5 Tallest Cricket Players In The World Till Date

Cricket world is filled with sportsmen with different personalities. Some have good looks, great physique, short height, tall height and other features this universe consider in a human. However, some of the cricketers in World of cricket are blessed with great heights. So, today I have list of 5 tallest cricketers in the world.

  1. Mohammad Irfan (7 feet 1 inch)

This cricketer from Pakistan is one among the tallest cricketer in the world. He attached attention of people when he was sampled up by the Kolkata franchise of the Indian Premier League in 2011. It took a while to coaches to realise his talent. He had worked at a plastic pipe factory and at the age of 27, he had started playing professional cricket. He is one of the greatest player of the Pakistani cricket team.

  1. Joel Garner (6 feet 8 inches)

The cricketer was called a Big Bird and is one of the fearsome and finest bowler of all time in West Indies cricket team. During his play in the match, his bowling style used to give trouble to batsmen. He use to bowl toe-crushing yorkers. Garner ended his career with an average of 20 in Tests and 18 in ODIs, and considered one of the fast bowler of a team.

  1. Bruce Reid (6 feet 8 inches)

The Australian pacer had played 27 Tests in the late 80s and early 90s, but had to struggle with injuries throughout his cricket  career. Later in his career he turned into coaching and he was bowling coach of Indian team during their 2003-04 tour of Australia.

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  1. Peter George (6 feet 8 inches)

The bowler is blessed with a height of 6 feet and 8 inches.He played a Test match against India in Bangalore in year 2010. He took two wickets in both the innings during that match and he scored two runs in his two innings. However, Indian team win that match. He managed to out Sachin Tendulkar who was on score 214 at that time while knocking down his stumps.

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  1. Curtly Ambrose (6 feet 7 inches)

He is one of the effective bowler of his generation in the West Indies team. He ended his great career with over 600 international wickets to his name.

by Mamatha Reddy | Thu, Jun 06 - 10:41 PM

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