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Adam Gilchrist
1. Adam Craig Gilchrist, nicknamed Gilly or Churchy,is a former Australian cricketer who has captained Kings XI Punjab and Middlesex. He is an attacking left-handed batsman and record-breaking wicket-keeper, who redefined the role for the Australian national team through his aggressive batting.

He is considered to be one of the greatest wicket-keeper?batsmen in the history of the game. He holds the world record for the most dismissals by a wicket-keeper in One Day International (ODI) cricket and the most by an Australian in Test cricket.

His strike rate is amongst the highest in the history of both ODI and Test cricket; his century against England at Perth in December 2006 is the second-fastest century in all Test cricket. He is the only player to have hit 100 sixes in Test cricket.

His 17 Test and 16 ODI centuries are the most by a wicket-keeper. He holds the unique record of scoring at least 50 runs in successive World Cup finals (in 1999, 2003 and 2007)and is one of only three players to have won three titles.
Full name Adam Craig Gilchrist
Born 14 November 1971 (age 42) Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
Nickname Gilly, Churchy
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Batting style Left Hand
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Role Wicket-keeper-batsman
National side Australia
Test debut (cap 381) 5 November 1999 v Pakistan
Last Test 24 January 2008 v India
ODI debut (cap 129) 25 October 1996 v South Africa
Last ODI 4 March 2008 v India
ODI shirt no. 18 .....

Chris Gayle
2. Christopher Henry Chris Gayle is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. He captained the West Indies' Test side from 2007 to 2010. He plays domestic cricket for Jamaica, and also represents the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League and the Dhaka Gladiators in the Bangladesh Premier League. He has also represented Worcestershire, the Western Warriors, Barisal Burners and the Kolkata Knight Riders in his career. He was also selected for team Uva Next for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League in 2012.

He is one of only four players who have scored two triple centuries at Test level: 317 against South Africa in 2005, and 333 against Sri Lanka in 2010. He is known as a big hitter, often hitting sixes; in 2012 he became the first player to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match. Playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, he scored a 30-ball century, the fastest across any format, that became the highest individual T20 score (175). It eclipsed the previous mark set by Brendan McCullum of Kolkata Knight Riders. At the launch of the Caribbean Premier League he was announced as the first franchise player for the league.
Full name Christopher Henry Gayle
Born 21 September 1979 (age 34) Kingston, Jamaica
Nickname Gayleforce, GayleStorm, Master Storm,
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right arm offbreak
Role All-Rounder
National side West Indies
Test debut (cap 232) 16 March 2000 v Zimbabwe
ODI debut (cap 97) 11 September 1999 v India
ODI shirt no. 45
T20I debut 16 February 2006 v New Zealand .....

Sunil Gavaskar
3. Sunil Manohar Sunny Gavaskar is a former cricketer who played during the 1970s and 1980s for the Bombay cricket team and India. Widely regarded as one of the greatest opening batsmen in cricket history, Gavaskar set world records during his career for the most Test runs and most Test centuries scored by any batsman. He held the record of 34 Test centuries for almost two decades before it was broken by Sachin Tendulkar in December 2005.
Full name Sunil Manohar Gavaskar
Born 10 July 1949 (age 64) Bombay, Bombay State, Dominion of India
Nickname Sunny, Little Master
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Batting style Right-hand batsman
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Opening batsman
Relations MK Mantri (uncle), RS Gavaskar (son), GR Viswanath (brother-in-law)
National side India
Test debut 6 March 1971 v West Indies
Last Test 13 March 1987 v Pakistan
ODI debut 13 July 1974 v England
Last ODI 5 November 1987 v England .....
Steve Waugh
4. Stephen Rodger Steve Waugh, is a former Australian cricketer and fraternal twin of cricketer Mark Waugh. A right-handed batsman, he was also a successful medium-pace bowler. Born in New South Wales, with whom he began his first class cricket career in 1984, he captained the Australian Test cricket team from 1999 to 2004, and was the most capped Test cricket player in history, with 168 appearances, until Sachin Tendulkar of India broke this record in 2010. Thought of in the early stages of his career as only a moderately talented player, at one point losing his Test place to his brother Mark, Waugh went on to become one of the leading batsmen of his time.

He is one of only 11 players to have scored over 10,000 Test runs, led Australia to fifteen of their record sixteen consecutive Test wins, and to victory in the 1999 Cricket World Cup. He was named Australian of the Year in 2004 for his philanthropic work, and inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in front of his home fans at the Sydney Cricket Ground in January 2010.
Full name Stephen Rodger Waugh
Born 2 June 1965 (age 48) Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia
Nickname Tugga, Iceman, Man-O'War
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Batsman
Relations DP Waugh, ME Waugh (brothers)
National side Australia
Test debut 26 December 1985 v India
Last Test 2 January 2004 v India
ODI debut 9 January 1986 v New Zealand
Last ODI 3 February 2002 v South Africa
ODI shirt no. 5 .....

Rahul Dravid
5. Rahul Dravid is a former Indian cricketer, who captained the national Test and One Day International (ODI) teams. Born in a Marathi family, he started playing cricket at the age of 12 and later represented the state team at the under-15, under-17 and under-19 levels. Hailed as The Wall,

Dravid has been described as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He was named one of the best five cricketers of the year by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2000 and received the Player of the Year and the Test Player of the Year awards at the inaugural ICC awards ceremony in 2004. In December 2011, he became the first non-Australian cricketer to deliver the Bradman Oration in Canberra.
Full name Rahul Sharad Dravid
Born 11 January 1973 (age 41) Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Nickname The Wall, Jammy, Mr. Dependable
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm off spin
Role Batsman, occasional wicketkeeper
National side India
Test debut 20 June 1996 v England
Last Test 24 January 2012 v Australia
ODI debut ) 3 April 1996 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 16 September 2011 v England
ODI shirt no. 19
Only T20I 31 August 2011 v England .....

Inzamam Ul Haq
6. Inzamam-ul-Haq also known as Inzy, is a former Pakistani cricketer. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen Pakistan has produced. He is the leading run scorer for Pakistan in One-Day Cricket and second-highest run scorer for Pakistan in Test cricket, after Javed Miandad. He was the captain of the Pakistan national cricket team from 2003-07 and is considered to be one of the best leaders in Pakistan Cricket history.

Inzamam rose to fame in the semi-final of the 1992 Cricket World Cup, in which he scored 60 off 37 balls against a strong New Zealand team. His strong batting performance also propelled Pakistan to victory in the final of the 1992 Cricket World Cup. He remained one of the team's leading batsmen throughout the decade in both Test and ODI cricket.

In 2003, he was appointed captain of the Pakistan team. His tenure as captain ended after Pakistan's early exit from the 2007 Cricket World Cup. On 5 October 2007, Inzamam retired from international cricket following the second Test match against South Africa, falling three runs short of Javed Miandad as Pakistan's leading run scorer in Test cricket. Following his retirement, he joined the Indian Cricket League, captaining the Hyderabad Heroes in the inaugural edition of the Twenty20 competition. In the ICL's second edition, he captained the Lahore Badshahs, a team composed entirely of Pakistani cricketers.
Born 3 March 1970 (age 44) Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
Nickname Inzy
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Batting style Right-Hand
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Role Batsman
National side Pakistan
Test debut4 June 1992 v England
Last Test 5 October 2007 v South Africa
ODI debut 22 November 1991 v West Indies
Last ODI 21 March 2007 v Zimbabwe
ODI shirt no. 8 .....

Jack Hobbs
7. Sir John Berry Jack Hobbs was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930. Known as The Master, he is regarded by critics as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.

He is the leading run-scorer and century-maker in first-class cricket, with 61,760 runs and 199 centuries. A right-handed batsman and an occasional right-arm medium pace bowler, Hobbs also excelled as a fielder, particularly in the position of cover point.
Full name John Berry Hobbs
Born 16 December 1882 Cambridge, England
Died 21 December 1963 (aged 81) Hove, East Sussex, England
Nickname The Master
Batting style right-handed (RHB)
Bowling style right-arm medium pace (RM)
Role opening batsman
National side England
Test debut 1 January 1908 v Australia
Last Test 16 August 1930 v Australia .....

Wally Hammond
8. Walter Reginald Wally Hammond was an English Test cricketer who played for Gloucestershire in a career that lasted from 1920 to 1951. Beginning as a professional, he later became an amateur and was appointed captain of England. Primarily a middle-order batsman, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack described him in his obituary as one of the four best batsmen in the history of cricket.

He was considered to be the best English batsman of the 1930s by commentators and those with whom he played; they also said that he was one of the best slip fielders ever. Hammond was an effective fast-medium pace bowler and contemporaries believed that if he had been less reluctant to bowl, he could have achieved even more with the ball than he did.

In a Test career spanning 85 matches, he scored 7,249 runs and took 83 wickets. Hammond captained England in 20 of those Tests, winning four, losing three, and drawing 13. His career aggregate of runs was the highest in Test cricket until surpassed by Colin Cowdrey in 1970; his total of 22 Test centuries remained an English record until Alastair Cook surpassed it in December 2012.

In 1933, he set a record for the highest individual Test innings of 336 not out, surpassed by Len Hutton in 1938. In all first-class cricket, he scored 50,551 runs and 167 centuries, respectively the seventh and third highest totals by a first-class cricketer as of 2013. With the ball, he took 732 wickets.
Full name Walter Reginald Hammond
Born 19 June 1903 Dover, Kent, England
Died 1 July 1965 (aged 62) Kloof, Natal, South Africa
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast-medium
Role Middle-order batsman
National side England
Test debut 24 December 1927 v South Africa
Last Test 25 March 1947 v New Zealand .....

Shaun Pollock
9. Shaun Pollock was a fast-medium seam bowler, with the ability to deliver a quicker ball with accuracy and swing. The nephew of legendary South African cricketer Graeme Pollock and the son of former South African fast bowler Peter Pollock, expectations from him were high since he started playing for South Africa in 1995/96, in their home series against England.

He cemented his place in the team with some excellent performances and found a steady bowling partner in Allan Donald. They were to be the mainstay of South African bowling till Donald's retirement.

Pollock was also a very useful hard-hitting batsman, whose style bears some resemblance to his famous uncle on occasions. He has normally batted at 7 or 8, with a Test average of over 30 and ODI average above 25. He is also an athletic fielder.

After Hansie Cronje was banned from cricket for life, Pollock took over the captaincy in April 2000. He had the task of boosting the morale of the team in the aftermath of the match-fixing scandal. After getting off to a good start as a captain he faced some disappointing series losses in his tenure.

He was eventually removed from the captaincy after South Africa's poor performance in the 2003 Cricket World Cup, a tournament that they were amongst the favourites to win as the host nation.
Full name Shaun Maclean Pollock
Born 16 July 1973 (age 40) Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, South Africa
Nickname Polly
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast-medium
Role Bowling all-rounder
Relations AM Pollock (grandfather) PM Pollock (father) RG Pollock (uncle)
National side South Africa
Test debut (cap 261) 16 November 1995 v England
Last Test 10 January 2008 v West Indies
ODI debut (cap 39) 9 January 1996 v England
Last ODI 3 February 2008 v West Indies
ODI shirt no. 7 .....

Javed Miadad
10. Mohammad Javed Miandad popularly known as Javed Miandad is a former Pakistani cricketer who played between 1975 and 1996. He is Pakistan's leading run scorer in Test cricket. ESPNcricinfo described him as the greatest batsman Pakistan has ever produced.

He has served as a captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. He is widely known for ? his historic last ball big sixer against India in 1986, when 4 runs were required to win ? winning an international game in that fashion for the first time. After his playing career, he has remained the coach of Pakistan cricket team at various occasions, as well as held positions in the Pakistan Cricket Board. He had three coaching stints with the Pakistan national team.
Full name Mohammad Javed Miandad
Born 12 June 1957 (age 56) Karachi, West Pakistan
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm leg break
Role Batsman
National side Pakistan
Test debut 9 October 1976 v New Zealand
Last Test 16 December 1993 v Zimbabwe
ODI debut 11 June 1975 v West Indies
Last ODI 8 March 1996 v India .....

Glenn Donald McGrath
11. Glenn Donald McGrath is a former Australian cricket player and a part time Cricket Commentator for Channel Nine's Cricket coverage. He was a fast-medium pace bowler and is considered one of the greatest bowlers in cricketing history, and a leading contributor to Australia's domination of world cricket from the mid-1990s to the early 21st century.

Known throughout his career for maintaining a remarkably accurate line and length, McGrath's consistency enabled him to be one of the most economical and dangerous fast bowlers of his time. McGrath holds the world record for the highest number of Test wickets by a fast bowler and is fourth on the all-time list, with the top three wicket takers Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne, and Anil Kumble all being spin bowlers.

He has also taken the sixth highest number of One Day International wickets, and holds the record for the most wickets in the Cricket World Cup. McGrath announced his retirement from Test cricket on 23 December 2006,with his Test career coming to an end after the fifth Ashes test in Sydney in January 2007, whilst the 2007 World Cup marked the end of his one-day career. McGrath later played for the Indian Premier League team of the Delhi DareDevils, and was one of the tournaments' most economical bowlers during its first season, but he saw no action in the second season, ultimately having his contract bought out.
Full name Glenn Donald McGrath
Born 9 February 1970 (age 44) Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
Nickname Pigeon, Millard, Kuly, Ooh Ah
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
National side Australia
Test debut 12 November 1993 v New Zealand
Last Test 2 January 2007 v England
ODI debut 9 December 1993 v South Africa
Last ODI 28 April 2007 v Sri Lanka ODI shirt no. 11 .....

Sanath Jaysuriya
12. Sanath Teran Jayasuriya is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and a current member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka. Jayasuriya was an all-rounder, who had an international cricket career that spread over two decades. He is the only player to score over 12,000 runs and capture more than 300 wickets in One Day Internationals, and hence regarded as one of the best all rounders in the history of limited-overs cricket.

He was named the Most Valuable Player of 1996 Cricket World Cup and Wisden Cricketers' Almanack broke an age old tradition by naming him one of Five Cricketers .....

Ricky Ponting
13. Ricky Thomas Ponting, nicknamed Punter, is an Australian former cricketer who was captain of the Australia national cricket team between 2004 and 2011 in Test cricket and 2002 and 2011 in One Day International cricket. He is a specialist right-handed batsman, slips and close catching fielder, as well as a very occasional bowler. He led Australia to victory at the 2003 and 2007 cricket world cups and was also a member of the 1999 world cup winning team under Steve Waugh.

He represents the Tasmanian Tigers in Australian domestic cricket, the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League, and played in the Indian Premier League with the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2008. He is widely considered by many to be one of the best batsmen of the modern era, along with Sachin Tendulkar of India and Brian Lara of the West Indies. On 1 December 2006, he reached the highest rating achieved by a Test batsman in the last 50 years.

Ponting made his first-class debut for Tasmania in November 1992, when just 17 years and 337 days old, becoming the youngest Tasmanian to play in a Sheffield Shield match. However, he had to wait until 1995 before making his One Day International (ODI) debut, during a quadrangular tournament in New Zealand in a match against South Africa. His Test debut followed shortly after, when selected for the first Test of the 1995 home series against Sri Lanka in Perth, in which he scored 96. He lost his place in the national team several times in the period before early-1999, due to lack of form and discipline, before becoming One Day International captain in early-2002 and Test captain in early-2004.
Full name Ricky Thomas Ponting
Born 19 December 1974 (age 39) Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Nickname Punter
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right arm medium
Role Batsman
Relations Greg Campbell (uncle)
National side Australia
Test debut 8 December 1995 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 3 December 2012 v South Africa
ODI debut 15 February 1995 v South Africa
Last ODI 19 February 2012 v India
ODI shirt no. 14 .....

Brian Lara
14. Brian Charles Lara, TC, OCC, AM (born 2 May 1969) is a former West Indian international cricket player. He is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of his era and one of the finest ever to have graced the game. He topped the Test batting rankings on several occasions and holds several cricketing records, including the record for the highest individual score in first-class cricket, with 501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham at Edgbaston in 1994, which is the only quintuple hundred in first-class cricket history.

Lara also holds the record for the highest individual score in a Test innings after scoring 400 not out against England at Antigua in 2004. He is the only batsman to have ever scored a hundred, a double century, a triple century, a quadruple century and a quintuple century in first class games over the course of a senior career. Lara also holds the test record of scoring the highest number of runs in a single over in a Test match, when he scored 28 runs off an over by Robin Peterson of South Africa in 2003.
Full name Brian Charles Lara
Born May 2, 1969 (age 45) Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago
Nickname Prince
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm leg break
Role Batsman
National side West Indies
Test debut 6 December 1990 v Pakistan
Last Test 27 November 2006 v Pakistan
ODI debut 9 November 1990 v Pakistan
Last ODI 21 April 2007 v England
ODI shirt no. 9 .....

Wasim Akram
15. Wasim Akram is a former Pakistani cricketer. He was a genuine left arm fast bowler who could bowl with significant pace who represented the Pakistan national cricket team in Test cricket and One Day International (ODI) matches. In October 2013,Wasim Akram was the only Pakistani cricketer to be named in an all-time Test World XI to mark the 150th anniversary of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

Akram is regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers in the history of cricket. He holds the world record for most wickets in List A cricket with 881 and is second only to Sri Lankan off-spin bowler, Muttiah Muralitharan in terms of ODI wickets with 502. He is considered to be one of the founders and perhaps the finest exponent of reverse swing bowling. Akram had a very special talent to move the ball both ways in one delivery which is called double swing of Wasim Akram. No one in cricket history has done it so far.

He was the first bowler to reach the 500-wicket mark in ODI cricket during the 2003 World Cup. In 2002 Wisden released its only list of best players of all time. Wasim was ranked as the best bowler in ODI of all time with a rating of 1223.5, ahead of Allan Donald, Imran Khan, Waqar Younis, Joel Garner, Glen McGrath and Muralitharan.] Wasim has taken 23 4-wicket hauls in ODI in 356 matches he played. On 30 September 2009, Akram was one of five new members inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. He is the bowling coach of Kolkata Knight Riders.[11] but took a break from the position for IPL 6 citing a need to spend more time with family.

Full name Wasim Akram
Born 3 June 1966 (age 47) Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Nickname WAZ, Sultan of Swing, The Two W's (with Waqar Younis), King of Swing
Batting style Left hand bat
Bowling style Left arm fast
Role All-rounder
National side Pakistan
Test debut ) 25 January 1985 v New Zealand
Last Test 9 January 2002 v Bangladesh
ODI debut 23 November 1984 v New Zealand
Last ODI 1 March 2003 v India
ODI shirt no. 3 .....

Shane Warne
16. Shane Keith Warne is an Australian former international cricketer widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in the history of the game. He was named Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1994 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. He is the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World 1997 (Notional Winner). He was named Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for the year 2004 in 2005 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

In 2000, he was selected by a panel of cricket experts as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Century, the only specialist bowler selected in the quintet and the only one still playing at the time. He is also a cricket commentator and a professional poker player. He officially retired from all formats in July 2013.

Warne played his first Test match in 1992, and took over 1000 international wickets (in Tests and One-Day Internationals), second to this milestone after Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan. Warne's 708 Test wickets was the record for the most wickets taken by any bowler in Test cricket, until it was also broken by Muralitharan on 3 December 2007.

A useful lower-order batsman, Warne also scored over 3000 Test runs, and he holds the record for most Test runs without a century. His career was plagued by scandals off the field; these included a ban from cricket for testing positive for a prohibited substance, charges of bringing the game into disrepute by accepting money from bookmakers, and sexual indiscretions.

Full name Shane Keith Warne
Born 13 September 1969 (age 44) Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia
Nickname Warnie, King of Spin, Sheik of Tweak
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Batting style Right-handed, Lower order
Bowling style Right-arm leg break
Role Leg spin bowler
National side Australia
Test debut (cap 350) 2 January 1992 v India
Last Test 2 January 2007 v England
ODI debut (cap 110) 24 March 1993 v New Zealand
Last ODI 10 January 2005 World XI v Asia XI
ODI shirt no. 23 .....

Muttiah Muralitharan
17. Muttiah Muralitharan is a Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002. He retired from Test cricket in 2010, registering his 800th and final wicket on 22 July 2010 from his final ball in his last Test match.

Muralitharan took the wicket of Gautam Gambhir on 5 February 2009 in Colombo to surpass Wasim Akram's ODI record of 501 wickets. He became the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket when he overtook the previous record-holder Shane Warne on 3 December 2007. Muralitharan had previously held the record when he surpassed Courtney Walsh's 519 wickets in 2004, but he suffered a shoulder injury later that year and was then overtaken by Warne.

Averaging over six wickets per Test, Muralitharan is one of the most successful bowlers in the game. Muralitharan held the number one spot in the International Cricket Council .....

Jacques Kallis
18. Jacques Henry Kallis is a South African cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium swing bowler, Kallis is regarded as one of the greatest of the game's all-rounders. As of 2013 he was the only cricketer in the history of the game to score more than 11,000 runs and take 250 wickets in both one-day and Test match cricket.

Kallis played 166 Test matches and had a batting average of over 55 runs per innings. From October to December 2007 he scored five centuries in four Test Matches; with his century in the second innings of the third test against India in January 2011, his 40th in all, he moved past Ricky Ponting to become the second-highest scorer of Test centuries, behind only Sachin Tendulkar's 51.

Kallis was named Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2008 Wisden for his performances in 2007 in addition to being the ICC Test Player of the Year and ICC Player of the Year in 2005. He has been described by Kevin Pietersen and Daryll Cullinan as the greatest cricketer to play the game, and along with Walter Hammond and Sir Garry Sobers is one of the few Test all-rounders whose Test batting average is over 50 and exceeds his Test bowling average by 20 or more.

Full name Jacques Henry Kallis
Born 16 October 1975 (age 38) Pinelands, Cape Town, South Africa
Nickname Jakes, Woogie,[1] Kalahari
Height 1.82 m
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast-medium
Role All rounder
National side South Africa
Test debut (cap 262) 14 December 1995 v England
Last Test 26 December 2013 v India
ODI debut (cap 38) 9 January 1996 v England
Last ODI 8 December 2013 v India
ODI shirt no. 3 .....

Dennis Lillee
19. Dennis Keith Lillee, is a former Australian cricketer rated as the outstanding fast bowler of his generation. Lillee was known for his fiery temperament, 'never-say-die' attitude and popularity with the fans.

In the early part of his career Lillee was an extremely quick bowler, but a number of stress fractures in his back almost ended his career. Taking on a strict fitness regime, he fought his way back to full fitness, eventually returning to international cricket.

By the time of his retirement from international cricket in 1984 he had become the then world record holder for most Test wickets (355), and had firmly established himself as one of the most recognisable and renowned Australian sportsmen of all time. On 17 December 2009, Lillee was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. He has also contributed to the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai, India.

Full name Dennis Keith Lillee
Born 18 July 1949 (age 64) Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia
Nickname FOT
Height 5 ft 11.5 in (1.82 m)
Batting style Right-hand batsman
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Role Bowler
National side Australia
Test debut 29 January 1971 v England
Last Test 2 January 1984 v Pakistan
ODI debut 24 August 1972 v England
Last ODI 18 June 1983 v West Indies .....

Ian Botham
20. Sir Ian Terence Botham, is a former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator. He was a genuine all-rounder with 14 centuries and 383 wickets in Test cricket, and remains well-known by his nickname Beefy. While at times a controversial player both on and off the field, Botham also held a number of Test cricket records, and still holds the record for the highest number of wickets taken by an England bowler.

He is generally regarded as being England's greatest ever all-rounder, particularly in Test cricket, although having earned celebrity status, his award of a knighthood was in recognition of his services to charity.

Just like fellow cricketers Denis Compton, Chris Balderstone and Arnold Sidebottom, Botham was also a talented footballer, and made 11 appearances in the Football League. On 8 August 2009, Botham was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

Full name Sir Ian Terence Botham OBE
Born 24 November 1955 (age 58) Heswall, Cheshire, England
Nickname Beefy, Both, Guy
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Role All-rounder
National side England
Test debut 28 July 1977 v Australia
Last Test 18 June 1992 v Pakistan
ODI debut 26 August 1976 v West Indies
Last ODI 24 August 1992 v Pakistan .....

Shoaib Akhtar
21. Shoaib Akhtar is a Pakistani former cricketer who is regarded as one of the fastest bowlers in modern cricket. He made his Test debut in November 1997 and played his first One Day International four months later. He played on Pakistan's Cricket Team as an attacking fast bowler.

He has been involved in several controversies during his career, often accused of not being a team player but his presence was always felt by the opponents. Akhtar was sent home during the Test match series in Australia in 2005 for alleged poor attitude. A year later, he was embroiled in a drug scandal after testing positive to a banned substance. However, the ban imposed on him was lifted on court appeal.

In September 2007, Akhtar was banned for an indefinite period for his fight with Pakistan team mate and fast bowler Mohammad Asif. On 1 April 2008, Akhtar was banned for five years for publicly criticizing the Pakistan Cricket Board.

In October 2008, the Lahore High Court in Pakistan suspended the five-year ban and Akhtar was selected in the 15-man squad for the Twenty20 Quadrangular Tournament in Canada. Pakistani judge Rana Bhagwandas once stated that Akhtar is a legend of Pakistan cricket. Akhtar retired from international cricket after the 2011 World Cup.
Full name Shoaib Akhtar
Born 13 August 1975 (age 38) Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
Nickname Rawalpindi Express
Height 5 ft 11.75 in (1.82 m)
Batting style Right hand bat
Bowling style Right arm fast
Role Bowler
National side Pakistan
Test debut (cap 150) 29 November 1997 v West Indies
Last Test 8 December 2007 v India
ODI debut (cap 123) 28 March 1998 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 8 March 2011 v New Zealand
ODI shirt no. 14 .....

Kapil Dev
22. Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj better known as Kapil Dev, is a former Indian cricketer. He captained the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002, Kapil Dev was one of the greatest all-rounders of all time. He was also India's national cricket coach for 10 months between October 1999 and August 2000.

Kapil was a right-arm pace bowler noted for his graceful action and potent outswinger, and was India's main strike bowler for most of his career. He also developed a fine inswinging yorker during the 1980s, which he used very effectively against tail-enders. As a batsman, he was a natural striker of the ball who could hook and drive effectively. A naturally aggressive player, he often helped India in difficult situations by taking the attack to the opposition. Nicknamed The Haryana Hurricane, he represented the Haryana cricket team in domestic cricket.

He retired in 1994, holding the world record for the most 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 wicket taker in both major forms of cricket, Tests and ODIs. He is the only player in the history of cricket to have taken more than 400 wickets (434 wickets) and scored more than 5,000 runs in Tests,[4] making him one of the greatest all-rounders to have played the game. On 8 March 2010, Kapil Dev was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Full name Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj
Born 6 January 1959 (age 55) Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast medium
Role Bowling All-rounder
National side India
Test debut 16 October 1978 v Pakistan
Last Test 19 March 1994 v New Zealand
ODI debut 1 October 1978 v Pakistan
Last ODI 17 October 1994 v West Indies .....

Vivians Richard
23. Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, is a former West Indian cricketer. Popularly known as Viv (or King Viv), he is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time and as one of the very finest players in the history of the sport. Richards was voted one of the five Cricketers of the Century in 2000, by a 100-member panel of experts, along with Sir Donald Bradman, Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Jack Hobbs and Shane Warne.

In February 2002, Richards was judged by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack to have played the best ODI innings of all time. In December 2002, he was chosen by Wisden as the greatest One Day International (ODI) batsman of all time, as well as the third greatest Test batsman of all time, after Sir Don Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar.

Full name Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards
Born 7 March 1952 (age 62) St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
Nickname Master Blaster, Smokey, Smokin Joe, King Viv
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium/off-break
Role Batsman
National side West Indies
Test debut 22 November 1974 v India
Last Test 8 August 1991 v England
ODI debut 7 June 1975 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 27 May 1991 v England .....

Gary Sobers
24. Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers also known as Gary or Garry Sobers, is a former cricketer who played for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974, and is widely considered one of cricket's greatest all-rounders. Born in Bridgetown, Barbados, Sobers made his first-class debut for the Barbados cricket team at the age of 16 in 1953, and his Test debut for the West Indies the following year.

Originally playing mainly as a bowler, he was soon promoted up the batting order. Against Pakistan in 1958, Sobers scored his maiden Test century, progressing to 365 not out and establishing a new record for the highest individual score in an innings, which was not broken until Brian Lara scored 375 in 1994. He was made captain of the West Indies in 1965, a role which he would hold until 1972.

He would also captain a Rest of the World XI during their 1970 tour of England. Overall, Sobers played 93 Tests for the West Indies, scoring 8032 runs at an average of 57.78, and taking 235 wickets at an average of 34.03. In his 383 first-class matches, he scored over 28,000 runs and took over 1000 wickets, having spent time with South Australia and Nottinghamshire towards the end of his career.

Sobers was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1975 for his services to cricket. He became a dual Barbadian-Australian citizen through marriage in 1980. By an act of Parliament in 1998, Sobers was named as one of the ten National Heroes of Barbados.

Full name Garfield St Aubrun Sobers
Born 28 July 1936 (age 77) Bridgetown, Barbados
Nickname Gary (or Garry)
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting style left-handed batsman (LHB)
Bowling style left-arm fast medium (LFM) slow left-arm orthodox (SLA) slow left-arm chinaman (SLC)
Role all-rounder
National side West Indies
Test debut 30 March 1954 v England
Last Test 5 April 1974 v England
Only ODI 5 September 1973 v England .....

Sachin Tendulkar
25. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer widely acknowledged as one of the
greatest batsmen of all time, popularly holding the title God of Cricket among his fans.
Some commentators, such as former West Indian batsman Brian Lara, have labelled Tendulkar
the greatest cricketer of all time. He took up cricket at the age of eleven, made his Test debut
against Pakistan at the age of sixteen, and went on to represent Mumbai domestically and India
internationally forclose to twenty-four years. He is the only player to have scored one hundred
international centuries, the first batsman toscore a double century in a One Day International,
the only player to complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket. and the 16th
player and first Indian to aggregate 50,000 runs or more in all forms of domestic
and international recognised cricket.
Born: April 24, 1973 (age 41), Mumbai
Height: 1.65 m
Spouse: Anjali Tendulkar (m. 1995)
Awards: Bharat Ratna, Wisden Cricketers of the Year, Padma Shri, more
Children: Sara Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar
Movies: India vs. Pakistan: Stars of India
Test debut 15 November 1989 v Pakistan
Last Test 14 November 2013 v West Indies
ODI debut 18 December 1989 v Pakistan
Last ODI 18 March 2012 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no. 10
Only T20I (cap 11) 1 December 2006 v South Africa
Sir Don Bradman
26. Sir Donald George Bradman, often referred to as The Don, was an Australian cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest Test batsman of all time.[1] Bradman's career Test batting average of 99.94 is often cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any major sport.

The story that the young Bradman practised alone with a cricket stump and a golf ball is part of Australian folklore. Bradman's meteoric rise from bush cricket to the Australian Test team took just over two years. Before his 22nd birthday, he had set many records for top scoring, some of which still stand, and became Australia's sporting idol at the height of the Great Depression. Full name Donald George Bradman
Born 27 August 1908 Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
Died 25 February 2001 (aged 92) Kensington Park, South Australia, Australia
Nickname The Don, The Boy from Bowral, Braddles
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm leg break
Role Batsman
National side Australia
Test debut 30 November 1928 v England
Last Test 18 August 1948 v England .....

Virat Kohli
27. Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer. A middle-order batsman, who can also bowl right arm medium pace,Kohli captained the victorious Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia,

and is the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the Indian Premier League. He also represents Delhi in first-class cricket and played for the West Delhi Cricket Academy. In One Day International (ODI) cricket, Kohli holds the record for the fastest century by an Indian batsman,

and became the fastest to 17 hundreds in ODI by any batsman. He is the fourth batsman in ODIs after Sourav Ganguly (1997-2000), Sachin Tendulkar (1996-98) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2007?09) to hit 1000 or more ODI runs in three or more consecutive calendar years.

He also holds the record for most centuries in chases, with 11 centuries, behind only Sachin Tendulkar. He is the first batsman to make five successive scores of 50 or more in ODIs on two separate occasions. Full name Virat Kohli
Born 5 November 1988 (age 25) Delhi, India
Nickname Cheeku
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm medium
Role Batsman
National side India
Test debut 20 June 2011 v West Indies
ODI debut 18 August 2008 v Sri Lanka
ODI shirt no. 18
T20I debut 12 June 2010 v Zimbabwe .....

Sourav Ganguly
28. Sourav Chandidas Ganguly born 8 July 1972), affectionately known as Dada (meaning elder brother) is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team.

Currently, he is a cricket commentator and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India.[1] Born into an affluent Brahmin family, Ganguly was introduced into the world of cricket by his elder brother Snehasish.

He is regarded as one of India's most successful captains in modern times.[2] He started his career by playing in state and school teams. Currently, he is the 5th highest run scorer in One Day Internationals (ODIs)

and was the 3rd person in history to cross the 10,000 run landmark, after Sachin Tendulkar and Inzamam Ul Haq. In 2002, the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack ranked him the sixth greatest ODI batsman of all time, next to Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Dean Jones and Michael Bevan.
Full name Sourav Chandidas Gangopadhyay
Born 8 July 1972 (age 41) Behala, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Nickname The Prince of Calcutta, The Maharaja, The God of the Off Side, Dada, The Warrior Prince
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right arm medium
Role Batsman
Relations Snehasish Ganguly (brother), Dona Ganguly (wife)
National side India
Test debut 20 June 1996 v England
Last Test 6 November 2008 v Australia
ODI debut 11 January 1992 v West Indies
Last ODI 15 November 2007 v Pakistan .....

Mahendra Singh Dhoni
29. Dhoni is the captain of India in all three forms of the game. His Test and ODI records are the best among all Indian captains to date. He took over the ODI captaincy from Rahul Dravid in 2007 and led the team to its first ever bilateral ODI series wins in Sri Lanka and New Zealand.

Under his captaincy, India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the CB Series of 2007?08, the 2010 Asia Cup, the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. In the final of the 2011 World Cup, Dhoni scored 91 not out off 79 balls to take India to victory for which he was awarded the Man of the Match.

After taking up the Test captaincy in 2008, he led the team to series wins in New Zealand and West Indies, and the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in 2008, 2010 and 2013. In 2009, Dhoni also led the Indian team to number one position for the first time in the ICC Test rankings. In 2013, under his captaincy, India became the first team in more than 40 years to whitewash Australia in a Test series. In June 2013, when India defeated England in the final of the Champions Trophy in England, Dhoni became the first captain to win all the three ICC trophies. He has also captained the Chennai Super Kings to victory in the 2010 and 2011 seasons of Indian Premier League along with the 2010 Champions League Twenty20.
Full name Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Born 7 July 1981 (age 32) Ranchi, Bihar, India
Nickname Mahi, MS, MSD
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Batting style Right-hand batsman
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Wicket-keeper, India captain
National side India
Test debut (cap 251) 2 December 2005 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 14 February 2014 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 158) 23 December 2004 v Bangladesh
ODI shirt no. 7
T20I debut (cap 2) 1 December 2006 v South Africa

Yuvraj Singh
30. Yuvraj Singh is an Indian international cricketer. He is an all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle-order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox. He is the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi actor Yograj Singh. Yuvraj has been a member of the Indian cricket team in ODIs since 2000 and played his first Test match in 2003.

He was the vice-captain of the ODI team from late-2007 to late-2008. He was the Man of the Tournament in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, and one of the top performers at the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, both of which India won. In a match against England at the 2007 World Twenty20, he famously hit six sixes in one over bowled by Stuart Broad

Born 12 December 1981 (age 32) Chandigarh, India
Nickname Yuvi
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Role All-rounder
Relations Yograj Singh (father)
National side India
Test debut 16 October 2003 v New Zealand
Last Test 5 December 2012 v England
ODI debut 3 October 2000 v Kenya
Last ODI 11 December 2013 v South Africa
T20I debut 13 September 2007 v Scotland .....

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