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ESPN Legends of Cricket

Posted by wildkiwi25 on July 2, 2008

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ESPN commemorated the start of the 3rd Millennium by forming an eminent panel to arrive at the list of Top 25 Legends of Cricket. The list was finalized in August 2001 and named as the ESPN Legends of Cricket.

TOP 10:

Players of the 1970s & 1980s are the most heavily represented, with Vivian Richards, Sunil Gavaskar, Dennis Lillee, Imran Khan.

Number 1: Sir Donald Bradman
Number 2: Sir Garfield Sobers
Number 3: Sir Vivian Richards
Number 4: Shane Warne
Number 5: Sir Jack Hobbs
Number 6: Dennis Lillee
Number 7: Sachin Tendulkar
Number 8: Imran Khan
Number 9: Walter Hammond
Number 10: Sunil Gavaskar

11-25:

No. 11: Sir Ian Botham
No. 12: Sir Richard Hadlee
No. 13: Keith Miller
No. 14: WG Grace
No. 15: Graeme Pollock
No. 16: Malcolm Marshall
No. 17: Greg Chappell
No. 18: George Headley
No. 19: Sir Frank Worrell
No. 20: Sir Leonard Hutton
No. 21: Wasim Akram
No. 22: Kapil Dev
No. 23: Steve Waugh
No. 24: Barry Richards
No. 25: Allan Border

26 Through 50:

No. 26: Sydney Barnes
No. 27: Everton Weekes
No. 28: Wilfred Rhodes
No. 29: Herbert Sutcliffe
No. 30: Bill O’Reilly
No. 31: Courtney Walsh
No. 32: Mike Procter
No. 33: Fred Trueman
No. 34: Brian Lara
No. 35: Clyde Walcott
No. 36: Richie Benaud
No. 37: Joel Garner
No. 38: Andy Roberts
No. 39: Curtly Ambrose
No. 40: Michael Holding
No. 41: Glenn McGrath
No. 42: Jim Laker
No. 43: Clarrie Grimmett
No. 44: Javed Miandad
No. 45: Ray Lindwall
No. 46: Victor Trumper
No. 47: Alan Knott
No. 48: Allan Donald
No. 49: Alan Davidson
No. 50: Bishan Bedi

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