Becomes a cricketer

Top 10 best cricketers of all time

There is a new religion all over the world that is cricket. People adore cricketers and maybe this is why legends are born and when they bid goodbye they leave an eternal mark on the game of cricket and the people who adore them. They make and break records and ultimately find their name in the Cricket Hall of Fame. Here are the top 10 cricketers of all time.

10. Clive Lloyd

Clive Lloyd was a West Indian cricketer who made his debut in 1966. To date he has been the most successful captain for the West Indies. Lloyd was the West Indies captain from 1974 to 1985 and won two consecutive World Cups in 1975 and 1979. At the 1983 World Cup, which India ultimately won, he finished second. It was a dream run for the West Indian team when Lloyd led the team. His team won 27 games without loss and he is considered one of the most successful test captains of all time.

9. Dennis Lillee

Former Australian cricketer Dennis Lille was an extremely brisk bowler of his time. He was even classified as the "outstanding fast bowler of his generation" and was even considered the best fast bowler of the 1970s. Lillee established his name in the ICC Hall of Fame in December 2009. For his 355 wickets, he was the world record holder for most test wickets when he retired in 1984. Lillee, despite his success as a bowler, has been involved in much controversy, such as when he used an aluminum bat instead of a wooden one. Another incident with Miandad when he hit his leg while running.

8. Rahul Dravid

The best Indian defender of all time is Rahul Dravid, known as "The Wall". Whenever Team India needed a ton of runs, Dravid was always there to help. He is one of the greatest cricketers in cricket history. A mammoth 13,000 odd runs in test cricket, highest 270 against Pakistan and 10,000 odd runs in ODI cricket with the highest of 153. He scored a record 22-ball 50 that has not been broken for a long time. Dravid even kept gates for India when the team needed it most. He was named ICC Player of the Year and Test Player of the Year at the ICC's opening ceremony in 2004.

7. Muttiah Muralitharan

The highest test wicket taker of all time is Muttiah Muralitharan with over 800 wickets. The former Sri Lankan cricketer has been rated by Wisden cricketers as the greatest test match bowler of all time. He holds the world record for most test and ODI gates. With 534 wickets on the ODI platform, he exceeded Wasim Akram's 502nd. Murali took first place in the ranking of ICC players for test bowlers a total of 214 games and 1711 days, which is an achievement in itself.

6. Jacques Kallis

The former South African cricketer and best all-rounder in South Africa is one of the greatest all-rounders of all time. The first player to score 10,000 runs and grab 250 wickets in both ODI and Test Cricket. At 40, he is the second highest scorer of the test century, only behind Sachin Tendulkar at 51. Kallis was ICC Player of the Year and Test Player of the Year 2005. He was the first South African to score more than 13,000 runs with 292 wickets, the third behind a total of 15,000 runs .

5. Brian Lara

Another legendary batsman from the West Indies, Brian Lara, holds the record of the highest individual first-class score of 501 and the highest international test score of 400, which is still not broken by any individual. His 153 not against Australia in Bridgetown was rated by Sir Don Bradman as the second best batting performance in test cricket history after 270. Lara was named BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, which is given to only three cricketers, including himself. One of the best West Indian batsmen in fact.

4. Shane Warne

The legend of spin bowling in Australia is Shane Warne. He is the second highest wicket taker in test cricket history with 708 scalps and 293 ODIs. He has completed 3,000 test runs without reaching a century and holds the record for doing so. In 2000 he was selected as one of the five Wisden cricketers of the century and the only player still in the quintet in his day. In his grilling life there have been scandals such as accepting money from unofficial sources where a substance was considered positive. Warne was one of the best spin bowlers of his time.

3. Sir Garfield Sobers

Sir Garfield Sobers is considered to be the greatest all-rounder in cricket. He made his debut for West Indies when he was 16 and played for a long time. His first century prevailed against Pakistan, where he scored three hundred with 365 points. This record with the highest single value was held by him until 1994, when Brian Lara scored 375 points. In his 93 tests, he scored 8,000 odd runs and took 235 wickets. He holds the fourth highest batting average in test cricket with more than 5,000 runs. There has been a complete dominance of cricket by West Indian players for quite some time.

2. Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is the best batsman in history and is known as the "little master". India worships him as the god of cricket. Debuted in international cricket at the age of 16 and was greeted by a fiery bouncer from Wasim Akram. A world record with the highest test runs, a total of 30,000 ODI runs. He is the first batsman to score a hundred international scores and the first to score a double century in ODIs. A total of 51 hundred in test cricket remains a world record for most hundred in test cricket. Indeed a great and legendary player in the world.

1. Sir Donald Bradman

The Don of Australia and the World of Grilling - Sir Donald Bradman is considered the greatest batsman of all time with a best career average of 99.94, which is the greatest achievement of any individual in any sport. He is the second player to have two straight double centuries after Wally Hammond. Bradman scored a century earlier in the first pre-lunch session, ending the day at 309, which no cricketer can achieve in cricket today. He scored a staggering 974 runs in the 1930 England Series with an average of 139, which remains Bradman's best series performance. This shows Bradman as the greatest batsman of all time.