Cricket is one of the most popular sports all over the World. The game is watched by millions of cricket fans. This game is particularly popular among sub-continental countries. Countries like India, Pakistan and Bangladesh worship cricket for many years. But Cricket has also gathered its decent popularity in many European countries as well as in greater Australia..
From the beginning of the game of cricket, it was Australian Sir Don Bradman who dominated the field. Now in this modern era of cricket, young cricketers like Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers have provided huge popularity around the world.
Now a days cricketers earn large amount of income from their national team and respected club team salaries. They also have their own income source from personal endorsements.
Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the World :
Cricket is considered as one of the hard working games. Each player should have built up their physique under strict physical routine. Thus they become the subject of attraction for millions of cricket fans. Cricket magazines featuring handsome cricketers on their cover pages also sell in the market like hot cake.
Here, we bring you the list of Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world.
Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world No 1:
Virat Kohli (India)
Virat Kohli represents the Indian national cricket team. He also plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL (Indian Premier League) and his regional team Delhi. Delhi remains Virat Kohli’s birthplace and this awesome youngster was born on 5 November 1988.
Now this handsome cricketer has aged 26. In the national side and in the club teams, Virat Kohli plays his role as a right handed batsman. Occasionally he bowls as a right arm medium pace. Virat Kohli made his Test debut against west indies on 20 June 2011 and in ODI on 18 August 2008 Vs Sri Lanka. Since then, Virat Kohli has appeared in 29 international test matches for Indian National team and scored 1855 with an average of 39.46 (upto 9.12.2014).
He also capped 146 ODI matches for India and made 6,208 runs with 52.61 batting average. With 21 ODI centuries and 6 test centuries, Virat Kohli has become one of the most promising cricketers in the world. Not only that, he is probably the most fashionable cricketer in recent world.
Cricketer Virat Kohli remains at the top of our list of top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world.
Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world No 2:
Kevin Pietersen (England)
Kevin Pietersen plays for England National cricket team. He also marked his place in IPL for Delhi Daredevils and his regional team St Lucia Zouks. He may be an England player, but he is not English by born. Kevin Pietersen was born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal province, South Africa on 27 June 1980. He is mainly known for his right handed batting and occasional right arm off break bowling.
Kevin Pietersen made his debut for his national side in Test on 21 July 2005. It was a match against Australia, England’s greatest rival. He debuted in one day international cricket against Zimbabwe on 28 November 2004. Kevin Pietersen, commonly known as KP appeared in 104 test matches and made 8,181 runs and earned a batting average of 47.28. In one day international, he appeared in 136 matches for England National Team and scored 4,440 runs. Here his batting average remains 40.73 (upto 09.12.14).
Kevin Pietersen has won hearts of many cricket fans with his stunning smartness and look. His charming physique well enough to make crazy thousands of young girls. For this reason, KP is remaining in the 2nd position in our list of top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world.
Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world No 3:
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)
Shahid Afridi is one of the hottest cricketers among his fans. His aggressive batting, bowling and fielding have caught the eyes of thousands of cricket lovers. Shahid Afridi indeed makes his place among top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world.
Shahid Afridi plays for Pakistan National Team from 2 October 1996 in ODI and from 22 October 1998 in tests. This 34 year all-rounder was born in Khyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan on 1 March 1980. Afridi mainly plays his role as all-rounder both in Pakistan National Team and Clubs like Dhaka Gladiators and Ruhuna Royals. He is known for his right handed batting and right arm leg spin bowling.
Shahid Afridi has appeared in 27 international Test matches and made 1,716 runs with an average of 36.51. In One Day International Cricket, he capped total 373 matches and scored 7,516 runs and captured 384 wickets. In his first appearance as a ODI batsman, Shahid Afridi became the fastest centurion with a hundred in just 37 balls. It was a match against Sri Lanka and the Lankans remembered that blast for many years.
Shahid Afridi is considered as one of the most handsome cricketers in the world.
Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world No 4:
AB de Villiers (South Africa)
AB de Villiers represents the South Africa Nation Team. In Indian Premier League, he plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Villiers was born in Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa on 17 February 1984. He mainly plays as a wicket-keeper batsman for his national team as well as clubs and well known for his right-handed tactical batting.
AB de Villiers made his Test debut for South Africa National Team on 17 December 2004, in a match against England. He also got his ODI debut against England on 2 February 2005. AB de Villiers appeared in total 92 Test matches with 7,168 runs and 52.94 batting average. In one day international, he appeared 162 matches for his national team and scored 6,543 runs with 49.94 batting average.
AB de Villiers with his charming smartness and his stunning fielding performances, has able to catch eyes of thousands cricket lovers. He is one of the most handsome cricketers in the recent era of cricket.
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Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world No 5:
Michael Clarke (Australia)
Michael Clarke’s performance in cricket is well admired among the cricket fans. He plays for Australian National Cricket Team and for Pune Warriors in Indian Premier League and also for Sydney Thunder. 34 year old Michael Clarke was born in Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia on 2 April 1981. He is well known for his right-handed batting and occasional slow left-arm orthodox bowling.
On 6 October 2004, Michael Clarke made his Test debut for Australian National Team in a match against India and so far he played 107 international test matches. He made 8,297 runs in Test cricket for Australia with an average of 50.59. He made his debut in one day international cricket on 19 January 2003 against England. He capped in total 237 one day international matches for his national team, Australia and managed 7,751 runs so far with an average of 45.06.
Michael Clarke is counted among the most handsome cricketers today. For this, it is his obvious right to stay in the list of most handsome cricketers of the world.
Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world No 6:
Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)
Brendon McCullum is one of the key batsmen in the New Zealand National Team. He also represents Brisbane Heat and Chennai Super Kings in his club side. Brendon was born in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand on 27 September 1981. This 33 year old wicket-keeper batsman is known for his right-handed batting performances. He is showing his cricketing ability both in Test and One day international cricket.
He was debuted in Tests on 10 March 2004 against South Africa and in one day cricket on 17 February 2002 against Australia. In his 88 appearances in Tests, Brendon McCullum scored 5,349 runs with a batting average of 37.10. He also appeared in 231 ODI matches for New Zealand National Team with 5,200 runs and 30.05 average score.
Brendon’s musculature and his attractive physique are considered as one of the most handsome cricketers of the world.
Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world No 7:
Mitchell Johnson (Australia)
Mitchell Johnson is considered as one of the most devastating fast bowlers in world cricket. As a presenter of Australian National Cricket Team, Mitchell Johnson has played 61 international test matches and 144 one day international matches. This 33 year old Australian pacer was born in Townsville, Queensland, Australia on 2 November 1981. Apart from the Australian National team, he also plays for Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab in Indian Premier League. He mainly plays his role as a left-arm fast bowler and a left-handed batsman.
Johnson’s debut test match was held on 8 November 2007 against Sri Lanka. He debuted in one day international on 10 December 2005 against New Zealand. Mitchell Johnson has grabbed 270 wickets in Test matches and 221 wickets in ODI so far for Australian national cricket team.
Mitchell Johnson with tall figure and characteristics moustache are well enough to hit the hearts of thousands of girls. This handsome and hot fast bowler is remaining as prince charming among many cricket fans. We consider him in our list of top 10 handsome cricketers of the world.
Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world No 8:
Faf Du Plessis (South Africa)
Faf Du Plessis plays for the South Africa National Cricket Team alongside with another smart boy AB de Villers. Du Plessis also plays for Melbourne Renegades and Chennai Super Kings in IPL. Faf Du Plessis was born in Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa on 13 July 1984. Now he is aged 30 years. Du Plessis mainly plays his role as a middle-order batsman in both his national team and clubs.
This right-handed batsman was debuted on 18 January 2011 against India in ODI and in Test Cricket he was debuted on 2 November 2012 in a match against Australia. For South Africa National team, Du Plessis has appeared in 17 international test matches and scored 1,262 runs with a stunning 52.58 batting average. He capped in 53 ODI matches and made 1,503 runs earning average of 32.67.
Du Plessis made himself quite a promising cricketer. His place in our list of top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world is quite justifiable too.
Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world No 9:
Alastair Cook (England)
This youngster cricketer, Alastair Cook has got beautiful eyes which can mesmerize lots of cricket fans. He represents the English National Cricket Team as well as regional team Essex and MCC. He was born in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England on December 25, 1984. Alastair Cook is mainly the opening left-handed batsman in his clubs and England National team. Occasionally he plays as a right-arm medium bowler.
His test match debut was on 1 March 2006 against India and ODI on 28 June 2006 against Sri Lanka. Alastair Cook has played 109 international test matches for England National Team and scored 8,423 runs with an average of 46.06. In one day cricket, he appeared in 86 matches with 3,085 runs and 37.62 batting average.
Alastair Cook is treated as one of the hottest English cricketers and indeed he stays in our list of top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world.
Top 10 most handsome cricketers of the world No 10:
Dale Steyn (South Africa)
Dale Styne represents South Africa National Cricket Team. In his club career, he plays for Brisbane Heat and Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL. Dale Styne’s birth place is in Phalaborwa, Transvaal Province, South Africa and the date was 27 June 1983. His main role in the national team is right-arm fast bowler.
He was debuted in Test match on 17 December 2004 against England and in One day international cricket he made his debut match against Asia XI on 17 August 2005. Dale Steyn has played 75 test matches and 82 ODI for South Africa national team. In international test cricket, he took 383 wickets and in one day international cricket he grabbed total 125 wickets.
In recent world of cricket, Dale Steyn is one of the most handsome cricketers of the world.
The popularity of cricket is rising due to recent time T20 Championships like IPL and Australian Big Bash League. All these cricket tournaments have also increased the earnings of the famous cricketers and also built fans across the globe. These are the platform for young dashing cricketers to rise into stardom. We can expect to see more smart and most handsome cricketers in the near future, who will be credited both for their talent and looks on the cricket field.