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Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom

Updated June 14, 2019 70.7k views317 items

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

List includes Joseph Williams, Tim Bresnan, more.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of United Kingdom in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented British cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
  • A. E. J. Collins1

    A. E. J. Collins

    Hazaribagh, India

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Arthur Edward Jeune "James" Collins (18 August 1885 – 11 November 1914), typically now known...  more
  • Adil Rashid2

    Adil Rashid

    West Yorkshire, Yorkshire

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Adil Usman Rashid (born 17 February 1988) is an English cricketer who plays for Yorkshire and...  more
  • 3

    Adrian Gore

    Brigadier Adrian Clements Gore (14 May 1900 − 7 June 1990) was a British Army officer who...  more
  • 4

    Aidan Crawley

    Benenden, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Aidan Merivale Crawley, (10 April 1908 – 3 November 1993) was a British journalist,...  more
  • 5

    Alan Ross

    Kolkata, India

    NationalityIndia, United Kingdom

    Alan John Ross (6 May 1922 – 14 February 2001) was a British poet, writer, editor and...  more
  • 6

    Alastair McCorquodale

    United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alastair McCorquodale (5 December 1925 in Hillhead, Glasgow – 27 February 2009 in Grantham)...  more
  • Alec Douglas-Home7

    Alec Douglas-Home

    Mayfair, London

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, ( (listen); 2 July 1903 – 9...  more
  • 8

    Alex Blake

    Farnborough, London

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alexander James Blake (born 25 January 1989) is an English professional cricketer who plays...  more
  • 9

    Alex Noel

    Europe, Eurasia

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Alex Noel is a Jersey cricket player....  more
  • Alfred Lyttelton10

    Alfred Lyttelton

    Westminster, London

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alfred Lyttelton KC (7 February 1857 – 5 July 1913) was a British politician and sportsman...  more
  • 11

    Allan Ivo Steel

    Allan Ivo Steel (1892–1917) was an English cricketer. Allan Steel was born in Toxteth Park,...  more
  • 12

    Andrew Armitage

    Andrew Armitage (born October 9, 1965) is an English-born Finnish cricketer....
  • Arthur Conan Doyle13

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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  • Andrew Flintoff14

    Andrew Flintoff

    City of Preston, Lancashire


    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average32.01

    Andrew Flintoff (born 6 December 1977), also known as Freddie Flintoff, is an English...  more
  • 15

    Andy Dewhurst

    Europe, Eurasia

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Andy Dewhurst is a Jersey cricket player....
  • 16

    Andy McFarlane

    Eurasia, Sion Mills

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Andrew McFarlane was an Irish cricketer. McFarlane was a right-handed batsman who bowled...  more
  • 17

    Archie Primrose, Lord Dalmeny

    London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Archibald Ronald Primrose, Lord Dalmeny (1 August 1910 – 11 November 1931) was an English-born...  more
  • Arthur C. Clarke18

    Arthur C. Clarke

    Minehead, United Kingdom

    NationalitySri Lanka, United Kingdom

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  • 19

    Arthur Heath

    Newcastle-under-Lyme, Eurasia

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Arthur Howard Heath TD (29 May 1856 – 24 April 1930) was a British industrialist, first-class...  more
  • 20

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Arthur Oswald James Hope, 2nd Baron Rankeillour (7 May 1897 – 26 May 1958) was a British...  more
  • 21

    Arthur McIntyre


    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Arthur John William McIntyre (14 May 1918 – 26 December 2009) was an English cricketer. A...  more
  • 22
    Sir Arthur Alexander Priestley (9 November 1865 – 10 April 1933) was an English Liberal Party...  more
  • 23

    Arthur Thompson

    Leicester, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Batting StyleLeft-handed

    Arthur Paul Thompson was an English cricketer. Thompson was a left-handed batsman who bowled...  more
  • Arthur Wilmot24

    Arthur Wilmot

    Eurasia, Chaddesden

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Arthur Alfred Wilmot (14 February 1845 — 12 May 1876) was an English clergyman and cricketer...  more
  • 25

    Azhar Mahmood

    Rawalpindi, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan, United Kingdom

    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average18.1

    Azhar Mahmood Sagar (Punjabi: اظہر محمود ساگر; born 28 February 1975) is a British Pakistani...  more