Strongest all-rounders in cricket all the time

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In the history of cricket, there are some, who will show their talent between bat and ball. Only a few will be good in both batting and bowling they are known as all-rounders. Those players have the ability to bring up their team through batting or bowling. It is very tough to manage both in batting and bowling. All-rounders should have their fitness level more than a bowler or batsman.

Here are the 10 strongest all-rounders in cricket all the time

Garfield Sobers

Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers born on July 28,Guest Posting 1936. He was also known as Gary or Garry Sobers. In 1954 he started to play for West Indies and continued till 1974. Garry Sobers is a highly skilled bowler, who can bowl in fast, medium, and slow speeds. He is a left-handed batsman and was an excellent fielder. He is one of the best all-rounders all the time. In the test innings he scored 365 not out, in 1958 this record was broken by Brian Lara in 1994 who scored 375 runs. In 1965 Garry Sobers made as West Indies captain till 1972.

Jacques Kallis

Jacques Kallis was born on October 16, 1975. He was a South African cricketer also African cricket coach. He is a right-handed batsman, right-arm fast-medium swing bowler. He is one of the best all-rounders all the time. He is the only cricketer, who have scored 10,000 runs in twenty20 and in ODI and he is one who took 250 wickets in test matches. In ODI, he took 131 catches. He is the fourth cricket player in the world and first south African cricketer to score 13,000 runs in a test match in 2013.

Imran Khan

Mohemmed Imran Khan is a Pakistan cricketer born on 5 October 1952. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast, medium bowler. Imran Khan scored 3,807 runs in 88 test matches and 6 centuries. He took 362 wickets in test matches. In 1992 Pakistan won the World cup, Imran Khan is the big led for the title.

Keith Miller

Keith Ross Miller was born on 28 November 1919. He is an Australian cricketer Right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast bowler. Keith Miller is named as “the golden boy “of cricket by an English journalist lan Wooldridge. He started his career as a batsman and occasional bowler. As a batsman, he scored 2958 runs in 55 matches. In Don Bradman’s famous “Invincibles” he became an opening bowler. In his career, he took 170 wickets and proved himself as an all-rounder in cricket.

Richard Hadlee

Sir Richard John Hadlee was born on July 3, 1951. He is a New Zealand all-rounder. Richard Hadlee is a Left-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler. He is a chairman of New Zealand board of selectors. In 2002, Richard Hadlee was selected as the second greatest bowler in a test match by the Wisden. As a bowler, he took 431 wickets out of 86 test matches. He is having the record for the first bowler who took more than 400 wickets. Richard Hadlee, as a batsman he took 3124 runs in test matches including two centuries and fifteen fifties.

Ian Botham  

Ian Botham was born on 24 November 1955. He is an England all-rounder. He was a Right-handed batsman and Right-arm fast-medium bowler. He was known by all by his swing bowling. Ian Botham as a batsman he scored 14 centuries in the test cricket. As a bowler, he took five wickets 27 times and 10 wickets four times in a test match. In 1980, Ian Botham scored 100 runs and 10 wickets in the same test match. He was the best all-rounder all the time.

 Shaun Pollock

Shaun Maclean Pollock was born on 16 July 1973, is a South African all-rounder. He was a Right-handed batsman and Right-arm fast-medium bowler. In the test match, he was a leading wicket-taker. In December 2018, the record was broken by Dale Steyn. As a batsman, Shaun Pollock scored 3,700 runs in test matches. As a bowler, he took 400 wickets in test matches.

Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev Nikhanj born on 6 January 1956. He is an Indian cricketer. Kapil Dev was a Right-handed batsman and Right-arm fast-medium bowler. He is one of the greatest captains of the Indian team. He named as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002 by the Wisden. He was India’s coach between 1999 and 2000. He holds the world record of the highest number of wickets taken in a test match in the year 1994.In 2000 that record was broken by Courtney Walsh. Kapil Dev is the first player who took 200 wickets ODI. Kapil Dev is the only player who took 434 wickets in test matches, and in bating he scored more than 5000 runs in test matches. He is one of the greatest all-rounder in the history of cricket.


Tony Greig

Anthony William Greig was born on 6 October 1946. He was an England cricketer. He was a test cricket captain and then he turned into commentator at the end of his career. Tony Greig was a Right-handed batsman and Right-arm medium and Right-arm off-break bowler. He scored 3599 runs including 8 centuries from 58 matches and 141 wickets in test cricket. At present he was known as a commentator but before he was an all-rounder in a cricket game.

Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff was born on 6 December 1977 England cricketer. He was a Right-handed batsman and Right-arm fast bowler. Andrew Flintoff scored 3485 runs including 5 centuries from 79 matches and 226 wickets in test matches. After 19 years, England won the Ashes series in 2005, Andrew Flintoff was the main lead for the victory. He has the great potential to become an all-rounder.

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