Athletes Famous Cricket Players from Scotland

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

List players include Neil McCallum, Moneeb Iqbal and many additional players as well.

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

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

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Alan Duncan age 38 Alan Alexander Duncan is a Scottish cricketer. Duncan is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife. Duncan played 3 Youth One Day Internationals for ...more

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Alan Geoffrey Hotham Died at 89 (1876-1965) Admiral Sir Alan Geoffrey Hotham, KCMG, CB was an officer in the Royal Navy. He also played first-class cricket for Hampshire in 1901.

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Alasdair Evans age 29 Alasdair Campbell Evans is an English born Scottish cricketer. Evans is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. While studying for his ...more

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Alastair Dowell Died at 90 (1920-2010) Alastair McQueen Dowell was a Scottish cricketer. Dowell was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. Dowell made his first-class debut for Scotland against Worcestershire in ...more

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Alec Davies age 56 Alec George Davies was a Pakistan-born Scottish cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. He took part in five One Day Internationals at the 1999 Cricket World Cup. A sports ...more

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Andrew Brown age 83 Andrew John Trevor Brown is a former Scottish cricketer and Royal Navy sailor. Brown was a left-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born in Edinburgh, Midlothian. The son of ...more

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Died at 55 (1914-1969) Andrew Maclean Pollock was a Scottish-born South African cricketer, who played a small number of first-class matches for Orange Free State. A left-handed bat and wicketkeeper, he was the father ...more

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age 54 Andrew Lewis Goram is a former Scotland international association football goalkeeper. Born in Bury, Lancashire, England, he started his career with Oldham Athletic and Hibernian, but he is best ...more

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Died at 24 (1909-1933) Archibald "Archie" Jackson, occasionally known as Archibald Alexander Jackson, was an Australian cricketer who played eight Test matches as a specialist batsman between 1929 and 1931. ...more

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Died at 71 (1859-1930) Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones ...more

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Died at 42 (1967-2009) Asim Mohamood Butt was a Scottish and Pakistani cricketer who was primarily a left-arm medium fast bowler. He played 5 ODIs for Scotland, all in the 1999 Cricket World Cup. His best ODI bowling ...more

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Bruce Patterson age 53 Bruce Patterson was a Scottish cricketer. He took his first two wickets in a competition in June 2004 against Holland. He participated in three One-day internationals in May 1999 and played List ...more

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age 30 Calum Scott MacLeod is a Scotland professional cricketer. MacLeod is a native Gaelic speaker who attended Hillpark Secondary School, the Glasgow Gaelic School at the time. His family originally ...more

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Cecil Dixon Died at 70 (1903-1973) Cecil Egerton Dixon was a Scottish cricketer. Dixon was a right-handed batsman. Dixon made his first-class debut for Hampshire in the 1926 County Championship, playing two matches against ...more

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Charles Dunlop Died at 41 (1870-1911) Charles Edward Dunlop played first-class cricket for Somerset from 1892 to 1905. He was born at Edinburgh, Scotland and died at Kensington, London. Dunlop was a middle to lower order ...more

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Charles Higginbotham Died at 49 (1866-1915) Charles Ernest Higginbotham was a British soldier who also had a notable cricket career.

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Charles Legget age 30 Charles William Stuart Legget is a Scottish cricketer. Legget is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium fast pace. He was born in Edinburgh, Midlothian and educated at Merchiston ...more

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Christopher Collier Died at 30 (1886-1916) Christopher George Arthur Collier was an English cricketer: a right-handed batsman and right arm slow bowler who played 53 first-class matches in the years before the First World War. 52 of ...more

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age 46 Colin John Ogilvie Smith is a Scottish cricket player. He is a right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper. He made his début for the Scottish cricket team against Surrey on 23 June 1999 and ...more

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age 53 Craig Wright is an American playwright and Emmy-nominated television writer, known especially for writing for shows like Six Feet Under and Lost and creating the short lived TV show Dirty Sexy ...more

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age 28 Craig Donald Wallace is a Scottish cricketer. Wallace is a right-handed batsman who fields as a wicket-keeper. He was born at Dundee, Angus, and was educated at the High School of Dundee. ...more

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age 44 Craig McIntyre Wright is a former Scottish cricket player who currently plays for Watsonian Cricket Club. He was a big hitting right-handed middle order batsman and right-arm medium pace

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David Brown Died at 70 (1941-2011) David Basil Stuart Brown was a Scottish cricketer. Brown was a left-handed batsman. He was born in Insch, Aberdeenshire. Brown made his first-class debut for Scotland against Ireland in 1973. He ...more

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David Larter age 78 David Larter is a former Scottish cricketer, who played in ten Tests for England from 1962 to 1965. The cricket writer, Colin Bateman, noted, "David Larter was a complex character. There ...more

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David Mackintosh age 71 David Stewart Mackintosh is a former Scottish cricketer. Mackintosh was a right-handed batsman. He was born at Paisley, Renfrewshire. Mackintosh made his debut for Buckinghamshire in the 1971 ...more

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age 38 Johan Dewald Nel is a South African-born Scottish cricketer. He is a primarily a right-arm fast-medium bowler, who also bats right-handed. He has played 110 times for the Scottish cricket team, ...more

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Donald Ford age 74 Donald Campbell Clark Ford is a Scottish former international footballer, best remembered for his 11-year playing stint with Heart of Midlothian.

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age 49 Douglas Robert Brown is a former Scottish cricketer, currently employed as a coach for Warwickshire C.C.C.. He is an all-rounder who has represented both England and Scotland at One Day ...more

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age 42 Douglas Ross Lockhart is a Scottish cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. He has played well over 100 times for the Scotland national team, making his debut in a match ...more

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Edward Sprot Died at 73 (1872-1945) Edward Mark Sprot was a Scottish cricketer who played 270 first-class cricket matches for Hampshire. He was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. Sprot captained Hampshire ...more

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Eric Russell age 82 Eric Russell is an English former cricketer. He was an opening batsman who played for Middlesex from 1956 to 1972, and in Tests for England between 1961 and 1967. The cricket correspondent, ...more

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age 39 David Fraser Watts is a Scottish cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman. He began his cricket career playing for Carlton Cricket Club in Edinburgh. He demonstrated significant potential early ...more

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Freddie Thomas Died at 86 (1917-2003) Frederick "Freddie" Oswald Thomas was a Scottish cricketer. Thomas was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Corstorphine, Midlothian. In 1947, Thomas ...more

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Frederick Willoughby Died at 120 (1862-1982) Frederick George Willoughby was a Scottish born English cricketer. Willoughby was a right-handed batsman who bowled left-arm medium pace. Willoughby made his first-class debut for Hampshire in ...more

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Gavin Hamilton age 44 Gavin Mark Hamilton is an all-round cricketer who played one Test for England and has appeared in a number of One Day Internationals for Scotland. Hamilton was awarded the Scotland captaincy in ...more

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Geoffrey Sheppard Died at 50 (1890-1940) Geoffrey Allan Sheppard was an English cricketer who played two first-class games for Worcestershire in 1919, both at New Road. He had no success, his highest score — a mere 11 — coming in the ...more

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George Goddard age 80 George Ferguson Goddard MBE is a former Scottish cricketer. Goddard was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born in Edinburgh, Midlothian and educated at George ...more

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George Jones Died at 46 (1907-1953) George Lennard Jones was a Scottish cricketer. Jones was a right-handed batsman. Jones made his debut in county cricket for Dorset in the 1925 Minor Counties Championship against Monmouthshire. ...more

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age 49 George Salmond is a former Scottish cricketer, with 146 full caps and is currently a football referee. During a distinguished cricketing career, Salmond captained Scotland in Under-16, Under-19 ...more

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age 41 Glenn Alan Rogers is an Australian-born cricketer who plays international cricket for Scotland. A slow left-arm orthodox bowler, his ODI debut was in Chittagong against Bangladesh in December

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Gordon Drummond age 38 Gordon David Drummond is a Scottish One Day International cricketer. He made his debut in a narrow loss to the West Indies in July 2007. He started his career at Meigle C.C. where his father ...more

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age 31 Gordon Goudie is a Scottish cricketer. He currently plays for Scottish League side West of Scotland as well as for the Scotland national cricket team. Goudie made his One Day International debut ...more

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Gordon Halliday age 68 Gordon Donald Halliday is a former Scottish cricketer. Halliday was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Halliday made his debut for ...more

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Gregor MacGregor Died at 50 (1869-1919) Gregor MacGregor was a Scottish cricketer and rugby union player. He played rugby for Scotland and cricket for England.

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age 39 Gregor Ian Maiden is a Scottish cricketer who has played first-class, One-Day International and List A cricket for Scotland. He has also played List A and T20 cricket for Lancashire. Maiden was ...more

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age 50 John Greig Williamson is a Scottish cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler. Having won his first cap in 1989, Williamson has played two One Day Internationals ...more

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Henry Nicoll Died at 65 (1883-1948) Henry Russell Nicoll was a Scottish cricketer.