Cricket is arguably one of the most popular sports in the world. It’s also a sport that has some serious eye candy, with some of its players earning attention around the world for their good looks. From Virat Kohli to MS Dhoni, here are the top 10 most handsome cricket players in the world! Read on to find out who made it to our list and why they deserve their spot in the spotlight.
Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer who is currently the captain of the India national team. He is a right-handed batsman and occasional right-arm medium pace bowler. He is widely regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world.
Kohli made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Sri Lanka in August 2008 and scored his first century in that format against the same team in December 2009. He made his Test debut in November 2010 against the West Indies. Since then, he has gone on to score centuries in both Test cricket (10) and ODI cricket (30). He has also played a pivotal role in India winning several matches, including the 2011 World Cup and the 2013 Champions Trophy.
Kohli has been awarded several prestigious awards, including the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012 and 2017, ICC Test Player of the Year in 2018, Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 2016 and 2017, and BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2018.
1. Steve Smith: The Australian batsman is one of the most successful cricket players in the world and he is also one of the most handsome cricket players. He has been included in many magazines’ list of Most Handsome Men and his fan following is increasing day by day.
Joe Root is an English cricketer who is currently the captain of the England Test team. He was born on 30 December 1990 in Dore, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Root made his first-class debut for Yorkshire in 2007 and played for them until 2010. He briefly played for England Under-19s in 2009 before making his senior international debut for England in 2012.
Root has established himself as one of the best batsmen in the world and is currently ranked as the second best Test batsman in the world by the ICC. He has scored 9 hundreds and 27 fifties in Test matches and 7 hundreds and 19 fifties in ODIs. In 2016, he was named as one of Wisden’s Cricketers of the Year and was also appointed as vice-captain of the England ODI team.
Cricket is a gentleman’s game and the players look dapper in their whites. Here is a list of the top 10 most handsome cricket players in the world:
1. Kane Williamson
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is one of the most stylish batsmen in world cricket today. He is known for his elegant strokeplay and has an impressive Test batting average of 51.54. Williamson also has two double centuries to his name and was named ICC Cricketer of the Year in 2015.
2. Joe Root
England’s Test captain Joe Root is another player who oozes style and elegance on the cricket field. He is one of the best batsmen in the world and has scored 6,123 runs in 108 Test matches at an average of 53.15. Root also has 22 centuries to his name and was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2014.
3. Steve Smith
Australia’s Steve Smith is currently ranked as the No. 1 Test batsman in the world by ICC rankings. He is another cricketer who knows how to play aesthetically pleasing shots all around the ground. Smith has scored 7,227 runs in 111 Test matches at an excellent average of 63.55 including 26 centuries and 36 half-centuries. He was also named ICC Test Player of the Year in 2015 and 2017.
AB de Villiers
There is no denying that AB de Villiers is one of the most handsome cricket players in the world. The South African batsman has won numerous accolades for his batting prowess, and he is also known for his good looks. De Villiers started his international career in 2004, and he has since become one of the most respected cricketers in the world. He is currently the captain of the South African Test team, and he has also captained the One Day International (ODI) team in the past. De Villiers is widely regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world, and he has been voted as the ICC ODI Player of the Year on two occasions.
Kagiso Rabada is a South African cricketer who plays all three formats of the sport. He is currently ranked as the world’s number one bowler in Test cricket and is also ranked highly in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). He has been described as “one of the most exciting fast bowlers in world cricket”.
Rabada made his Test debut against India in November 2015 and took his first five-wicket haul in his second Test match, also against India. In February 2017, he became the youngest player to take 50 wickets in Test cricket. In June 2017, during the second Test against England at Trent Bridge, he took six wickets for 54 runs in the first innings, which was his career-best bowling performance in Tests. This helped him to reach the number-one spot in the ICC Test Bowling Rankings, making him the first South African bowler to top the rankings since Dale Steyn in 2008.
Rabada has played a vital role in helping South Africa to win several Test series, including home series victories over New Zealand (2016–17), Australia (2016–17) and England (2017–18). He was named man of the series after taking 20 wickets in the 2016–17 home series victory over New Zealand. In January 2018, he was named ICC Cricketer of the Year and ICC Test Cricketer of the
Jasprit Bumrah is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Indian national cricket team and Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. He is a right-arm fast bowler and is known for his ability to bowl yorkers and hit the deck hard. He made his international debut in 2016 and has played a key role in India’s successes in limited-overs cricket, including their run to the final of the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Bumrah has been ranked as one of the top ODI bowlers in the world by the ICC and is widely regarded as one of the best current fast bowlers.
Quinton de Kock
Quinton de Kock is a South African cricketer who plays for the national team as a wicket-keeper and batsman. He made his international debut in 2014 and has since played in over 50 Test matches, 150 One Day Internationals (ODIs) and 60 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). He is the current vice-captain of the South African ODI team.
De Kock is considered one of the best wicket-keepers in the world and is known for his aggressive batting style. He has scored over 8,000 runs in international cricket and has been named as one of Wisden’s Cricketers of the Year. He was also named the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2017.
Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis is a South African cricketer and the current Test captain of the South African national cricket team. He made his Test debut in 2012 and was named as the South African Cricketer of the Year in 2013. Du Plessis is widely regarded as one of the most handsome men in cricket, with his dashing good looks and debonair charm.
Du Plessis has been married to Imari Visser since 2012, and the couple have a young daughter together. Du Plessis is an active philanthropist, supporting several charitable causes. In 2015, he was named as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
Rohit Sharma is an Indian cricketer who has established himself as one of the leading batsmen in the world. He is widely regarded as one of the most stylish and elegant batsmen in the modern game. Rohit has scored over 6,000 runs in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and is the only player to score three double centuries in this format. He has also scored two centuries in Test matches and holds the record for the highest individual score in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is).
Rohit made his international debut for India in 2007 and quickly established himself as a key member of the team. He played a major role in India’s victory at the 2011 Cricket World Cup and was also part of the squad that won the 2013 Champions Trophy. In recent years, Rohit has been one of India’s most successful batsmen and has been instrumental in their strong performances in limited-overs cricket. He is currently ranked as the second-best ODI batsman in the world and is widely considered to be one of the best white-ball players in world cricket.