This has always being very controversial to choose who are those best cricketers to be listed in top 5. Cricket is one of the most followed and played sports world wide since ages. This sport has evolved in last few years and attracted billion of people towards it. Here we trie our best to give you knowledge about the best cricketers of the world who genuinely helped this game to enhance. Lets just focus on the career statistics of these player and after that we will decide who are those players to be in our list. Down below there are few names with their record who are selected as top 5 best cricketers of the world.
1.Sir Don Bradman
Sir Don Bradman was an Australian international cricketer. He was the greatest batsmen of international cricket of all time. Bradman has a phenomenal or we can say unbelievable batting average in toughest format of international cricket. He has having batting average of 99.94 in test cricket. He was born on 27 August 1908 in New South Wales, Australia. He played his 1st match against England in 1928 and took retirement in 1948. He had played for 52 matches and scored 29 hundred and 13 half centuries. No one has came near to his batting average till now. He will be called all time best cricketer of the world and that’s why we have chosen him on the top of our list.
2. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Ramesh Tendulakar is an Indian former international cricketer. He has served his nation as a captain of Indian team too. He is also known as The GOD OF CRICKET, LITTLE MASTER or MASTER BLASTER. He was born on 24th April 1973 in Maharashtra, India. He is the highest run scorer of all time in international cricket, he is the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries and 1st batsmen to score double hundred in ODI.
He has scored more than thirty thousand runs in international cricket. He played his 1st international match against Pakistan on 15th November 1989, him being just 16 year old at that time. He took retirement from international cricket on 14th November 2013. He started gaining fame from his early age of cricket and become a The God of cricket not only for Indian but World wide. In his long career he has destroyed the career of many ballers. He was the part World Cup winning team of Indian in 2013. His extraordinary record makes us count him in list of best cricketer of the world.
3. Sir Garfield Sobers
Sir Garfield Sobers or Garry Sobers is a West Indies former international cricketer. He is well known for his aggressive batting, balling skills and his excellence in field. He was born on 28th July 1936 in Barbados. He is left hand batsman and left arm medium fast bowler. He is a supreme all-rounder of his time. He has scored 26 centuries and 30 half centuries and took 235 wickets and taken 109 catches in his 93 test matches. He has also a very good batting average of his time, nearby 58 runs per matches. His all round performance for his international team makes us count him in our list of best cricketers of the world.
4. Imran Khan
Imran khan is a Pakistan former international cricketer. Along with the title of best cricketer, he is right know serving his nation as Prime Minister. He born on 5th October 1952 in Lahore, Pakistan.
He was a phenomenal right arm fast bowler of all time. He was part of his World Cup winning team in year 1992, he was captaining his team team in that World Cup. He has taken 362 wickets in his 88 test matches and 182 wickets in ODI. He was pretty handy with bat too. He has score large number of runs for his team with batting average of 38 in test and 33 in ODI, these are a very good average for a batsmen coming at number 6 or 7. His extraordinary bowling and striking ability at the end of innings makes us count him in our list of best cricketer of the world.
5. Sir Ian Botham
Sir Ian Botham is an English former international cricketer. He is one of the finest all rounder of his time. He is a right arms medium fast bowler and right hand aggressive batsmen too. He was born on 24th November 1955 in Cheshire, England.
He played his 1st match against Australia on 28th July 1977 and took retirement from international platform on 26 August 1976. He and Imran Khan were are greatest rival of their time. He has played 102 test matches and scored 14 hundred and 22 half centuries and took 383 wickets. He has also played 116 ODI and took 145 wickets and always very handy with bat in tale. His all round performance for his team and for cricket makes us count him in the list of best cricketer of the world.