Cricket is considered a gentleman's game, and players from many generations have demonstrated this. Although the intense moments and heated rivalry may overwhelm some players, some players handle it all with a smile on their faces. Several crickets are praised as ideal role models for their conduct on and off the field. Mainly their attitude has contributed to them winning millions of hearts worldwide. Fans never fail to recognize a player's greatness, even if they are an opposing side member. Let us look at some of the most loved cricketers of all time.
1. Ms Dhoni
When he was playing, MSD had an aura that was described as magical. His every action on the field revealed what a cricketing genius he was. He won every ICC trophy and made the most intelligent choices possible, given the circumstances. Many young people give him credit for helping to mold their careers in the most remarkable ways. Throughout his playing career and even now, people have showered him with endless amounts of love and blessings. The world froze on the day he departed from international cricket. People from all over the world shared their experiences with MSD.
2. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar lovingly called the "God of Cricket," won the hearts of several generations. Only when he was batting did the viewers stay glued to their televisions, and up until that point, India had every chance of winning the match. Due to Tendulkar, thousands of kids began to watch and play cricket. His calm and collected temperament was the icing on the cake, even though he holds an abundance of records to his name, and that cricket history will forever cherish his greatness.
3. Ab De Villers
ABD is, undoubtedly, one of the most adored cricket players in the world. On the field, Mr. 360 has solidified his reputation as the finest in the industry, and off the field, he still exudes the same charm and composure. His mastery in batting and fielding is a skill that can make fans dependent. His emotional bond with supporters and athletes from other countries is indescribable. He is well-liked in India, which explains why he and his IPL team, RCB, get along so well.
4. Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson, the captain of New Zealand, has a devoted fan base constantly expanding. Fans adore him for his poise, composure, and humility on and off the field. He never gets into conflicts with teammates or fans or starts teasing on the field. Even in the most challenging circumstances, he merely remains silent and smiles. He receives unreserved adoration from people worldwide because of his steadfast humility.
5. Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid is the wall of Indian cricket, and the story of his kindness is unmatched. He is, without a doubt, the game's leading gentleman. Dravid set the ideal example for future generations. He has the utmost respect for the game's rules, etiquette, and dignity. The entire world congratulated Dravid for his mastery of Test cricket. He is now the coach of the Indian cricket team, and the world loves him.
6. Adam Gilchrist
Adam Gilchrist established himself as one of the best wicketkeeper-batsmen in the world by batting at the top of the order in white-ball cricket and the lower middle order in Test cricket. He was one of the few Australian cricketers who firmly believed in playing honestly and never engaged in sledding. He collected more than 15,000 runs in international cricket. He is extremely modest both on and off the field around the world.
7. Kumar Sangakkara
The former Sri Lankan captain has been the best Sri Lankan batsman and has won many matches for the team. He is known for maintaining his calm during pressure situations. He has the capability of smiling even under pressure. People lauded him when he smiled even after losing the world cup 2011 final against India.
8. Stephen Fleming
One of the greatest captains to represent New Zealand in cricket is Fleming. He was a gentleman on and off the field. The public virtually never saw him get into any form of trouble. He is currently the Chennai Super Kings head coach. Fans have never noticed a line of anger on his face. He can remain composed even during the most stressful games, and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the excellent captain, does not doubt that they work well together.
9. Jacques Kallis
The only cricketer in history with 250 wickets and more than 10,000 runs in ODIs and Test matches is a South African who dominated the sport like no other. Along with having world-class cricketing skills, he also exuded perfect coolness both on and off the field. He never displayed any signs of getting upset with the umpires, and even during the game's most crucial moments, he remained calm.
10. Anil Kumble
The following person on the list is Anil Kumble, another sports superstar. The renowned Indian spinner created a name for himself in the cricket community with his unmatched abilities and supreme humility. He attracted a lot of love from people because he always arrived in the softest voice.