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Top 25 Legend Cricketers Name for your Baby Boy




Biranchi Narayan

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Curtly Ambrose

Sir Curtly Elconn Lynwall Ambrose, is a former cricketer from Antigua who played 98 Test matches for the West Indies. A fast bowler, he took 405 Test wickets at an average of 20.99 and topped the ICC Player Rankings for much of his career to be rated the best bowler in the world.


Full Name - Sir Curtly Elconn Lynwall Ambrose

Date of Birth - 21 September 1963

Birth Place - Swetes, Antigua and Barbuda

Height - 2.01 m

Meaning of Curtly - Loudly, Roughly, Sharply

Meaning of Elconn – Surname

Meaning of Ambrose – immortal




Dennis Lillee

Dennis Keith Lillee, is a former Australian cricketer rated as the "outstanding fast bowler of his generation". Lillee was known for his fiery temperament, 'never-say-die' attitude and popularity with the fans.


Full Name - Dennis Keith Lillee

Date of Birth - 18 July 1949

Birth Place - Subiaco, Australia

Height – 1.82 m

Meaning of Dennis - Dionysius (Dionysius is the mythological Greek god of wine)

Meaning of Lilee - Lovely, Fair




Don Bradman

Sir Donald George Bradman, often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. Bradman's career Test batting average of 99.94 has been cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any major sport.


Full Name - Sir Donald George Bradman

Date of Birth - 27 August 1908

Birth Place - Cootamundra, Australia

Height – 1.73 m

Meaning of Don - A Title Prefixed to a Male Forename.

Meaning of Donald - world-ruler, world-wielder

Meaning of George - Farmer

Meaning of Bradman - At the Wide River, Related to Water




Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team. He is often regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the highest run scorer of all time in International cricket.


Full Name - Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

Date of Birth - 24 April 1973

Birth Place - Mumbai, India

Height - 1.65 m

Meaning of Sachin - Pure, Lord Shiva, Lord Indra

Meaning of Ramesh - Lord Rama, Lord Vishnu, The Preserver

Meaning of Tendulkar – Surname




Brian Lara

Brian Charles Lara, TC, OCC, AM is a Trinidadian former international cricketer, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.


Full Name - Brian Charles Lara

Date of Birth - 2 May 1969

Birth Place - Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago

Meaning of Brian – High, Noble

Meaning of Charles - Army, Warrior

Meaning of Lara – Famous




Garfield Sobers

Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers, also known as Gary or Garry Sobers, is a former cricketer who played for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974, and is widely considered to be cricket's greatest all-rounder.

Full Name - Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers

Date of Birth - 28 July 1936

Birth Place - Bridgetown, Barbados

Height – 1.8 m

Meaning of Garfield - field of spears




Allan Border

Allan Robert Border is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer. A batsman, Border was for many years the captain of the Australian team. His playing nickname was "A.B.". He played 156 Test matches in his career, a record until it was passed by fellow Australian Steve Waugh.


Full Name - Allan Robert Border

Date of Birth - 27 July 1955

Birth Place - Cremorne, Australia

Meaning of Allan - Harmony, Stone, Noble, Fair, Handsome

Meaning of Robert – Famed, Bright, Shining




Clarrie Grimmett

Clarence Victor "Clarrie" Grimmett was a cricketer; although born in New Zealand, he played most of his cricket in Australia. He is thought by many to be one of the finest early spin bowlers, and usually credited as the developer of the flipper.


Full Name - Clarence Victor Grimmett

Date of Birth - 25 December 1891

Birth Place - Caversham, Dunedin, New Zealand

Meaning of Clarence - Bright, Clear

Meaning of Victor - Conqueror

Meaning of Grimmett - The Fierce One




Courtney Walsh

Courtney Andrew Walsh is a former Jamaican cricketer who represented the West Indies from 1984 to 2001, captaining the West Indies in 22 Test matches. He is a fast bowler, and best known for a remarkable opening bowling partnership along with fellow West Indian Curtly Ambrose for several years.


Full Name - Courtney Andrew Walsh

Date of Birth - 30 October 1962

Birth Place - Kingston, Jamaica

Meaning of Courtney - Short Nose

Meaning of Andrew - Manly; Brave

Meaning of Walsh – Surname, A Man from Wales




Glenn McGrath

Glenn Donald McGrath is an Australian former international cricketer, who played all formats of the game for 14 years. He was a fast-medium pace bowler and is considered one of the greatest bowlers of all time, and a leading contributor to Australia's domination of world cricket from the mid-1990s to the mid 2000s.


Full Name - Glenn Donald McGrath

Date of Birth - 9 February 1970

Birth Place - Dubbo, Australia

Meaning of Glenn – valley (Used both as a surname and given name)

Meaning of Donald – world-ruler, world-wielder

Meaning of McGrath - Son of Grace, Grace, Prosperity




Imran Khan

Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi is a Pakistani politician who is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan. He is the founder and chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Before entering politics, Khan was an international cricketer and philanthropist.


Full Name - Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi

Date of Birth - 5 October 1952

Birth Place - Lahore, Pakistan

Height – 1.88 m

Meaning of Imran - Exalted Nation, Prosperity, Happiness

Meaning of Ahmed – Much Praised, Name of The Prophet Muhammad




Joel Garner

Joel Garner, also known as "Big Joel" or "Big Bird", is a former West Indian cricketer, and a member of the highly regarded late 1970s and early 1980s West Indies cricket teams. Garner is the highest ranked ODI bowler and #36 in Tests as per the ICC best ever bowling ratings.


Full Name - Joel Garner

Date of Birth - 16 December 1952

Birth Place - Christ Church, Barbados

Height – 2.03 m

Meaning of Joel - YHWH is God, Yahu is God

Meaning of Garner - Surname (Origin Anglo-Saxon)




Adam Gilchrist

Adam Craig Gilchrist, nicknamed "Gilly" or "Churchy", is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer and captain of the Australia national cricket team.


Full Name - Adam Craig Gilchrist

Date of Birth - 14 November 1971

Birth Place - Bellingen, Australia

Meaning of Adam - To Be Red

Meaning of Craig - Rock

Meaning of Gilchrist - English language surname of Gaelic origin




Jacques Kallis

Jacques Kallis is a former South African cricketer, and, a former Test and ODI captain. As a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium swing bowler, Kallis is regarded as one of the greatest cricketers of all time and the game's greatest all rounder.


Full Name - Jacques Kallis

Date of Birth - 16 October 1975

Birth Place - Pinelands, Cape Town, South Africa

Meaning of Jacques - He who Supplants

Meaning of Kallis – Surname




Javed Miandad

Mohammad Javed Miandad, popularly known as Javed Miandad, is a Pakistani cricket coach, commentator and former cricketer known for his unconventional style of captaincy and batting. He played for Pakistan in Tests and One-Day Internationals between 1975 and 1996.


Full Name - Mohammad Javed Miandad

Date of Birth - 12 June 1957

Birth Place - Karachi, Pakistan

Height – 1.73 m

Meaning of Mohammad - Founder of the Islamic Religion

Meaning of Javed - Eternal

Meaning of Miandad – Surname




Muttiah Muralitharan

Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002. He retired from Test cricket in 2010, registering his 800th and final wicket on 22 July 2010 from his final ball in his last Test match.


Full Name - Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan

Date of Birth - 17 April 1972

Birth Place - Kandy, Sri Lanka

Height – 1.73 m

Meaning of Muttiah – Muttiah

Meaning of Muralitharan - Lord Krishna, Bearer of Flute




Rahul Dravid

Rahul Sharad Dravid is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the current Overseas Batting Consultant for the Indian team, and also the head coach for the Under-19 and 'A' teams. Dravid scored nearly 25000 runs in international cricket.


Full Name - Rahul Sharad Dravid

Date of Birth - 11 January 1973

Birth Place - Indore, India

Meaning of Rahul - Son of Lord Buddha, Capable, Traveler,

Meaning of Sharad - Autumn, Name of a Season

Meaning of Dravid - Surname, Wealthy, Landlord




Ricky Ponting

Ricky Thomas Ponting is an Australian cricket commentator, former professional cricketer, and two-time World Cup winning captain in 2003 and 2007, widely regarded as the greatest cricket captain of all time and one of the greatest batsmen of all time.


Full Name - Ricky Thomas Ponting

Date of Birth - 19 December 1974

Birth Place - Launceston, Australia

Meaning of Ricky - Powerful, Strong Ruler

Meaning of Thomas - Twin

Meaning of Ponting – Surname




Richard Hadlee

Sir Richard John Hadlee is a New Zealand former cricketer, regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers and all-rounders in cricketing history. Hadlee was appointed MBE in 1980 and knighted in 1990 for services to cricket. He is a former chairman of the New Zealand board of selectors.


Full Name - Sir Richard John Hadlee

Date of Birth - 3 July 1951

Birth Place - Saint Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand

Meaning of Richard - Strong Leader, Brave Leader

Meaning of John - Gracious

Meaning of Hadlee - Spelling variation of Hadley (Derived from a place name meaning "heather field")




Shane Warne

Shane Keith Warne is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer who captained the Australian national team in One Day Internationals.


Full Name - Shane Keith Warne

Date of Birth - 13 September 1969

Birth Place - Upper Ferntree Gully, Australia

Height - 1.65 m

Meaning of Shane - Gift from God

Meaning of Keith - The Wind, Wood

Meaning of Warne – Surname




Steve Waugh

Stephen Rodger Waugh, is a former Australian international cricketer and twin brother of cricketer Mark Waugh. A right-handed batsman, he was also a medium-pace bowler.


Full Name - Stephen Rodger Waugh

Date of Birth - 2 June 1965

Birth Place - Canterbury, Australia

Meaning of Stephen - Wreath, Crown, Honour, Reward, Royal

Meaning of Rodger - Famed Spear

Meaning of Waugh – Surname




Sydney Barnes

Sydney Francis Barnes was an English professional cricketer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest ever bowlers. He was right-handed and bowled at a pace that varied from medium to fast-medium with the ability to make the ball both swing and break from off or leg.


Full Name - Sydney Francis Barnes

Date of Birth - 19 April 1873

Birth Place - Smethwick, United Kingdom

Meaning of Sydney - Wide Island

Meaning of Francis - Franciscus, Frenchman

Meaning of Barnes- Surname




Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Manohar Gavaskar, often known as Sunny Gavaskar, is a former Indian international cricketer who played from the early 1970s to late 1980s for the Bombay cricket team and Indian national team.


Full Name - Sunil Manohar Gavaskar

Date of Birth - 10 July 1949

Birth Place - Mumbai, India

Meaning of Sunil - Dark, Very Black/Blue

Meaning of Manohar - One who wins over mind, Loveable. Charming, Lord Krishan

Meaning of Gavaskar - One who is authoritative




Viv Richards

Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, known as Viv Richards, is an Antiguan former cricketer, who represented the West Indies at Test and international levels. He is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.


Full Name - Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards

Date of Birth - 7 March 1952

Birth Place - Saint John's, Antigua and Barbuda

Meaning of Isaac - Laughing, Laughter

Meaning of Vivian - Life

Meaning of Alexander - Defender, protector of man

Meaning of Richards - Powerful, Brave




Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram is a Pakistani cricket commentator, coach and former cricketer, captain of Pakistan national cricket team. He is acknowledged as one of the greatest bowlers of all time.


Full Name - Wasim Akram

Date of Birth - 3 June 1966

Birth Place - Lahore, Pakistan

Meaning of Wasim – Handsome

Meaning of Akram – Generous



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