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Famous Male Cricketers

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List of famous male cricketers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male cricketers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being cricketers. There are thousand of males working as cricketers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic cricketers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a cricketer then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male cricketers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male cricketers?" and "Who are the best male cricketers?"
  • Stephen Colin Moore (born 11 November 1980) is a retired English cricketer. Moore is a right-handed opening batsman (and part-time right-arm medium pace bowler) who played first-class cricket most recently for Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 2014. He previously played for Worcestershire from 2003 until 2009 and Lancashire County Cricket Club from 2009 until 2013. Educated at St Stithians College in Johannesburg and at Exeter University, from which he graduated MEng, Moore is also a keen saxophonist.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Gauteng, Johannesburg, Africa, South Africa
  • Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar ( (listen); born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsman in the history of cricket. He is the highest run scorer of all time in International cricket. Tendulkar took up cricket at the age of eleven, made his Test debut on 15 November 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of sixteen, and went on to represent Mumbai domestically and India internationally for close to twenty-four years. He is the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries, the first batsman to score a double century in an ODI, the holder of the record for the... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
  • Kapil Dev Ram Lal Nikhanj (pronunciation ; born 6 January 1959) is a former Indian cricketer. He was a middle order batsman and a fast bowler. Regarded as one of the greatest all-rounders to play the game, he is also Regarded as one of the greatest captains India ever had. He was named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002.Dev captained the Indian cricket team that won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. He was India's national cricket coach between October 1999 and August 2000. He retired in 1994, holding the world record for the greatest number of wickets taken in Test cricket, a record subsequently broken by Courtney Walsh in 2000. At the time, he was also India's highest... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: India, Chandigarh
  • Samuel Beckett
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    Samuel Barclay Beckett (; 13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish novelist, playwright, short story writer, theatre director, poet, and literary translator. A resident of Paris for most of his adult life, he wrote in both English and French. Beckett's work offers a bleak, tragicomic outlook on human existence, often coupled with black comedy and gallows humor, and became increasingly minimalist in his later career. He is considered one of the last modernist writers, and one of the key figures in what Martin Esslin called the "Theatre of the Absurd."Beckett was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his writing, which—in new forms for the novel and drama—in the destitution of... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 83 (1906-1989)
    • Birthplace: Foxrock, Republic of Ireland

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