Cricket Players Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom

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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.

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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.

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A. E. J. Collins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Hazaribagh, India
Arthur Edward Jeune "James" Collins, typically now known by his initials A. E. J. Collins, was an English cricketer and soldier. He is most famous for achieving the highest-ever ...more

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Adil Rashid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Bradford, United Kingdom
Adil Usman Rashid is an English cricketer of Pakistani origins, who plays for Yorkshire. Previously a player with England Under-19s, in December 2008, he was called into the full England Test ...more

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Adrian Gore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Adrian Gore
Brigadier Adrian Clements Gore DSO won fame as a schoolboy cricketer for Eton College and was named as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1919. Gore was a fast-medium bowler with a devastating ...more

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Aidan Crawley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Benenden, United Kingdom
Aidan Merivale Crawley, MBE was a British journalist, television executive and editor, and politician. He was a member of both of Britain's major political parties: the Labour Party and ...more

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Alan Ross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Kolkata, India
Alan John Ross, was a British poet, writer and editor. He was born in Calcutta, India, where he spent the first seven years of his life. When he was sent to be educated in Falmouth, England, ...more

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Alastair McCorquodale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Alastair McCorquodale was a Scottish athlete and cricketer. McCorquodale was educated at Harrow where he opened the bowling for the 1st XI in the 1948 Eton v Harrow match at Lord's. He ...more

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Alec Douglas-Home is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Mayfair, London, London
Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, KT, PC was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister from October 1963 to October 1964. He is notable for being ...more

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Alex Blake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Farnborough, London, London
Alexander James Blake is an English cricketer. He currently plays for Kent. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. A student of the Kent Academy, Blake was called up to ...more

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Alex Noel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Jersey, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories
Alex Noel is a Jersey cricket player.

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Alfred Lyttelton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Alfred Lyttelton QC was a British politician and sportsman who excelled at both football and cricket. During his time at university he participated in Varsity Matches in five sports: cricket, ...more

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Allan Ivo Steel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Allan Ivo Steel
Allan Ivo Steel was an English cricketer. Allan Steel was born in Toxteth Park, Liverpool, the son of the Lancashire cricketer A. G. Steel. He attended Eton College, and played in Fowler's match ...more

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Andrew Armitage is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Andrew Armitage
Andrew Armitage (born October 9, 1965) is an English-born Finnish cricketer.

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Arthur Conan Doyle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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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Andrew Flintoff is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
City of Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff, MBE is an English professional cricketer who plays for Brisbane Heat. He has also competed as a professional boxer. A former England Test international, ...more

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Andy Dewhurst is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Andy Dewhurst Jersey, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories
Andy Dewhurst is a Jersey cricket player.

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Andy McFarlane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Andy McFarlane Sion Mills, United Kingdom
Andrew McFarlane was an Irish cricketer. McFarlane was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born at Sion Mills, United Kingdom. He was educated at the Sion Mills Public ...more

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Archie Primrose, Lord Dalmeny is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
Archibald Ronald Primrose, Lord Dalmeny was an English-born Scottish cricketer. Primrose was born in London and was styled Lord Dalmeny as the heir apparent of his father Lord Rosebery, but he ...more

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Arthur C. Clarke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Minehead, United Kingdom
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host. He is perhaps most famous for ...more

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Arthur Heath is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Eurasia, United Kingdom
Arthur Howard Heath TD was a British industrialist, first-class cricketer, Rugby Union international and Conservative Party politician.

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Arthur Hope, 2nd Baron Rankeil... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Marylebone, Eurasia, United Kingdom
Arthur Oswald James Hope, 2nd Baron Rankeillour GCIE MC was a British politician, soldier and administrator. He was a Conservative and served as Member of Parliament for Nuneaton from 1924 to ...more

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Arthur McIntyre is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Arthur McIntyre Kennington
Arthur John William McIntyre was an English cricketer. A wicket-keeper, he was an integral part of the Surrey side that won the County Championship in every season from 1952 to 1958 inclusive, ...more

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Arthur Priestley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Sir Arthur Alexander Priestley was an English Liberal Party politician and cricketer. After three unsuccessful candidacies he held a seat in the House of Commons from 1900 to 1918. At cricket, ...more

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Arthur Thompson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Arthur Thompson Leicester, United Kingdom
Arthur Paul Thompson was an English cricketer. Thompson was a left-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Leicester, Leicestershire. Thompson made two first-class ...more

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Arthur Wilmot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Arthur Wilmot Chaddesden, United Kingdom
Arthur Alfred Wilmot was an English clergyman and cricketer who played first class cricket for Derbyshire in 1871. Wilmot was born in Chaddesden Hall, Derby the son of Sir Henry Sacheverel ...more

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Azhar Mahmood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Cricket Players from the United Kingdom
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Azhar Mahmood Sagar is a Pakistani-born cricketer who became a British citizen in 2011 and is now a fully qualified English cricketer who recently joined Kolkata Knight Riders in Indian Premier ...more