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Famous Cricket Players from Scotland

Updated June 8, 2017 7.3k views110 items

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 Alexander Duncan (born 9 March 1980) is a Scottish cricketer. He's an absolute unit. Duncan is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium. He was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife. Duncan played...  more
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    Dec. at 89 (1876-1965)
    Admiral Sir Alan Geoffrey Hotham, (3 October 1876 – 10 July 1965) was an officer in the Royal Navy. He also played first-class cricket for Hampshire in 1901....  more
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    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 degree at...  more
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    Dec. at 90 (1920-2010)
    Alastair McQueen Dowell (17 April 1920 – 9 April 2010) was a Scottish cricketer. Dowell was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. Dowell made his first-class debut for Scotland...  more
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    Alec George Davies (born 14 August 1962 in Rawalpindi) was a Scottish cricketer. Alec is a PE teacher and living in Scotland. He was a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. Alec played his club...  more
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    Andrew John Trevor Brown (born 27 June 1935) is a former Scottish cricketer and Royal Navy Engineering Officer. Brown was a left-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born in...  more
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    Dec. at 55 (1914-1969)
    Andrew Maclean Pollock (11 June 1914 – 19 December 1969) 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...  more
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    Andrew Lewis Goram (born 13 April 1964) is a Scottish former footballer, who played as a goalkeeper. Born in Bury, Lancashire, England, he started his career with Oldham Athletic and Hibernian, but...  more
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    Dec. at 24 (1909-1933)
    Archibald "Archie" Jackson (5 September 1909 – 16 February 1933), occasionally known as Archibald Alexander Jackson, was a Scottish born, Australian internationalist cricketer who played eight Test...  more
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    Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish writer, who created the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the...  more
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    Dec. at 42 (1967-2009)
    Asim Mohamood Butt (24 October 1967 – 30 November 2009) was a Scottish and Pakistani cricketer who was primarily a left-arm fast bowler, and also a hard hitting lower order batsman. He played five...  more
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    Bruce Patterson may refer to: Bruce Patterson (cricketer) (born 1965), Scottish cricketer Bruce Patterson (politician) (born 1947), Republican member of the Michigan Senate Bruce Patterson (officer...  more
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    Calum Scott MacLeod (born 15 November 1988) is a Scottish professional cricketer. He has represented the Scotland national team since 2008, including at the 2015 World Cup and the 2016 World...  more
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    Dec. at 70 (1903-1973)
    Cecil Egerton Dixon (21 July 1903 – 3 March 1973) was a Scottish first-class cricketer. A right-handed batsman, he made his first-class debut for Hampshire in the 1926 County Championship, playing...  more
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    Charles Edward Dunlop (25 June 1870 – 21 August 1911) 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...  more
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    Charles Ernest Higginbotham (4 July 1866 in Charing Cross, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland – 11 March 1915 in France) was a British soldier who also had a notable cricket career....  more
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    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 Castle...  more
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    Dec. at 30 (1886-1916)
    Christopher George Arthur Collier (23 August 1886 – 25 August 1916) was an English cricketer: a right-handed batsman and right arm slow bowler who played 53 first-class matches in the years before...  more
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    Colin Smith may refer to: Colin Smith (athlete) (born 1935), British javelin thrower Colin Smith (Australian rower), Australian lightweight rower Colin Smith (British rower) (born 1983), British...  more
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    Craig Wright (born 1965 in Puerto Rico) is an American playwright, television producer and writer. He is known for writing for shows including Six Feet Under and Lost and creating the television...  more
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    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. Wallace...  more
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    Craig McIntyre Wright (born 28 April 1974 in Paisley) is a former Scottish cricket player. He was a big hitting right-handed middle order batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler. He was educated at...  more
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    Dec. at 70 (1941-2011)
    David Basil Stuart Brown (14 June 1941 – 11 March 2011) was a Scottish cricketer. Brown was a left-handed batsman. He was born in Insch, Aberdeenshire. Brown made his first-class debut for Scotland...  more