ICC Player Rankings - Batsmen, Bowlers, All-rounders | ESPNcricinfo.com. Test Batsmen. ICC Player Rankings. Rank. Name. Country. Rating. 1. J.E. Root. ENG. 903. 2. K.S. Williamson. NZ. 901. 3. S.P.D. Smith. AUS. 891. 4. M. Test Bowlers. Test Allrounders. ODI Batsmen. ODI Bowlers.
He is in the top ten greatest batsmen of all time, he took over 200 Test wickets and was a sensational fielder who could field in multiple positions. "Sobers is not just the greatest allrounder ever, but the greatest player," explained Sambit Bal, Cricinfo's editor. Imran Khan topped the user poll, and by a surprisingly big margin.
100 runs and 10 wickets in a match. A hundred and five wickets in an innings. Opening the batting and bowling in the same match. Batting, bowling and fielding. 1000 runs, 50 wickets and 50 catches. Batting and wicketkeeping. 2000 runs and 100 wicketkeeping dismissals. 300 runs and 15 wicketkeeping dismissals in a series.
The top 5 all-rounders of all time are Sobers, Kallis, Botham, Imran Khan and Pollock. Hadlee and Kapil Dev run these 5 close. No surprises except that Kallis is so close to Sobers at the top.
Best all rounder in cricket: One of the pioneers of Sri Lankan cricket, Sanath Jayasuriya was an explosive left-handed opening batsman at the start who slowly showed great potential as a handy spinner. His international debut was in 1989 but the year he became one of the most feared batsmen was in 1996 when Sri Lanka won the World Cup.
Richie Benaud is arguably the best cricket commentator of all time. Before his commentary stint, he was a successful captain and all-rounder for Australia. Benaud accounted for 248 wickets in Tests at an average of 27.03, including 16 fifers. The leg-spinner had great success against India, who were great players of spin.
Top 10 Greatest Cricket All-Rounders of All Time. 1. Jacques Kallis. Jacques Kallis is a South African all-rounder. He has hit 45 centuries in the Test matches. He has taken the third-highest number of wickets in the one-day international format and sixth-highest number of wickets in Test series. As per his records, he can be called the best ...
All-rounder is critical for a team’s success across all formats. But having a genuine all-rounder who can deliver with both bat and bowl is rare. Let us look at the best 5 all-rounders in the 21st century in the longest format of the game. I have chosen the below criteria for someone to qualify as a genuine all-rounder: