People may come, People may go but some remain as LEGENDS forever and for a reason. Here’s a list of Cricket’s most beloved sons for all the contributions they made to this sport.

  1. Sir Donald Bradman
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The greatest batsman that the world has ever seen, his batting average in tests (99.94) is something that can never be broken. Though he was highly criticized for giving more importance to his individual records and not being a team man, he always stood out from the rest. What a gift he has been to the sport!

  1. Sachin Tendulkar
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Who simply scores a “Century of Centuries” in Cricket if not for Sachin Tendulkar? 😀

The “Master Blaster” is regarded as one of the bests of all time and the “God of Indian Cricket” by the Cricket fans. Watching him bat has always been a delight and Sigh, 30000 runs; What a massive achievement!

 

  1. Brian Lara
Brain Lara : Cricket All Time Greats

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100 – Check

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400 – Check

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Brian Lara is the Greatest First Class Cricketer ever and one of the finest Batsmen. Period.

 

  1. Allan Border

He was Australia’s best captain and the-then Run-machine who has 27 Test centuries to his name. Nicknamed as A.B, Australia’s highest honour of the “Player of the Year” was renamed after him as the “Allan Border Medal”.

 

  1. Sir Vivian Richards
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West Indies great Viv is said to be one of the greatest ODI players of all time. His Batting style was praised by his fellow compatriots and earned the word “Swagger”. Nobody would ever dare to sledge Viv back then as he used to answer them with his bat. Such Class this man is!

 

  1. Sir Ian Botham
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A man of Controversies, Sir Ian Botham was England’s finest all-rounder. He has scored 14 centuries and captured 383 wickets. He was ordained with the Knighthood for his Charity works by Queen Elizabeth II in 2007. Botham also used to play in the Football league back then.

 

  1. Kapil Dev
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India’s first World cup winning captain, he is the pride of every Indian. One of the nicest guys you will ever see, He is the only player to have scored more than 5000 runs and taken more than 400 wickets in tests making him one of the best all-rounders ever.

 

  1. Sanath Jayasuriya
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As fearless as a lion and one of the greatest openers ever, his aggressive batting style has often proved to be a nightmare for the opponents. He has scored 30 runs per over twice in One day Internationals and has maintained mammoth partnerships with his teammates.

 

  1. Imran Khan

Pakistan’s most successful captain, Imran Khan led his country to victory in the 1992 Cricket World Cup. Khan was also involved in a controversial feud with the English All-rounder Ian Botham regarding the “Ball Tampering”. He also holds several individual records as a captain.

 

  1. Jacques Kallis

He is definitely South Africa’s Superman. He is the only player in the history of cricket to have scored more than 10,000 runs and taken more than 200 wickets in Test cricket. He has always stunned the world with his exceptional batting techniques.

 

  1. Shane Warne
Shane Warne : All time cricketing greats

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In a highly controversial career what one might call it to be, his records still shine as bright as a star. Such Calibre, such Beauty, such an amazing Bowler that this world has ever seen. He is a man of unique records which says that he is the only player to have crossed 3000 runs in test cricket without hitting a century. Warne also plays Poker occasionally.

Do you think we have missed out somebody on the list? Of course, you can scream out your opinions on the legends of the game in the comments.

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