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List of Indian Cricketers inducted in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

05-JUL-2018 16:05

    ICC Hall of Fame

    The ICC Cricket Hall of Fame "recognises the achievements of the legends of the cricket. The hall if fame list was launched by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in Dubai on 2 January 2009, in association with the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA). The existing members of the Hall of Fame assist in the selection of future inductees.

    Since 1932 till date just 5 Indians have been included in this list. Rahul Dravid, the former wall of Indian cricket is the latest Indian player who is included in the list of ICC hall of fame in 2018 along with Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting and retired England woman wicketkeeper-batter Claire Taylor.

    icc hall fame 2018

    Cricket is considered the game of men; perhaps this is the reason that out of 87 players only 7 women have been included in the list so far.

    In 2010, Rachael Heyhoe Flint, former England women's cricket team captain became the first woman to be inducted in the Hall of Fame list. 

    The list of Indian players who are inducted in the ICC fame of list is as follows;

            Inductee

     Team

    Induction year

     1. Bishan Singh Bedi

     India

     2009

     2. Kapil Dev

     India

     2009

     3. Sunil Gavaskar

     India

     2009

     4. Anil Kumble

     India

     2015

     5. Rahul Dravid

     India

     2018

    Since 2 January 2009, there are 87 players have been included in the ICC hall of fame list. The most numbers of players 28 are from England followed by the Australia (25) and West Indies (18).

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    It is very surprising for every cricketer lover of the world that the renowned Indian master blaster, Sachin Tendulkar is not included in this list.  But we are optimistic that the ICC will check it eligibility criteria and will include Mr. Tendulkar in the list soon.

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