Top Eleven Deadly Cricketers in the World (2)


Cricket is the top game of today, and today is the reign of passion. So ultimately, cricket has become the rising passion for everyone. It is the most famous game in the world, with billions of followers. And the real powers behind the heights of this game, are the players who are the precious stones of it. Some of these priceless players are described below:

Virender Sehwag:

He was born in Oct 1978 in Delhi, India, and was known as “Run Machine“. He started his career in cricket by joining Delhi Cricket Team in 1997. Furthermore, he played his first ODI against Pakistan. He also made a century against Sri Lanka on 69 balls. In 2009, he made a century on 60 balls. Then, he made 219 scores on 149 balls in an ODI against West Indies. He was an attacking batsman and a big fan of Sachin Tendulkar. In 2011, he opened a school named “Sehwag International School“. He got retired from the cricket field in October 2015.

Saeed Anwar:

He was born in Sep 1988 in Karachi, Pakistan. He was fond of playing cricket because his father was also a former cricket player in a club. Furthermore, he entered international cricket for the first time when he played in Benson and Hedges World Series in1989. He was not chosen for the 1992 World Cup because of his normal performance. In 1994, he was chosen for the National Team of Pakistan and also played in the World Cup of 1996. In 1997, he played against India in Pepsi Independence Cup and made the world record of 194 scores in an ODI. This record was later broken by Sachin Tendulkar in 2010. In the 1999 World Cup, he led his team to the final after defeating New Zealand in the semi-final, but could not win. He could not play like before after the death of his beloved daughter due to some disease in 2001. In 2003, he played for the last time in an ODI against Zimbabwe and got retired after World Cup. He was also awarded the “Wisden Cricketer of the Year” award.

Brain Lara:

He was famous as “The Prince of Cricket” and was born in May 1969 in Santa Cruz of Trinidad and Tobago. He joined a cricket teaching academy when he was only six. After his performance in his college in cricket, he was selected for West Indies under 19 cricket team.  In 1988, he played against the Leeward Islands. In 1990, he was selected for the national team of West Indies and played a test against Pakistan in the same year. In 1994, he made 375 scores against England and broke the world record of Garry Sobers. Garry had made 365 scores against Pakistan in1958. Lara became the Captain of his team in 1998. In 1999, the century he made was declared placed in second place in the Wisden 100 centuries. In 2007, he led his team to the final of the Champions Trophy and retired in the same tear. In 2012, he was added to the “ICC Hall of Fame” and he was also awarded “Wisden Cricketer of the Year” in 1995.

Andre Russell:

He was born in April 1988 in Kingston, the city of Jamaica. He used to play cricket since he was a child, even during his class time in school. Furthermore, he joined the First Class Cricket team of Jamaica in 2007. After showing his strength on different platforms, he was selected for the West Indies team in 2010. Then he played his first test match against Sri Lanka. He played his first ODI in the 2011 World Cup and showed a rounder performance. He is a member of different cricket leagues all over the world in different countries like Pakistan Super League and many others.

Sanath Jayasuriya:

He is a former cricket player from Sri Lanka and was born in June 1969. He started his career as an under nineteen player in 1988. Furthermore, he played his first international test match against Australia and started his professional career. In 1991, he played a test series against Pakistan, but could not show his ultimate potential. In 1994, he played an ODI against New Zealand. In the 1996 World Cup, he led his team to the final against Australia and won the World Cup. He was declared the “Player of the Tournament” in this World Cup. He was awarded the “Wisden Cricketer of the year” award in 1997. Then came the 2007 World Cup, he again led his team to the final against Australia but could not make the history. He got retired from Cricket in 2011.

Adam Gilchrist:

In the cricket world, Adam was famous by the name “Gilly” and was born in Nov 1971 in Australia. He was very good at cricket since childhood and was the captain of his team in Kadina Memorial School. Soon, he was chosen for the state under seventeen team. He joined the Richmond cricket club of London in 1989. In 1991, he was selected for the Australia National Youth Team against England. He made a very good inning against England. In 1994, he joined the Western Australia Team as a wicket-keeper batsman. In the 1999 World Cup, he led his team to the final against Pakistan and won the World Cup. In the 2003 World Cup, he again led his team to the final battle against India and again won. In the 2007 World Cup, for the third time, he was again in the final with his team to face Sri Lanka. This time, they again made history and won. That fantastic player was retired from cricket in 2008.

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