Top Ten Indian Cricketers 2016
Cricket is an exquisite sport, watched, loved, played and enjoyed by millions of people around the globe. It’s the game filled with suspense and thrill that makes it viewers want to hang around till the end and enjoy every bit of it. Betting on your team to win or lose is extremely common across the globe and is quite fun. But for many years, cricket has been shadowed by things like spot fixing, drug abuse and bookies. With the passage of time, cricketers and people have become vigilant and are eliminating these bad practices. India is an enormous country having one of the greatest cricket teams of all time. Top Ten Indian Cricketers 2016 are given below :
10. Jasprit Bumrah
An emerging talent in Indian cricket team, Jasprit is only 22 years old and achieving much more. He plays for Indian team, the IPL Team of Mumbai Indians and a Gujarat team. He took 3 wickets and gave only 32 runs, in a match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL.
9. Ravichandran Ashwin
Born in 1986 in Chennai, Ashwin is most famous for his off-break bowling. He plays in the Indian national team, domestic team of Tamil Nadu and for Pune Supergiants in IPL. He has taken 150+wickets in test cricket and has earned the title of ‘bowling All-rounder.
8. Harbhajan Singh
Also famous for the name ‘bhajji’, Harbhajan Singh is an experienced Indian spinner who played for the Indian National team and also was the captain of Mumbai Indians in IPL. Though his reputation is a bit disfigured, his match statistics are brilliant. He has taken almost 400 wickets in test matches and scored centuries as well.
7. Ravindra Jadeja
Born in 1988, Jadeja is a famous middle order batsman and slow arm bowler. He has played in Under19 world cup of 2006 and plays for Indian team and represents Rajkot team in IPL. He has made a record of 4 wickets and giving 32 runs and has scored efficient runs to lead his team to the win.
6. Yuvraj Singh
A world famous All-rounder, Yuvraj Singh has played for the Indian team and is currently in the IPL team of Sunrise Hyderabad. He is famous for his six sixes in an over in T20 tournament and has a record for the fastest fifty in T20 internationals.
5. Shikhar Dhawan
Born in 1985, Dhawan is a famous all-rounder cricketer. He has played for the Indian team, Delhi team and is currently playing in Sunrise Hyderabad team of IPL. He is famous for being the fastest batsman from India to achiever 2000+ runs in ODI. He mostly plays as an open batsman and scored fastest century on 85 balls.
4. Rohit Sharma
A famous middle order batsman, Rohit was born in 1987. He has played for the Indian team, Mumbai team in domestic cricket and as currently playing in Mumbai Indians in IPL. In his debut test series, he scored 2 centuries in a row against West Indies. In ODI he has scored almost 264 runs.
3. Suresh Raina
Landing at number 3 is Suresh Raina, a famous batsman as well as an occasional spin bowler. He has played tremendously well since the age of 19 and in his debut test, scored a century. This action landed him on the Indian team and plays for Gujarat Lions in IPL.
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
An extremely talented and experienced player and of the Indian team, Dhoni has lead its team to numerous victories and awards. In his captaincy, India won the 2007 t20 world cup, 2011 cricket world cup, 2010 Asia cup and champions trophy of 2013. He mainly is a batsman and a wicket keeper. He has scored 4000+ runs in test and a 183 score in ODI also.
1. Virat Kohli
A well-deserved topper, Virat Kohli is the current captain of Indian team in Test cricket. He plays in IPL for Royal Challengers Bangalore and captained the Under 19 World cup of 2008. He has scored almost 5000 ODI runs, 3000+ runs in test and the fastest batsman to score 1000 runs in T20.