The history of cricket began in the 16th century. The game started in southern England, but today it is a popular game in Australasia, England, the Indian subcontinent, the West Indies, and southern Africa. Since its inception, the world of cricket has produced some of the best players.
Since its origin, cricket has produced many legendary players. Although many of them are no longer in public life, others have changed cricket for the love of online casino games, being a reference in poker and other game modalities.
Meanwhile, today we are going to take a look at the 9 greatest cricketers of all time.
Best cricket players throughout history
Shane Warne is the greatest leg shooter of all times, dodging batters 708 times in Test Cricket. His cricket career is considered the benchmark for all leg spinners.
Sir Don Bradman
Sir Don Bradman is considered the greatest hitter of all times as he averaged about 100 in test cricket. None of the modern hitting ‘gurus’ can even come close.
This hitting guru has hit a hundred in his career, a record that seems unbreakable. It has the largest number of races in ODI and Test formats, with more than 34,000 races to its credit. To emphasize, he is one of two players who can score a double century in an ODI match.
Gary Sober is one of the best SUVs the world has ever seen. His temperament, class and test batting average are above many legendary cricketers.
Richard is famous for his explosive and destructive hitting skills. He has a 47+ average in ODI with an SR of over 90.
If anyone thinks of the best hitting ranger, the name Adam Gilchrist certainly comes to mind. He was an aggressive left-handed hitter, who destroyed the front-line bowling attack of all the best teams.
Gayle is the most potent ball hitter in the world. He is a world star who hits the ball with extraordinary aggression.
Steve Waugh is one of the best captains and all-rounders in Australian cricket. Moreover, he has represented Australia for 20 years and has scored more than 10,000 races in test cricket with a remarkable average of 51.06 (32 hundred and 50 out of fifty).
Rahul Dravid is known as “The Wall” for being the player with the best defensive technique of all time. Dravid has scored over 13,000 runs in test cricket with a staggering 52.31 average. He has surpassed a score of 50 races 194 times in his career.
Top 3 Younger Players to Watch Out For
There are a few upcoming and noteworthy players who can potentially be on the list for the best cricket players.
Jaiswal is the youngest player to participate in the 2020 IPL season and is a well-known figure at this year’s U-19 World Cup. Not to mention, he finished the tournament as the leading scorer with 400 runs in just 6 games.
Right-handed big hitter who was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad. He can be a huge draw to the SRH thanks to his striking prowess.
Known for his cunning leg turning, Bishnoi finished the U19 World Cup in 2020 as the best wicket-keeper. Presently, he collected a total of 17 wickets in 6 games with an impressive 10.65 average.