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Top 10 India Cricket Players of all Time

Cricket is getting more popular by the day and is getting dominated by great players from all over the country. India is one of the countries who has benefitted from having great players who have thrust their name into the country’s legend book as an all-time great in cricket. 

Here are the top 10 India players of all time. 

  1. Kapil Dev

Former Indian captain, Kapil Dev should be considered not only as one of the best cricketers but also as one of the best captains in the history of Indian cricket. He successfully led his team to a first World Cup victory in 1983 where they defeated West Indies by 43 runs at Lord’s, London.  

  1. Kapil Dev

When India won its first Cricket World Cup in 1983 at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, it was Kapil Dev who captained the team to victory. A fine batsman and a ferocious fast bowler, Dev is considered to be one of the best all-rounders in the game. He is after all the only player to have scored over 5,000 Test runs and taken over 400 Test wickets. 

  1. VirenderSehwag 

A batsman blessed with incredible style and swagger, Virender Sehwag was always a delight to watch on the cricket field. He would try and smash every ball regardless of what cricket format he was playing in. No wonder he holds the record for scoring the fastest triple century in the history of international cricket. 

  1. AnilKumble

Anil Kumble is regarded as one of the greatest Indian cricketers. Of all bowlers, he is the third highest wicket-taker after Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne in Test cricket. He is one of only three bowlers who has taken more than 600 Test wickets in the oldest form of cricket game. 

  1. VinooMankad 

Vinoo Mankad was an all-round cricketer having achieved glory as both a batsman and a bowler. His star performances in Test cricket meant that Mankad scored the fastest ever 1,000 runs and got the fastest ever 100 wickets. In 1956 against England, he also became the first player to score a century and take five wickets in the same test match. 

  1. Kapil Dev

When India won its first Cricket World Cup in 1983 at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, it was Kapil Dev who captained the team to victory. A fine batsman and a ferocious fast bowler, Dev is considered to be one of the best all-rounders in the game. 

  1. SouravGanguly 

The former Indian cricketer, Sourav Ganguly is undoubtedly one of the most successful captains in the history of Indian cricket. Under his captaincy, the Indian cricket team reached a high level and represented India in a new image. 

  1. MohammedAzharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin was not only a good cricketer but also one of the most successful Indian captains. He set a record of leading the Indian cricket team to 103 ODI matches which were broken by Sourav Ganguly under him Indian cricket team won more Test matches.  

9.Vinoo Mankad 

Vinoo Mankad was an all-round cricketer having achieved glory as both a batsman and a bowler. 

His star performances in Test cricket meant that Mankad scored the fastest ever 1,000 runs and got the fastest ever 100 wickets. 

10.Vijay Hazare: 

Vijay Hazare died many years ago, but he is still remembered for leading the Indian cricket team to its first ever Test win in 1951-52 against England at Madras. He was selected captain of the Indian 

cricket team in 1951. 

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