Top 10 tallest cricketer of this time

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 | 0
  1. Mohammad Irfan:

Height: 7.1 ft. (216 cm)

Country: Pakistan

Batting Style: Right-handed

Bowling Style: Left-arm fast

Role: Bowler

Not only in the current cricket history, but also at in world cricket history, Mohammad Irfan, is the world tallest cricketer so far. With his 7.1 ft. (216 cm) height he beat Goiel Garner. This Pakistani had played debut match on test at 2013 vs. South Africa and ODI debut at 2010 vs. England. So far played 4 test, 43 ODI’s and took 10 wickets in 4 test belongs to 62 wickets in 43 ODI’s

Top 10 tallest cricketer of this time

  1. Suleiman Benn:

Height: 6.7 ft. (201 cm)

Country: West Indies

Batting Style: Left – Handed

Bowling Style: Slow left arm orthodox

Role: Bowler

This West Indiana have played his first International matches vs. Sri Lanka at 22nd March 2008. And made his ODI debut against the same opposition on April 2008. So far had played 25 test matches, 30 ODI. In his 30 ODI’s he have 32 Wickets and in 25 test matches have 85 wickets. 6 times holding 5 wickets in a match. Best bowling is 6 wickets for 81 runs.

  1. Steven Finn

Height: 6.7 ft. (201 cm)

Country: England

Batting Style: Right-handed

Bowling Style: Right arm fast

Role: Bowler

Test debut was at 2nd march 2010 vs. Bangladesh and have played last test on 2013 vs. Australia. In this period he have played 23 test matches and got 90 wickets with 29.4 averages. The English fast bowler have played 56 ODI and 2 cricket world cup also. In this season he have got 86 wickets.

  1. Mitchell Starc

Height: 6.5.5 ft. (201 cm)

Country: Australia

Batting Style: Right-handed

Bowling Style: Left arm fast

Role: Bowler

25 years old Australian fast bowler have played 15 matches in test, he have 50 wickets in this time and also in batting have a 99 runs innings and in ODI, played 40 matches got 81 wickets so far with just 18.62 averages. In ODI Starc have 5 wickets in 5 innings in his career and the best bowling figure is 6 for 28.

  1. Darren Sammy

Height: 6.5.5 ft. (201 cm)

Country: West Indies

Batting Style: Right-handed

Bowling Style: Right arm medium-fast

Role: All-rounder, West Indies T20 captain

Former ODI and test skipper for West Indies is the world 5th tallest player in the list for his 5.5 ½ ft. height. He had madden his test debut at 2007 on 7 Jun vs. England and made ODI debut on 8 July 2004 vs. New Zealand. Having 84 wickets in 38 test matches and 81 wickets in 81. Besides this he have also 1,818 runs in ODI and 1,323 runs in test career.

  1. Alex Hales

Height: 6.5 (196 cm)

Country: England

Batting Style: Right-handed

Bowling Style: Right arm medium

Role: Batsman, occasional Wicketkeeper

Played 9 ODI matches and 30 T20 for England so far. Madden his ODI debut at 27th August 2014 vs. India and T20 debut on 2011, 7 September vs. India. Hales have 1062 runs in his 33 T20’s and 190 runs in his 9 ODI’s

  1. Kieron Adrian Pollard

Height: 6.5 (196 cm)

Country: West Indies

Batting Style: Right-handed

Bowling Style: Right arm medium – fast

Role: All-rounder

3rd West Indian in the team is Pollard who have played for West Indies from 10th April 2007 and so far played 91 ODI with 43 T20. Have 2,042 runs besides 44 wickets in ODI and 633 runs with 19 wickets in T20’s.

  1. Morne Morkel

Height: 6.5 (196 cm)

Country: South Africa

Batting Style: Left-handed

Bowling Style: Right-arm fast

Role: Bowler

This South African fast bowler have played 61 test, 94 ODI’s and 38 T20’s so far. Have 213 test wickets, 158 ODI and 45 T20 wickets.

  1. Mitchel Marsh

Height: 6.4 (193 cm)

Country: Australia

Batting Style: Right-handed bat

Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Role: All-rounder

The 8th tallest player in the current time Australian Mitchel Marsh have played 4 test, 12 ODI and 3 T20 so far. In test have 262 runs with 1 wickets, 360 runs and 10 wickets in ODI’s and 49 runs with 1 wickets in T20.

  1. Chris Gayle

Height: 6.4 (193 cm)

Country: West Indies

Batting Style: Left-handed

Bowling Style: Right arm off break

Role: Batting All-Rounder

The 10th player in the current tallest player in cricket Chris Gayle have played for West Indies since September 1999. So far have played 103 test and 267 ODI’s with 45 T20’s. In test he have 7,214 runs with 73 wickets, 9139 ODI runs with 163 wickets and 1406 T20 runs with 15 T20 wickets.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug



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