The most popular sport around the world is cricket. It is enjoyed all around in this world and it is the most loved sport of all time. Here are the Top 10 Best Cricket Players In The World 2021.
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Top 10 Best Cricket Players In The World 2021
1. Virat Kholi
Virat is an Indian professional cricketer and currently the captain of the national cricket team India. He is a right-handed top-order batsman in the game. He has great records in the game of cricket who is also a part of the Indian Premier League. From 2008 till the present, he is a part of the IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore.
He is the holder of national awards in India like the Arjuna Award (2013), Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award (2017), Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna- 2018.
The other sporting awards are the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, ICC ODI Player of the Year: 2012, 2017, 2018; ICC Test Player of the Year: 2018; Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World: 2016, 2017, 2018, CEAT International Cricketer of the Year: 2011-12, 2013-14, 2018-19; and many more awards to his name.
2. David Warner
David Warner is an Australian international cricket player who is a part of the Australian national cricket team. He is a former captain of the team and the left-handed batsman in the game where he is an opening batsman.
There are several awards to his name a few to name ICC Test Team of the Year: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017; ICC ODI Team of the Year: 2016, 2017; ICC ODI Team of the Decade: 2011-2020.
The other awards are the Allan Border Medal: 2016, 2017, 2020; Australian Test Player of the Year: 2016, Australian One Day International Player of the Year: 2017, 2018; Indian Premier League Orange Cup: 2015, 2017, 2019.
3. AB De Villiers
AB De Villiers is a former South African professional cricket player where he plays the role of batsman and wicket-keeper in the game.
He is also the captain for the South African team also holds a record for fastest 50, 100, and 150 in ODI cricket. Villiers is also the titleholder for the ICC ODI Player of the Year a total of three times. He has captain the team South Africa in all the match formats.
4. Andre Russell
Andre Russell is a professional cricket player of the West Indies where he is an all-rounder. He has been a part of the Twenty20 more than 300 times. Russell is one of the greatest players in cricket of all time.
He takes part in the Indian Premier League since 2014-present. the other domestic teams he is a part of are Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Colombo Kings. Here are various honors to his name like the ICC World Twenty20 -2012, 2016; Caribbean Premier League-2013, 2016; Big bash League-2015/16; T10 League-2018; Bangladesh Premier League-2019/20.
5. M.S. Dhoni
MS Dhoni is an international cricket player from India where he is a former captain of the India cricket team. His role in the game is of the Wicket-keeper batsman where he is a right-arm medium bowler and right-handed batsman.
He is a part of various domestic teams Bihar Cricket Team, Jharkhand, Chennai Super Kings, Rising Pune Supergiant. he has various national awards from the government of India a few to name are here.
Padma Shri (2009), Padma Bhushan (2018), Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2007-08) are the national honors to his name. The other honors and awards are MTV Youth Icon of the Year (2006), LG People’s Choice Awards (2013), CNN-News18 Indian of the Year(2011).
6. Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes is an international English player on the Indian cricket team. He plays from the side of batting all-rounder of the team. He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and a left-handed batsman.
The domestic team he is a part of is the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. Various honors to his name are the Freedom of the Borough of Allerdale, 2019 BBC Sports Personality of the Year, Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
There are other honors too on his name.
7. Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson is a professional New Zealand cricket player and also the captain of the national cricket team for New Zealand. He plays the role of a batsman in the team where he is a right-arm off-break bowler and right-handed batsman.
He is currently a part of the domestic team Barbados Tridents, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Northern Districts.
8. Jonny Bairstow
Jonny is an international professional English cricket player where he is a part of the world cup 2019. He plays the role of wicket-keeper-batsman and the right-handed batsmen.
He plays for the Welsh Fire, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kerala Kings, Peshawar Zalmi, and Yorkshine.
9. Dwayne Bravo
Bravo is a West Indies professional cricket player and a former captain of the team. He plays as an all-rounder player in the cricket team. Bravo is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and a right-handed batsman.
He is a part of various teams likes st Kitts & Nevis Patriots, Quetta Gladiators, Chennai Super Kings, Chittagong Vikings, Melbourne Renegades, and many more.
10. Quinton de Kock
Quinton is a South African cricket player where he is also a captain for the South African team. He is the best wicketkeeper and the batsman in the world. He is a professional South African player he is also a part of the Indian Premier League team Mumbai Indians.