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Famous Cricket Players from The United States

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

List includes Donovan Blake, Howard Johnson and more.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of United States in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented American cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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Aijaz Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 51

Birthplace: Pakistan, Eurasia, Karachi, Sindh

Nationality: Pakistan, United States of America

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 2.5

Aijaz Ali (born 20 June 1968) is a Pakistani born American former cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler, he played for the United States national cricket team ...more
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Bart King is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Bart King Dec. at 92 (1873-1965)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Batting Style: Right-handed

John Barton "Bart" King (October 19, 1873 – October 17, 1965) was an American cricketer, active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. King was part of the Philadelphia team that ...more
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Clayton Lambert is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Clayton Lambert Age: 57

Nationality: United States of America

Batting Style: Left-handed

Batting Average: 33.91

Clayton Benjamin Lambert (born 10 February 1962) is a former West Indian cricketer, who later played for United States as well.
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Craig Wright is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 54

Birthplace: Puerto Rico

Nationality: United States of America

Batting Style: Right-handed

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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Donovan Blake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 58

Nationality: United States of America

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 0.0

Donovan Livingston Blake (born 4 December 1961 in Jamaica) is an American cricketer. Blake first represented the United States in the 2001 ICC Trophy and he went on to represent the States in a ...more
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Howard Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 55

Birthplace: Jamaica

Nationality: United States of America, Jamaica

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 9

Howard Ray Johnson (born 16 August 1964) is a Jamaican born American former cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler, he played for the United States national cricket ...more
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Jehan Mubarak is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 38

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Nationality: Sri Lanka, United States of America

Batting Style: Left-handed

Batting Average: 20.45

Jehan Mubarak (Tamil: ஜெகன் முபாரக்; born 10 January 1981) is an American-born professional Sri Lankan cricketer, who plays all formats of the game. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm ...more
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Jignesh Desai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Jignesh Desai Age: 45

Nationality: United States of America

Batting Style: Left-handed

Batting Average: 16

Jignesh Harshadrai Desai (born April 18, 1974) is a cricketer who represented the United States cricket team in four matches from 2003–04 to 2004. His record includes one first-class game in the ...more
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John Lester is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
John Lester Dec. at 98 (1871-1969)

Birthplace: Eurasia, United Kingdom, England, Penrith

Nationality: United States of America

John Ashby Lester (August 1, 1871 – September 3, 1969) was an American cricketer, active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Lester was one of the Philadelphian cricketers who played from ...more
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John Thayer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
John Thayer Dec. at 50 (1862-1912)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

John Borland Thayer II (April 21, 1862 – April 15, 1912) was an American businessman who had a thirty-year career as an executive with the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. He was a director and ...more
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Leon Romero is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Leon Romero Age: 45

Birthplace: New York

Nationality: United States of America

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 0.5

Leon Constantine Romero (born 29 December 1974) is an American cricketer. A right-handed batsman, right-arm medium pace bowler and occasional wicket-keeper, he played two One Day Internationals ...more
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Mark Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 56

Birthplace: Jamaica

Nationality: United States of America, Jamaica

Batting Style: Left-handed

Batting Average: 10

Mark Johnson may refer to:
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Milton Work is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Milton Work Dec. at 70 (1864-1934)

Nationality: United States of America

Milton Cooper Work (September 15, 1864 – June 27, 1934) was an American authority on whist, bridge whist, auction and contract bridge. At least during the 19th century he was a cricket player, ...more
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Nasir Javed is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 53

Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan, Eurasia, Punjab, Pakistan

Nationality: Pakistan, United States of America

Batting Style: Right-handed

Nasir Javed (born 21 June 1966) is a Pakistani born American cricketer. Javed was a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break googly. He was born in Lahore, Punjab. Javed started his cricket ...more
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Nelson Graves is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Dec. at 38 (1880-1918)

Nationality: United States of America

Nelson Zwinglius Graves (August 10, 1880 – March 31, 1918) was an American cricketer, active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Graves was one of the Philadelphian cricketers that played ...more
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Rashid Zia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Rashid Zia Age: 45

Nationality: United States of America

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 4.5

Rashid Zia (born 6 April 1974) is an American cricketer. Rashid Zia first played for the United States in representative cricket in the 2001 ICC Trophy, and later was part of the team that ...more
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Richard Staple is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 50

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Nationality: United States of America, Jamaica

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 2

Richard Wayne Staple (born 25 November 1969) is a Jamaican born former American cricketer. A right-handed batsman and off spin bowler, he was captain of the United States national cricket team ...more
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Rohan Alexander is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 46

Birthplace: Jamaica

Nationality: United States of America, Jamaica

Batting Style: Left-handed

Batting Average: 17

Rohan Phillmore Alexander (born 20 February 1973) is a Jamaican born American former cricketer. A left-handed batsman and off spin bowler, he played two One Day Internationals (ODIs) for the ...more
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Samuel Goodman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Samuel Goodman Dec. at 28 (1877-1905)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Samuel Goodman (February 6, 1877 – March 4, 1905) was an American cricketer. A right-arm fast bowler, he played first-class cricket between 1894 and 1903.
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Steve Massiah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 40

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, South America, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, Georgetown

Nationality: United States of America, Guyana

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 11.5

Steve J Massiah (born 21 June 1979) is a Guyana-born American cricketer. A right-handed batsman and off spin bowler, he has played for the United States national cricket team since 2000 and is ...more
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Tilak Raj is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 59

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Asia

Nationality: India, United States of America

Tilak Raj (born 15 January 1960 in Delhi) is a former Indian cricketer who played for Baroda and Delhi. He was a left-hand batsman who is best known for being the unfortunate victim of Ravi ...more
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Tony Reid is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
Age: 57

Birthplace: Barbados

Nationality: Barbados, United States of America

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 4

Charles Anthony "Tony" Reid (born 9 April 1962) is a Barbados-born American former cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler, he played for the United States ...more
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William Ernest Goodman ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cricket Players from The United States
William Ernest Goodman Dec. at 70 (1879-1949)

Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

William Goodman may refer to: Billy Goodman (1926–1984), baseball infielder William Ernest Goodman (1879–1949), American cricketer William Meigh Goodman, British Colonial Judge William E. ...more