Famous Cricket Players

With cricket being such a popular sport and one that’s been around for a very long time, there have been some cricket players that have made a name for themselves. They are well recognised by other athletes and spectators alike

Brian Lara

Many cricket enthusiasts will recognise Brian Lara by the name of the Prince of Port of Spain. He is a national cricket player from West India. Many will claim that Brian is accredited as being the greatest batsman that has ever played. He holds many different records within the sport of cricket.

M S Dhoni

Many will recognise MS Dhoni as the most well-known captain of the national cricket team for India. He has many wins under his belt as well as accolades. One of the attributes that stands out the most about this cricket player is the fact that he was the first one to obtain the ICC One Day International player of the year award for both 2008 and 2009.

Wasim Akram

Wasim is often referred to as the King of Swing. For Pakistan, he is known as being the most famous player. What he is most well known for is being one of the fastest bowlers throughout the history of the game of cricket. He also holds the world record for most wickets in List A cricket.

Shahid Khan Afridi

This cricket athlete is called Boom Boom. He is known as being one of the most famous Pakistani players in the game of cricket. He holds several records with one of these being the fastest ODI Century, with the completion of 37 balls. In a single over he was able to score 32 runs which created another record. These are just a few examples of the records that he holds.

These few players are just an example of many that have reached the category of fame as it relates to the game of cricket.