In today's cricket, fitness is one of the main aspects of a player. A player has to maintain his fitness to run on the pitch, behind the ball, and for a catch. But in cricket history, there have been some cricketers who didn't require any form of fitness to show their skills. They were very unfit to play the game. Here is the list of the Top 10 Heaviest cricketers in the world.
Inzamam-ul-Haq is a former Pakistan cricket player and was born on 3rd March 1970. He played for his national team from 1991 to 2007. Likewise, he was a right-handed batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He is in the tenth position on the list, and his weight is around 100 kg.
9. Jesse Ryder
Jesse Daniel Ryder is a former New Zealand cricketer and was born on 6 August 1984. He was a left-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler. He played for New Zealand from 2008 to 2014. Likewise, he is in the ninth position on the list, and his weight is above 100 kg.
8. Mohammad Shahzad
Mohammad Shahzad is a former Afghan cricket player. He was born on 10 January 1987. He was a wicket-keeper batsman. One of the most entertaining batsmen had his international career between 2009 and 2019. He is in the eighth position on the list, and his weight is above 101 kg.
7. Mike Gatting
Mike Gatting is a former England cricket player. He was born on 6 June 1957. He was a right-handed batsman and a part-time right-arm medium-fast bowler. He was a great batsman and used to play well on the spin deliveries.He played for England between 1977 and 1995.He is in the seventh position on the list, and his weight is 102 kg.
6. Warwick Armstrong
Warwick Armstrong was a former Australian cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm leg-break bowler. He was one of Australia's finest captains. This huge figure is in the sixth position on the list, and his weight was above 104 kg. He passed away on 13 July 1947.
5. Mark Cosgrove
Mark Cosgrove is a former Australian cricket player. He is a left-handed batsman. Mark played only three one-day internationals in the year 2006. Furthermore, he got his nickname as 'Cozzie.' He plays strongly on the offside of the ground. He is in the fifth position on the list, and his weight is above 110 kg.
4. Colin Milburn
Colin Milburn was a former England cricket player. He played for his country between 1966 and 1969. Colin was a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler. He quit playing cricket after the loss of his left eye in a car accident. He is in the fourth position on the list, and his weight was above 114 kg.
3. Arjuna Ranatunga
Arjuna Ranatunga is a former Sri Lanka cricket player and was born on 1 December 1963. He played for Sri Lanka between 1982 and 2000. He made his country's first test half-century in the year 1981. He was a left-handed batsman. Here he is in the third position on the list, and his weight is above 115 kg.
2. Dwayne Leverock
Russell Dwayne Mark Leverock is a former Bermuda cricket player. He was born on 14 July 1971. He is a right-handed batsman and left-arm off-spin bowler. He is one of the heaviest cricketers ever in cricket history. Despite being fat, he was very good at fielding. He is in the second position on the list, and his weight is above 127 kg.
1. Rahkeem Cornwall
Rahkeem Rashawn Shane Cornwall is a West Indies cricket player. He is a 29-year-old right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. Rahkeem is a big hitter, which makes him an all-rounder. He has taken 32 wickets in just 15 innings of test cricket with two five-wicket hauls. He is the heaviest cricketer in the world and weighs around 147 kg. For him, the weight of a cricketer doesn't matter, but the talent does.