When you are speaking about cricket, of course we cant deny that we need to find the best of the best when it comes of batting in cricket the best batsmen in the world, and here it goes the Top 3 Cricket Batsmen in the world that you can see in our blog.
Top 3 Cricket Batsmen in the world
Cheeku ( nickname of Virat) needs no specific Introduction though because his talent and his passion for cricket shows everything he has got. He is AT PRESENT the best current middle order batsmen in the entire Indian batting line-up that we have today. Having been given up the captainship for the Indian test cricket team and team A in ODIs he is also the Vice captain of our Indian Cricket Team ( Dhoni being the Captain).
This talented Right-handed batsman holds the 1ST rank in the world ICC TEST rankings. How his dedication sparked after the sudden dismissal of his father due to brain stroke is truly a thing our young generation should take inspiration from. He has recently slammed his first double hundred (281 balls) in international cricket in test playing against West Indies which took him directly to the league of extra-ordinary batsmen we had till now. He truly as according to his words is a World class athlete whose intense hard-work and concentration on his self betterment is paying him the results now.
- FASTEST Indian to reach 1000 runs in the ODIs.
- First cricketer to score 3 centuries in his first three innings as a Test Captain.
- Most ODI runs scored in 2012, 2013 and 2014 ( most by any Indian Player).
- Most ODI runs in 2011 by any cricketer and in an ipl season (2016).
- Fastest in the world to reach 25 centuries in ODIs and 1000 runs in T20s as well.
- Fastest Indian and second fastest in the world to have reached 5000 and 6000 ODI runs .
- Arjuna Award recipient along with ICC ODI player of the Year(2012), BCCIs Polly Umrigar Award for International cricketer of the year.
2: A.J. FINCH( Aaron James Finch)
Finch is an Australian professional cricketer that presently is holding the 2nd rank in ICC T20 ranklist which means he is the second best T20 batsman we have. In his early life Finch used to play at Colac West Cricket Club as a wicket-keeper and batsman. Besides playing up for Australia Finch also has played for Victoria( squad-5), Melbourne Renegades, Auckland Aces, Yorkshire and Surrey in leagues otside India. In India he has played for Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Daredevils, Pune Warriors india , Sunrisers Hyderabad , Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions in Indian Premier League. He is famous for his hard-hitting strokes nand shots mostly.
- Holds the record for the highest innings in a T20 International match (156 against England).
- Has also made a double century on 29th October 2015 while playing for Cricket Australia XI against New Zealanders in a tour-match.
- He has 7 one day international centuries and 1 T20 international century.
- In ODIs , he has won 1 player of the Series award and 2 Man of the Match Awards. In T20 format, he has won 3 Man of the Match Awards.
- Being a captain, he scored a direct 154 runs in Gabba against Queensland.
3: M.J. GUPTILL
This New Zealand born player holds the 3rd rank in the World ICC test rankings and is most eligible one to hold such spot. He is also known with the nickname “ two Toes” because he lost three toes in an accident when he was just 13. Guptill made his ODI debut against the West Indies in 2009.First had his best at 189 runs and later surpassed this by scoring an unbeaten 237 runs of 163 balls in 2015 World Cup.
- 11 sixes and 24 fours making total of 237 in 163 balls which is the best total in a World Cup knockout Match.
- Has a world record for scoring most runs in a 3-match bilateral( 330 runs in 3 matches).
- 5th in the world and 1st one in New Zealand to score a 200 in an ODI.
- Had his fastest ODI fifty by a NEW ZEALANDER in 17 balls.
- Was the highest run scorer in ODIs in 2015( 1489 runs in 32 matches with four hundreds and 8 50s).