Best All-Rounders in Cricket History


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Shahid Afridi
Shahid Afridi is the Best All-Rounder in the world. Because He is only player to achive fastest Hundred in the history of cricket ^^ his strike rate is best ever any cricketer in the history of the cricket. He hits Mosts sixs and He is only one persons who score over 7000- and get 333 wickets in ODI history of cricket
he's awesome. he's the best allrounder and eveytime he makes runs from less ball and he can also do fast and spin fast
[Newest]No words to describing him
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2Jaques Kallis
no words can describe him, only one, magniffesant!
Jason Coetzee and Justin Kotzé from Moorresburg are followed in his foot steps!...
Jacques Kallis's records speaks in itself. He has the ability to turn the game in favour of S.A. due to his excellence in all departments of the game.
kallis is the best cricketer ever born.

[Newest]The best all rounder of all time!

3Kapil Dev
I also feel Kapil was the best. All rounder means batting, bowling, fielding and captaincy. But when we talk about all rounders we only talk about batting and bowling. Kapil excelled in all the department of the game. For example, Kapil was a great bowler, very attacking batsman, outstanding fielder (who can forget the Sir Viv Richards catch in 1983 world cup) and dynamic captain (later on in his career he was not supported by senior players who envied his charismatic personality). If you compare Kapil with other like Imran, Botham, Hadlee you will notice none of them had all. For example, Imran, Botham and Hadlee were not very good fielders. Besides, Botham was not a good captain and Hadlee never became captain. So I give full marks to Kapil Dev.
Could have scored at least 9000 runs (average 40 ) if India had good bowlers allowing him to focus on batting.
Same with ODI's-- could have scored 6000 runs(33 )...
Kapil dev came from a nation which never seen fast bowlers.. He batted, bowled and fielded effortlessly to become one of the most exciting players to watch in the era of Viv Richards - Malcom Marshal- Alan boarder -- etc..
As a bowler he had no support from seniors to advice him - but still he shined.. As a batsman he did lesser than his actual talent..
As a captain he didn't had a luxury of great Players when compared that of Imran khan -- but still won us our first world cup..
Imran was an exciting bowler - but a boring batsman. He always had a good bunch of worldclass players in Zaher abbas- Akram-javed miandad- salim malik- sarfraz nawaz- abdul qadir-wasimbari-inzamam.. Etc.. Winning a world cup with very good players is not a big deal.. So I rate kapil dev better than Imran khan.. But I rate Ian botham slightly higher than - Kapil dev if we keep this captaincy as not counted.. Ian botham is more assured in batting thann any of the four greats at that time- and his bowling was very sharp
[Newest]He won us 20-20 world up

4Shakib Al Hasan
He is a tiger born in Bangladesh only to hunt the preys in Cricket
One of the best all-rounder in cricket history. Its not too long before, Bangladesh as approved for the test team but, Bangladesh has progressed very well in these day and one of the major contributor is Shakib Al Hasan. In many of matches won by Bangladesh, you will see the contribution of Shakib Al Hasan either with or bowl or with both. His terrific all round performance has enhanced the Bangladesh team and he is in the number 2 spot of top all rounders of all time.
He is the all-rounder of all the time and also the most handsome and sweetest cricketer. He is on the first position of icc all-rounder ranking
[Newest]First and only all-rounder to ranked as number 1 in all three formats of cricket.
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5Imran Khan
One of the best and only one 'imran khan' cricket history legend all rounder only on imran khan
World's most good-looking sportsman mentaining those good looks with all the girls just waiting for you outside the ground just to get a glimpse of you mentaining that stardom with with not letting get anything on your performance it takes hell of hard work and determination. Imran emerged himself as the best all-rounder of his time. He was an excellent bowler and a very good batsman and his leadwrship skills made his worth even more. Just to give you an example, Imran averaged 19.3 in batting over 28 in bowling before becoming the captain but after he was made the captain in batting he qveraged over 55 and in bowling below 18 which is best record for any captain in the world cricket. Beside Imran is the only player in history who got good as the passed while other all-rounder like Ian Bottham & Kapil dev etc. They got dull and their skills lacked as the time passed by. Imran ia probably the only player who had finished his career leaving as a top man in world cricket.
One of the best all rounder in the world good looking fit and handsome imran khan is king and prince in cricket all time
[Newest]Best handsome and good captain

6Shane Watson
He has been injured most of his carrer but when he finally gets no injuries and play for more then a match he instantly goes up the icc rankings and dominates teams. He should be first
He is the best. He is the best of all time. Nobody could like him. He is the most dangerous batsman in the history of cricket. He is rocking the world.
[Newest]I think shane Watson is better than shahid afridi

7Sir Gary Sobers
The greatest cricketer of all time. The west indies would be losing by about 250 runs and they thought they were going to lose by far till Gary Sobers came in because he would have just smacked the ball for 6 or 4. He could also bowl fabulous he could do fast and spin both leg and off he could also bowl with his left or right hand. He was a deadly fielder as well he would dive at the ball catch it well he was still in the air he would throw it back when he was still in then air and it would hit the stumps on the side. He should be infront of Kapil Dev. Dev should be at three and Kallis should be second.
Sir Garry Sobers was worlds best allrounder.
If I had to choose my top eight all rounders of all time it would be, 1Garry Sobers 2Jacques Kallis 3Imran Kahn 4Ion Botham 5Shaun Pollock 6Copel Dev 7Mike Procter 8Richard Hadlee! The reason why I put Garry Sobers number 1 is that he' s the only cricket player, of all time that could bowl medium pace, fast, swing, seam, leg spin and off spin! And a nother reason is because has the tenth best batting average of all time and it comes 2nd in the West Indies of all time! Go Garfield Sobers because nothing beats you!
[Newest]By far the best

8Ian Botham
People here are no real cricket fans.. Botham was the best and will stay in that place forever.. Yuvraj Singh a better all-rounder? You guys gone nuts? And sobers on 7th rank?
What a man you always knew a game was more often than not won by England whether batting or bowling when Botham arrived on the scene
Being an Indian I would have voted someone else but my mom is a big fan of sir bothom she told me about his greatness
[Newest]His exploits in the 1981 tests against Australia Must rank him in the top 3 alone.

9Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj the best all rounder I have ever seen. The day he doesn't bowls well he is excellent with the bat and when not with the bat he is marvelous in his fielding and bowling. He was the main icon who helped india to get the world cup 2011. He is god gifted. India should certainly look for these kind of players. He must keep it up.
Yovraj singh is best teem icon for indian cricket teem, he has pormance for all india have winning world cup such as under 19 world cup 2007 and 2011 all most he have wining man of the series award their world cup. Without youraj singh we have not winnig word cup.
Yuvraj is a best all rounder of indian side. He is try to improve his batting level strategy. He is good role model of cricket history. Likewise yuvi health is very good now.
[Newest]He is the best all rounder in the world

10Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra jadeja is best for me and he is the best in the world
Sir jadeja, the good all rounder. That India had ever seen.
The icc championship 2013 proves that ravindra jadeja is a good all rounder.
What a catches oh my god it ws amazing. 5 wickts in a match, iis it easy. Young handsome batsman who is a good finisher
[Newest]He is best player for me...

The Contenders

11Sir Richard Hadlee
Hadlee'z 9/52 wz da bst figurez for a bowler
for a long time plus he ws da first man 2 take mre thn 400 test wicketz
His records speak for this great man


most underrated player in history. One of the best bowlers and big hittin batsmen ever!
[Newest]How is he not in the top 3?

12Andrew Flintoff
He is my favorite cricketer, I always saw her performance
He is a great all-rounder good batsman and good bowler very talented
Andrew Flintoff is the best.
[Newest]Freddie the great... Always

13Sanath Jayasuriya
He takes over 300 wickets $ score over 10000 runs, he is the one of most no of sixes hitting world cricket history ever, most no off bowlers are fear to him
Jayasooriya is a legend of cricket world. His batting, bowling, & fielding abilities are unmatchable. He is the best game changer. His running between wickets is great.
One of the best when it comes to distroy opposition bowlers. One of the greatest left arm spinners world ever seen. Brilliant fielder at any position.
[Newest]I think he should be in the first

14Mahendra Singh Dhoni
He can bat, keep wickets and bowl too when a spare wicketkeeper is available. Above all he is a great captain. Truly an allrounder in every sense of the word. He could work on his bowling a lot more.
He is a very good batsman. In fact he could be a good all-rounder
You are my favourate batsman and wicket keeper
[Newest]Only for Indian people hero not world famous

15Muhammad Hafiz
Very talented all rounder and a great opener for Pakistan and we called him professer for his genius in cricket
Hafeez is a calm, cool and collective guy... He plays cricket with a determined mind set and leads his team with great enthusiasm... He's one of the best all rounder of all times.. And having such a great man is something more than pleasure for Pakistani nation! :-)
Hafeez is great batsman I like him very much

[Newest]It's a good player his style of playing impressed me

16Shaun Pollock
Think his the best. Dd not really have very good bowlers helping him at the time. So he had to keep runs down and take wickets. People forget he was batting way down the order but that man could bat. Best by a long shot

17Irfan Pathan
India relly missed his talent... He could be india's best all-rounder if india handled him brilliantly,... Which sourav done well in 2005's...
He is a Gem that India had and he was one of the best swing bowlers India has ever produced
I know bcci always neglected this young all rounder but he has capable all rounder.
[Newest]Good but not Indian fans interest

18Suresh Raina
He is good batsman and its looking good shots and bowling
He is the best fielder in current cricket. The ball can never cross him when he is on the field.
He is good player

19Abdul Razzaq
He is the best all rounder in the world he is the real match winner
I like. He is very best in cricket
[Newest]He is the situation changer

20Sachin Tendulkar
He is best in the world
He is best in the world...

21Andrew Symonds
Symonds was in the golden era of Australian cricketers and was so versatile he had an attractive style of play fast and attacking, but could also bowl spin and medium pace which mad it had for batters to get used to

22Chris Cairns
Great New Zealand allrounder, a match winner with both bat and ball.
Great with both bat and ball

23Keith Miller
a great bowling all rounder


He could bat, bowl and charm any shiela.

24Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle should be in the top ten
He is a very talented all-rounder
Awesome, what an all-rounder

25Adam Gilchrist
I like adam gilchrist batting
He is the ionly want to say this s not in this
And why hafeez i
I have only one word to speak he is great

26Wasim Akram
I think he is the best all rounder in the world
Wasim akram is the her of 1992 world cup because he took 18 wickets and all roundering performance abdul hanan javed

27Steve Waugh
Best ever captain In Australian history and match winner also very talented player ever
He is the best of the best

28Lance Klusener
Zulu is the iceman of cricket he will came to bat with sa in total dismal and get them out of jail.
Lance klusener is a best all rounder. He was declared man of the series in 1999 world cup taking 17 wickets and hit 257 runs. He supported to south africa to reached semifinal.
Batting low down the order he could smash and bowl

29Sourav Ganguly
All we know about his batting. No word or sentence is required for his batting appraisal. As a bowler he was as good as the batter he was. He was under bowled during his cricketing career. He was a package of complete all rounder.
He is a very good batsman and bowel-led very well he was heated the ball out of ground
He is also good captain
Dada has done wonders with his bowling also the toronto cup between india and pak when he secured 15 wickets. Ramiz raza lost his wickets 4 times consecutive to ganguly and 1999 world cup also dada bowling was dominating

30Kieron Pollard
The best all rounder. I AM his biggest fan in the world. a deserving person to remain in Mumbai Indians. thank God he is retained for IPL 7 for Mumbai Indians. HE is my worlds favorite player.

31Mashrafe Mortaza
He is the Bangladeshi Imran Khan


32Chaminda Vass
Super bowler! He is the best and he is awesome

33Tamim Iqbal
Tamim is the best...

34Sakibul Hasan
His name is not sakbul hasan his name is sakib hasan
He is very good player I like him and iam from banglandesh but I live in dubai and my name is syed ahmed

35Nasir Hossain

36Sikhar Dhawan
You are the best opener of india and please give your autograph

37Albie Morkel
In ipl 5 he played well
He is in Top 10 all rounder. Ir is elephant strength of channai super kings. Nu 1 allrounder in T-20cricket

38Tillakaratne Dilshan
He is good in all sectors such as fielding, batting and bowling too. He should be ranked more above.
He must be the top

39Ashok Menaria
Left handed all rounder of rajasthan royals

40Mushfiqur Rahim
Mushfiqur Rahim is simply the most reliable batsman and a very good batsman of Bangladesh. He should be ranked above.
He is the best wicketkeeper and a reliable batsman of Bangladesh team.

41Clive Rice

42Simon O'Donnell

43Younus Khan
Younus khan is the best batsman in Pakistan for test cricket 27 hundred+

44Yusuf Pathan
Best all-rounder. Fastest 50 in IPL
He is a kind of player who can never imaring

45Andy Bichel

46Corey Anderson
He is a best allrounder because he bat wall in a any caind of pitch and boll wall is a many player for world cup 2015

47Glenn Maxwell
He is became best all rounder in t20 because he beat more sixes and he supports Australia
He is a great striker on the ball very talented player and he balls and feilds vell

48James Franklin

49Misba Ul Haq
You are sixer don and shore to be a captain

50Parveez Roosal
First jammu and kashmir player

51James Faulkner
This guy deserve to be number 1 all rounder in the history of cricket

52Scott Styris
New Zealand's Middle order batting and bowling got some hike during his era...

53Michel Clarje
He is most talend
He is australin kangaro

54Sakibul Islam

55Jack Gregory
Genuine new ball bowler who could whack the ball around pretty consistently.

56Craig Kieswetter
He should be more at the top.

57Mohammad Nabi
+35no words can describe him, only one, magnificent!

He one of the best All rounder in the history of cricket
He know;s as king of sixes in the history of cricket

58Nasir Jamshed
Nasir you are my fan you should play beter

59Unmukt Chand
He is a young former

60Sunil Narine
He is my best bowler in the world

61Brett Lee

62Franklyn Stephenson
Did not play for West Indies due to wealth of talent at time, but was at his best an out and out fast bowler and destructive middle order batsman with several fist class hundreds under his belt, would be a first choice in any modern test team!

63Paul Collingwood

64Ben Cutting

65Dwayne Bravo
Bravo is West Indians & CSK most all rounder

66R. Ashwin
Why he is not on this list.. Best all rounder in the world!

67Sohaib Maqsood
Being my best friend, I personaly know sohaib, well attitude, sobber personality and cool boy, he is another inzamam from the soil of multan, and the only player in pak team who can face fast bouncy bowling, a talented package in cricket history, its not easy to face worlds number 1 bowling side in his debuting match with smashing a brillient 50 against South Africa

68Paras Khadka
He is simply great
He is the greatest player of Nepal cricket history
He is the person to take Nepal to world cup and win hongkong and afginastan

69Thisara Perera
Awesome batting. He can change the match.
He scored 6,6,6,6,6,4 in robin Peterson's one over

70Imran Nazir
Best hitter in Pakistan

71Virat Kohli
He is a good leg spiner

72Collis King

73Kane Williamson

74Tim Southee

75Mohinder Amarnath
The man who won the 1983 cup for India.

76Sanju Samson
Best batsmen wicket keeper

77Malcolm Marshall
Super Fast bowler and aggressive underrated batsman who was rarely required to bat due to superstars ahead of him.

78Darren Sammy

79Ryan McLaren

80Vernon Philander

81Chris Harris

82Ahmed Shehzad
You the best and I am the fan

83Umar Akmal

84Sharjeel Khan

85Chris Jordan
He is also one of the best all rounder

86Joe Root

87Sachithra Senanayaka
You are really good player. We respect you. !


89Azhar Mahmood

90Moin Khan

91Javed Miandad

92Rashid Latif

93Waqar Younis

94Shoaib Akhtar

95Mohammad Yousuf

96Saeed Ajmal

97Umar Gul
Game changer most difficult bowler in T20 game

98Neil Johnson
Best all rounder of all time... Opener bowler and opener batsman... Opener strick bowler.. Opener strick batsman

99Abdur Razzak

100Sir Donald Bradman

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