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Abhishek Jhunjhunwala is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Age: 37

Birthplace: Kolkata, India

Nationality: India

Abhishek Arunkumar Jhunjhunwala (born 1 December 1982) is an Indian first-class cricketer. He played for the Royal Bengal Tigers and the Indian World Team in the Indian Cricket League Twenty20 ...more
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Abhishek Nayar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Abhishek Nayar Age: 36

Birthplace: Secunderabad, India

Nationality: India

Abhishek Mohan Nayar born 8 October 1983 in Secunderabad, Telangana is an Indian international cricketer. He is an all-rounder who bats left-handed and bowls right-arm medium pace. He played ...more
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Abhishek Sinha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Age: 32

Birthplace: India

Nationality: India

Abhishek Sinha (born 28 September 1990) is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler who plays for Services. He was born in Agartala. Sinha played one ...more
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Abid Nabi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Abid Nabi Age: 34

Birthplace: Srinagar, India

Nationality: India

Abid Nabi (born 26 December 1985 in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Jammu and Kashmir. He is a right-arm fast bowler and is identified as one of the ...more
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Abid Patel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Abid Patel Age: 47

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Bharuch district, Gujarat, Bharuch

Nationality: India

Batting Style: Right-handed

Abid Patel is a Zambian cricket player.
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Abu Nechim is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Abu Nechim Age: 31

Birthplace: Guwahati, India

Nationality: India

Abu Nechim Ahmed (born 5 November 1988) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Assam in domestic cricket and played for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians in the IPL. He is a right-arm ...more
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Aditya Mishra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Aditya Mishra Age: 38

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, New Delhi

Nationality: India, United States of America

Batting Style: Right-handed

Aditya Mishra is an American cricket player.
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Aditya Thyagarajan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Cricket Players from India
Aditya Thyagarajan Age: 41

Birthplace: Bangalore, India

Nationality: India

Aditya Thyagarajan (born 7 November 1978) is an Indian born American cricketer. Thyagarajan is a right-handed batsman who bowls leg break. Thyagarajan currently represents the United States ...more