Cricket game is consisted on bat and ball which is played between two teams each team is consisted on 11 players. Cricket is the invention of England and the first ever cricket match was played in England in 1598 and as well as the first international match was also played in England when an Australian team toured to England in 1865. In 1989 an organization was established with the name of International Cricket Council which is known as ICC. Players have to follow instructions given by the ICC. The purpose of establishing this organization was to manage cricket affairs and matters properly. With the passage of time cricket has become more famous game around the world and is considered most famous game after the football. Cricket is formatted in 3 categories One Day International which is also known as ODI, Test and now T-Twenty cricket has also been developed in last few years. Cricket game has produced plenty of great players in its history. The details of top ten batsmen in the history of cricket are given as
Sir Donald George Bradman (Australia)
Sir Donald George Bradman was an Australian player who also was known as the Don of cricket. Sir Donald was born on 27th August 1908. He did start his first class career at the age of 19 and he made 28,067 runs in first class career alongwith 3 centuries and 35 half centuries with the average of 95.14. Donald starting his test career on 30th November 1928 and ended on 18 August 1948. Bradman made 6,996 runs with the record average of 99.94. He made 29 centuries and as well as 13 half centuries alongwith his highest score of 334. Donald has been the great player forever in this history of cricket.
Sachin Tendulkar (India)
Sachin Tendulkar his full name is Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is an Indian player also known as little master due to his short height. Sachin have achieved many records in the cricket game. Tendulkar was born on 24th April 1973 and was selected for Indian team which was touring Pakistan in 1989. It has been said that Tendulkar is run scorer machine as he made 18,426 in one day international with the average of 44.83. Tendulkar made 49 centuries and 96 half centuries. In test career he made over all 18,837 51 centuries and 67.
Brian Lara (West Indies)
Brian Lara the West Indians superstar was born on May 2, 1969. He has been great player in the history of cricket throughout his career. The left handed batsman scored 10,405 in one day international matches alongwith 19 centuries with average of 40.48 and 63 half centuries and in test career he Lara scored 11,953 with the average of 52.88. Lara made 34 centuries and 48 half centuries. Most interesting thing in his test career that he made 400* which is a recorded and yet not anyone can break it.
Ricky Ponting (Australia)
Ricky Ponting the most successful batsman as captain for the Australians ever. Ponting was born on 19 December, 1974 he made 13,704 in 375 ODI matches with the average of 42.03. Ricky made 30 centuries and 82 half centuries. The test career of Ricky Ponting was also spectacular as he 13,378 runs with 41 centuries and 62 half centuries with the average of 51.85.
Vivian Richard (West Indies)
His complete name is Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards belonged to West Indies who made 6,721 in ODI with 11 centuries and 45 half centuries with the average of 47.00 and in Test match Richard made 8,540 with 24 centuries and 45 half centuries with average of 50.23.
Sunil Gavaskar (Inida)
Sunil Gavaskar the Indian player played 108 ODI match and run scored 3092 with the average of 35.13 with 1 centuries and 27 half centuries. In test career he made 10122 runs alongwith 34 centuries and 45 half centuries at the rate of 51.12.
Jacques Kallis (South Africa)
Jacques Henry Kallis the South African al-rounder has been successful batsman for Africa who made 11,498 in ODI with average 45.26 alongwith 17 centuries and 85 half centuries and 13, 128 in test match with the average of 56.10. Kallis made 44 centuries and 58 half centuries in test career.
Inzamam Ul Haq (Pakistan)
The Pakistani legend born on 3 March 1970 played 378 ODI and 120 test matches. In ODI career he made 11,739 with average of 39.52 alongwith 10 centuries and 83 half centuries. Test career was also remarkable as Inzi made 8,830 runs at the rate of 49.60 alongwith 24 centuries and 46 half centuries.
Sanath Teran Jaysuriya (Sri Lanka)
Sanath Jaysuriya a great left handed Sri Lankan batsman who played 445 ODI match and scored 13430 at the rate of 32.36. Sanath made 28 ODI centuries and 68 half centuries. In test career he played 110 matches and score 6973 runs with the average of 40.07 and made 14 centuries and 31 half centuries.
Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)
Kumar Sangakkara another Sri Lankan most successful batsman and wicket keeper made 11,026 runs in 340 ODI matches with 15 centuries and 74 half centuries with the average of 38.68. In test career he made 10,486 at the rate of 56.98 with 33 centuries and 42 half centuries.