|Anil Kumble ( Bowler )|
Anil Kumble is one of the most feared leg-spinners in the world when he gets his length. On February 7th 1999 Against arch-rivals Pakistan in the second Test at Delhi, he took all the 10 wickets at a cost of 74 runs. He has taken more than 200 wickets in both one-day and Test cricket. Kumble is now India's leading wicket taker in Test cricket....More
|Nathan Bracken ( Bowler )|
Nathan Wade Bracken (born 12 September 1977 in Penrith, New South Wales) is a professional Australian cricketer. A tall left-arm fast-medium bowler, Bracken is capable of swinging the ball both ways. He has represented Australia in all forms of the game and remains a regular fixture in the Australian One Day International and Twenty20 International teams. Bracken represents New South Wales in Australian domestic cricket, Eastern Suburbs in Sydney Grade Cricket and also appeared for English County team Gloucestershire in 2004....More
|Kevin Pietersen ( Batsman )|
Kevin Peter Pietersen MBE (born 27 June 1980 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa) is an English cricketer. He is an attacking right-handed batsman and occasional off spin bowler who plays for Hampshire County Cricket Club and England. He was captain of the England Test and One Day International teams from 4 August 2008 to 7 January 2009. He resigned after just three tests and nine One Day Internationals, following a dispute with England coach Peter Moores, who was sacked the same day.
He made his first-class debut for Natal in 1997 before moving to England after voicing his displeasure at the racial quota system in place in South Africa, and to further his opportunities for playing at international level. His English mother gave Pietersen eligibility to play for England, and after serving a qualifying period of four years playing at county level, he was called up almost immediately into the national side. He made his international debu...More
|Ross Taylor ( Batsman )|
Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor (born 8 March 1984 in Lower Hutt) is a New Zealand cricketer. He has captained the New Zealand Under-19 side in youth internationals. Taylor has highest first-class scores of 132* in the State Shield domestic one-day competition in 2003-2004, and 217 in the State Championship in 2007-2008.
He made his debut for the New Zealand team in international cricket on 1 March 2006, in a one-day match against the West Indies. He became the second male player of Samoan heritage to play for New Zealand after Murphy Su'a.Taylor's full name is Luteru Ross Poutua Taylor; however, some sources have inaccurately recorded his name as Ross Luteru Taylor. This is because Taylor grew up answering to both Luteru and Ross when playing cricket, and did not realise he needed to write down his full name for the official New Zealand Cricket records when he was asked to fill in a questionnaire at a first-class match early in his career.Tayl...More
|Jacques Kallis ( Vice-Captain, Allrounder )|
Jacques Henry Kallis (born 16 October 1975 in Pinelands, Cape Town) is a South African cricketer. As an all-rounder he is a talented right-handed batsman and fast-medium swingbowler. He is the only Test cricketer in the history of the game to hold more than 10,000 runs and 250 wickets.(Sanath Jayasuriya has achieved that feat in ODIs but not Tests). Often criticised for his apparent unwillingness to dominate the opposition and score runs quickly, Kallis has demonstrated increasing willingness to attack with the bat in hand in recent years, and from October-December 2007 produced a remarkable streak of 5 centuries in 4 Test Matches. With 30 Test centuries, one more than Sir Donald Bradman, Kallis has established himself as one of the modern greats of the game. He was named Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2008 Wisden for his performances in 2007 in addition to being the ICC Test Player of the Year and ICC Player of the Year in 2005 (the latter jointly with Andrew Flintoff)....More
|Mark Boucher ( Batsman )|
Mark Verdon Boucher (born 3 December 1976 in East London, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa) is a South African cricketer. He was educated at Selborne College. He has represented Border, Africa XI, ICC World XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore of the Indian Premier League, and South Africa. He has been a regular feature of the South African side since the 1997/1998 tour to Australia.
Boucher is currently South Africa's first-choice wicketkeeper, and is widely regarded as one of, if not the, greatest wicketkeepers South Africa has ever had. He holds the record for the most dismissals in Test cricket. He got the record originally when he overtook the former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy in the first test of the Bank Alfalah Test Series versus Pakistan in Karachi on 3 October 2007 when he stumped Umar Gul off the bowling of Paul Harris. He then lost the record to Adam Gilchrist before regaining it when he caught Mushfiqur Rahim of Bangladesh in February 2008....More
|Shiv Chanderpaul ( Batsman )|
Shivnarine 'Shiv' Chanderpaul (born 16 August 1974 in Unity Village, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana) is a cricketer, and former captain of the West Indies cricket team. He is the first Indo-Caribbean in the West Indies team to play 100 Tests for the West Indies and has captained them in 14 Tests and 16 One Day Internationals. Chanderpaul is ranked as the number one batsman in the world under the current ICC test rankings.
A West Indian cricketer of Indian origin, the left-handed Chanderpaul is known for his doggedness and ability to stick on the wicket for long hours. He is known in the cricketing world for his unorthodox front-on batting stance, although he shifts his body into a more conventional position when he plays the ball, thus making him a prolific scorer on both sides of the wicket. His stance allows him to get most of his runs behind the wicket. Chanderpaul is renowned for playing left arm spin bowlers by getting his pad outside the line of off-...More
|Manish Pandey ( Batsman )|
Manish Pandey (born September 10, 1989 in Karnataka) is an Indian first class cricketer. He is a right handed middle order batsman. Pandey represents Karnataka in first class cricket. He was a member of the victorious Indian team in the 2008 Under-19 World Cup held in Malaysia. He represented Mumbai Indians in the 2008 Indian Premier League. The 18-year-old from Karnataka was one among the 14 other players who won the ICC under-19 World Cup recently in Kuala Lumpur, were selected for Indian Premier League teams through a draw at the second auction of cricketers in Mumbai....More
|Jesse Ryder ( Batsman )|
Jesse Daniel Ryder born 6 August 1984 in Masterton is a New Zealand cricketer. He is a middle-order batsman for Tests and is an opening batsman in ODIs. Ryder also bowls useful medium-pace. He has previously represented his country in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup of 2002. Ryder plays his domestic cricket with Wellington after crossing there from Central Districts in 2004 and is a member of their first-class and List A teams.
|Roelof van der Merwe ( All-Rounder )|
Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe (born 31 December 1984 in Johannesburg, Transvaal) is a South African cricketer who plays domestically for Titans and has represented South Africa in Limited overs cricket. He is a right-hand middle order batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler.
|Virat Kohli ( Batsman )|
Virat Kohli (born November 5, 1988) is an Indian cricketer. He was the captain of the victorious Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia. He represents Delhi in first-class cricket. He played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2008 Indian Premier League. He represents the same team for the 2009 season of the IPL....More
|Praveen Kumar ( Bowler )|
Praveenkumar Sakat Singh or Praveen Kumar (born 2 October 1986 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India) is an Indian cricketer. In first class cricket, he plays for Uttar Pradesh. He is a right-arm medium pace bowler who relies on his ability to swing the ball both ways along with line and length over speed. Because of his ability to swing the ball, he is most effective when given the new ball. Kumar is also considered as a pinch hitter with the bat. In domestic cricket, he has also opened the batting for his side....More
|Vinay Kumar ( Bowler )|
Ranganath Vinay Kumar (born February 12, 1984) is an Indian cricket player who represents the state of Karnataka. He was signed to play for the Bangalore Royal Challengers team in the Indian Premier League. He is a Right-arm medium fast bowler and a hard hitter.
He did his schooling at Mothi Veerappa Government School, Davanagere, Karnataka and completed his B.Com from ARG College of Arts and Commerce, Davanagere, Karnataka....More