Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

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Who are the greatest and most successful Indian cricketer? Find out in this list of the top 10 Most successful Indian cricketers of all time.

In India cricket is not just a game it is a battle, a battle of eleven vs eleven. Indian cricket national team consists of a diverse class of players. Some with good and few with super exceptional talent, who can turn things around completely, all alone. India has created so many great cricketers from 1932 to now 2021 but which of them are the top 10 most successful cricketers in India of all time. The perfect answer is here, Top 10 About have prepared a fresh list of the top 10 most successful Indian cricketers of all time in history. These are those Indian cricketers who have performed extraordinary in their time and established their identity as one of the most popular cricketers in world cricket. Now, let’s dive into the main story that who are those top 10 successful Indian cricketers of all time.

Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

10. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma- Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

Rohit Sharma is an Indian cricketer who is currently one of the most successful Indian cricketers of all time. He was born on 30th April 1987 in Maharastra, India. He is a batsman and an occasional right-arm-off break bowler.

Rohit Sharma made his one-day international debut on 23 June 2007. He holds the record for the highest individual score of 264 odd runs against Sri Lanka. He is the only player to score three double hundreds in a one-day international. Rohit has also equaled the record of the fastest T20 international century. He is recognized as an all-time classic cricketer in the world in history.

Batting Career – Rohit Sharma

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50
Test 43 74 9 3047 212 46.9 55.5 8 0 14
ODI 227 220 32 9205 264 49.0 88.9 29 3 43
T20I 111 103 15 2864 118 32.5 139 4 0 22
IPL 213 208 28 5611 109 31.2 130.4 1 0 40

 

9. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli- Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

Virat Kohli is the world’s most popular Indian cricketer of all time. He was born on 5th November 1988 in Delhi, India. He is often regarded as the best batsman in the world. Virat Kohli has also scored over 300 runs in a bilateral one-day international series on six different occasions. He is also famous as by run machine. He is the first player to score four double-centuries in four consecutive Test series. Virat is the fastest player to reach the landmark of one thousand runs in T20 Internationals. Nowadays he is recognized as one of the richest cricketers in the world. He is also called Cheeku by his other teammates. He has become one of the batsmen with the highest centuries in the ODI format of cricket.

Batting Career- Virat Kohli

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50
Test 96 162 10 7765 254 51.1 56.5 27 6 27
ODI 254 245 39 12169 183 59.11 93.15 43 0 62
T20I 90 84 24 3159 940 52.85 139.0 0 0 28
IPL 207 199 31 6283 113 37.44 129.83 5 0 42

 

8. M.S Dhoni

M.S Dhoni- Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most successful Indian cricket team captains of all time. He was born on 7th July 1981 in Ranchi, India. Mahendra Singh Dhoni holds numerous records such as the most wins by an Indian captain in all three international formats. He is holding the record of highest stumping in ODI format i.e 107 stumps in 318 matches. Indian most successful captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a right-handed batsman and also a super talented Indian wicket-keeper. He is the only player to win the ICC player of the year award twice in 2008 and 2009. He has a consistent successful cricket career and thus he is truly one of the most successful Indian cricketers.

Batting Career- M.S Dhoni

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50
Test 90 144 16 4876 224 38.09 59.12 6 1 33
ODI 350 297 84 10773 183 50.6 87.6 10 0 73
T20I 98 85 42 1617 56 37.6 126.1 0 0 2
IPL 219 193 73 4746 84 39.88 135.8 0 0 23

 

7. Virendra Sehwag

Virendra Sehwag- Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

Virendra Sehwag is a former Indian cricketer and one of the most destructive batsmen. He was born on 20th October 1978 in Delhi, India. He holds the record of scoring the fastest 300 runs and 250 runs in the international cricket match. Virendra Sehwag announced his retirement on his birthday in 2015. There are very few cricketers who are still quite famous across India and Viru is one of them. He had a huge fan following in India in their time and now as well. He is also recognized as one of the successful Indian cricketers of all time which makes them deserving to be occupied here in this list.

Batting Career- Virendra Sehwag

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50
Test 104 180 6 8586 319 49.34 82.23 23 6 32
ODI 251 245 9 8273 219 35.06 104.34 15 1 38
T20I 19 18 0 394 68 21.89 145.39 0 0 2
IPL 104 104 5 2728 122 27.56 155.44 2 0 16

 

6. Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar- Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

Master Blaster Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a right-handed batsman and one of the most successful cricketers in the world. Tendulkar was born on 24th April 1973. He is one of the greatest batsmen of all time and among the top richest Indian cricketers. He holds a plethora of records which consists of the highest number of centuries (49) and fifties (96). Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run-scorer of all time and also the youngest cricketer to reach 1000 runs in Test cricket. He is the cricketer who has made a great identity of the Indian cricket team in international cricket. He is 200% recognize as one of the most successful Indian cricketers of all time.

Batting Career- Sachin Tendulkar

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50
Test 200 329 33 15921 248 53.79 54.08 51 6 68
ODI 463 452 41 18426 200 44.83 86.24 49 1 96
T20I 1 1 0 10 10 10 83.33 0 0 0
IPL 78 78 9 2334 100 33.83 119.82 1 0 13

 

5. Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid- Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

Rahul Dravid is a former Indian cricketer. He was born on 11th January 1973 in Madhya Pradesh, India. Rahul Dravid is the only player in one-day international history to be involved in two partnerships of three hundred runs or more. Rahul Dravid also holds the record for most consecutive one-day international innings without a duck. He holds the record for most time spent at the crease in Test. Nonetheless, Dravid also holds the record for being the oldest Indian to play a T20 cricket match. So, if we are making a list of successful cricketers in India, how can we forget Rahul Dravid as he is one of the most popular Indian cricketers of all time.

Batting Career- Rahul Dravid

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50
Test 164 286 32 13288 270 52.31 42.51 36 5 63
ODI 344 318 40 10889 153 39.17 71.24 12 0 83
T20I 1 1 0 31 31 31 147.62 0 0 0
IPL 89 82 5 2174 75 28.23 115.52 0 0 11

 

4. Saurav Ganguly

Saurav Ganguly- Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

Saurav Ganguly is affectionately known as Dada is a former Indian cricketer. He was born on 8th July 1972 in West Bengal, India. Saurav Ganguly is also a member of the Technical Committee, Indian Premier League. After Sachin Tendulkar and Inzamam-Ul-Haq, Saurav Ganguly was the 3rd batsman in history to cross the 10,000 run landmark. He earned the nickname “God of the Off Side” for his elegant stroke play through the covers and square of the wicket.

Batting Career- Saurav Ganguly

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50
Test 113 188 17 7212 239 42.18 51.26 16 1 35
ODI 311 300 21 11363 183 40.73 73.71 22 0 72
IPL 59 56 3 1349 91 25.45 106.81 0 0 7

 

3. Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble- Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

Anil Kumble is a former Indian cricketer who played continuously for 18 years. He was born on 17th October 1970 in Bangalore, India. He was a super exceptional right-arm-leg spin bowler holding a record of 619 wickets and remains one of the third-highest wicket-takers in test matches of all time just behind two super bowlers (Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne). Not only in Test matches but he is also one of the highest wicket-takers in ODI matches.  He was also selected as Cricketer of the Year in 1993 and  Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1996, as well. In the year 2005 Kumble was honored with the Padma Shri award which is India’s fourth-highest civilian honor.

Batting Career- Anil Kumble

M Inn B Runs Wkts Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 132 236 40850 18355 619 2.7 29.65 65.99 35 8
ODI 271 265 14496 10412 337 4.31 30.9 43.01 2 0
IPL 42 42 965 1058 45 6.58 23.51 21.44 1 0

 

2. Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar- Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

Sunil Gavaskar is also a former Indian cricketer. He was born on 10th July 1949 in Mumbai, India. He was one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Sunil Gavaskar held the record of 34 Test centuries for almost two decades before it was broken by Sachin Tendulkar in the year 2005. He was a great opener batsman and was widely admired by others for his technique against the fast bowlers. He was honored with the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan, as well. Sunil Gavaskar was the first batsman to score 10,000 Test runs.

Batting Career- Sunil Gavaskar

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50
Test 125 214 16 10122 236 51.12 66.04 34 4 45
ODI 108 102 14 3092 103 35.14 62.26 1 0 27

 

1. Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev- Top 10 Most Successful Indian Cricketers of All Time

Kapil Dev Nikhanj is a former Indian cricketer. He led the Indian national team to win the 1983 world cup. Kapil was basically from Chandigarh. He retired in 1994, holding several records to his name. He is the one who had to take more than 430 wickets and also has scored more than 5000 Test runs. In real life also, he was a humble being and a very cool-minded human. He was inducted into the ICC cricket hall of fame, as well.

Batting Career- Kapil Dev

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50
Test 131 184 15 5248 163 31.05 94.76 8 0 27
ODI 225 198 39 3783 175 23.79 95.07 1 0 14

 

Bowling Career- Kapil Dev

M Inn B Runs Wkts Econ Avg SR 5W
Test 131 227 27740 12867 434 2.78 29.65 63.92 23
ODI 225 221 11202 6945 253 3.72 27.45 44.28 1

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