Cricket is one of the most popular sports played and watched around the world. The sport has ruled the hearts of millions through decades, with the number of cricket watching nations on a perpetual increase. There have been cricketers around the globe who have been on the heights of fame with their amazing abilities and skills.
Here are 10 most famous cricketers of all time:
10. Imran Khan
Imran Khan, the most successful captain of Pakistan, is a gem of a cricketer. This talented all rounder and able skipper spearheaded his team to victory in the World Cup of 1992. He has been inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2010, with the glorious achievement of 3807 runs and 362 wickets in Test cricket.
9. Vivian Richards
Vivian Richards is one of the greatest cricketers of all time, with his expertise in ODI batting. He has been honored with a place among the top 5 Cricketers of the Century, besides being chosen as the Wisden greatest ODI batsman of all time. He has also been given the title of the third greatest Test batsman of all time.
8. Wasim Akram
Anotehr Pakistani cricketer to make it on the list of most popular cricketers in the history of the game is Wasim Akram, who is revered as one of the greatest fast bowlers ever. His unique ability of creating double swing in the ball has also made him one of the deadliest and most successful bowlers.
7. Shane Warne
The next name in the list of 10 famous cricketers of all time is Australian bowler, Shane Warne. He has to his credit, the glorious achievement of bagging more than 1000 international wickets, just after the Sri Lankan spinner Muralitharan. Warne has also been named as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Century.
6. Brian Lara
Brian Lara, the stylish West Indian batsman is the next to make it in the list, with his amazing records in batting history, which include the highest Test innings score of 400 not out against England in 2004. Not only this, he has also performed the amazing feat of scoring of century, a double century, a triple century, a quadruple century and a quintuple century in first class games, a record which is yet to be broken.