Top 10 Cricket Players Of 2012
To smash that ball and budge that bat is not as uncomplicated as it seems on your televisions. Last year too had been high on cricket and millions of cricket fans out there who support their own cricket team have been jumping or shouting for their favorite players. Just to know who proved to be the finest in the year 2012 and actually thrash it against all the other cricket players? I choose ten best cricket players to let all those cricket fans out there know who is ranking accordingly. The followings are the top ten cricket players of the year 2012.
10. Jacques Kallis
Jacques Kallis is a South African player; the player was born on the 16th of October 1975. He made his debut in 1993 as a teenager. Kallis is one of the favorites of millions of fans who cheer up when he makes an entrance in the ground. He is a right handed batsman and right arm fast and swing bowler who carries with both the things quite amazingly. During the Adelaide test the South African player damaged his hamstring and frightened his team and fans of probably not coming back but fortunately he did and now stands as the 10th best Cricket player on the list.
9. Chris Gayle
The Jamaican cricket player who plays cricket internationally representing the West Indies team. Born on 29th September 1979 the player is a big hitter and is counted in the only four cricketers who have scored two triple centuries in the Test Cricket level. Gayle is also a part of the Indian Premiere league and is a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Despite of playing only four test matches in this year Chris Gayle was able to maintain his average of 53.00 and on the list takes the 9th position.
8. AB de Villiers
Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, a South African Cricket player is born on the 17th of February 1984. Although being a young team member he’s able to lead his team in the One Day International. Villiers is a fit player who’s ranked as third in the best batting rankings and first in the One Day Internationals. Abraham is an intelligent team player and a flawless batsman which makes him take the 8th position on the list.
7. Matt Prior
England team player Mathew James Prior was born on the 26 February 1982. Mathew plays as a wicket keeper and as a right hand batsman; his amazing batting line took him to Test cricket and domestic too. Although the player was dropped out in the year 2008 but he made his comeback a promising one, after a year in 2009 and proved himself as an incredible batsman. In the year 2012 he reaches the 7th position in theTop ten Cricket players of 2012.
6. Cheteshwar Pujara
An Indian Player from Gujrat, Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara is a right handed batsman born on the 25th January 1988. He’s a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premiere league and plays for the domestic cricket. Despite of his short journey in cricket till now which he started from 2005, Cheteshwar made his name after making three triple centuries in a single month. A player yet to be in the internationals soon already stands at the 6th position on the list.
5. Dale Steyn
Dale Willem Steyn is a South African player born on the 27th of June 1983. He plays with the One Day International and Test Cricket with the South African team. The right arm fast bowler is ranked to be number one test bowler for about four years. The spin smasher of the ball is extraordinary with his skills and makes it difficult for the batsman in front of him to score. With that quality he takes the 5th position.
4. Alastair Cook
A young English player born on the 25th December 1984 Alastair Cook does not let anyone move when he has the bat. At the tender age of 21 when he debuted, he scored 1000 runs in his first year by hitting centuries to Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and West Indies. His far-fetched talent of batting takes him to the 4th position in our list.
3. Rangana Herath
The Sirilankan player Rangana also well known by ‘Jack’ was born on the 19th of Marck 1978. Slow left arm orthodox bowling style of Rangana hits the wickets like a thrust. Taking 55 wickets in barely eight test matches is a work of none other than the Jack! 3rd on the list is Rangana Herath.
2. Michael Clarke
Born on 2nd April 1981, Michael is a professional Cricket player of Australia. Being the captain of the Australian cricket team in the One day international and Test, the player himself is a right handed batsman and left arm orthodox spin bowler. The spectacular batsman have made four double centuries in a year. Taking 2nd position in the list.
1. Hashim Amla
The South African player Hashim Amla was born on the 31st of March 1983. Hashim is a right handed batsman and occasionally bowls as a medium pace bowler. Despite of the fact that he made 1064 runs in the year 2012 test matches but also the way he did not let the pressure get to his nerves. A very intelligent and magnificent cricket player Hashim Amla takes the 1st position in our Top Ten Cricket players of 2012.