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List of famous cricketers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top cricketers in the world? This includes the most prominent cricketers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable cricketers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic cricketers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned cricketers.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid.

From reputable, prominent, and well known cricketers to the lesser known cricketers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the cricketer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous cricketers ever?" and "What are the names of famous cricketers?" then you're in the right place. (2015 items)
Kapil Dev is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
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 ...more
Hansie Cronje is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Wessel Johannes "Hansie" Cronje (25 September 1969 – 1 June 2002) was a South African international cricketer and captain of the South African national cricket team in the 1990s. He ...more
Donald Bradman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest ...more

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Imran Khan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi (Urdu: عمران احمد خان نیازی‎; born 5 October 1952) is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan and the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Before ...more
Greg Chappell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Gregory Stephen Chappell (born 7 August 1948) is a former cricketer who represented Australia at international level in both Tests and One-Day Internationals (ODI). The second of three brothers ...more
David Wayne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
David Wayne (born Wayne James McMeekan, January 30, 1914 – February 9, 1995) was an American stage and screen actor with a career spanning over 50 years.
Rahul Dravid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Rahul Sharad Dravid ( (listen); born 11 January 1973) is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. He is the current Overseas Batting Consultant for the Indian team, and ...more
Abdul Qadir is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Abdul Qadir Khan (Urdu: عبد القادر خان‎, born 15 September 1955 in Lahore) is a former Pakistani international cricketer whose main role was as a leg spin bowler. Later he was a commentator and ...more
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (pronunciation born 7 July 1981), commonly known as MS Dhoni, is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 ...more
Ellyse Perry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Ellyse Alexandra Perry (born 3 November 1990) is an Australian sportswoman who made her debut for both the Australian cricket and the Australia women's national soccer team at the age of 16. She ...more
James Franklin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
James Franklin may refer to: James Franklin (printer) (1697–1735), elder brother of Benjamin Franklin James Franklin (naturalist) (1783–1834), British naturalist Jim Franklin (artist) (born ...more

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Mohsin Khan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Mohsin Khan may refer to: Mohsin Khan (Pakistani cricketer) (born 1955) Mohsin Khan (Indian cricketer) (born 1998) Mohsin Khan (actor) (born 1991), Indian television actor Mohsin Nazar Khan ...more
KP Appanna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
KP Appanna
Kotarangada Prabhu "KP" Appanna is an Indian cricketer who plays for Karnataka and Royal Challengers Bangalore as a specialist slow left arm orthodox bowler and a right handed
Martyn Moxon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Martyn Douglas Moxon (born 4 May 1960, in Stairfoot, Barnsley, Yorkshire) is a former English cricketer, who played ten Tests and eight One Day Internationals for England and appeared for ...more
Bob Woolmer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Robert Andrew Woolmer (14 May 1948 – 18 March 2007), known as Bob Woolmer, was an English cricket coach, cricketer, and a commentator. He played in 19 Test matches and six One Day Internationals ...more
Khalid Latif is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Khalid Latif
Khalid Latif (Urdu: خالد لطیف‎; born 4 November 1985) is a Pakistani cricketer who is banned for five years, for his involvement in spot-fixing. A right-handed opening batsman, Latif captained ...more
Monty Panesar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Mudhsuden Singh Panesar (born 25 April 1982), known as Monty Panesar, is an English international cricketer who is currently without a county cricket side. A left-arm spinner, Panesar made his ...more
Ian Healy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Ian Andrew Healy (born 30 April 1964) is an Australian former international cricketer who played for Queensland domestically. A specialist wicketkeeper and useful right-hand middle-order ...more
Deepak Chahar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar is a cricketer.
Jonty Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Jonathan Neil Rhodes (born 27 July 1969) is a South African cricket commentator and former Test and One Day International cricketer. He is commonly held as the greatest fielder of all time. He ...more
Ravi Shastri is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri (born 27 May 1962) is an Indian cricket coach, former commentator, cricketer and current head coach of the Indian national cricket team. As a player, he played for ...more
Anil Mandal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Anil Mandal is a Nepali cricketer.
Khaleqdaad Noori is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Khaleqdaad Noori
Khaleqdaad Noori (born 1 January 1984) is an Afghan cricketer. Khaleqdaad is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium and plays for the Afghanistan national cricket team.
Abhimanyu Rajp is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Abhimanyu Rajp
Abhimanyu Rajp is an American cricket player.
Ajit Wadekar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Cricketers
Ajit Laxman Wadekar (pronunciation ; 1 April 1941 – 15 August 2018) was an Indian international cricketer who played for the Indian national team between 1966 and 1974. Described as an ...more