After soccer, cricket is the game which is most popular among people around the world. The cricket history is associated with the 16th century, and since then this game has produced some great cricket legends. It originated in southern England, but now it’s famous in the Indian subcontinent along with Southern Africa, West Indies, and Australia. It is a bat-and-ball game which is played among two teams with 11 players in each.

Here we have listed the top 10 cricketers of all time. This list is not according to the rankings or scorers or age.

Sir Don Bradman


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Sir Don Bradman was an Australian cricketer who is known as the Best Test Batsman of all time. He has achieved a great accomplishment by marking the test batting average of 99.94. His name is even listed among the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame since 2009. He dedicated himself as the captain of the Australian team, The Invincibles after World War II.

Sachin Tendulkar


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Sachin Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer who is regarded as one of the legendary cricketers of all time. He is the 1st cricketer who scored a double century in 1-day International and one hundred international centuries. For most of the test cricket and ODI matches, Sachin Tendulkar is a record holder. He is the only cricketer who scored total 30,000 runs in International cricket.

Gary Sobers


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Gary Sobers is a former West Indies player who is being regarded as an all-rounder player of all time. He mainly played as a bowler and promoted to the batting order. He joined Barbados cricket team at the age of 16. He became a record holder after he scored highest individual score in 1994. From 1965 to 1972, he served as West Indies captain.

Vivian Richards


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Vivian Richards is a former West Indies cricketer who is regarded as one of the greatest cricketers of all time. In the year 2000, he was elected as one of the 100-panel member experts. He is the player who played the best ODI innings in 1-day cricket. He served as the captain of West Indies team and gave 27 wins out of 50 with eight losses. Presently, he is serving as a team mentor and a cricket commentator.

Kapil Dev


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KapilDev is a former Indian cricketer who served as a captain during the 1983 World Cup. He has been acknowledged as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in the year 2002 by Wisden. He is among the greatest all-rounders of all time. He served as the main strike bowler for the most of his career. He is known for his great outswinger and right-arm pace bowler. He even enhanced a natural striker and an inswinging Yorker in the year 1980.

Imran Khan


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Imran Khan is a former Pakistani cricketer who dedicated himself to cricket for two decades. Presently, he is serving as a cricket commentator, politician, and philanthropist. He is even a former Chancellor of the University of Bradford. He served as a captain of the Pakistan cricket team during 1992 World Cup which made him one of the most successful and greatest players of all time. He achieved an all-rounder’s Triple in Test matches.

Ian Botham


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Ian Botham is a former England cricketer was recognized in the New Year’s 2007 Honors List by Queen Elizabeth. He is best among the all-rounders in England and of the World. He was a Test cricketer and Test team captain who is serving as a commentator at present. He is known by his nickname, Beefy. Apart from cricket, he is also seen playing soccer league as well.

Dennis Lillee


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Dennis Lillee is a former Australian cricketer who has achieved an honor of being an ‘outstanding fast bowler’ of his generation. He is known for his ‘never say die’ attitude and exceptional temperament. He was acknowledged as a record holder before his retirement in 1984 and is being named among the legendary and famous cricketers of all time. He is also being considered to be the deadliest bowlers and cricketers of all time.

Jacques Kallis


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Jacques Kallis is a former South African cricketer who is considered to be one of the greatest cricketers of all time. He was a Right-arm fast-medium swing bowler and a right-handed batsman. Until the year 2013, none of the cricketers were able to break his record of 10,000 runs and 250 wickets in both Test match and 1-day cricket. He was the second highest scorer of Test century in the year 2011. In the year 2007, he was regarded as the Test player of the year and Leading Cricketer in the World by Wisden.

Muttiah Muralitharan


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MuttiahMuralitharan is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who is regarded as the ‘King of Swing.’ He is the cricketer who holds a record of greatest wickets in both 1-day and test matches. He took retirement in the year 2010 after taking his final and 800th wicket in July 2010 in a test match. He holds the top spot in the International Cricket Council’s player rankings among the test bowlers.

There are innumerable cricketers of all time including Shane Warne, Brian Lara, Ricky Pointing, Rahul Dravid, Steve Waugh, MahelaJayawardene and much more. But these are the ones who are worth to get listed among top 10.