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Legends Of Cricket

Cricket has always been a game that has been followed as a religion since years. It is an outdoor game which consists of a rectangular 22 yard long pitch. Cricket is a well known game played between many countries.

Cricket consists of 42 laws which were originally developed by the Marylebone Cricket Club after discussing with the leading cricketing nations. For a few games, teams can make changes in the rules whereas other rules can be supplemented with the main laws. These laws can be altered to various other situations.  In cricket, there are many modifications to fielding positions and playing rules which is applicable to one innings games likeTwenty20 matches and ODIs. These are restricted to certain number of fair deliveries.

Cricket is all about a bat and a ball. The main objective is to score the most number of runs than the other team. Mostly, matches are divided into innings in which one team takes charge of the fielding and the other team bats.

Legends of Cricket

Below is a list of few cricket legends of all times:-

Sir Don Bradman

Don Bradman is an acknowledged Australian cricketer and a legend. His testing batting average is 99.94. He had a unique style of playing which attracted many fans. Bradman was very successful and he proved it when England played against Australia during great depression. He came up with a specific tactic and this was known as ‘Bodyline’. Later this tactic was outlawed and Brandon holds many records of double and triple centuries.

Brian Charles Lara

Brian Charles Lara was one of the most well known and talented batsmen. Lara was known to be in his best flow on the cricket field. Lara, a left hander is known to hold the World Record for scores at test and first class level with 501 against Durham and 400 against England. Brian Charles Lara is one of the best cricket legends of all times.

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is known as the ‘Little Master’ and a leading test and ODI century scorer. Tendulkar is among the few batsmen to cross 11,000 runs and the highest ODI runs at more than 15, 000 making an average of 45 per innings. Tendulkar has made a mark as the best cricket legend in history. Sachin Tendulkar is known to hold a record of the most ‘Man of the Match’ titles as well as ‘Man of the Series’ for ODIs.  

Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram is a well known Pakistani all rounder. Akram is especially known for bowling in ODIs (One Day Internationals). Akram has an impressive resume and has 400 test and 500 ODIs wickets in his kitty. Wasim Akram is a left arm swing bowler who can bowl straight, fast and to the full lead. One of his top scores is 257 not out at the Test level. Wasim Akram is for sure a cricket legend. 

Cricket has been a very interesting game that has drawn the attention of every cricket lover. There are many more cricketers who have completed the frame of cricket legends.

Legends of Cricket
Top 01-10 Top 11-20
Number 1: Sir Donald Bradman
Number 2: Sir Garfield Sobers
Number 3: Sir Vivian Richards
Number 4: Shane Warne
Number 5: Sir Jack Hobbs
Number 6: Dennis Lillee
Number 7: Sachin Tendulkar
Number 8: Imran Khan
Number 9: Walter Hammond
Number 10: Sunil Gavaskar
No. 11: Ian Botham
No. 12: Sir Richard Hadlee
No. 13: Keith Miller
No. 14: WG Grace
No. 15: Graeme Pollock
No. 16: Malcolm Marshall
No. 17: Greg Chappell
No. 18: George Headley
No. 19: Sir Frank Worrell
No. 20: Sir Leonard Hutton
Top 21-30 Top 31-40
No. 21: Wasim Akram
No. 22: Kapil Dev
No. 23: Steve Waugh
No. 24: Barry Richards
No. 25: Allan Border
No. 26: Sydney Barnes
No. 27: Everton Weekes
No. 28: Wilfred Rhodes
No. 29: Herbert Sutcliffe
No. 30: Bill O'Reilly
No. 31: Courtney Walsh
No. 32: Mike Procter
No. 33: Fred Trueman
No. 34: Brian Lara
No. 35: Clyde Walcott
No. 36: Richie Benaud
No. 37: Joel Garner
No. 38: Andy Roberts
No. 39: Curtly Ambrose
No. 40: Michael Holding
Top 41-50
No. 41: Glenn McGrath
No. 42: Jim Laker
No. 43: Clarrie Grimmett
No. 44: Javed Miandad
No. 45: Ray Lindwall
No. 46: Victor Trumper
No. 47: Alan Knott
No. 48: Allan Donald
No. 49: Alan Davidson
No. 50: Bishen Bedi

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