The Indians consider cricketers as God. It is evident from their excitement during any match India goes to play. You can already imagine how a nation of ardent cricket fans will react in the games where they know their favorite cricketer is playing.
Cricket in India is religion, to be precise. It is the religion biggest of all the others. People worship these famous cricketer stars in India. This nation has produced some of the gems in the name of star cricketers. And these stars have made the cricket fans proud of their world-class performance. Here are some of the most popular cricketers of India. Read about them to know who these cricketers are.
There can be no second thought that Sachin Tendulkar is the God of cricket for Indians and international fans as well. The fans and even the non-fans of cricket know that he is the best cricketer. Fans know him as a leading run-scorer, century-maker in both Tests matches and ODI cricket. The modern era cricketers consider him as their role model.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is that captain cool for India who has given much to the team. He has brought many glories to his homeland. Captain cool led India to win World Cup 2011 after 23 years. Team India also won T20 World Cup 2007 under Dhoni. What is more to say about this famous cricketer?
Anil Kumble has come from Bangalore, Mysore State, India. He has been the talented bowler of the Indian team in the late 90s and 2000s era. His career span is over 18 years. He has also played the role of Indian team skipper and later Indian team head coach.
The former Indian captain is another famous cricketer of India. Gavaskar who, recently celebrated his 71st birthday, played for the Indian national team in the 70s and 80s.
He has the aggressiveness inside him to lead his team to success. Indeed we are talking about Virat Kohli. Critics say that he has taken the Indian cricket to a new height of success.
What can we say about this cricketer? The Dada of Indian cricket! The beloved cricketer of fans, Sourav Chandidas Ganguly! He is the one who changed the course of the sinking Indian team during the 90s era. It is him, who brought out the spirit of the game in the nation and took reins of the young cricketers to lead them in multiple matches wins. The former captain of India is now the BCCI president.
People call him the wall of India. They also call him Mr. Dependable. This is the characteristic of Rahul Dravid. During his career, people have known him as one of the best test batsmen. He is one of those cricketer breeds who never came into news for wrong reasons.
The cricketer who brought the maiden World Cup to India, people know him as the young all-rounder, Kapil Dev. When Kapil Dev led India to beat in the World Cup 1983, he was the youngest captain.