Ipl Best Players of All Time

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is an annual professional Twenty20 cricket tournament played in India and organized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Launched in 2007, it has quickly become one of the world’s most popular sporting events. Featuring ten teams from seven cities across three states, IPL season lasts around two months and attracts millions of spectators as well as a massive television audience. The current chairman Brijesh Patel brings his extensive experience to ensure that each year’s event meets high standards on entertainment value and safety. With international stars like Virat Kohli playing alongside some of the best domestic talent, there’s no doubt why this league is so beloved by fans all over the country.

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1. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli Career

  • India (2008–present)

Virat Kohli is one of the most successful batsmen in Test cricket, with an impressive record dating back to his debut in 2011. He has also been a key figure for India in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and is currently their leading run-scorer across all formats.

The 34-year-old was married to actress Anushka Sharma in December 2018 and they have two children together. Kohli was born into a middle-class family from New Delhi and attended Chingola College before moving on to play cricket at the Under-19 level for Rajasthan Royals.

In 2008 he made his international debut for India and since then has cemented himself as one of the world's best batsmen, winning numerous awards along the way including three World Cup titles (2010, 2016, 2019). 

Virat Kohli is an aggressive batsman and a fine fielder. He made his Test debut in 2006 and has since played 104 matches for India.

Kohli's ODI record is 265 runs at an average of 50.45 with 4,008 runs scored from 115 innings including 135 T20Is In FC he has 115 wickets at an average of 53 and 35 in the 50s or 100s His best score is 254 not out which came against Zimbabwe in 2010.

2. Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: FC: LA, Matches: 34: 167: 122: 297, Runs scored: 2,315: 6793: 8,499: 12,025, Batting average: 40.61: 44.11: 44.26: 44.53, 100s/50s: 7/5: 17/39: 25/29: 30/67, Top score: 190: 143: 224: 248, Balls bowled: 54: –: 298: 272, Wickets: 0: –: 3: 9, Bowling average: –: –: 47.33: 27.66, 5 wickets in innings: –: –: 0: 0, 10 wickets in match: –: –: 0: 0, Best bowling: –: –: 2/30: 2/22, Catches/stumpings: 28/–: 83/–: 120/–: 147/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: FC: LA
  • Matches: 34: 167: 122: 297
  • Runs scored: 2,315: 6793: 8,499: 12,025
  • Batting average: 40.61: 44.11: 44.26: 44.53
  • 100s/50s: 7/5: 17/39: 25/29: 30/67
  • Top score: 190: 143: 224: 248
  • Balls bowled: 54: –: 298: 272
  • Wickets: 0: –: 3: 9
  • Bowling average: –: –: 47.33: 27.66
  • 5 wickets in innings: –: –: 0: 0
  • 10 wickets in match: –: –: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: –: –: 2/30: 2/22
  • Catches/stumpings: 28/–: 83/–: 120/–: 147/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 15 December 2022

Shikhar Dhawan is an opening batter for India and has played Test cricket since 2013. He was born in 1985 in New Delhi, India. His nickname is Gabbar Jatt-jee and he bats left-handed and bowls right-arm off break.

In October 2010, he made his ODI debut against Australia, scoring a century (102 not out) on his way to being man of the match; this was also his first international victory as captain of the Indian team. Dhawan impressed during the 2015 World Cup with scores of 41*, 82* & 49*.

This helped India reach the final where they lost to Sri Lanka by 37 runs – their biggest loss at a World Cup up until that point.

In September 2018, Dhawan reached 1,000 Test runs after making 107 not out against England at The Oval Cricket Ground – becoming only the fourth player ever to do so while batting top score in both innings of a test match.

He retired from Tests in March 2019 after playing 117 matches [6], but remains available for all formats of the game including ODIs & T20Is which he continues to play regularly.

3. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma Career

  • India (2007–present)

Rohit Sharma is a talented batsman and bowler who has played for India since 2007. He made his Test debut in 2013 against the West Indies and has since gone on to play 79 matches, scoring 8 centuries and taking 153 wickets.

Rohit was named the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2016 after he scored 2181 runs at an average of 43.87 with six doubles and two triples in 21 matches that year. 

In 2018, Rohit helped India win their first-ever World Cup title by leading the team with 3408 runs at an average of 59.84 across all formats - including 10 hundred - en route to winning 11 out of 14 games played during that tournament.

He is married to Indian actress Anushka Sharma and they have one child together (a daughter). Rohit Sharma made his Test debut in 2007 against Ireland and has been a regular feature for Mumbai Indians since then. 

He is considered one of the most consistent batsmen in world cricket, with an average of over 50 across all three formats of the game. In T20Is, Rohit Sharma has scored well above 30 batting at No.

Mumbai Indians and was part of India's victorious World T20 squad earlier this year. 

Rohit Sharma also captained Maharashtra during their unsuccessful Ranji Trophy campaign last season but will now be looking to lead India’s limited-overs side as they bid for back-to-back titles next year.

4. David Warner

David Warner Career

  • Australia (2009–present)

David Warner is an Australian opening batsman and right-arm leg break bowler who has represented Australia in international cricket since 2009. 

Warner made his Test debut against New Zealand on 1 December 2011 and scored 426 runs in 5 innings, including a century on 4 January 2023 against South Africa.

He also played 37 ODIs for Australia between 2009 and 2016, scoring 1450 runs with the highest score of 293 not out. In T20I cricket, Warner has been particularly successful for Australia, averaging 36 from 10 matches (with two centuries). 

David was suspended for one year after being found guilty of ball tampering during the first test match between England and Australia at Lords in 2018 David Warner made his first-class cricket debut for New South Wales in 2006/07.

He played nine seasons (2006/07–2013/14) with Delhi Daredevils before moving to Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014. David Warner has been a regular performer for both teams and has amassed over 10,000 runs and 400 wickets in all formats of the game. 

He was part of the Australian team that won the 2016 ICC World Cup, making him one of only four players to have lifted both a Test and ODI trophy as captain. 

David Warner is currently contracted to play for Sunrisers Hyderabad until 2022, after which he will move on to Sydney Thunder.

5. KL Rahul

KL Rahul Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 43: 45: 70: 86, Runs scored: 2,547: 1,665: 2,209: 6,444, Batting average: 35.37: 45.00: 38.08: 45.70, 100s/50s: 7/13: 5/10: 2/21: 17/31, Top score: 199: 112: 110*: 337, Catches/stumpings: 50/–: 24/2: 23/1: 90/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 43: 45: 70: 86
  • Runs scored: 2,547: 1,665: 2,209: 6,444
  • Batting average: 35.37: 45.00: 38.08: 45.70
  • 100s/50s: 7/13: 5/10: 2/21: 17/31
  • Top score: 199: 112: 110*: 337
  • Catches/stumpings: 50/–: 24/2: 23/1: 90/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 22 December 2022

KL Rahul is an Indian wicketkeeper-batsman who has played for India since 2014. He made his Test debut in December 2014 against Australia and last played in Bangladesh two years later.

In total, KL Rahul has scored 2,254 runs in 19 Tests and taken 39 catches with a batting average of 34.77 and a bowling average of 55.92 from 40 overs KL Rahul is a left-handed batsman and occasional offbreak bowler.

He made his Test debut for India in November 2016 against Zimbabwe. In the 2018–19 season, he scored 2,209 runs in 36 matches at an average of 45.70 with 10 fifty scores and 3 centuries. 

KL Rahul was born on 7 December 1992 in Bangalore, Karnataka to Rohit and Manju Rahul, who are both doctors by profession.

Growing up, KL Rahul played cricket for various clubs including Vidyanagar Cricket Club (under 14), Royal Challengers Bangalore (under 19) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (under 21). 

KL Rahul has also represented India A regularly since 2012 and enjoyed some good results during that time including one victory over Australia A in 2014 under Mahela Jayawardene's captaincy which earned him the man-of-the-match award.

In February 2019 he was named as part of India’s squad for their series against England which started later that month but unfortunately injury ruled him out before any fixtures were played.

KL Rahul married physiotherapy student Anjali Mehta on 28 January 2020 at a ceremony held at Juhu Beach Mansion near Mumbai.

6. MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: T20, Matches: 90: 350: 98: 358, Runs scored: 4,876: 10,773: 1,617: 7,098, Batting average: 38.09: 50.53: 37.60: 38.16, 100s/50s: 6/33: 10/73: 0/2: 0/28, Top score: 224: 183*: 56: 84*, Balls bowled: 96: 36: –: 12, Wickets: 0: 1: –: 0, Bowling average: –: 31.00: –: –, 5 wickets in innings: –: 0: –: –, 10 wickets in match: –: 0: –: –, Best bowling: –: 1/14: –: –, Catches/stumpings: 256/38: 321/123: 57/34: 205/84
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: T20
  • Matches: 90: 350: 98: 358
  • Runs scored: 4,876: 10,773: 1,617: 7,098
  • Batting average: 38.09: 50.53: 37.60: 38.16
  • 100s/50s: 6/33: 10/73: 0/2: 0/28
  • Top score: 224: 183*: 56: 84*
  • Balls bowled: 96: 36: –: 12
  • Wickets: 0: 1: –: 0
  • Bowling average: –: 31.00: –: –
  • 5 wickets in innings: –: 0: –: –
  • 10 wickets in match: –: 0: –: –
  • Best bowling: –: 1/14: –: –
  • Catches/stumpings: 256/38: 321/123: 57/34: 205/84

MS Dhoni is an Indian wicket-keeper batsman who has played for India since 2004. He was the captain of the national side from 2014 to 2019 and led his team to several international successes, including two World Cup titles in 2013 and 2015.

In ODIs, he has scored over 10,000 runs and taken over 1,500 catches. MS Dhoni is also a prolific bowler with more than 400 dismissals in Tests and ODIs combined. 

He married Sakshi Dhoni in 2010 after being together for six years; they have a daughter named Aradhya MS Dhoni is a professional cricketer who has played for several teams over the course of his career.

He made his international debut for India in 2004 and went on to play 350 matches across all formats of the game. MS Dhoni was known as one of the best finishers in world cricket and was often able to guide his team to victory with powerful batting performances. 

In 2013, he retired from international cricket after leading India to their first World Cup title since 1983.

However, he returned to play Twenty20 Internationals later that year and helped Chennai Super Kings win two trophies in consecutive years. MS Dhoni will be retiring at the end of the 2019 season and has been awarded with a prestigious Padma Bhushan award post-retirement.

7. Sanju Samson

Sanju Samson Career

  • Competition: ODI: T20I: FC: T20, Matches: 11: 16: 55: 226, Runs scored: 330: 296: 3,162: 5,612, Batting average: 66.00: 21.14: 37.64: 28.63, 100s/50s: 0/2: 0/1: 10/12: 3/35, Top score: 86*: 77: 211: 119, Catches/stumpings: 7/2: 7/2: 73/7: 118/22
  • Competition: ODI: T20I: FC: T20
  • Matches: 11: 16: 55: 226
  • Runs scored: 330: 296: 3,162: 5,612
  • Batting average: 66.00: 21.14: 37.64: 28.63
  • 100s/50s: 0/2: 0/1: 10/12: 3/35
  • Top score: 86*: 77: 211: 119
  • Catches/stumpings: 7/2: 7/2: 73/7: 118/22
  • Source: Cricinfo, 3 January 2023

Sanju Samson is a right-handed wicketkeeper and right-arm off break bowler who made his international debut for India in July 2021. He has played 21 ODIs, scoring 241 runs with one half century and three catches in the process.

His last ODI was against New Zealand on 25 November 2022 Sanju Samson is an Indian cricketer. He made his ODI debut in 2015, and has since played 16 matches. He was called up to the T20I squad in 2017, but did not feature until 2018.

In that year he scored 211 runs from 227 balls at an average of 37.64, with a top score of 86*. 

He also took 7 catches and stumpings during his time in international cricket for India A level teams as well as Rajasthan Royals' first-class side before being called up full-time to the main team in 2018/19 season onwards.

8. Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 57: 158: 101: 122, Runs scored: 2,907: 4,274: 2,576: 5,888, Batting average: 31.94: 40.42: 34.81: 32.17, 100s/50s: 2/18: 10/22: 1/19: 7/33, Top score: 152: 162*: 101*: 152, Catches/stumpings: 153/1: 189/34: 47/10: 274/3
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 57: 158: 101: 122
  • Runs scored: 2,907: 4,274: 2,576: 5,888
  • Batting average: 31.94: 40.42: 34.81: 32.17
  • 100s/50s: 2/18: 10/22: 1/19: 7/33
  • Top score: 152: 162*: 101*: 152
  • Catches/stumpings: 153/1: 189/34: 47/10: 274/3

Jos Buttler is a England wicket-keeper batsman, who made his Test debut in 2014 against India. He has since played 97 Tests and 167 ODIs for his country, scoring over 10,000 runs at an average of 39.92 with 14 centuries to his name.

Jos was awarded the MBE in 2017 for services to cricketing and charity work undertaken by him and various organisations he is involved with - including Sport Relief - across the UK. 

In January 2018, Buttler announced that he would be retiring from international cricket at the end of the year after playing one final ODI against Australia later that month in order to focus on personal goals outside of sport. 

Jos Buttler is an English cricketer who has played for Somerset, Melbourne Renegades, Lancashire and Mumbai Indians in first-class cricket and Rajasthan Royals in Twenty20.

Buttler made his Test debut against Australia at the age of 21 in 2009 and has since gone on to play 158 matches for England, scoring 101 runs with a highest score of 97 not out. 

In ODIs he has scored 2,907 runs at an average of 37.97 with two centuries including a record breaking knock of 184 against India at the Wankhede Stadium in 2016. He also represented England. 

T20Is where he has scored 4274 runs from 122 matches at an average of 41 with four half centuries and five hundreds including a world record 157 not out against Sri Lanka during the 2017 ICC World T20 tournament which saw him named player-of-the-tournament.

9. Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya Career

  • Krunal Pandya (brother)
  • Nataša Stanković (wife)

Hardik Pandya is an all-rounder who has played for India in both Tests and ODIs. He was a part of the Rising Pune Supergiant side that won the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL).

Hardik Pandya made his Test debut against South Africa in January 2018, scoring 50 runs in the drawn match. In March, he became only the second player to score two centuries on his ODI debut, after AB de Villiers.

He also became one of three players ever to open with fifty or more runs on their first five ODI innings when he scored 73 against England at Trent Bridge in May 2018. 

His siblings include Krunal Pandya, who plays for the Mumbai Indians cricket team and Nataša Stanković who is a Slovenian tennis player; they are also married to each other Hardik Pandya is an all-rounder who has played for both Test and One Day International teams.

Hardik Pandya made his Test debut in 2017 against Sri Lanka, and since then he has amassed 532 runs at an average of 33.76. 

Hardik Pandya is also a useful T20I player, with 58 appearances to his name so far and an average of 20.48 including the final match of the 2019 World Cup which India won. 

Hardik Pandya's career highlight may well be scoring 183 not out against Australia in January 2016 - this was only the second time that India had reached 200+ in Tests.

He will be hoping to build on this success when he returns to international cricket later this year in England.

10. Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin Career

  • India (2010–present)

Ravichandran Ashwin has been a consistent performer for India, with his all-around skills putting him in high demand from both the national team and domestic sides.

He made his Test debut against the West Indies in 2011 and went on to play 271 matches, including the 22 last matches of 2022 against Bangladesh. 

Ashwin was also an integral part of India's World Cup victory in 2017 where he took 4 wickets at an average of 33.66 across the tournament which included best figures of 5/56 against England in the semi-final stage; this performance helped propel India to their first ever ICC world cup win.

In ODIs, Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 185 wickets at an average just below 30 making him one of the most successful bowlers for India during international cricketing tournaments. 

He is known for being able to take quick wickets as well as make life difficult for batsmen with his off-spin bowling - something that often confuses batsmen leading to them playing poorly and giving away runs easily. 

Ravichandran Ashwin ranks number 6th highest earnings cricketer among Indian athletes according to Forbes 2018 list earning Rs 151 crore rupees ($24 million) over the past year alone.

11. Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 69: 143: 50: 150, Runs scored: 4,163: 5,507: 1,528: 8,798, Batting average: 40.03: 47.47: 35.53: 39.27, 100s/50s: 10/21: 12/35: 1/10: 18/52, Top score: 199: 185: 119: 199, Balls bowled: 78: 192: 8: 2,558, Wickets: 0: 2: 0: 41, Bowling average: –: 94.50: –: 36.02, 5 wickets in innings: –: 0: –: 0, 10 wickets in match: –: 0: –: 0, Best bowling: –: 1/8: –: 4/39, Catches/stumpings: 63/–: 81/–: 24/–: 141/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 69: 143: 50: 150
  • Runs scored: 4,163: 5,507: 1,528: 8,798
  • Batting average: 40.03: 47.47: 35.53: 39.27
  • 100s/50s: 10/21: 12/35: 1/10: 18/52
  • Top score: 199: 185: 119: 199
  • Balls bowled: 78: 192: 8: 2,558
  • Wickets: 0: 2: 0: 41
  • Bowling average: –: 94.50: –: 36.02
  • 5 wickets in innings: –: 0: –: 0
  • 10 wickets in match: –: 0: –: 0
  • Best bowling: –: 1/8: –: 4/39
  • Catches/stumpings: 63/–: 81/–: 24/–: 141/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 8 October 2021

Du Plessis is a talented batsman who has represented South Africa in Tests and ODIs. He was born in 1984 in Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa and started playing cricket at an early age.

Du Plessis made his Test debut against Australia in 2012 and has since gone on to play 314 matches for the national side. He is best known for his towering batting performances, which have seen him score many notable runs including one hundred internationals.

In addition to cricket, du Plessis also enjoys rugby union as he played for the Bulls during their Currie Cup campaign this year (2018). Du Plessis is a left-handed batsman and wicketkeeper who has played for both South Africa and Australia. 

Du Plessis made his international debut for South Africa in 2008, before moving to play for Australia in 2012.

He has since been a regular fixture in the Australian side, appearing at every level of the game apart from Tests. Du Plessis is known as one of the best T20 players in the world, with centuries scored against England and Pakistan among others testament to that fact. 

His batting ability can take him past any bowling attack and he is also an excellent fielder behind the stumps - traits which have seen him win multiple awards throughout his career including ICC Player of The Year twice (2013 & 2017).

In 2019 du Plessis decided to join IPL team Chennai Super Kings on a two-year contract, following their title victory earlier that year – making him one of only a few professional cricketers to compete at all three major global tournaments: 

World Cup®, Champions Trophy® and IPL® Finals Series™. Outside cricket, Faf also enjoys spending time with his family - something which he credits with helping him balance both his professional commitments as well as personal life equally effectively.

12. Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock Career

  • South Africa (2012–present)

Quinton de Kock is a left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman who has represented South Africa since 2012. De Kock made his Test debut in 2014 against Australia and has played regularly in the side ever since.

De Kock is known for his strong batting skills, which have been on display throughout his career both at the domestic level and internationally. 

He was named man of the series against India in 2018, after captaining South Africa to victory in three Tests during that tour.

Outside of cricket, de Kock enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as playing golf - he has won several amateur tournaments over the years. 

Quinton de Kock is a South African cricketer who has played for the Highveld Lions, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore in domestic cricket.

De Kock made his Test debut against India in November 2012 and went on to play 54 matches for the Proteas before retiring from international cricket in December 2018. 

In the T20I format, he has been one of the leading run-makers for South Africa with 74 scores over 51 innings including six centuries and 20 half-centuries. He was part of the Cape Town Blitz side which won its first-ever T20 title during the 2019 season.

De Kock is also an allrounder who has taken 94 wickets at an average of 31 with best figures of 5/25 against New Zealand in 2017 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament final match.

13. Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 12: 14: 2: 39, Runs scored: 709: 674: 52: 3,251, Batting average: 33.76: 61.27: 26: 54.18, 100s/50s: 1/4: 1/4: 0/0: 9/16, Top score: 110: 130: 7: 268, Catches/stumpings: 8/–: 6/–: 0/–: 25/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 12: 14: 2: 39
  • Runs scored: 709: 674: 52: 3,251
  • Batting average: 33.76: 61.27: 26: 54.18
  • 100s/50s: 1/4: 1/4: 0/0: 9/16
  • Top score: 110: 130: 7: 268
  • Catches/stumpings: 8/–: 6/–: 0/–: 25/–

Shubman Gill is an opening batter for India and made his Test debut against Australia in December 2020. He has also played one ODI against New Zealand in January 2019, scoring a century on debut.

Gill was born in Fazilka, Punjab, India and first represented the country at Under-19 level before making his senior international debut in February 2018. Shubman Gill made his Test debut against Sri Lanka in 2019 and has since scored two centuries.

He is a left-handed batsman and bowls right-arm off spin. Shubman Gill was born on 15 January 1998 in Chandigarh, India. He first played for Punjab at the age of 16 before moving to Kolkata Knight Riders for the 2017–18 season. 

In February 2019, he became the fastest Indian ever to score 2,000 runs in T20Is when he reached that milestone within just 11 games playing for Gujarat Titans .

On 30 November 2022, Shubman Gill made his One Day International (ODI) debut against New Zealand and went on to score 74 not out from 99 balls as India won by seven wickets. 

He followed this up with an unbeaten 70 from 34 balls as part of India's victorious run chase in the next ODI against Australia four days later.

His efforts helped propel India into fourth place on the ICC World Twenty20 rankings at the end of their campaign in Bangladesh, which also saw him named Man Of The Match twice – once each against Pakistan and South Africa.

Finally, Shubman Gill ended 2018–19 with 190 runs at an average of 54 batting First Class Level including 4 half-centuries and 1 century.

14. Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 103: 301: 79: 180, Runs scored: 7,214: 10,480: 1,899: 13,226, Batting average: 42.18: 37.83: 27.92: 44.83, 100s/50s: 15/37: 25/54: 2/14: 32/64, Top score: 333: 215: 117: 333, Balls bowled: 7,109: 7,424: 381: 12,511, Wickets: 73: 167: 20: 132, Bowling average: 42.73: 35.48: 22.00: 39.34, 5 wickets in innings: 2: 1: 0: 2, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 5/34: 5/46: 2/15: 5/34, Catches/stumpings: 96/–: 124/–: 20/–: 158/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 103: 301: 79: 180
  • Runs scored: 7,214: 10,480: 1,899: 13,226
  • Batting average: 42.18: 37.83: 27.92: 44.83
  • 100s/50s: 15/37: 25/54: 2/14: 32/64
  • Top score: 333: 215: 117: 333
  • Balls bowled: 7,109: 7,424: 381: 12,511
  • Wickets: 73: 167: 20: 132
  • Bowling average: 42.73: 35.48: 22.00: 39.34
  • 5 wickets in innings: 2: 1: 0: 2
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 5/34: 5/46: 2/15: 5/34
  • Catches/stumpings: 96/–: 124/–: 20/–: 158/–
  • Source: ESPNCricinfo, 6 November 2021

Chris Gayle is an all-rounder who has played for West Indies since 1999. He is known as Universe Boss due to his powerful hitting and bowling abilities.

Gayle has scored over 3,000 runs in Tests and more than 10,000 in ODIs. He was the leading run scorer at the 2015 World Cup where he helped West Indies win their first ever title.

In January 2018, Gayle announced that he would be retiring from international cricket after the next World Cup in late 2019. Chris Gayle was born on 21 September 1979 in Kingston, Jamaica Chris Gayle is a Jamaican international cricketer who made his Test debut in 2000 against Zimbabwe.

He has since played 79 Tests, scoring over 10,000 runs with 38 centuries and 22 50s. Gayle also holds the record for the most T20I wickets with 252 career dismissals. 

In ODIs, he has scored over 11,000 runs with 51 half-centuries and 37 centuries to date - making him one of the deadliest bowlers in world cricket today.

Chris Gayle is currently contracted to play for Jamaica Tallawahs until 2022.

15. Ruturaj Gaikwad

Career

  • Competition: T20I: FC: LA: T20, Matches: 9: 24: 71: 90, Runs scored: 135: 1,577: 3,926: 2,836, Batting average: 16.88: 40.43: 60.40: 35.01, 100s/50s: 0/1: 5/7: 14/16: 3/20, Top score: 57: 129: 220*: 101*, Catches/stumpings: 5/0: 18/0: 20/0: 37/3
  • Competition: T20I: FC: LA: T20
  • Matches: 9: 24: 71: 90
  • Runs scored: 135: 1,577: 3,926: 2,836
  • Batting average: 16.88: 40.43: 60.40: 35.01
  • 100s/50s: 0/1: 5/7: 14/16: 3/20
  • Top score: 57: 129: 220*: 101*
  • Catches/stumpings: 5/0: 18/0: 20/0: 37/3
  • Source: Cricinfo, 30 November 2022

Ruturaj Gaikwad is a 25-year-old right-handed batsman and Right arm off break bowler who made his international debut for India in October 2022 against South Africa.

He has played 246 ODI matches, scoring 6 centuries and averaging 32.92 with the bat and 5 wickets at an average of 28.14 with the ball. Ruturaj Gaikwad began playing cricket at an early age, starting out as a fast bowler before switching to batting due to lack of opportunities on the bowling side of things.

His hard work paid off when he was selected for India's junior team in 2016 and then debuted for their senior team just two years later in October 2018 against Sri Lanka Ruturaj Gaikwad is a left-handed batsman who has played for Maharashtra since 2016. He made his T20I debut in June 2022 against Ireland and top scored with 57 runs from 129 balls, including four 50s.

Ruturaj Gaikwad also took five catches during the match and helped Maharashtra to win by 90 runs. The 31-year-old will be looking to carry this form into the remainder of the T20Is that he plays for Maharashtra in 2020 and 2021 before moving on to another franchise overseas later in his career. Ruturaj Gaikwad is an exciting player with immense potential, and we can only look forward to watching him improve as he continues playing cricket professionally

16. Rahul Tripathi

Rahul Tripathi is a right-handed batter and bowler who plays for Rajasthan in the Indian Premier League. He made his first-class debut for Jharkhand in 2007, aged just 18 years old, and has since amassed over 2,200 runs at an average of 31.76.

In 2011 he was named captain of India's under-19 team, which won the World Cup that year. Rahul's father Ajay played cricket for Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in domestic competitions and also represented.

India internationally as a wicketkeeper from 1984 to 1988 Rahul Tripathi made his T20I debut for India against Sri Lanka in January 2023.

Rahul Tripathi is a left-arm orthodox bowler who has played first-class and List A cricket for Maharashtra. He has also represented Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, where he had taken 5 wickets at an average of 29.75 during the 2018 season. 

Rahul Tripathi was part of Rising Pune Supergiant's squad for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 tournament but did not feature in any matches. He will make his Twenty20 international debut for India when they take on Sri Lanka later this year.

17. Ishan Kishan

Ishan Kishan Career

  • Competition: ODI: T20I: FC: LA, Matches: 10: 24: 46: 87, Runs scored: 477: 629: 2,805: 3,026, Batting average: 53.00: 27.34: 38.42: 38.79, 100s/50s: 1/3: 0/4: 5/16: 5/15, Top score: 210: 89: 273: 210, Catches/stumpings: 3/1: 9/2: 99/11: 91/10
  • Competition: ODI: T20I: FC: LA
  • Matches: 10: 24: 46: 87
  • Runs scored: 477: 629: 2,805: 3,026
  • Batting average: 53.00: 27.34: 38.42: 38.79
  • 100s/50s: 1/3: 0/4: 5/16: 5/15
  • Top score: 210: 89: 273: 210
  • Catches/stumpings: 3/1: 9/2: 99/11: 91/10
  • Source: ESPNCricinfo, 7 January 2023

Kishan is a left-handed wicketkeeper-batter who has played for India since the 2021 season. Kishan was born on 18 July 1998 in Patna, Bihar and made his international debut against Sri Lanka in the same year.

In T20Is, Kishan has scored 84 runs from 14 matches at an average of 16.00 with a single half century to his name - against England in March 2021. 

As a keeper he averages 32 catches per ODI and figures prominently in both run-scoring opportunities as well as stumpings percentages for India during this format of the game (73%).

Ishan Kishan is a young and talented batsman who has been in excellent form for Mumbai Indians recently. He made his T20I debut for India against Sri Lanka last year and went on to score 210 runs from 46 balls, including a magnificent 273 not out off 89 deliveries. 

The 21-year-old was also the leading run scorer in the Gujarat Lions' successful 2016–17 campaign, amassing 629 runs at an average of 38.42 with two half centuries and five fifties in 10 matches.

In 2018 he helped Mumbai Indians win their fourth IPL title after scoring 387 runs from 24 matches at an impressive 53 batting average with two tons (210*89) as well as nine wickets were taken at an economical economy rate of 11 bowling analyses per 50 overs bowled.

Which is testament to his fielding ability too. Ishan Kishan will be looking to replicate these performances when representing India again during this year's ICC World Twenty20 tournament starting next week in England.

18. Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 40: 164: 91: 100, Runs scored: 2,200: 2,968: 1,255: 5,302, Batting average: 31.42: 25.36: 22.01: 30.64, 100s/50s: 3/13: 2/10: 0/4: 8/30, Top score: 113: 112*: 66*: 197, Balls bowled: 6,466: 6,511: 1,505: 11,025, Wickets: 86: 199: 78: 177, Bowling average: 39.84: 29.52: 26.10: 33.43, 5 wickets in innings: 2: 1: 0: 7, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 6/55: 6/43: 4/19: 6/11, Catches/stumpings: 41/–: 73/–: 44/–: 89/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 40: 164: 91: 100
  • Runs scored: 2,200: 2,968: 1,255: 5,302
  • Batting average: 31.42: 25.36: 22.01: 30.64
  • 100s/50s: 3/13: 2/10: 0/4: 8/30
  • Top score: 113: 112*: 66*: 197
  • Balls bowled: 6,466: 6,511: 1,505: 11,025
  • Wickets: 86: 199: 78: 177
  • Bowling average: 39.84: 29.52: 26.10: 33.43
  • 5 wickets in innings: 2: 1: 0: 7
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 6/55: 6/43: 4/19: 6/11
  • Catches/stumpings: 41/–: 73/–: 44/–: 89/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 6 November 2021

Dwayne Bravo is a Trinidad and Tobago international all-rounder who played for West Indies from 2004 to 2021. He made his Test debut against England in July 2004 and finished with 256 caps, the last of which came against Sri Lanka in December 2010.

Dwayne Bravo also represented the West Indies at one Twenty20 International (T20I) and five One Day Internationals (ODIs). In limited overs cricket, he has taken 169 wickets including 31 ten-wicket hauls and scored 1,731 runs at an average of 27.14, making him one of the most successful T20I bowlers ever.

His half brother Darren is also a professional cricketer who plays Tests for India Bravo is a talented all-rounder who has represented Trinidad and Tobago in both ODI and T20 cricket. 

He made his international debut in 2004 against England and has since played 97 ODIs, scoring 2154 runs with a highest score of 103 not out.

Bravo also enjoyed some success in the T20 format, making his debut for Trinidad and Tobago in 2006 against New Zealand before playing 88 matches over six years, taking 197 wickets with best figures of 7/42*. 

In 2019 he was appointed as the Knight Riders' captain for their inaugural season in the IPL but failed to lead them to any silverware despite finishing second on three occasions (2018–19, 2020–21 & 2021–22).

Bravo now turns his attention towards domestic cricket where he captains Chennai Super Kings throughout the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament which begins from April 20th.* 

Dwayne Bravo is known for being an attacking batsman who can bowl medium pace off spin or seam bowling deliveries at will; this makes him one of the most versatile cricketers around*

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19. Devdutt Padikkal

Devdutt Padikkal Career

  • Competition: T20I: FC: LA: T20, Matches: 2: 19: 22: 54, Runs scored: 38: 1,190: 1,391: 1,829, Batting average: 19.00: 36.06: 77.27: 37.32, 100s/50s: 0/0: 1/10: 6/8: 2/13, Top score: 29: 178: 152: 122*, Catches/stumpings: 0/–: 19/0: 9/0: 28/0
  • Competition: T20I: FC: LA: T20
  • Matches: 2: 19: 22: 54
  • Runs scored: 38: 1,190: 1,391: 1,829
  • Batting average: 19.00: 36.06: 77.27: 37.32
  • 100s/50s: 0/0: 1/10: 6/8: 2/13
  • Top score: 29: 178: 152: 122*
  • Catches/stumpings: 0/–: 19/0: 9/0: 28/0
  • Source: Cricinfo, 7 March 2022

Devdutt Padikkal is a top-order batter who made his international debut in the T20I format against Sri Lanka in July 2021. Born on 7 July 2000, Devdutt Padikkal is currently 22 years old and stands at 6' 3".

He bats left-handed and bowls right-arm off break. In domestic cricket, Devdutt Padikkal has played for Kerala and recently made his List A debut for Tamil Nadu in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament. 

Devdutt Padikkal's first taste of international success came when he was part of India's victorious World Cup campaign in 2019 under current captain Virat Kohli.

He took 5 wickets from 8 appearances during that tournament including 2 key scalps - those of England’s Eoin Morgan (51) and Australia’s Aaron Finch (92). 

As well as representing India internationally, Devdutta also plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket alongside fellow Indian players Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav & Yuzvendra Chahal among others.

20. Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 60: 171: 63: 114, Runs scored: 2,523: 2,447: 457: 6,579, Batting average: 36.56: 32.62: 24.05: 46.65, 100s/50s: 3/17: 0/13: 0/0: 12/34, Top score: 175*: 87: 46*: 331, Balls bowled: 14,751: 8,611: 1,213: 26,809, Wickets: 242: 189: 50: 453, Bowling average: 24.71: 37.36: 28.76: 24.33, 5 wickets in innings: 10: 1: 0: 28, 10 wickets in match: 1: 0: 0: 7, Best bowling: 7/48: 5/36: 3/15: 7/31, Catches/stumpings: 39/–: 63/–: 24/–: 90/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 60: 171: 63: 114
  • Runs scored: 2,523: 2,447: 457: 6,579
  • Batting average: 36.56: 32.62: 24.05: 46.65
  • 100s/50s: 3/17: 0/13: 0/0: 12/34
  • Top score: 175*: 87: 46*: 331
  • Balls bowled: 14,751: 8,611: 1,213: 26,809
  • Wickets: 242: 189: 50: 453
  • Bowling average: 24.71: 37.36: 28.76: 24.33
  • 5 wickets in innings: 10: 1: 0: 28
  • 10 wickets in match: 1: 0: 0: 7
  • Best bowling: 7/48: 5/36: 3/15: 7/31
  • Catches/stumpings: 39/–: 63/–: 24/–: 90/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 31 August 2022

Ravindra Jadeja is an all-rounder who has played for India since 2009. He made his Test debut against England in 2012 and has since gone on to score over 2000 runs and take 100 wickets in the format.

Jadeja also plays for Gujarat in domestic cricket, and was part of their team that won the Ranji Trophy 2017/18 season. Ravindra Jadeja's wife Rivaba is a former international cricketer herself, having played for India between 2004 and 2008.

The 34-year old all-rounder currently resides in Ahmedabad with his family Ravindra Jadeja is a left-arm orthodox spinner who has represented India in Test, ODI and T20I formats. He made his Test debut against England in 2009 and has since played 60 matches, claiming 2,523 runs at an average of 36.56 with 46 wickets to his name.

Ravindra Jadeja's first appearance in the one-day format came against Sri Lanka three years later and he went on to play 171 games for India before making his T20I bow for Gujarat Lions in 2016. The 34-year-old will be looking to add another trophy to his cabinet this season when Chennai Super Kings take on English side Essex County Cricket Club in the inaugural Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament next month - can he do it? Ravindra Jadeja was born into a cricketing family – both of his brothers have also represented India at international level – so it comes as no surprise that he has such talent within him.

21. Deepak Hooda

Career

  • Competition: ODI: FC: T20I, Matches: 8: 46: 6, Runs scored: 141: 2,908: 350, Batting average: 28.2: 42.76: 68.33, 100s/50s: 0/0: 9/15: 1/0, Top score: 33: 293*: 104, Balls bowled: 150: 1,679: 23, Wickets: 3: 20: 5, Bowling average: 39.67: 40.95: 6, 5 wickets in innings: 0: 2: 0, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 1/6: 5/31: 4/10, Catches/stumpings: 1/–: 47/–: 1/–
  • Competition: ODI: FC: T20I
  • Matches: 8: 46: 6
  • Runs scored: 141: 2,908: 350
  • Batting average: 28.2: 42.76: 68.33
  • 100s/50s: 0/0: 9/15: 1/0
  • Top score: 33: 293*: 104
  • Balls bowled: 150: 1,679: 23
  • Wickets: 3: 20: 5
  • Bowling average: 39.67: 40.95: 6
  • 5 wickets in innings: 0: 2: 0
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 1/6: 5/31: 4/10
  • Catches/stumpings: 1/–: 47/–: 1/–
  • Source: Cricinfo, 7 January 2023

Deepak Hooda is an all-rounder who plays for India. He made his ODI debut in February 2022 against West Indies and has since played 10 matches, scoring 243 runs with a best of 66 not out.

In T20Is, he debuted in February 2022 against Sri Lanka and has since played 7 matches, scoring 97 runs with a best of 44 not out. Deepak Hooda is a right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper who has played for both Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League.

Hooda made his first-class debut for Baroda in 2012, before moving to Rajasthan Royals the following year. He represented India at Under-19 level, making nine appearances and scoring 104 runs from 50 balls. 

In 2016, Hooda joined Sunrisers Hyderabad as their fifth squad member for the IPL season; he was an instant hit with the fans, scoring 350 runs from 46 matches over six tournaments while taking five wickets.

Ahead of the 2019 edition of the IPL, hooda signed with Punjab Kings as they looked to build upon their inaugural T20I campaign that saw them reach the final against eventual champions Virat Kohli's Chennai Super Kings (CSK). 

The 2020 season sees him return to Rajasthan Royals after two successful years with Sunrisers Hyderabad - where he formed a formidable bowling partnership alongside Bhuvneshwar Kumar - but this time as captaincy material aiming to lead his team back to glory on home soil once again.

22. Andre Russell

Andre Russell Career

  • Competition: ODI: T20I: LA: T20, Matches: 56: 67: 93: 431, Runs scored: 1,034: 741: 1,953: 7,275, Batting average: 27.21: 19.50: 32.54: 26.55, 100s/50s: 0/4: 0/1: 2/8: 2/28, Top score: 92*: 51: 132*: 121*, Balls bowled: 2,290: 891: 3,777: 6,891, Wickets: 70: 39: 131: 383, Bowling average: 31.84: 34.97: 26.09: 25.63, 5 wickets in innings: 0: 0: 4: 1, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 4/35: 3/43: 6/28: 5/15, Catches/stumpings: 11/–: 16/-: 22/–: 185/-
  • Competition: ODI: T20I: LA: T20
  • Matches: 56: 67: 93: 431
  • Runs scored: 1,034: 741: 1,953: 7,275
  • Batting average: 27.21: 19.50: 32.54: 26.55
  • 100s/50s: 0/4: 0/1: 2/8: 2/28
  • Top score: 92*: 51: 132*: 121*
  • Balls bowled: 2,290: 891: 3,777: 6,891
  • Wickets: 70: 39: 131: 383
  • Bowling average: 31.84: 34.97: 26.09: 25.63
  • 5 wickets in innings: 0: 0: 4: 1
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 4/35: 3/43: 6/28: 5/15
  • Catches/stumpings: 11/–: 16/-: 22/–: 185/-
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 21 December 2022

Andre Russell is an all-rounder who represented West Indies from 2010 to 2021. He made his Test debut against Sri Lanka in November 2010 and has since played 15 matches, scoring 2 centuries and averaging 38.55 with the bat and 3 wickets per match with the ball.

Andre Russell was born on 29 April 1988 in Kingston, Jamaica . He started playing cricket at a young age and first came to prominence when he scored a century for King's College during the 2006–07 season of the Jamaican National Premier League (JNPL).

In October 2007, he signed his first professional contract with Somerset County Cricket Club (ECB) where he played until February 2011 before joining Derbyshire County Cricket Club on a full-time basis in May 2011 as they prepared to compete in Division One of the English domestic league system for the first time ever .

In March 2012, after impressing during Derbyshire's successful campaign in Division Two of the English domestic league system, Andre Russell joined Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club on loan for their second spell in that division which ran from June 2012 until January 2013. 

On 5 July 2014 it was announced that Dre Russ had transferred permanently to Nottinghamshire, making him their fifth overseas player following Graeme Swann, Graham Onions, Ryan Sidebottom and James Taylor. 

After being released by Nottinghamshire at the end of 2018 due to budget cuts within UK cricket, Dre Russ rejoined Somerset as a Kolpak player.

23. Abhishek Sharma

Sharma is a young left-handed batsman and bowler who hails from Amritsar in Punjab. He made his first-class debut for Himachal Pradesh in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy, scoring 74 runs at an average of 20.00 with a high score of 38 not out against Jammu & Kashmir.

Sharma also represented India Under-19s during the 2016 ICC U/19 World Cup, where he scored 107 runs at an average of 34.50 with two centuries and one fifty in six matches played including being named man of the match against Afghanistan despite India losing by 97 runs.

In February 2019, Sharma was signed on to play for Northamptonshire County Cricket Club in England's National League Division Two following impressive performances for Himachal Pradesh A during their domestic season.

Which included five half-centuries and four hundred plus scores across all formats (first class, List A cricket, Twenty20 cricket).

His signing comes as good news to Northamptonshire after they lost Colin Ingram to Somerset County Cricket Club earlier this winter; however, it remains to be seen.

If Sharma will feature regularly given that he has only played three first-class matches so far as well as representing India Under-19s internationally while still being underage.

24. AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers Career

  • South Africa (2004–2018)

AB de Villiers is one of the most decorated cricketers in world cricket, with over 3000 runs and 350 wickets to his name. De Villiers made his Test debut for South Africa against England in 2004 and has gone on to become one of the leading batsmen in the game.

He was also a key part of South Africa's successful World Cup campaigns in 2007 and 2015, as well as their ICC Champions Trophy triumph two years ago. De Villiers retired from international cricket at the end of March 2018 after playing 107 Tests, 294 ODIs, and 23 T20s for South Africa.

Outside of cricket, he is known for being an ambassador for various charities including UNICEF and cancer research charity Stand Up To Cancer (SUCC). AB de Villiers lives with their wife Sandile Dlamini-Zuma and their three children – Rishabh, Aiden, and Ishaan – in the Johannesburg suburb.

25. David Miller

David Miller Career

  • Competition: ODI: T20I: LA: T20, Matches: 149: 111: 252: 408, Runs scored: 3,656: 2,147: 6,684: 8,953, Batting average: 41.54: 34.62: 41.25: 36.54, 100s/50s: 5/18: 2/6: 9/40: 4/43, Top score: 139: 106*: 139: 120*, Catches/stumpings: 67/–: 76/1: 112/–: 248/1
  • Competition: ODI: T20I: LA: T20
  • Matches: 149: 111: 252: 408
  • Runs scored: 3,656: 2,147: 6,684: 8,953
  • Batting average: 41.54: 34.62: 41.25: 36.54
  • 100s/50s: 5/18: 2/6: 9/40: 4/43
  • Top score: 139: 106*: 139: 120*
  • Catches/stumpings: 67/–: 76/1: 112/–: 248/1
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 6 November 2022

David Miller made his international debut for South Africa in May 2010. David Miller has played 49 ODIs and scored 299 runs at an average of 18.14 with a highest score of 43 not out.

David Miller is a left-handed middle-order batsman who bowls right arm off break. He has represented South Africa in 50 T20 Internationals, scoring 430 runs at an average of 16 with a highest score of 34 not out.

David Miller was part of the Proteas squad that won the 2017 ICC World Twenty20 Championship held in England, beating India by 3 wickets in the final game to claim their first-ever world title.

Miller made his Twenty20 debut for the Dolphins in 2010 and played a total of 149 matches, scoring 3,656 runs at an average of 41.54 with three hundred fifty-five half-centuries and ten fifties.

Miller signed for the KwaZulu-Natal side in 2008 and had a productive six years there before signing for Punjab Kings in 2012. He has since moved to Rajasthan Royals where he will be playing his last T20I match this November 2022. 

David Miller is one of only two players (along with AB de Villiers) to score 6,684 runs in T20Is; however, due to injury he hasn't been able to replicate that form into One Day Internationals or List A cricket which may cause some question marks over his long-term future as an international player.

26. Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell Career

  • Australia (2012–present)

Glenn Maxwell is a right-handed all-round batsman who has played for Australia since 2012. Glenn Maxwell was born in Kew, Victoria on October 14, 1988, and made his Test debut for Australia against India in March 2013.

In 2017, he scored centuries against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to help lead Australia to the final of the Asia Cup. He signed with Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the 2019 season. 

After leaving Australian team Melbourne Stars at the end of the 2018/19 season where he had captained them in their maiden appearance in first-class cricket's top division. Glenn Maxwell is a right-hander and bats left-handed.

Glenn Maxwell was born on 25 August 1992 in Melbourne, Victoria to parents Lesley and Bruce Maxwell. At the age of 16 years, 11 months and 26 days old he made his first-class debut for Victoria. 

Tasmania at the MCG in 2010/11 season He played 47 matches for Victorian during this period scoring 827 runs batting average of 36.80 with 3 centuries and 6 half-centuries In 2011, he transferred. 

Delhi Daredevils where he would play until 2018 when they were relegated to the T20I league He joined Melbourne Stars in 2019 who are currently competing in Big Bash League (BBL) where he has scored 572 runs from 10 innings averaging 34.33 with 1 century and 2 fifties In November 2016. 

It was announced that Glenn had signed a three-year contract with Rajasthan Royals as their overseas player for BBL|07 season onwards 8, however, due to an injury sustained by Alex Hales earlier in the same month. Glenn did not make his international debut yet but debuted later on as replacement captain. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore's match against Chennai Super Kings ended up winning RCB their 4th BBL title; becoming the only player (apart from Sachin Tendulkar) to win Champions Trophy - Domestic tournaments. 

Twenty-20s trophy twice consecutively while playing for a different team(RCB 2015 & KXIP 2017)9. 

He also became the only Australian cricketer apart from Steve Waugh & Ricky Ponting who have won both Test Match Cricket World Cup & ODI Series titles10.

27. Amit Mishra

Amit Mishra Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I, Matches: 22: 36: 8, Runs scored: 648: 28: –, Batting average: 21.60: 4.80: –, 100s/50s: 0/4: 0/0: –, Top score: 84: 14: –, Balls bowled: 5,103: 1,648: 180, Wickets: 76: 64: 14, Bowling average: 35.72: 23.60: 13.71, 5 wickets in innings: 1: 2: 0, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 5/71: 6/48: 3/24, Catches/stumpings: 8/–: 2/–: 1/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I
  • Matches: 22: 36: 8
  • Runs scored: 648: 28: –
  • Batting average: 21.60: 4.80: –
  • 100s/50s: 0/4: 0/0: –
  • Top score: 84: 14: –
  • Balls bowled: 5,103: 1,648: 180
  • Wickets: 76: 64: 14
  • Bowling average: 35.72: 23.60: 13.71
  • 5 wickets in innings: 1: 2: 0
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 5/71: 6/48: 3/24
  • Catches/stumpings: 8/–: 2/–: 1/–
  • Source: Cricinfo, 26 March 2019

Mishra was born in Delhi, India on 24 November 1982. He made his Test debut for India against Australia in 2008 and last played against England in 2016.

Mishra has also played ODIs and T20Is for India. Mishra is a right-handed batsman and bowls leg break. His career highlights include making centuries against South Africa (2003) and New Zealand (2016).

Amit Mishra is an Indian cricketer who plays for Haryana. Amit Mishra has played 22 matches in Test, 36 ODIs and 8 T20Is for India. He has scored 478 runs with a batting average of 21.60 and taken 13 wickets with bowling average of 35.72.

In IPL he had represented Delhi Capitals (2008-2010), Deccan Chargers (2011-2012) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (2013-2014). He also played for Lucknow Super Giants in the 2023 season as their overseas player..

28. Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 26: 94: 56: 167, Runs scored: 1,025: 1,752: 672: 9,620, Batting average: 25.00: 30.21: 29.21: 40.93, 100s/50s: 1/7: 0/9: 0/1: 28/43, Top score: 129*: 79: 55: 213, Catches/stumpings: 57/6: 64/7: 26/8: 387/45
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 26: 94: 56: 167
  • Runs scored: 1,025: 1,752: 672: 9,620
  • Batting average: 25.00: 30.21: 29.21: 40.93
  • 100s/50s: 1/7: 0/9: 0/1: 28/43
  • Top score: 129*: 79: 55: 213
  • Catches/stumpings: 57/6: 64/7: 26/8: 387/45
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 2 November 2022

Dinesh Karthik is a wicket-keeper batsman who has played for Tamil Nadu in the domestic Indian cricket circuit. He was born on 1 June 1985 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India and started playing cricket at an early age.

Dinesh made his debut for Tamil Nadu in 2006 and went on to play 179 matches for them over the next seven years before moving to Rajasthan Royals during the 2012 season. 

In 2017, he joined Mumbai Indians as their new wicket-keeper batsman following the departure of Rohit Sharma from the team.

His first full international match came against Sri Lanka in January 2018 where he scored 18 runs off 27 balls with a single half-century score coming against Bangladesh later that year.

Also scoring a few ducks along the way but holding onto his place within both teams squads going into 2019 World Cup qualifiers campaign.

29. Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: T20, Matches: 6: 65: 51: 435, Runs scored: 40: 363: 155: 3,355, Batting average: 8.00: 11.00: 10.33: 15.38, 100s/50s: 0/0: 0/0: 0/0: 0/13, Top score: 22*: 36: 30: 79, Balls bowled: 1,650: 3,540: 1,102: 9,906, Wickets: 21: 92: 52: 474, Bowling average: 40.52: 26.46: 21.25: 20.89, 5 wickets in innings: 2: 2: 0: 1, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 6/91: 6/27: 4/12: 5/19, Catches/stumpings: 2/–: 14/–: 7/–: 92/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: T20
  • Matches: 6: 65: 51: 435
  • Runs scored: 40: 363: 155: 3,355
  • Batting average: 8.00: 11.00: 10.33: 15.38
  • 100s/50s: 0/0: 0/0: 0/0: 0/13
  • Top score: 22*: 36: 30: 79
  • Balls bowled: 1,650: 3,540: 1,102: 9,906
  • Wickets: 21: 92: 52: 474
  • Bowling average: 40.52: 26.46: 21.25: 20.89
  • 5 wickets in innings: 2: 2: 0: 1
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 6/91: 6/27: 4/12: 5/19
  • Catches/stumpings: 2/–: 14/–: 7/–: 92/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 23 July 2022

Sunil Narine is a left-handed all-rounder who has played for West Indies since 2011. He made his Test debut against England in 2012 and has since played 50 matches, including 19 last time out against New Zealand.

In ODIs he has scored 162 runs from 163 balls and taken nine wickets at an average of 33.66 with best figures of 5/27 in 2016 against Pakistan Sunil Narine made his T20I debut for Trinidad and Tobago in 2012 against Australia.

He has since played for Sydney Sixers, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Cape Cobras, Trinbago Knight Riders and Lahore Qalandars in the format. Sunil Narine is a left-arm orthodox spinner who bats lower down the order but is handy with the ball as well, making him an useful all-rounder.

In 2019 he was one of seven players released by Kolkata Knight Riders following their relegation from the IPL league stage; he subsequently signed with newly formed side Oval Invincibles. 

Sunil Narine has so far taken 435 wickets at an average of 27 apiece in Tests, ODIs and T20Is combined - including four five-wicket hauls - meaning that if he continues to bowl at this rate it's only a matter of time before he qualifies for 100 Test matches or more.

30. Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan Career

  • Afghanistan (2015–present)

Rashid Khan is a young all-rounder who has been playing for Afghanistan since 2015. He made his Test debut in 2018 against India and has also played ODIs against Zimbabwe.

Rashid is known for his accuracy with the ball both batting and bowling, which makes him a valuable asset to any team he plays for. Rashid Khan is an all-rounder who has excelled in both the ODI and T20I formats.

He made his international debut for Pakistan in 2015 and has since been a regular player for their team. In 2018, he led Sunrisers Hyderabad to victory in the IPL final and was named the tournament's most valuable player (MVP).

Rashid also plays for Kent County Cricket Club in England's Premier League and has represented Pakistan at several global tournaments, including the ICC World Cup 2019 where they reached the semi-finals. 

In November 2021, he was selected as part of Afghanistan's squad for their inaugural Twenty20 International match against Sri Lanka later that month.

31. Liam Livingstone

Liam Livingstone Career

  • 2015–present: Lancashire
  • 2019: Karachi Kings
  • 2019, 2021: Rajasthan Royals
  • 2019: Cape Town Blitz
  • 2019/20–2020/21: Perth Scorchers
  • 2020, 2022: Peshawar Zalmi
  • 2021–present: Birmingham Phoenix
  • 2022: Punjab Kings

Liam Livingstone is a right-handed allrounder who made his international debut for England in 2017. He has played 73 Tests and 178 ODIs for England, scoring 2,752 runs with nine centuries and taking 152 wickets.

In T20I cricket he has scored 305 runs with six half-centuries and taken five wickets. Liam Livingstone was born in Barrow-in-Furness but grew up in Lancashire before moving to Cumbria to play county cricket for Cumberland County Cricket Club.

Liam Livingstone is a cricketer who plays for Lancashire in the English County Championship. He made his first-class debut for Lancashire in 2015 and has since played 63 matches, scoring 67 runs with 15 50s and an average of 38.08, including 9 centuries and 224 career dismissals in all formats of the game.

Outside of cricket, Liam lives in Manchester with his wife Elinor, son Louis and daughter Evie. He works as a sports psychologist for Premier Sports Ltd.

Also Played For: pakistan super league

32. Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 5: 32: 47: 60, Runs scored: 422: 1,271: 1030: 5,122, Batting average: 46.88: 47.07: 32.18: 51.73, 100s/50s: 1/3: 2/12: 0/7: 13/27, Top score: 105: 113*: 74*: 202*, Balls bowled: –: 31: 2: 565, Wickets: –: 0: 0: 4, Bowling average: –: –: –: 100.25, 5 wickets in innings: –: –: –: 0, 10 wickets in match: –: –: –: 0, Best bowling: –: –: –: 2/29, Catches/stumpings: 8/–: 15/–: 13/–: 45/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 5: 32: 47: 60
  • Runs scored: 422: 1,271: 1030: 5,122
  • Batting average: 46.88: 47.07: 32.18: 51.73
  • 100s/50s: 1/3: 2/12: 0/7: 13/27
  • Top score: 105: 113*: 74*: 202*
  • Balls bowled: –: 31: 2: 565
  • Wickets: –: 0: 0: 4
  • Bowling average: –: –: –: 100.25
  • 5 wickets in innings: –: –: –: 0
  • 10 wickets in match: –: –: –: 0
  • Best bowling: –: –: –: 2/29
  • Catches/stumpings: 8/–: 15/–: 13/–: 45/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 22 December 2022

Shreyas Iyer is an Indian cricketer who made his Test debut in December 2021 against New Zealand. He has played for India since 2017 and was part of the side that won the 2019 World Cup.

In ODI cricket, Iyer has represented India at two tournaments - the 2017 Asia Cup and 2018 ICC Champions Trophy - as well as three matches during the 2019 World Cup campaign. Shreyas Iyer made his Test debut in November 2017 against New Zealand.

2. He has played 47 ODIs and 60 T20Is for India since 2013/14, including 22 T20Is for the Delhi Capitals in 2020. 3. Shreyas Iyer is a left-handed batsman and bowls right-arm offspin.

In first-class cricket, he has scored 1,271 runs at an average of 47.07 with 12 centuries and 27 half-centuries over 53 matches spread across four seasons with Mumbai (2013/14 to 2016/17).

Shreyas Iyer was signed by the Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the 2022 season but did not feature in their inaugural campaign due to injury.

33. Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal Career

  • Competition: ODI: T20I: FC: LA, Matches: 64: 54: 31: 118, Runs scored: 69: 5: 324: 289, Batting average: 8.62: 2.50: 8.75: 11.56, 100s/50s: 0/0: 0/0: 0/0: 0/0, Top score: 18*: 3*: 42: 24*, Balls bowled: 3,437: 1,287: 5,463: 5,873, Wickets: 150: 103: 84: 179, Bowling average: 26.77: 25.34: 33.21: 26.51, 5 wickets in innings: 2: 1: 3: 4, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 6/42: 6/25: 6/44: 6/24, Catches/stumpings: 15/–: 10/–: 11/–: 27/–
  • Competition: ODI: T20I: FC: LA
  • Matches: 64: 54: 31: 118
  • Runs scored: 69: 5: 324: 289
  • Batting average: 8.62: 2.50: 8.75: 11.56
  • 100s/50s: 0/0: 0/0: 0/0: 0/0
  • Top score: 18*: 3*: 42: 24*
  • Balls bowled: 3,437: 1,287: 5,463: 5,873
  • Wickets: 150: 103: 84: 179
  • Bowling average: 26.77: 25.34: 33.21: 26.51
  • 5 wickets in innings: 2: 1: 3: 4
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 6/42: 6/25: 6/44: 6/24
  • Catches/stumpings: 15/–: 10/–: 11/–: 27/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 7 January 2023

Chahal is a right-handed bowler who has represented India since 2016. He made his One Day International debut in 2016 and appeared in all of India's matches at the 2017 World Cup Qualifier, including their victory over Australia in the final match.

Chahal was one of four players to be retained by Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) for the 2019 ICC World Cup Qualifier tournament, which resulted in him being named as part of the squad for India's first game against Afghanistan on 15 March 2019. In that match, he took 4/89 from 28 overs and helped bowl India to an innings win; he later played a key role in their run-chase victory over Ireland, taking 3/29 from 14 overs with help from spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal Jr..

Chahal is married to Dhanashree Verma and they have two children together - Yuzvendra junior (born 2020) and Aaradhya (born 2018).

34. Prasidh Krishna

Career

  • Competition: ODI: FC: LA: T20, Matches: 12: 11: 62: 72, Runs scored: 2: 62: 30: 10, Batting average: 1.00: 8.85: 6.00: 2.50, 100s/50s: 0/0: 0/0: 0/0: 0/0, Top score: 2*: 25: 9*: 4*, Balls bowled: 589: 1,857: 2,866: 1,574, Wickets: 21: 49: 105: 68, Bowling average: 24.76: 17.61: 23.45: 33.08, 5 wickets in innings: 0: 2: 2: 0, 10 wickets in match: 0: 1: 0: 0, Best bowling: 4/12: 6/35: 6/33: 4/30, Catches/stumpings: 2/–: 3/–: 17/–: 16/–
  • Competition: ODI: FC: LA: T20
  • Matches: 12: 11: 62: 72
  • Runs scored: 2: 62: 30: 10
  • Batting average: 1.00: 8.85: 6.00: 2.50
  • 100s/50s: 0/0: 0/0: 0/0: 0/0
  • Top score: 2*: 25: 9*: 4*
  • Balls bowled: 589: 1,857: 2,866: 1,574
  • Wickets: 21: 49: 105: 68
  • Bowling average: 24.76: 17.61: 23.45: 33.08
  • 5 wickets in innings: 0: 2: 2: 0
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 1: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 4/12: 6/35: 6/33: 4/30
  • Catches/stumpings: 2/–: 3/–: 17/–: 16/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 20 August 2022

Prasidh Krishna is a right-handed bowler who made his international debut in March 2021. He has played for India since then and most recently represented them in the ODI series against Zimbabwe in August 2022.

Prasidh Krishna was born on 19 February 1996, in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He stands at 6 ft 2 inches (188 cm) tall and bats right-handed. As a bowler, he bowls medium-fast deliveries with an arm that is considered to be right-arm orthodox..

Prasidh Krishna is a left-handed batsman who primarily plays for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. He made his List A debut in 2012 and has since played 62 matches, scoring 72 runs with 10 half centuries and 2 tons. In IPL 2018, he was one of the key players for Rajasthan Royals as they reached the final where they lost to Kolkata Knight Riders by 3 wickets.

His bowling average is 24.76 which gives him an impressive strike rate of 96%. He also took 5 wickets in an innings on two occasions - once against Gujarat Lions (in 2016) and again against Sunrisers Hyderabad (in 2018). Prasidh Krishna has been part of India's squad for both T20Is and ODIs but hasn't yet managed to make any impact at international level despite good performances domestically.

35. Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 18: 226: 78: 109, Runs scored: 768: 5,615: 1,605: 6,871, Batting average: 26.48: 35.31: 29.18: 42.15, 100s/50s: 1/7: 5/36: 1/5: 14/45, Top score: 120: 116*: 101: 204*, Balls bowled: 1,041: 2,126: 349: 3,457, Wickets: 13: 36: 13: 41, Bowling average: 46.38: 50.30: 34.00: 41.97, 5 wickets in innings: 0: 0: 0: 0, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 2/1: 3/34: 2/6: 3/31, Catches/stumpings: 23/–: 102/–: 42/–: 118/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 18: 226: 78: 109
  • Runs scored: 768: 5,615: 1,605: 6,871
  • Batting average: 26.48: 35.31: 29.18: 42.15
  • 100s/50s: 1/7: 5/36: 1/5: 14/45
  • Top score: 120: 116*: 101: 204*
  • Balls bowled: 1,041: 2,126: 349: 3,457
  • Wickets: 13: 36: 13: 41
  • Bowling average: 46.38: 50.30: 34.00: 41.97
  • 5 wickets in innings: 0: 0: 0: 0
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 2/1: 3/34: 2/6: 3/31
  • Catches/stumpings: 23/–: 102/–: 42/–: 118/–
  • Source: ESPN Cricinfo, 29 October 2021

Suresh Raina is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off spin bowler who has played for India since 2005. He made his Test debut against Sri Lanka in 2010 and scored his first international century the following year, during India's tour of Australia.

In January 2015, he was dropped from the Indian team after failing to score in Tests over a three-year period. However, he regained selection for the 2016 series against England and then starred as India won their first ever Test match at home by an innings margin in November 2017.

A prolific run scorer on both sides of the wicket, Suresh Raina has 2154 runs at 49% batting average with 11 half centuries and 5 centuries including 83 Balls Faced record.[5] Suresh Raina made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2005. He has played 226 ODIs and 78 T20Is for India, scoring 5,615 runs at an average of 35.31 and winning 1,605 matches as captain.

Suresh Raina is a left-handed batsman who predominantly hits the ball to the off side but can be very dangerous when he gets going; he scored his first century (116) against South Africa in 2006. In international cricket, Suresh Raina represented Uttar Pradesh from 2002/03 until 2020/21 before joining Chennai Super Kings in 2008 where he has remained ever since - making him one of the most decorated cricketers in Indian history.

As a Tamil Nadu native and fan favourite with CSK, it will be fascinating to see what direction Suresh's career takes next; with so many achievements behind him we are sure that there's much more to come.

36. Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson Career

  • 2007/08–present: Northern Districts
  • 2011–2012: Gloucestershire
  • 2013–2018: Yorkshire
  • 2015–2022: Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • 2017: Barbados Tridents

Kane Williamson is a top-order batter for New Zealand and has played for the team since 2010. He made his Test debut in November 2010 against India and has gone on to play 242 Tests, scoring 38 centuries with three double-hundreds.

Williamson also represented New Zealand in One Day Internationals (ODIs) from 2010 to the present, amassing 161 caps in all which include two World Cup wins in 2015 and 2019. 

With an average of over 50 runs per innings, Kane Williamson is one of the most successful batsmen for New Zealand during the modern era.

Kane Williamson is a New Zealand cricketer who has played for Northern Districts, Gloucestershire, and Yorkshire. He made his Test debut in 2007 against India and has since played 90 matches, scoring 158 runs with an average of 53.83. 

In ODIs, he has scored 87 runs with an average of 47.68 while in T20Is he has scored 157 runs at an average of 33.29, including two centuries and 17 fifty-plus scores to date.

Williamson was named the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2017 after leading New Zealand to their first-ever World Cup victory that year and also winning the CPL T20 title with Barbados Tridents that season as captain/coach). 

Kane Williamson is contracted to play for Sunrisers Hyderabad until 2022.

37. Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant Career

  • India (2017–present)

Rishabh Pant is a wicketkeeper-batter who has played for India since 2017. He made his Test debut against England in 2018 and has been capped 291 times overall.

In ODIs, he has scored 224 runs from 21 matches so far, with his last ODI coming against West Indies in 2018. Rishabh Pant hails from Uttarakhand and began playing cricket at an early age.

His parents have both played cricket themselves and instilled a love of the sport in their son which helped him develop into one of the finest wicketkeepers-batsmen in international cricket today Rishabh Pant is an all-rounder and he has played Tests, ODIs and T20Is for India.

Rishabh Pant made his Test debut in 2015 against England and has since scored over 2,000 runs in the format. Pant was a key part of Delhi's victorious IPL campaign in 2018 and also starred for India A during the 2019 tour of Australia. He is known for his aggressive batting style which often results in him scoring big scores both at home and abroad.

Rishabh Pant will be crucial for India as they look to defend their world title this year in cricket's biggest event - the ICC World Cup.

38. Kagiso Rabada

Kagiso Rabada Career

  • South Africa (2014–present)

Kagiso Rabada is a left-handed bowler and South Africa international who made his Test debut in 2015 against India. He has since played 47 Tests, taking 233 wickets at an average of 29.41 with a best performance of 8/73 against Australia in January 2023.

Rabada also represented South Africa in the 2016 Champions Trophy, where he took 5 wickets from 3 matches including 2 dismissals in the final which helped Cape Town to victory over holders England. 

In September 2018, Kagiso Rabada was banned for two years by Cricket Australia after testing positive for amphetamines following the first test between South Africa and Zimbabwe earlier that month Kagiso Rabada made his Test debut for South Africa against Bangladesh in July of 2015.

After making a promising start to his international career, Kagiso Rabada was banned from cricket after testing positive for cocaine during the 2017-2018 season. 

Kagiso Rabada has since returned to play domestic cricket with the Punjab Kings and is looking forward to representing his country again soon. 

In T20Is, Kagiso Rabada has scored 62 runs at an average of 21 while taking 0 wickets in seven matches played thus far. 

He will look to carry this form into upcoming ICC World Twenty20 tournaments where he is expected to feature for South Africa as well as their qualifying group opponents Netherlands and Australia respectively.

39. Trent Boult

Trent Boult Career

  • 2008/09–present: Northern Districts
  • 2015–2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • 2017: Kolkata Knight Riders
  • 2018–2019: Delhi Capitals
  • 2020–2021: Mumbai Indians
  • 2022: Rajasthan Royals
  • 2022: Melbourne Stars
  • 2023-present: MI Emirates

Trent Boult is a New Zealand bowler who has represented his country in Test cricket and One Day Internationals. He made his Test debut against Australia in December 2011, taking five wickets in the match as the tourists were dismissed for 181 all out.

Boult enjoyed more success during the 2015–16 season, claiming 38 wickets at an average of 22.48 apiece to help guide New Zealand to their first ever World Cup victory. 

In May 2018 he was named Man of the Match after taking 4/36 from 11 overs against England in Wellington, helping seal a three-wicket win and ensuring that New Zealand qualified for next year's World Cup as runners-up behind India..

Trent Boult is a New Zealand fast bowler who made his international debut in 2012. He has played 78 Tests, 99 ODIs and 55 T20Is for the Kiwis. His best performance came during the 2017 ICC World Cup.

Where he took 5 wickets in 4 matches to help New Zealand reach the semi-finals. He was signed by Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the 2018 Indian Premier League season but failed to impress and was released at the end of the campaign.

In 2019, he joined Delhi Capitals and has been impressive so far with figures of 113 runs from just 55 balls (an average of 34) with 6 fours and 2 sixes scored in that time period too. 

Moving forward, Trent Boult will be looking to continue his good form as part of an exciting young side when they take on Pakistan next November in their first ever bilateral ODI series win.

Also Played For: new zealand cricket

40. Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins Career

  • Australia (2011–present)

Cummins is a right-handed fast bowler who has played for Australia since 2011. Cummins made his Test debut against South Africa in November 2011 and has taken 423 wickets in total.

Cummins is known for his quick bowling and strong batting ability, which has helped him score many runs for Australia. 

Cummins signed with the Adelaide Strikers for the 2018–19 Big Bash League season and is expected to have an impact on their team.

Cummins will be playing in the IPL 2019 tournament after being bought by Kings XI Punjab ahead of the event. Cummins was awarded Australian Cricket Captaincy in February 2020, but he resigned less than a year later citing personal reasons Cummins made his ODI debut against South Africa in October 2011.

He has scored 324 runs from 75 matches for the Australia national team, including 116 runs in 20 ICC T20Is. Cummins is a left-handed batsman and bowler who generally bowls offspinners or slow bowlers. 

He played for Sydney Sixers in the Kolkata Knight Riders' inaugural season of the IPL before making a switch to Delhi Daredevils during the 2018/19 season.

Cummins has been selected for Australia's squad for their upcoming tour of England which starts on 22 November 2022.

41. Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: FC: LA, Matches: 19: 5: 72: 89, Runs scored: 1,429: 86: 5,473: 4,085, Batting average: 43.30: 17.20: 45.99: 47.50, 100s/50s: 4/6: 0/0: 12/29: 13/15, Top score: 243: 32: 304*: 176, Balls bowled: –: 6: 393: 36, Wickets: –: 0: 3: 0, Bowling average: –: –: 85.66: –, 5 wickets in innings: –: –: 0: –, 10 wickets in match: –: –: 0: –, Best bowling: –: –: 2/18: –, Catches/stumpings: 12/–: 2/–: 41/–: 33/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: FC: LA
  • Matches: 19: 5: 72: 89
  • Runs scored: 1,429: 86: 5,473: 4,085
  • Batting average: 43.30: 17.20: 45.99: 47.50
  • 100s/50s: 4/6: 0/0: 12/29: 13/15
  • Top score: 243: 32: 304*: 176
  • Balls bowled: –: 6: 393: 36
  • Wickets: –: 0: 3: 0
  • Bowling average: –: –: 85.66: –
  • 5 wickets in innings: –: –: 0: –
  • 10 wickets in match: –: –: 0: –
  • Best bowling: –: –: 2/18: –
  • Catches/stumpings: 12/–: 2/–: 41/–: 33/–
  • Source: Cricinfo, 12 March 2022

Mayank Agarwal is a right-handed batter and bowler who has played for India since 2018. He made his Test debut against Australia in December 2018, scoring 295 runs in the match before playing his last Test against Sri Lanka in March 2022.

Mayank Agarwal also represented Karnataka at under-19 level and won the Under-19 World Cup with India in 2014. 

In September 2017, he was signed by Rajasthan Royals as their overseas player for the 2018 IPL season, but he did not make an appearance during the tournament due to injury. Mayank Agarwal made his international debut for India against New Zealand in February 2020.

He played 72 matches and scored 89 runs before being dropped from the squad for the last ODI against Australia in November 2020. 

Mayank has represented Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils, Rising Pune Supergiants and Punjab Kings domestically during his career so far. 

The right-handed batsman averages 43 with 1720 runs at 45 with 4750 balls hit in 73 innings across all formats of the game including 4 hundreds and 6 fifty scores to his name so far.

42. Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 60: 79: 18: 84, Runs scored: 685: 161: 0: 984, Batting average: 11.61: 7.66: –: 11.85, 100s/50s: 0/2: 0/0: 0/0: 0/2, Top score: 56*: 25: 0*: 56*, Balls bowled: 10,827: 4,044: 357: 15,812, Wickets: 216: 151: 21: 319, Bowling average: 27.45: 25.62: 31.55: 26.89, 5 wickets in innings: 6: 1: 0: 12, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 2, Best bowling: 6/56: 5/69: 3/4: 7/79, Catches/stumpings: 16/–: 28/–: 1/–: 22/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 60: 79: 18: 84
  • Runs scored: 685: 161: 0: 984
  • Batting average: 11.61: 7.66: –: 11.85
  • 100s/50s: 0/2: 0/0: 0/0: 0/2
  • Top score: 56*: 25: 0*: 56*
  • Balls bowled: 10,827: 4,044: 357: 15,812
  • Wickets: 216: 151: 21: 319
  • Bowling average: 27.45: 25.62: 31.55: 26.89
  • 5 wickets in innings: 6: 1: 0: 12
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 2
  • Best bowling: 6/56: 5/69: 3/4: 7/79
  • Catches/stumpings: 16/–: 28/–: 1/–: 22/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 10 November 2022

Mohammed Shami is a right-handed bowler who has played for India since 2013. He made his Test debut against the West Indies in November 2013 and took five wickets in the match.

In July 2022, he last played an international fixture for India against England, taking four wickets in the process. Mohammed Shami is married to Farhat Khan and they have one child together - a daughter named Ayaan.

Outside of cricket, Mohammed Shami works as a stockbroker.[1] He was born in Amroha but grew up in Uttar Pradesh before moving to Mumbai to play cricket professionally.[4] Mohammed Shami was born on 6 January 1990 in India.

He made his international debut for India against Pakistan in 2013 at the age of just 19 years old. Mohammed Shami has since established himself as one of the best limited-overs bowlers in the world, and has played 79 Tests, 18 ODIs and 84 T20s for his country. 

He is an aggressive bowler who often bowls bouncers and short spells, which can be difficult to handle for batsmen. Mohammed Shami signed a lucrative extension with Delhi Daredevils ahead of the 2019 season, keeping him at the Indian Premier League (IPL) until 2021/22 seasons.

43. Harshal Patel

Career

  • Competition: FC: LA: T20, Matches: 64: 60: 134, Runs scored: 1,363: 645: 981, Batting average: 16.42: 16.53: 16.91, 100s/50s: 0/5: 0/3: 0/3, Top score: 83: 69: 82, Balls bowled: 10,519: 2,572: 2,800, Wickets: 576: 185: 162, Bowling average: 20.21: 26.77: 23.00, 5 wickets in innings: 28: 11: 1, 10 wickets in match: 17: 0: 0, Best bowling: 8/15: 7/21: 5/27, Catches/stumpings: 25/0: 13/0: 27/0
  • Competition: FC: LA: T20
  • Matches: 64: 60: 134
  • Runs scored: 1,363: 645: 981
  • Batting average: 16.42: 16.53: 16.91
  • 100s/50s: 0/5: 0/3: 0/3
  • Top score: 83: 69: 82
  • Balls bowled: 10,519: 2,572: 2,800
  • Wickets: 576: 185: 162
  • Bowling average: 20.21: 26.77: 23.00
  • 5 wickets in innings: 28: 11: 1
  • 10 wickets in match: 17: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 8/15: 7/21: 5/27
  • Catches/stumpings: 25/0: 13/0: 27/0
  • Source: Cricinfo, 3 January 2023

Harshal Patel is an all-rounder who has played for India in T20Is and ODIs. He made his debut for India in the 2021 T20I series against New Zealand, and has since featured in a further three matches.

Patel's best performance to date came during the 2019 ICC World Cup Qualifier, where he picked up four wickets at an average of 33.33 from seven overs. Outside of cricket, Harshal is also involved with business ventures including launching a food delivery service called PurplePatelCatering which was launched in Ahmedabad earlier this year.

Harshal Patel is a left-handed batsman and an all-rounder who has played for Gujarat, Haryana, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Delhi Capitals. He made his first-class debut for Gujarat in 2009 and scored 124 runs at 29.66 with a high score of 83 not out against Saurashtra. Patel then moved to Haryana where he had more success, playing 63 matches and scoring 1,363 runs at an average of 16.42 with five centuries and thirteen fifties while taking 376 wickets at an average of 20.21 including 27 tenures in the ICC T20I format; his best bowling figures were 8/15 from 7/21 against Sri Lanka in Auckland on 26 April 2016 which helped RCB to win the match by 79 runs.

In January 2017, he joined RCB as their overseas player for the remainder of the season after signing a three-year contract extension with Delhi Capitals but was released midway through the 2018–19 season due to lacklustre form despite being selected for India's squad for two Tests against England before eventually rejoining RCB halfway through their next campaign.. On 30th August 2019 announced that he will sign up with Mumbai Indians till 2020

44. Shardul Thakur

Career

  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC, Matches: 8: 19: 25: 70, Runs scored: 254: 205: 69: 1,508, Batting average: 19.53: 34.16: 23.00: 16.57, 100s/50s: 0/3: 0/1: 0/0: 0/9, Top score: 67: 50*: 22*: 87, Balls bowled: 1,107: 909: 506: 12,358, Wickets: 27: 25: 33: 234, Bowling average: 24.44: 40.16: 23.39: 28.09, 5 wickets in innings: 1: 0: 0: 13, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 7/61: 4/52: 4/27: 7/61, Catches/stumpings: 2/–: 4/–: 7/–: 19/–
  • Competition: Test: ODI: T20I: FC
  • Matches: 8: 19: 25: 70
  • Runs scored: 254: 205: 69: 1,508
  • Batting average: 19.53: 34.16: 23.00: 16.57
  • 100s/50s: 0/3: 0/1: 0/0: 0/9
  • Top score: 67: 50*: 22*: 87
  • Balls bowled: 1,107: 909: 506: 12,358
  • Wickets: 27: 25: 33: 234
  • Bowling average: 24.44: 40.16: 23.39: 28.09
  • 5 wickets in innings: 1: 0: 0: 13
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 7/61: 4/52: 4/27: 7/61
  • Catches/stumpings: 2/–: 4/–: 7/–: 19/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 7 December 2022

Shardul Thakur is an all-rounder who has been playing for India since 2017. He made his Test debut in 2018 against the West Indies and has appeared in every Test match since then.

Shardul Thakur also played ODIs for India from 2017 to 2022, appearing in 218 matches overall. In T20 cricket, Shardul Thakur has represented Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab domestically before joining Delhi Daredevils this season.

A right-handed batsman and a bowler of medium pace, Shardul Thakur is known for his versatility and ability to score runs both at home and abroad. Shardul Thakur made his Test debut for India in 2018 against South Africa. He is a left-handed batsman and has played for Mumbai, Kings XI Punjab, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.

Shardul scored his first century for India in the third Test against South Africa and went on to score 247 runs from 5 innings including 2 half centuries before making his T20I debut in February 2018. In 2023 he joined the newly formed Kolkata Knight Riders team who were playing their inaugural season of the T20I format at that time. Shardul has been an important member of all teams he has featured for with averages of 34* (in Tests), 23* (ODIs) and 16* (T20Is) across formats scoring over 1,500 runs each time while taking more than 100 wickets as well.

His consistency throughout both forms of cricket makes him one of India's most reliable players both domestically and internationally

45. Suryakumar Yadav

Career

  • Competition: ODI: T20I: FC: LA, Matches: 15: 45: 77: 109, Runs scored: 376: 1578: 5,326: 3,121, Batting average: 34.36: 46.56: 44.01: 37.60, 100s/50s: 0/2: 3/13: 10/20: 3/18, Top score: 64: 117: 200: 134*, Balls bowled: –: –: 1,154: 430, Wickets: –: –: 24: 6, Bowling average: –: –: 22.91: 63.00, 5 wickets in innings: –: –: 0: 0, 10 wickets in match: –: –: 0: 0, Best bowling: –: –: 4/47: 2/20, Catches/stumpings: 9/–: 29/–: 101/–: 65/–
  • Competition: ODI: T20I: FC: LA
  • Matches: 15: 45: 77: 109
  • Runs scored: 376: 1578: 5,326: 3,121
  • Batting average: 34.36: 46.56: 44.01: 37.60
  • 100s/50s: 0/2: 3/13: 10/20: 3/18
  • Top score: 64: 117: 200: 134*
  • Balls bowled: –: –: 1,154: 430
  • Wickets: –: –: 24: 6
  • Bowling average: –: –: 22.91: 63.00
  • 5 wickets in innings: –: –: 0: 0
  • 10 wickets in match: –: –: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: –: –: 4/47: 2/20
  • Catches/stumpings: 9/–: 29/–: 101/–: 65/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 7 January 2023

Suryakumar Yadav is a right-handed top-order batter for India. He made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in July 2021 and has since played five matches, the last of which was against New Zealand in November 2022.

In T20Is, he made his debut against England in March 2021 and has since featured in seven fixtures, the most recent of which was against Sri Lanka six months ago. He is a left-handed batsman and right-arm offbreak bowler who has played for various teams in domestic T20 tournaments.

He made his first-class debut for Tripura in the 2016–17 season, and later that year he made his List A debut for them as well. In February 2018, Yadav was included in Mumbai Indians' squad for the 2018 Indian Premier League tournament, but did not play any matches during the tournament due to injury.

After recovering from injury, Yadav took part in Maharashtra's Ranji Trophy campaign, helping them win the title by topping their group with 11 wickets at an average of 18.66; he also scored 107 runs at an average of 36.

In November 2018, Yadav signed a three-year contract with Kolkata Knight Riders starting from 2020 IPL season.

46. Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard Career

  • 2006/07–2020/21: Trinidad and Tobago[a]
  • 2009/10–2010/11: South Australia
  • 2010–2022: Mumbai Indians
  • 2010–2011: Somerset
  • 2012–2013: Dhaka Gladiators
  • 2012/13–2016/17: Adelaide Strikers
  • 2013–2017: Barbados Tridents
  • 2014/15–2016/17: Cape Cobras
  • 2017: Karachi Kings
  • 2017–2018: Dhaka Dynamites
  • 2018; 2023: Multan Sultans
  • 2019: Peshawar Zalmi
  • 2019–2022: Trinbago Knight Riders

Kieron Adrian Pollard was born on 12 May 1987 in Trinidad and Tobago. He grew up in a low-income neighborhood and often had to rely on his own resourcefulness and determination to succeed. 

Pollard is a Trinidadian cricketer who has captained the West Indies cricket team in limited overs cricket and Trinbago Knight Riders in CPL. He is an aggressive all-rounder, a medium-pace bowler, and a big-hitting batsman in the middle order.

Kieron Pollard is considered one of the most explosive all-rounders in T20 cricket. Here are some of his achievements:

In 2007, together with Trinidad and Tobago, he won the KFC Cup. In 2008, he earned the man of the match award.

In 2010, he was the highest-paid player in the IPL. Then he played for Mumbai Indians. In 2011, he won the Champions League Twenty20 with the Mumbai Indians.

In 2011, he won the KFC T20 Big Bash with South Australia. In 2013, he won the Caribbean Premier League with the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel. In 2014, he won the IPL with the Mumbai Indians.

In 2016, he won the Caribbean Premier League with the Trinbago Knight Riders. In 2018, he won the Caribbean Premier League with the Trinbago Knight Riders. In 2019, he won the Caribbean Premier League with the Trinbago Knight Riders.

In 2021, he won the Caribbean Premier League with the Trinbago Knight Riders.

Pollard has played more than 500 T20 matches and has scored over 11,000 runs in the format with a strike rate of over 150. He has also taken more than 300 wickets.

47. Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah Career

  • India (2016–present)

Jasprit Bumrah is a right-handed bowler who has played for India since 2016. He took wickets with both his fast bowling and batting, helping India to win the 2017 ICC World Cup.

In 2019, he was named the Indian Cricketer of the Year. Jasprit's wife Sanjana Ganesan is also an international cricketer and they have two young children together. Bumrah made his Test debut against South Africa in January 2018.

He has since played three more Tests and is currently on international duty with India in the ongoing series against England. In ODIs, Bumrah has had a much better time to date - he's scored 45 runs from 70 matches at an average of 6.42 while taking four wickets at an economy rate of 4.00 per over.

His best performance came during India's successful campaign to win the T20I World Cup earlier this year; he took five wickets in five matches as part of the Mumbai Indians' run to the final victory over Australia.

48. Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow Career

  • England (2011–present)

Bairstow has been a regular in England's Test side since making his debut in 2012. Bairstow is known for his batting and keeping wicket, with an impressive record in limited-overs cricket.

He was born to David Bairstow and his sister Emily, who both played first-class cricket for Yorkshire. 

On 25 August 2022, Bairstow will retire from all forms of international cricket after playing against South Africa at the Oval stadium in London Jonny Bairstow is a specialist batsman who has played for England since 2009.

He made his Test debut in 2009 and has gone on to play 95 matches, including 202 ODIs and 66 T20Is. His batting average of 37.04 is good, but he is most known for his fast bowling which has taken him to the top of the international rankings. 

Jonny Bairstow also plays for Yorkshire in county cricket and was part of their successful 2017 campaign where they won the County Championship title.

Outside of cricket, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

49. Rahul Tewatia

Career

  • Competition: FC: LA: T20, Matches: 7: 23: 103, Runs scored: 190: 568: 1387, Batting average: 17.27: 37.86: 27.74, 100s/50s: 0/0: 0/4: 0/2, Top score: 35: 91*: 59*, Balls bowled: 750: 995: 1301, Wickets: 17: 31: 54, Bowling average: 30.05: 25.32: 30.40, 5 wickets in innings: 1: 0: 0, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 7/98: 3/27: 3/18, Catches/stumpings: 8/–: 11/–: 40/–
  • Competition: FC: LA: T20
  • Matches: 7: 23: 103
  • Runs scored: 190: 568: 1387
  • Batting average: 17.27: 37.86: 27.74
  • 100s/50s: 0/0: 0/4: 0/2
  • Top score: 35: 91*: 59*
  • Balls bowled: 750: 995: 1301
  • Wickets: 17: 31: 54
  • Bowling average: 30.05: 25.32: 30.40
  • 5 wickets in innings: 1: 0: 0
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 7/98: 3/27: 3/18
  • Catches/stumpings: 8/–: 11/–: 40/–
  • Source: ESPNcricinfo, 25 July 2022

Rahul Tewatia is an all-rounder who has played for teams including Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Capitals. He was born in Faridabad, Haryana in India on 20 May 1993.

Rahul's brother Siddharth also plays cricket and the two have been nicknamed The Iceman due to their batting and bowling abilities respectively. 

Rahul made his first-class debut for Haryana in 2013 against Gujarat and has since featured in several other domestic competitions across India.

In 2018 he joined Kings XI Punjab as a replacement for injured player KL Rahul; he helped them win the IPL title that year with 18 wickets at 16.

Rahul is currently playing for Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rahul Tewatia is an international cricketer who has represented India in limited-overs cricket.

He was born on 25 July 1992, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His first class debut came for Rajasthan in the 2011–12 Ranji Trophy season. 

In September 2013 he made his One Day International (ODI) debut for India against South Africa and took 4 wickets in the match including a hat-trick ball to finish with figures of 5/26 from 8 overs.

Rahul Tewatia played 7 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) for India between February 2016 and May 2018, taking 31 wickets at an average of 27.74 with best figures of 91* from 59 balls Getty Images.

50. Jason Holder

Jason Holder Career

  • West Indies (2013–present)

The holder is a right-handed all-rounder who has represented West Indies in Test and ODI cricket. Holder made his Test debut in 2014 against New Zealand and has since played 299 matches for the Caribbean side, including the latest against Australia which was held on 8 December 2022.

Holder also made his ODI debut in 2013 against Australia and boasts 166 caps to his name as of December 2022. Holder's bowling style revolves around fast-medium pace but he can also bat solidly at any position if required; this versatility makes him an important member of the team on both sides of the pitch.

The holder is currently 32 years old and will be looking to carry on representing West Indies into the future with plenty more opportunities to shine on the international stage Holder is a left-handed batsman who made his Test debut against New Zealand in January 2014. 

Holder has played for Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Northamptonshire in the T20I format.

He was part of the Rajasthan Royals side that won the 2018 IPL title. Holder will make his first appearance for Barbados during their three-match ODI series against Ireland commencing on 21 August 2022.

51. Shivam Dube

Shivam Dube Career

  • Competition: FC: LA: T20: T20I, Matches: 16: 47: 78: 13, Runs scored: 1,012: 803: 1299: 105, Batting average: 48.19: 28.23: 23.61: 17.50, 100s/50s: 2/7: 1/1: -/5: -/1, Top score: 114: 118: 95*: 54, Balls bowled: 2,073: 1,626: 735: 129, Wickets: 40: 36: 33: 5, Bowling average: 24.27: 40.44: 32.96: 43.20, 5 wickets in innings: 2: 0: 0: 0, 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0, Best bowling: 7/53: 3/21: 3/27: 3/30, Catches/stumpings: 6/-: 13/-: 25/-: 8/-
  • Competition: FC: LA: T20: T20I
  • Matches: 16: 47: 78: 13
  • Runs scored: 1,012: 803: 1299: 105
  • Batting average: 48.19: 28.23: 23.61: 17.50
  • 100s/50s: 2/7: 1/1: -/5: -/1
  • Top score: 114: 118: 95*: 54
  • Balls bowled: 2,073: 1,626: 735: 129
  • Wickets: 40: 36: 33: 5
  • Bowling average: 24.27: 40.44: 32.96: 43.20
  • 5 wickets in innings: 2: 0: 0: 0
  • 10 wickets in match: 0: 0: 0: 0
  • Best bowling: 7/53: 3/21: 3/27: 3/30
  • Catches/stumpings: 6/-: 13/-: 25/-: 8/-
  • Source: Cricinfo, 28 March 2022

Dube is an all-rounder who has played for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy. Dube made his international debut in December 2019 against West Indies and has since featured in several T20Is.

Dube's first major tournament was the Vijay Hazare Trophy, where he helped Maharashtra reach the final. Dube bats left-handed and bowls right arm medium fast, which gives him a lot of versatility on the field.

Dube is likely to feature more prominently for India as they look to defend their ICC World Cup title in 2020 Shivam Dube is an all-rounder who can bat and bowl. He made his first-class debut in 2016 and has since played for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings.

In the 2019–2020 season, he was part of the team that won the IPL title. Shivam Dube is a hard worker with excellent batting and bowling skills which have helped him achieve success both domestically and internationally.

Final Words

. . The best players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are some of the best in world cricket. The competition is fierce, and each player has to perform at their best if they want to be successful.

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