Top 10 Cricketers of India: These Are The Best Indian Cricketers

Cricket is the second most popular sport in India after Football. Many countries play cricket but we are here to talk about the top 10 cricketers of India. If you say about India, In India cricket is not only sports but much bigger than this, I am also an Indian and also a big of cricket like many Indians. For Indians, cricket is a deep feeling which flow in vein of almost all Indians and Indians never call the Indian cricketers as a cricketer or a sportsman but they say them gods if you are quite knowledgeable with Indian cricketers then you, of course, listen about the god of Indian cricketer “Sachin Tendulkar” and this is what all Indian used to call the Indian cricketers.

Top 10 cricketers of India

In India, every win is enjoyed as a festival and every loss means a gloomy day. The lover of the cricketer in India is much more than any sports lover in other countries, there are no parallel loving sports in India, and these are all reasons behind why India has the world's biggest league known as the Indian Premier League (for playing cricket). Let’s talk about why we come here, so the list of top 10 Indian cricketers is here.

Before jumping to the list please particular list doesn’t decide who is the best and worst cricketer in India, All are good and awesome. This list only for giving you some interesting data. All cricketers are listed below are currently alive and healthy even some of them are still playing for Team India which made this list more loving and interesting.

1) Sachin Tendulkar

It will not fair if you mention anyone else on this list of top 10 Indian cricketers of India before one of the best cricketers of the World ‘Sachin Tendulkar’. Peoples of India call him ’ God of Cricket’, not only do Indians use to call him the god of a cricketer but also in most other countries where cricket is played.

It was not easy for Sachin to achieve this title, there is the pain of many years behind this great achievement. Sachin Tendulkar is the first International cricketer to hit centuries of centuries (100*100). He has been part of countless Indian wins and it was the Cricket World Cup of 2011 that turn his playing career but as we earlier discussed that it was not the result of one or two years but was a pain of year of years.

He has started playing internationally at the young age of 16 years and keep enjoying his playing career of 20 years until his retirement in 2013. He was awarded India’s highest civil award ‘the Bharat Ratna’. Even his retirement the fan following of Sachin hasn’t faded away, he is and will God of the Cricket in many hearts.

2) Sunil Gavaskar

With the title of best opening batsman of all time, Sunil Gavaskar ruled International cricket during the 70s and 80s. He has scored 774 runs on his first debut where other cricketers need at least 10 matches to make a score near this. Many great cricketers such as Sir Garry Field Sobers referred to him as the most prolific batsman of all time and these are the reason why we listed him in no 2 in the list of Top 10 Indian Cricketers.

3) Kapil Dev

The Indian fan soil hasn’t been very fertile for bowlers only a few bowlers. Only a few bowlers could earn a position among the best cricketers and Kapil Dev is one of them who reach himself under the list of top 10 cricketers of India. Team India and his fans never forget Kapil Dev for his captaincy that brought the first World Cup to India in 1983.

He is known as one of the best all-rounder players of cricket of all time. He is the one and only one cricketer in history to score more than 5000 runs and took 400 wickets. Although Kapil Dev was a great performer of the bat but his bowling was what made him stand out.

4) M.S. Dhoni

There was a drought for Indian cricketer fans for over 32 years until one man, the so-called ‘Cool Captain ’ who planted roses to every festival and brought not only one but two World Cup for the country India. During his captaincy, India has won the T20 World Cup of 2011 and 2011 against  Sri Lanka.

He Brought many awards and prizes to our home country. M.S. Dhonis has single handly won many matches for India and widely known for his long sixes over the whole world and signature as ‘Helicopter Shot’.Even after his retirement, he still represents India in short formats of the game.

5) Virat Kohli

After the retirement of M.S. Dhoni, Virat Kohli handled the column of Team India. He is the present Captain of Team India in all three formats. Virat was a rising star and he never looked back, he is breaking records and records and peoples has started to compare him with greats cricketers such as Sachin Tendulkar.

He is a young and bold captain and always puts his best into every game and expects the same from his teammates. Without any doubt, he is one of the greatest cricketers of the era, and it should not surprise the fans that he earned a spot among the top 10 cricketers of India.

6) Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid will always beat for many cricket fan hearts. He was called The wall“ and that was right because every time Team India got into trouble, it was Rahul who always gets out of them. His calm nature in the tough situation led the Indian team safely home in many storms. He was a class performer for Team India in all formats of the game.

He is currently enjoying mentoring future stars of the game. He also coaches India Under 19 Cricket league. He will always one of the best Indian cricketers in the history of India.

7) Saurav Ganguly

Saurav Ganguly is the most successful captains of all time. He is widely called ‘Dada’ by the Indians and cricket lovers. The current dominant position of Team India on the World stage is largely due to Ganguly’s forward-thinking decisions and skill of team building. He was not a wise decision taker but also have a great skill of leading from the front.

Saurav Ganguly is the only player to receive the four Man of the Matches award on the trot. He was an attacking batsman and have great skill to hit long sixes and dominate bowlers regardless of their speed or swing. India Team still follows the instruction of Saurav Ganguly and he will always one of the top 10 cricketers of India.

8) Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble is widely known for his bowling techniques and his unflinching commitment to the game has won the heats of many cricket fans of India and but other countries. He is the highest wicket-taker of India and the World’s thirst most wicket-taker in the history of cricket. In the match, he was badly injured in his face that broke his jaw but his injury couldn’t keep him away from the game anymore and Anil came to the Team with fresh and better energy.

His bowling techniques brought many Cups in the bag of our home Country India and this is why we kept him in our list of top 10 Indian cricketers.

9) Virendra Sehwag

Virendra Sehwag is a former India Cricketer and widely regarded as one of the most destructive batsmen of all time. He is a strong opening batsman and has a record of the fastest triple century in Tests. He has played his first One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian Test side in 2001. In April 2009, Virendra became the first Indian to be honored as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World’.

He is also the former captain of Team India and former vice Captain of India. He becomes the first player of any nationality to retain the award for 2009.

10) Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj singh is widely known for his unbelievable record in the history of cricket, He scored six sixes in an over against Stuart Broad of England. In the same game, he also made a new record of making the fastest half-century in T20. He has been the main pillar of the Team India bating middle over for many years. He has the character of remaining calm in a difficult situation and also has good fielding and bowling that makes him an important asset for Team India.

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