Fantasy Cricket – 4 Cricketers Who Are Not Using Their Original Names

Not liking the birthname and changing the same has become a trend now! Whether it’s for some luck purpose, or for religious use, changing names is not ban uncommon thing to do. Thousands and millions of people change their birthnames later on in their life. Similarly, in the cricket fraternity, names play a crucial role. A cricketer becomes popular by his name!  

Fantasy cricket game players would be amazed to know that these players were originally not called by the name which they are using now. Few of them altered the names because they were simply fascinated with the changes. Read on and improve your cricket trivia!  

Tillakaratne Dilshan 

This Sri Lankan cricketer is a popular name in international cricket. But did you know that he is originally a Muslim by birth? Difficult to ascertain as his name doesn’t suggest the same. However, his original name was Tuwan Mohammad Dilshan and his father was from a Malay group. However, from 1999, he started following the trends of Buddhism. It’s been a news that Dilshan’s mother was a follower of Buddhism from the very beginning. Thus, it was always in his blood. By embracing Buddhism, he decided to change his name. Indeed, a fun fact for the fantasy sports lover!  

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi 

The well-known cricketer who was popularly called Tiger Pataudi was initially not called as Mansur. He was actually by birth the Junior Nawab of Pataudi family and hence by ritual was known as Nawab of Pataudi Junior. He became the youngest captain of the Indian cricket team in 1961 and for 10 years he played with this name. After that to abide by the changing government rules, he changed his name to Mansur. Since then, this dashing batsman made a special place in the hearts of millions of fans.  

Mohammad Yousuf 

Although he played for Pakistan, however from Muslim he converted to Christianity and also changed his name. Till 2005 he was known as Yousuf Youhana. But as soon as he converted, he changed his name to Mohammad Yousuf. Although the name won’t suggest that he is a Christian, however by religion he was! This made him the only cricketer with some other religious belief to play for the all-Muslim cricket team of Pakistan. For fantasy cricket league, religion or name doesn’t matter. What matters is the performance of the cricketer!  

Bob Willis 

Probably one of the bravest bowlers of the England team till date, Bob Willis was not originally called by this name. Well, it’s a high fascinating story though! During the 1960s the enigmatic musical performance by the great Bob Dylan impressed him. By birth, his name was Robert George Dylan Willis. The love for music inspired him to add a twist to his name. So, he walked up to the court and legally got his name changed to Bob Willis. However, fate didn’t favour his new name! He was repeatedly hurt and sustained many injuries while playing. But to the utter astonishment of the viewers, he played for 9 long years and delivered an outstanding performance.  

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Fantasy Cricket Games – 4 Talented Cricketers Overshadowed by Popular Teammates

Looking back at the history of cricket, it is very clear that over the years there have been cricketers whose popularity had been overshadowed to some extent by another brilliant contemporary player in the team! Although there’s no doubt about the competency of any of them, however sometimes the other one takes up the limelight!  

Call it bad luck or unfair turn of events, in spite of winning millions of hearts, some these cricketers have never quiet been able to come out of the shadows. However, while playing fantasy cricket, popularity doesn’t matter. It’s the performance of the players that will help you win cash in such online fantasy games.  

Brian Lara vs Shivnarine Chanderpaul 

Whenever discussion crops up regarding these two players, there’s always a debate regarding who is better! One is a master class performer, while the other is the most attentive player in the team. Lara managed to pull out thousands of runs effortlessly. However, the same cant be commented about Chanderpaul. He might have been having lots of runs in his bucket, however he was not a pleasing batsman. Rather in comparison to Lara, he was a more consistent player. Alas, his consistency was overshadowed by Lara’s terrific performance.  

Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma 

This debate is a controversial one. The fan base of Virat Kohli is equal to that of Rohit Sharma. However, for non-cricket fans Virat Kohli is more popular than Rohit Sharma. Popularity is the kick word here! If you judge them on the basis of their performance, then it’s very difficult to assign the number 1 position to either of them. Again, like the all-other couples mentioned in this list, Virat is a more striking player and fastest scorer in comparison to Rohit. Rohit on the other hand is a consistent one. So, despite being almost at par with Kohli, Sharma’s talent has always been overshadowed.  

Sachin Tendulkar vs Rahul Dravid 

The dependable man – whenever you see the Karnataka cricketer in the Indian team, you will surely relate this title with him. Rahul Dravid was undoubtedly the most consistent player in the team and the burden of getting Indian team out from any tricky situation rested completely on this cool-headed player. However, that was the time when India also got one of the finest cricketers of the lot – Sachin Tendulkar. With 100 international centuries to his name, Sachin’s performance overshadowed the likes of many! Rahul Dravid being one of them! Fantasy cricket in India would have attained more popularity if they would have been playing presently.  

Dale Steyn vs Morne Morkel 

Steyn was the most aggressive, consistent and highest-ranked bowler of the test matches. His bowling ability has taken him up to the greatest heights in his career. However, in that same team, Morne Morkel was also performing as one of the best bowlers. His career graph is adorned with a lot of award-winning performances. There’ve been many instances when the batsmen have been in fear from Morkel. However, this talented man remains in the low limelight for a lot of time in his career. 

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Fantasy Cricket Facts: 5 Popular Cricketers Representing Two Countries

With the starting of IPL the trend of shuffling players of different countries into different teams have become a popular concept. Furthermore, you can also get your favorite player from the Australian or West Indies to play for your fantasy cricket in India by including them in the eleven. However, did you know that in reality there are a few players who have actually played for two countries?  

In countries like India, Australia, England there are abundance of talent. Hence, majority of the players play for home country but they also play for other countries as well. There are times when some of them have been compelled to take such decisions. Again, there are situations where due to lack of good opportunities they have been forced to play for some other country.  

Players of fantasy cricket leagues get confused on such cases at times. They keep on forgetting the country where the person is belonging from. To keep you updated, here’s a list of some notable players. 

Jofra Archer 

This man has represented both West Indies and England proved to be an outstanding player for both the teams. Undoubtedly a talented and promising player when we started playing for U19 in West Indies. However, everyone though his smashing career has come to and end because of a sudden injury that he suffered. But later fate took a turn and he retuned with a bang! His talent in the Big Bash League got noticed and he joined England’s National team. Rest is history! He is undoubtedly the most popular choice for fantasy cricket players when it comes to any leagues.  

Eoin Morgan 

Whenever you see Morgan, definitely the first thing that strikes your mind is that he an Irish cricketer. Undoubtedly that’s a true fact! The limited over captain for England had played for Ireland previously. At U17 and U19, he had represented the Ireland’s team. Since he was born there hence at the initial stage, he played for the home team. In 2007 when Ireland defeated Pakistan, Morgan was still a part of the team. However, he was selected into England’s team in 2010 and from then there was no stopping him. Whether Ireland or England – country is no bar for Morgan’s popularity in playing fantasy cricket games.  

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi  

Fondly known as Tiger Pataudi, this man was one of the most loved Indian captain. But did you know a fun fact? While studying at the oxford, he used play for Sussex. Later he came back to India, after meeting with an accident which damaged his right eye. However, this was not the end of his cricketing career, rather he made India win 9 tests as a successful captain. Call it the turn of fortunes, the came back of Pataudi was a major gain for the Indian cricket team.  

Imran Tahir 

For those who have seen Tahir playing, must have witnessed his iconic celebration feat that he positively takes after every wicket. For U19 leagues, Tahir had played for Pakistan which is the home country of the player. However, his national career was molded by his entry into the South African cricket team from 2011 to 2019. Investigating the major reason behind such change shows that among the large number of good spinners in the Pakistan team, Tahir lost his place. But he was smart and didn’t let the same defeat his dream of becoming a cricketer! Since the South African team lacks good quality spinners, hence Tahir’s contribution into the team made him stand out in the crowd.  

Kepler Wessels 

 Rugby was the game which was more popular than cricket in Africa. Kepler Wessels was an exceptional African who preferred playing cricket and not rugby. During the 1980s and 1990s, while he continued his career as a cricketer,  Wessels played for both South Africa and Australia. In 1991, Wessels was elected as the captain of the South African team. Although his ODI performance was criticized since a long time, however, he had been successful in all respects.  

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Fantasy Cricket Facts: 5 Popular Cricketers Representing Two Countries

With the starting of IPL the trend of shuffling players of different countries into different teams have become a popular concept. Furthermore, you can also get your favorite player from the Australian or West Indies to play for your fantasy cricket in India by including them in the eleven. However, did you know that in reality there are a few players who have actually played for two countries?  

In countries like India, Australia, England there are abundance of talent. Hence, majority of the players play for home country but they also play for other countries as well. There are times when some of them have been compelled to take such decisions. Again, there are situations where due to lack of good opportunities they have been forced to play for some other country.  

Players of  fantasy cricket leagues get confused on such cases at times. They keep on forgetting the country where the person is belonging from. To keep you updated, here’s a list of some notable players. 

Jofra Archer 

This man has represented both West Indies and England proved to be an outstanding player for both the teams. Undoubtedly a talented and promising player when we started playing for U19 in West Indies. However, everyone though his smashing career has come to and end because of a sudden injury that he suffered. But later fate took a turn and he retuned with a bang! His talent in the Big Bash League got noticed and he joined England’s National team. Rest is history! He is undoubtedly the most popular choice for fantasy cricket players when it comes to any leagues.  

Eoin Morgan 

Whenever you see Morgan, definitely the first thing that strikes your mind is that he an Irish cricketer. Undoubtedly that’s a true fact! The limited over captain for England had played for Ireland previously. At U17 and U19, he had represented the Ireland’s team. Since he was born there hence at the initial stage, he played for the home team. In 2007 when Ireland defeated Pakistan, Morgan was still a part of the team. However, he was selected into England’s team in 2010 and from then there was no stopping him. Whether Ireland or England – country is no bar for Morgan’s popularity in playing fantasy cricket games.  

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi  

Fondly known as Tiger Pataudi, this man was one of the most loved Indian captain. But did you know a fun fact? While studying at the oxford, he used play for Sussex. Later he came back to India, after meeting with an accident which damaged his right eye. However, this was not the end of his cricketing career, rather he made India win 9 tests as a successful captain. Call it the turn of fortunes, the came back of Pataudi was a major gain for the Indian cricket team.  

Imran Tahir 

For those who have seen Tahir playing, must have witnessed his iconic celebration feat that he positively takes after every wicket. For U19 leagues, Tahir had played for Pakistan which is the home country of the player. However, his national career was molded by his entry into the South African cricket team from 2011 to 2019. Investigating the major reason behind such change shows that among the large number of good spinners in the Pakistan team, Tahir lost his place. But he was smart and didn’t let the same defeat his dream of becoming a cricketer! Since the South African team lacks good quality spinners, hence Tahir’s contribution into the team made him stand out in the crowd.  

Kepler Wessels 

 Rugby was the game which was more popular than cricket in Africa. Kepler Wessels was an exceptional African who preferred playing cricket and not rugby. During the 1980s and 1990s, while he continued his career as a cricketer,  Wessels played for both South Africa and Australia. In 1991, Wessels was elected as the captain of the South African team. Although his ODI performance was criticized since a long time, however, he had been successful in all respects.  

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Top 5 Female Cricketers on Top of Charts in World Cricket

The sports cricket has always been pointed to as a “Gentleman’s game”; however, girls are not much behind in the race. For those who are ardent fans of cricket, gender should not be a matter of concern. Women cricket team all across the world have repeatedly shown their potentiality. Playing fantasy cricket has become more exciting with the inclusion of the women leagues into the gameplay. If you want to compare the female counterparts with the male ones, then definitely you’ll find some great and exceptionally talented names cropping up on the list. 

Rather than discriminating against the term “batsman” on the grounds of gender, let’s have a look at some of the greatest female batsman of modern-day cricket. 

Mithali Raj (India) 

Leading the Indian women’s cricket team from the front, Mithali Raj currently holds the record of the highest individual test score of 214 runs among world female cricketers. For all male cricketers out there, Mithali is a tough competition as she already has more than 8,000 runs in her bucket. Popularly known as the “small wonder”, this superwoman stands undefeated leading the Indian women’s cricket team to majority successful matches. Players playing  fantasy cricket in India admire selecting Raj for every league. 

Debbie Hockley (New Zealand) 

New Zealand women’s cricket team has seen a great player in form of Hockley. She was the first woman to score 4,000 runs in ODI and played in more than 40 World cup matches. Within the glorious years from 1982 to 2000, this female batsman made a mark in women’s cricketing history. She is also the first female cricketer to have played 100 ODIs and in 2016 she became the New Zealand Cricket President. Achievements such as this are truly appreciable! 

Meghann Moira Lanning (Australia) 

She is the youngest female cricket to have scored a century only at a tender age of 18 years. Currently only 28 years old, Lanning has been a part of 5 successful world campaigns. She has marked her victory in the Women’s world cup and Twenty20 world cup as well. Alongside cricket, there’s no denying her strong affliction towards hockey as well. Undoubtedly this lady is a fair choice for any fantasy cricket leagues. 

Jhulan Goswami (India) 

Jhulan Goswami the Indian Bengali female cricketer is currently the fastest women bowler in World cricket. Unquestionably this is an honour for the Indian cricket team and her exceptional on-field talents make her the fairest choice while playing fantasy cricket games. Browse for the list of the top women cricketers and you’ll surely find this name always on the top. 

Belinda Clark (Australia) 

She was the former captain of the Australian women cricket team and was the first cricket among the girls to have scored a double century in ODI. It’s befitting to know that this lady has successfully achieved a place in the ICC cricket hall of fame 2011 for her contributions to world cricket. Here ODI career total is around 4800 runs and she had successfully completed 5 not out test innings. Superpower to you girl! 

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How Fantasy Cricket Can Help Eliminating Illegal Betting?

Sports betting and especially betting in cricket is still being practiced in many countries irrespective of the legal prohibitions. To argue, you’ll find cricket fanatics claiming the fact that rules are not important when it comes to cricket. However, with fantasy cricket in India becoming popular, gen Y is getting more addicted to this legal platform rather than indulging in illegal activities like betting!  

Betting has a lot of negative consequences. Moreover, the money that you earn from the same is illegal! That’s where fantasy cricket leagues make a grand entry. This is not only legal, but the income is also approved by the government. Then again, this is a complete mind-game and there’s no scope of guess work. So, your chances of winning are almost certain.  

Online fantasy games have seen exponential growth in the last few years and the ease of winning real money has finally convinced people that it’s a good option of connecting with the real-life cricket. For the purpose of argument, you may say that sports betting has not been eliminated till now!  

That’s true. For certain group of people, who love indulging in making easy money in short period of time, giving up on betting can seem difficult. Do you want a life-long trouble because of a few bundles of easy cash? The intelligent ones will certainly not want the same. And when you’ve the option of playing and earning cash in a legal way, then why opt for an illegal method? 

The debate regarding whether fantasy sports can help in stooping illegal betting or not is a controversial one. It may vary from person-to-person. For those who are true lover of cricket, playing fantasy cricket is a great option. Both profitable and enjoyable. Although you may find many betters trying lure you with the promise of large amounts of quick money, however, its better not to fall for this trap.  

With the growing demand for the fantasy games going uptrend, in a few years betting will be surely eliminated. However, it is highly necessary to change the mindset of the people before the same can be done. However, it can be said that from the time fantasy cricket games have emerged, it has created a dent in the foundation of the sports betting activities.  

The way online fantasy games are progressing, it is evident that if technology improves, this might become a major source of sporting activity. What’s more? Playing these games are completely safe and you’ll have full support of the government for the same. So, instead of indulging into illegal and malpractices, try out your brain and hands-on some intelligent gaming apps.  

If you are a die-hard fan of cricket and want to give a shot at the same, then instead of focusing on illegal betting try downloading a fantasy sports app.  Learn the rules, deposit money, make research and win loads and loads of cash. Easy money is always illegal money!  

 

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Fantasy Cricket Facts – 4 Most Inspirational Stories of Great Cricketers

Amongst all games, cricket has always been an international craze. Currently the most-awaited and hyped game after soccer, everyone is interested about minute details of the game and the players. Internet has further helped in getting cricket into the bedrooms of millions of fanatics. Fantasy cricket games are a rage now! The temptation of creating your own team and playing the game along with the live team is undeniably an attractive option.  

For cricket fans and even the fantasy cricket league players, keeping up with the slightest changes in the lives of the cricketers is the main motive. Whether it’s about a cricketer’s love life, or his health, a fan has to know it all!  

There have been lots of cricketers over the centuries who have been inspirational in their own forte. However, here’s the top 3 inspirational cricketers who in spite of being physically ill has proved their talent over and over again. Although the list is never-ending, however, these top 3 cricketers need special mention amongst others.  

Martin Guptill 

The permanent opener for limited over matches in New Zealand team, Guptill has always been a favorite choice for fantasy cricket matches as well. However, are his fans aware of his physical inefficiency? This talented player has only two toes since he suffered from a fatal accident when he was only 13 years old. It was even declared that he was not medically fit to walk properly. However, destiny has its own set of plans. The man didn’t lose hope and made a history as one of the finest cricketers of world cricket.  

Yuvraj Singh 

The major performer who helped India finally win the 2011 world cup, was suffering from deadly cancer which was diagnosed in the middle of the tournament. However, “Yuvi”, as his fans love to call him, knew that his slight change of actions might make India lose out on the trophy again! Thus, despite being a cancer patient, he was announced the player of the tournament for his extra ordinary contribution towards the team India’s success. He was and he will always be the finest batsman that Indian cricket team had ever seen.  

Wasim Akram 

The best left arm bowler in till date, Akram was diagnosed with diabetes in 1997. He was under medications all the time and through out his career he performed flawlessly with the same issue persisting. However he never complained of the same and knew that it was an incurable disease. Fantasy cricket leagues are incomplete as this gentlemen has already retired from cricket! His passion for the game shows that a mere disease has no power to stop a sportsperson from achieving heights!  

Michael Clarke 

Undoubtedly he is currently the most attractive cricketer, however a very few fans are aware of the fact that he is suffering from severe back pain issues. Knowingly he had entered the team at the age of 18 and is currently the most successful captain of the Australian cricket team!  

 

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Top 4 Weirdest Bowling Performances Seen In World Cricket

Spectacular boundaries, big winnings, and awesome batting – these are the major attractions that dominate cricket. However, whether it’s T20 or World cup, bowlers have always played a significant part in changing the mode of the game. If we look into the history of world cricket, we will find some exceptional bowlers who have definitely made a mark for themselves. Fantasy games are incomplete if efficient bowlers are not included in the team. 

However, while looking into the history of world cricket you’ll find that there are bowlers who have become famous, not due to perfect bowling rather due to some different reasons. Selectors like taking up such players for  fantasy cricket leagues. 

Here’s a list of few peculiar bowlers who have become popular due to their weird behaviour. Whether it’s the pacer or the spinner, there’s a few in every generation. Let’s a brief look at the same. 

1.Muttiah Muralitharan 

He was undoubtedly one of the best spinners that world cricket has ever seen, however, there’s no denying the fact that he had a unique way of delivering the ball. While playing fantasy cricket Muttiah has always been a popular choice. Keep a hawk’s eye and check out the previous videos of Muralitharan. You’ll find an amazing technique that he used. He used to hide the ball in his hands so that the batsman is not able to check out the grip. Critics might call it illegal, but he was popular for the same. 

2.Jasprit Bumrah 

Popularly known as a hard-hitting bowler of the Indian team, this man has a wide arm and delivers the ball in an unorthodox manner. Critics have found his hand movements to be awkward. However, as strange as it may seem, taking up Bumrah for fantasy cricket leagues will definitely improve your chances of winning the game. There has been a lot of debate related to the Yorkers and slow deliveries that Bumrah might be making. However, there’s definitely no scope of complaint against the same. 

3. Lasith Malinga 

When it comes to Malinga, the mere name of this bowler is enough to scare the wits off the batters. What’s so special about his bowling? If you look closely then you’ll find that his action at the point of releasing the ball is completely different from that of the other bowlers. However, with around 1093 wickets in his record, there’s no way that you can criticize his bowling style. 

4. Sohail Tanvir 

You can easily call this man a wrong-footed bowler. While making the delivery of the ball, Tanvir would always land on the left foot and this would make the action look very odd. Although technically there’s no issue with this technique, however, this indifferent bowling has made him get limelight among all other bowlers in the Pakistan team. While playing  fantasy cricket in IndiaSohail has always been a good choice among selectors. Although he’s not been seen in the team since 2017, there’s still a high chance of coming back. 

 

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Fantasy Cricket – 5 Most Popular Short-heightened Cricketers Till Date

Height is directly related to the success of any sport. However, it’s a myth that only the tall and bigger individual can be a good sportsman. A cricketer is always visualized as a tall, well-built, and mammoth individual. However, their shorter counterparts are equally talented and have done well in their respective teams. Although you might be astounded to know about their heights, however, their performance has overshadowed this physical disability. 

A few on the list might come as a surprise! So, if you’re planning on  playing fantasy cricket lately, then checking the performance is what matters and not their vital statistics. Smalls can make wonders which you may not even think of! 

Sunil Gavaskar 

Indian cricket has been blessed by the presence of this versatile cricketer. However, there have been many who have doubted the brilliance of Gavaskar due to his short height. With an average height of only 5.5 ft, he might look small compared to other cricketers. He was the first right-hander who scored 10,000 runs. Whether it is backfoot or front foot, he is the best that the Indian cricket team has seen. Fantasy cricket in India would have been more thrilling if Gavaskar would have been playing till now! 

Tatenda Taibu 

This guy was only 18 years old when he made his debut for the African cricket team. With a height of only 5.4 ft, he became the youngest test captain in the history for a test against Sri Lanka. His career is bejewelled with around 4800 runs. You might say that his height is short and so he can’t cover the pitch. However, he was a dasher when it was about running between the wickets. 

Sachin Tendulkar 

Little master or the god of cricket – call him by any name you want, this man has taken Indian cricket to another level. He was a child prodigy from the very beginning. With around 34,000 international runs in his bag, his graceful shots have always been the talk of the town. He might be shorter than many other cricketers. However, the same doesn’t matter! This individual has engraved cricket into the heart of millions. 

Mominul Haque 

With a considerably very short height of 5.28 ft, he is the only player in Bangladesh to have scored 11 consecutive 50 plus runs on test crickets. Fast, swift, and very good with the red balls, his height has never been a barrier for him. Certainly, a very good choice for  fantasy cricket leagues, this player is undoubtedly a talented one. 

Gundappa Vishwanath 

Coined as the most elegant batsman of the Indian cricket team, this 5.3ft batsman was a master of wrist movements. May it be great pace, spin, or playing at a good pace, he was magical in every aspect of cricket. An unbeaten 97 against Andy Roberts in the 1975 match was an excellent display of skills by this cricketer. Whether it is a tough pitch or a smooth one, he was brilliant on every pitch. 

 

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Fantasy Cricket Game – Top 5 Commentators of Indian Cricket

Commentary and cricket, both are inseparable and are incomplete without each other. All  fantasy cricket  lovers, as well as the live game fans, are most of the time concerned with the batsmen and fielders. Would you be able to feel the excitement of the game if you can’t hear the commentary? Incredible visuals blended with the art of describing every action and emotion that is going on in the field – that’s what commentary is all about. 

If players are the strength of the game, then commentary is the heart of the game. The world cricket fraternity is blessed to have some iconic voices that every fantasy sports lover can relish for years to come. Most importantly, all top commentators shinning on the list were outstanding cricketers of their time! Certainly, a cricketer is the best choice for the job. Who would understand the technicalities and the emotions on the pitch better than the person who has experienced the same? 

#1Tony Greig 

He is the most charismatic, spellbinding, enthusiastic commentator of World cricket. This former England captain had a gifted voice which made all matches memorable. With his death in 2012, world cricket certainly lost a gem commentator without whose voice cricket would not have been a thrilling game. For the ones who have been lucky to watch the live match of India and Australia in 1998 in Sharjah will for sure remember the outstanding commentary by Greig about Sachin Tendulkar’s shot! Cricket got a new face with his soulful voice into the game. 

#2 Harsha Bhogle 

Popularly known as the Voice of Indian cricket, he is a man who despite belonging from a non-cricketing background, became an awesome cricket commentator. One of the finest voices to step inside the commentary panels, Bhogle’s mysterious voice, witty comments, and details about the technicalities remain unmatched to date. Bhogle has started his initial career as a commentator on All India Radio in the year 1958 and soon became a popular voice for every listener of Indian cricket. He was the first Indian to get invited by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to become a commentator for the 1992 world cup. Playing fantasy cricket becomes more exciting with a blissful commentary from the Bhogle. 

#3 Mark Nicholas 

Whether it’s 2011, India-Pakistan World cup semifinal, or the 2015 world cup in Australia and New Zealand, Nicholas has been the most capturing and endearing voice of the match. Having played for 17 years and worked as a commentator for Sky Sports, this guy knows it all. Memorable comments, enthralling field descriptions, and voicing the iconic winning moments, he has done it all with uttermost perfection. This 61-year-old commentator will continue to be one of the most loved names among all fantasy cricket game fans. 

#4 Ravi Shastri 

Dhoni finishes off in style” – the person who made this iconic comment in the 2011 world cup final, stole the hearts of millions of Indians. Ravi Shastri is the name that sends down chills among Indian cricket lovers. Not only an outstanding all-rounder of his time, but this man is also a classic commentator and is lucky enough to lend his voice to some of the dramatic moments of Indian cricket. 

#5 Richie Benaud 

“Marvelous” – remember the comment? If yes, then you’ve witnessed some of the best commentaries of world cricket. Richie Benaud thus holds a special place in the hearts of millions of cricket fans across the globe. He was also a master leg spinner of the Australian cricket team and has certainly given some useful tips to Shane Warne as well. Although, tragically, the fantasy cricket leagues will no more be adorned with the soothing commentary from this man, however, his comments will live forever. 

 

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