Top list of 12 Greatest Cricket Player Of All Time - Discovery Happy

One great player has been born in the cricket world, who has made a special identity with his game. There is a long list of veteran players in world cricket history. These players have demonstrated the example of greatness by performing tremendous games.

Whatever is the game, every player should play it with the same spirit but in cricket matches, you have often seen that many players lose their temper and start fighting with the player of the opposition team. We have seen many such incidents in cricket history when players get down on abusing each other.

Even Harbhajan had angrily slapped Sreesanth during an IPL match. It is not a big deal to be heard by players on the cricket field.

  1. Sir Don Bradman
  2. Sachin Tendulkar
  3. Sir Garfield Sobers
  4. Imran Khan
  5. Sir Ian Botham
  6. Shane Warne
  7. Sir Vivian Richards
  8. Brian Lara
  9. Jacques Kallis
  10. MS Dhoni
  11. Wasim Akram
  12. Virat Kohli

  • Sir Don Bradman (Australia)

The baggy green cap worn in the first Test by the legendary cricketer Sir Don Bradman sold for $ 340000 (Rs 2.5 crore) in an auction. This is the second-highest price paid for cricket memorabilia. Sir Don Bradman represented Australia in 52 Tests between 1928 and 1948. He is considered the best batsman in the world based on performance in these two decades. He scored a record average of 99.94 in Test cricket.

He was awarded a knighthood in 1949 after retiring from cricket. Bradman was awarded this cap in November 1928 before his Test debut against England in Brisbane. He gave the cap to his friend Peter Dunham in 1959. After losing 233 times in the third Test match, India had a chance to postpone defeat in two series winning test matches. Australia scored 674 runs in the first half in Adelaide. India does not have a good start.

He lost two wickets in six runs. However, in 133, India lost a total of five wickets. In 1931, Bradman showed this feat against the Lithgow team while playing for the team of Blackheath XI. In this innings, a total of 14 sixes were struck off Bradman's bat. There were 29 fours in the innings. Bradman scored 256 runs in this match.

Bradman played 24 balls during the century, three more times. The Batsman has scored 33 races in the first round, 40 in the second, and 27 in the third. Bradman had 3 sixes and three fours while scoring the first over (6,6,4,2,4,4,6,1), scoring 33 runs. The second over was also almost the same, with four sixes and four fours coming off Bradman's bat in 40 (6,4,4,6,6,4,6,4). The third side was also expensive and scored 29 runs in it. In this over, he (1,6,6,1,1,4,4,6) hit three sixes and two fours.

  • Sachin Tendulkar (India)

Sachin Tendulkar made his international debut in 1989. He played his first match against Pakistan in Karachi. In which he was able to score just 15 runs. But on that day in India, a cricketer was knocked by the whole world who considered it iron. Sachin has scored only 357 runs in 9 Tests in 2012 at an average of 23.8. If we talk about the last year, Sachin could not do justice to his name there too.

He scored 756 runs in 9 Tests in 2011 at an average of 47. He played a half-century in this match. Sachin has scored 15921 200 Test matches for India. With this, he has scored 18426 runs in 463 ODIs. this time he has 100 centuries in his name. In international cricket, Tendulkar is the only batsman in the world to score 100 centuries.

In ODI cricket, Sachin is the only player to score more than 2 thousand fours. Sachin's highest run in international cricket, highest century in international cricket, the highest half-century in international cricket, highest 90+ runs in international cricket, the highest match in international cricket, highest player of the match award in international cricket The highest player of the series award in international cricket, the highest fours in international cricket, the first double century in international one-day cricket, the century of centuries in international cricket, the record of more than 50 centuries in test cricket.

Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most runs in both formats of the game. He has 18,426 ODI runs and 15,921 runs in Test matches. And in international cricket too, he has been successful in making 34,347 runs.

  • Sir Garfield Sobers (West Indies)

 Born with five fingers in both hands, Gary Sobers began his first-class cricket career as a left-arm spinner in 1953 at the age of 16 and in 1954 he played the Test for the West Indies the following year. His position in the team was still left-arm bowling, but he was trying to establish himself as a batsman and after 4 years in 1957-58 He not only scored the first of his Test life in Kingston against Pakistan but also scored a triple century 365 *, a world record at the time.

1 run over 364 made by Sir Lane Hutton in 1938. Sobers, as a bowler, performed leg-spin, googly, chinaman, and medium-fast bowling with great skill and skill, his seam bowling used to dodge the big legends of the world. Similarly, he was an exceptional fielder in the field of covers and with his growing age, he also made superb fielding at slip and then at short leg. Sir Sobers was an amazing cricketer who has more than 8000 runs in batting, 109 with over 225 Test wickets.

The catches are caught. While on one hand, Sir Gary Sobers has the highest individual score in Test cricket of 365 not out, on the other hand, the best performance in an innings in bowling is to take more than 6 wickets. As captain, Sobers is considered very bold. The first three Tests of the series against England in 1967-68, which were drawn very monotonously, gave England a target of 215 runs in 165 minutes, declaring the innings for the victory in the fourth innings in the fourth Test.

Dala, which England acquired. He single-handedly scored 152 and 95 runs off the bat, performing unmatched all-rounders in the final Test match of the series, and then 3 for 72 in the first innings with the ball and 3 for 53 in the second innings and alone for England. Finishing the series in a respectable 1–1 position, bowing out the team.

  • Imran Khan (Pakistan)

Imran Khan came from a cricketing family. He did his studies at the famous 'Aitchison School' in Lahore and then a master's degree from Oxford. He made his debut in Test cricket on behalf of the Pakistan team in 1971 at the age of 19. The first best performance was seen during the second cricket Test match in Australia tour in 1976.

Pakistan was trailing 1-0 in the series. But in the second Test, Khan took 12 wickets and led Pakistan to victory in the historic match. Imran Khan played superb innings of 117 runs in a Test match against India in the year 1983 and after that, he also showed amazing with the ball. Imran Khan took 6 wickets in India's first innings with the ball, including the wickets of Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar.

In the second innings also, captain Imran bowled very dangerous and managed to take India's 5 wickets. With this, Imran immortalized his name in the history of cricket as he became the first captain to score more than 10 wickets and centuries in a Test match.

  • Sir Ian Botham (England)

Botham is one of the most outstanding all-rounders in the cricket world with 5,283 Test runs and 383 wickets. He publicly supported the Brexit campaign, has been a big supporter of 102 Test matches for England between 1977 and 1992, Botham Brexit, and supported Boris Johnson before the 2016 referendum.

Sir Ian Botham has also been awarded the degree of knighthood in the year 2007. In 1977, to make his Test debut, Ian had taken five wickets in 8 innings in his first 11 Tests and hit three centuries. He took a century and 6 wickets in the first innings in a Test match against India in 1980. He took 7 wickets in the next innings.

Consequently, he became the first player to find Australia in the same Test and take 10 wickets, with Imran Khan and Shakib Al Hasan repeating it. For 383 wickets at an average of 28.40 which includes five wickets in 27 innings.

  • Shane Warne (Australia)

There have been many stalwarts in Australia's cricket history, but it would not be wrong if it is said that a legendary spinner like Shane Warne never happened in Australia. Shane Warne took the highest 708 wickets for Australia in his Test career.

He has won many Test matches to the Kangaroo team on his own. Shane Warne made so many records in his career that it seems difficult for any Australian bowler to get close to his figures Shane Warne made his Test debut against India in 1992.

In the match, veteran Ravi Shastri and then young batsman Sachin Tendulkar beat him fiercely. In the match, he took just one wicket, spending 150 runs. Shane Warne was the leading bowler of the highest wicket-takers in the 50-50 Cricket World Cup in 1999.

Warne played a key role in making Australia a world champion again, taking 20 wickets in that tournament. Shane Warne holds the record for most wickets taken in a year in Test cricket. He took 96 wickets in 15 Test matches played in 2005. Shane Warne holds the record for most wickets taken in a year in Test cricket. He took 96 wickets in 15 Test matches played in 2005.

  • Sir Vivian Richards (West Indies)

Sir Vivian Richards, the legendary batsman of the West Indies team, set a world record for the fastest century in Test cricket on this day in 1986, which remained unbroken for 30 years. Viv Richards on 15 April 1986 A Test match against Land had a stormy century off just 56 balls, whose record was broken for 30 years, but in 2016, Vivian Richards' record was smashed.

Sir Viv Richards' record of the fastest century (in shortest balls) in Test cricket was retained for 30 years. Indeed, at the Antigua Recreation Ground in St. John's, Richards had toyed the England bowlers and struck as he wished. He returned unbeaten in the second innings of the West Indies by playing an incredible inning of 110 runs in 58 balls, which included his 7 sixes and the same fours.

One-day cricket had begun even before the 1980s, but in that decade no one thought that with a strike of around 200 in 56 balls, one can score a century in a Test match. In 1921, a batsman had scored a century in Test cricket in 67 balls, but after that, no batsman could score a century in 56 balls. Caribbean veteran Viv Richards did this and set a world record. In 2016, Viv Richards' record was broken by New Zealand team captain Brayden McCullum.

McCullum had scored a century against Australia in 54 balls at Christchurch ground and held this world record. However, in 2014, Pakistan's team player Misbah-ul-Haq equaled Richards' record but did not break. Based on Richards' innings, the Caribbean team won against England by 240 runs.

  • Brian Lara (West Indies)

Brian Lara has been famous for his excellent batting. The Caribbean opener has 11,953 Test and 10,405 ODI runs to his name. Brian Lara has set such records in the world of cricket, which no batsman has broken yet. Lara holds a unique record for playing the greatest innings of Tests and First-Class matches.

Lara is the only batsman in the world who has scored 400 runs in Tests, besides scoring a personal score of 501 runs in the first-class match. In the Test, Lara made a personal score of 400 runs. But today Lara's point is because, on this day in 2003, Lara had killed 28 runs in an over in the Test against South Africa. 561 runs were hung by the African team at South Africa's Wanderers ground.

When the West Indies came to batting, Lara took over. Lara was playing on a personal score of 154. Robin Peterson had an over. Lara was in front. He batted sluggishly on the first ball. Startled. Sixes on the next ball. It was the first six of the innings. Then on the third ball again six.

Three fours off the next three balls. 28 runs off 6 balls (4,6,6,4,4,4). The atmosphere was stunning. Although the West Indies lost the match by 189 runs, Lara left her mark in that match with her one over the game. 

The special thing is that Lara became the first West Indian player to score a century in South Africa with his 202 runs. After this, in 2007, Lara killed 26 runs (4,0,6,6,6,4) in an over in Danish Kaneria's over in Multan, Pakistan. Left-handed Brian Lara had surprised everyone by playing 501 runs alone in an innings of first-class cricket. Lara has scored a total of 22,156 runs in first-class cricket with an impressive average of 51 in 261 matches, scoring 65 centuries and 88 half-centuries with his bat.

Caribbean batsman Brian Lara's Test record has also been impressive. Lara has played a total of 131 Tests in which he scored 11,953 runs at an average of 51. Talking of a Test century, Lara's bat has yielded 48 half-centuries with 34 centuries. At the same time, Lara has also scored 9 double centuries in Test cricket.

  • Jacques Kallis (South Africa)

South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis has been named as the batting advisor of the team, Cricket South Africa said on Twitter. He will join the team from Wednesday. Kallis scored 25534 races and took 577 wickets, playing 519 international matches in all formats. He played 166 Tests, 328 ODIs, and 25 T20 matches. Kallis, who retired from international cricket five years ago, has 45 centuries in Tests and 17 centuries in ODI.

He has been the batting consultant of Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. Jacques Kallis, the best all-rounder in South Africa and the world, represented his country in Test cricket for 18 years. Where he hit 97 sixes in 40 innings of 166 Test matches and he is fourth on the list of batsmen with the most sixes in Test cricket. Kallis scored more than 13 thousand runs in Test cricket.

  • MS Dhoni (India)

Former captain of the Indian cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhow Ni has achieved another major achievement. Dhoni became the first Indian wicket-keeper to take 300 catches behind the wicket as he caught a catch from Jas Butler off Umesh Yadav in the second ODI against England at Lord's ground. Dhoni, playing the 320th match has also done 107 stumps and in this way, standing behind the wicket in ODI cricket has hunted 407.

In Test cricket, Dhoni took 256 catches in 90 matches and stumped 38 players. August 15, 2020, was an unforgettable day as India’s most successful captain left international cricket today. Dhoni played 90 test matches for India where he made 4876 runs with an average of 38.09 and the best score of 224 runs.

As the wicketkeeper, he made 256 catches and 38 stumps on the wick in Tests. Speaking of ODI, he got 10,773 runs in 350 games with an average of 50.57 and his best score was 183 not out. In ODI, he made 321 catches and 123 stumps. He scored 6 centuries in Tests while ODI scored 10 centuries. Speaking of T20, he got 1617 runs in 98 games. Mahi is India's most successful captain. Under his captaincy, India has also won the 2007 T20 World Cup, 2011 ODI World Cup, 2013 Champions Trophy, and Test Mess.

  • Wasim Akram (Pakistan)

Wasim Akram, who made his ODI debut against New Zealand at the age of 18, is the first bowler to reach 500 wickets in ODIs. He took a total of 502 wickets in ODIs. Akram finished his career as the most successful bowler with 414 Test wickets in 104 Test matches for Pakistan. The former left-handed Pacer holds the record for most wickets in List A.

He has taken 881 wickets in 594 List A matches which is the highest. Former South African paceman Alan Donald is second in this list, who is 197 wickets less than Akram. Akram is the first bowler to take 4 hat-tricks in international cricket. Wasim Akram has been Pakistan's most successful cricketer, he has taken 502 wickets in ODI cricket and 414 in Test cricket. He has also shown great feat in batting. Wasim Akram has also captained the Pakistan team. Akram got these wickets at an average of 23.83 and an economy rate of 4.04.

He received the Man of the Match in the final of the 1992 World Cup. He took 3 wickets for 39 runs in this match against England. Akram has taken 49 wickets in the final of 36 tournaments, which comes third after Lee and Magra. He had an economy rate of 3.77 and an average of 30. He has taken more than 20 wickets in the final of the tournament. However, the reason for including him in this list is his performance in the World Cup.

He has taken 43 ODI World Cup wickets at an average of 21.11 in 22 matches and has taken 31 wickets at 31 T20 World Cup (Shahid Afridi at number two after 39 wickets). So he got a place on this list with Murali.

  • Virat Kohli (India)

Virat Kohli scored more than 20,000 international cricket balls when he was just 30 years old. Kohli holds the world record for the fastest 10,000 runs in one-day cricket format. In terms of the total number of centuries;

He is third after Sachin and Ricky Ponting who scored 100 and 71 international centuries respectively, Kohli has scored 69 centuries, Kohli has won the T20 series in Australia for the first time under his captaincy. Before this, Virat Kohli has also won series in New Zealand, England, and South Africa under his captaincy.

In this way, Kohli became the first captain to win the T20 series in SENA (South Africa, England, New Zealand, and Australia). As he continued to play, the cricket record was made on his own. Virat Kohli has set many records at the age of 30, which will easily throw batsmen at a later date.

Kohli became the highest run-scorer against West Indies as he scored the 19th in his innings. Miandad had scored 1930 runs in 64 innings. Kohli overtook him in 34 innings. Kohli was the batsman to score 2000 in the bottom half against a single team.

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