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.
Aamir Mehmond age 31
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dec. 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
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
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
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
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
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 Dec. at 49 (1866-1915)
Charles Ernest Higginbotham was a British soldier who also had a notable cricket career.
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
Christopher Collier Dec. 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
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
age 54
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
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
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
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