Athletes Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia

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

This list is made up of players like Bjorn Mordt and Phil Edmonds.

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

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

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Bjorn Mordt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Bjorn Mordt age 39 Bjorn Haaken David Mordt is a Zimbabwean cricketer. Mordt is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. He was born at Mutare, Manicaland Province. Mordt joined English county ...more

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Charles Wooler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Charles Wooler age 87 Charles Robert Dudley Wooler was a first-class cricketer who played for the Leicestershire County Cricket Club in England and the Rhodesia cricket team which competed in the Currie Cup. Wooler ...more

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Dale Benkenstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Dale Benkenstein age 43 Dale Martin Benkenstein is a former South African cricketer and all-rounder and currently first-team coach at Hampshire.

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Duncan Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Duncan Fletcher age 69 Duncan Andrew Gwynne Fletcher is a Zimbabwean ex-cricketer and the current coach of the Indian cricket team. He was the coach of the England cricket team from 1999-2007, and is credited with the ...more

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Michael Dinardo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
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Edward Parker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Edward Parker age 78 Edward Frank Parker was a first-class cricketer who played for Rhodesia in the Currie Cup. Parker made his first two first-class appearances in the 1958/59 Currie Cup but didn't play again for ...more

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Gary Brent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Gary Brent age 41 Gary Bazil Brent is a Zimbabwean cricketer. Generally speaking, he is an inswinging bowler, with a good slow-arm bowling technique. Though his Test batting average lies at a mere 5.83 runs, he ...more

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Giles Ridley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Giles Ridley age 73 Giles Nicholas Spencer Ridley is a former English cricketer. Ridley was a right-handed batsman who bowled slow left-arm orthodox. He was born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia. Ridley made his first-class ...more

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John McPhun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
John McPhun age 77 John David McPhun was a first-class cricketer who played for Rhodesia in the Currie Cup. McPhun struggled early in his career, making just 147 runs from his first eight first-class matches, with ...more

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Kirk Stewart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Kirk Stewart age 43 Kirk David Edward Stewart is a Rhodesian born former English cricketer. Stewart was a right-handed batsman who bowled arm fast-medium. Stewart made his List-A debut for the Hampshire Cricket ...more

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Mark Vermeulen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Mark Vermeulen age 38 Mark Andrew Vermeulen is a Zimbabwean cricketer in both Test matches and One Day Internationals. He is a right-handed opening batsman and occasional off spin bowler, playing for Mashonaland ...more

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Marshall Davies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Marshall Davies age 87 Marshall William Davies was a first-class cricketer who played for Rhodesia in the Currie Cup. After appearing for Rhodesia sporadically from his debut in 1951, Davies cemented a spot in the ...more

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Murray Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Murray Goodwin age 45 Murray William Goodwin is a cricketer who played 19 Tests and 71 One Day Internationals for Zimbabwe. He is a right handed top-order batsman, who is strong on the back-foot, as well as being a ...more

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Paddy Clift is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Paddy Clift Died at 43 (1953-1996) Patrick Bernard Clift was a Zimbabwean first class cricketer for Leicestershire County Cricket Club, who was educated at St. George's College, Harare. He was a right-armed medium bowler and ...more

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Paul Harris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Paul Harris age 39 Paul Lee Harris is a South African cricketer who has played Test cricket as a left-arm orthodox spin bowler for the South African team since 2007. He has also played domestic cricket for ...more

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Phil Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Phil Edmonds age 66 Phil Edmonds is an English former cricketer and successful, albeit controversial, corporate executive. He was noted for his outspoken behaviour, and he could be "cussedly abrasive or ...more

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Ray Gripper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Ray Gripper age 79 Raymond Arthur Gripper, in Salisbury, Rhodesia, was a cricketer. He was a right-handed opening batsman and became a regular member of the Rhodesian side for 15 years starting in 1957–58, at one ...more

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Ray Price is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Ray Price age 41 Raymond William Price is a former Zimbabwean cricketer. He bowls left-arm orthodox spin. He is the nephew of the renowned Zimbabwean golfer Nick Price. Price was born two months prematurely and ...more

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Richard Halsall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Richard Halsall age 49 Richard Grant Halsall is a former Zimbabwean cricketer. Halsall was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Salisbury, Rhodesia. Halsall made his debut in ...more

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Robert Bentley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Robert Bentley age 59 Robert Mulock Bentley is a former first-class cricketer who played for both his native Rhodesia and Natal in the Currie Cup. Bentley lined up for Rhodesia for the first time in the 1978/79 ...more

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Robert Ullyett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Robert Ullyett Died at 68 (1936-2004) Robert Bassett Ullyett was a Rhodesian first-class cricketer who played for Rhodesia in the Currie Cup. The all-rounder was one of six 'South African Cricket Annual Cricketers of the Year' in ...more

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Russell Tiffin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Russell Tiffin age 58 Russell Blair Tiffin is a current international cricket umpire, and a former Test cricket umpire. He has been a member of the ICC International umpire panel since 1995. From the spring of 2008, ...more

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Ryan Watson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Ryan Watson age 41 Ryan Robert Watson is a cricketer who played for and captained Scotland, he currently plays club cricket with Glenrothes CC. Watson is a hard hitting right-handed batsman and is able to bowl ...more

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Trevor Penney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Rhodesia
Trevor Penney age 49 Trevor Lionel Penney is a former cricketer who played for Warwickshire County Cricket Club, noted particularly for his fielding. He had a career average of almost 40 runs per innings. Whilst ...more