If you have little hint of cricket then, you mosthave known about Sachin Tendulkar because ifits about batting in cricket, Sachin Tendulkar isthe best. Test cricket records and ODI cricketrecords of batting is totally dominated bySachin Tendulkar. Record for most runs andcenturies is also under the name of SachinTendulkar.
If we are talking about greatest batsmanthen, he does not need explanation toremain in 2nd spot of best batsmen of alltime. Though Don Bradman was notconsistent but, when he was in form, noone could stop him. It was like an honorfor bowler to take the wicket of DonBradman. He does not need anyexplanation, his batting average of 99.94tells the whole story.
Ricky Ponting with no doubt is thegreatest of player in cricket history. Heis classical yet good striker of ball. Oneof the most popular batsman inAustralia has all credit to be in the listof Greatest Batsman of all time. One ofthe highest run makers in his era,Ricky Ponting is in 3rd spot of greatestbatsman of all time.
One of the greatest all rounder incricket history is also the one the bestbatsman in cricket world. Anotherbatsman for Caribbean, GarfieldSobers had very elegant shots andgreat pair of hands. Talking about hisbatting tells the whole story. He has anbatting average of 57.78 in test cricketwith an highest score of 365* runs.
Who does not know Brian Lara in cricket.Another strong West Indian Brian Lara wasalways known for his long inning in test cricket.The record for highest individual runs in testcricket 400* runs and in first class cricket 501*runs is in the name of Brian Lara. With hisclassical batting, Brian Lara is in the list ofgreatest batsman of all time at 5th spot.
One of the giants of West Indiancricket is Viv Richards. He was totallyknown for his aggressive but,controlled batting. With the average ofover 50 in test and 47 in ODI cricket,Viv Richards in the 6th spot of greatestbatsman of all time.
One of the most talented cricketer inworld cricket, Jacques Kallis is one ofthe greatest batsman in world. He isnot only a good batsman but, is anexcellent all rounder as well. But, withan average of over 45 in ODI and over55 in test cricket, he is in the list of topten greatest batsmen at 7th spot.
Another very excellent cricketer fromEngland made the list of top tengreatest batsman of All Time, WallyHammond. He is the best batsmanever in England team. With an averageof 58.45 and 7249 runs, he isrenounces as the one of the greatestbatsman of all time.
Jack Hobbs was born in 19th century and thebowling used to dominant batting totally. Mostthe bowlers in that period have bowlingaverage less than 20 and it was very hardbeing a batsman at that time. But, the manJack Hobbs from England proved he was oneof the best batsman with his amazing batting.In the carrier of 61 matches he, scored 15centuries at an average of 56.94 runs and islisted in the greatest batsman at 9th spot.
Known from the name "The Wall", Rahul Dravidhas all the favor to be in the list of top tenbatsman. He has amazing ability in defenseand play with patience. He has played verycrucial innings in test cricket and ODI cricketfor numerous occasion to save India. Heaverage near to 53 in test cricket and near to40 in ODI also suggests the same. One of themost classical batsman in cricket, Rahul Dravidmade to the list of greatest batsman of all timein 10th spot.
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