Ian Botham was one of the best all-rounders of his era, along with Richard Hadlee, Imran Khan and Kapil Dev. Botham could walk into the then-English team either as a specialist batsman or a bowler. When Botham hung up his gloves, he was the highest wicket-taker in Tests. He is also the highest wicket-taker against Australia — 148 scalps at 27.65.
The greatest cricket all-rounders of all time . Jacques Kallis Jacques Kallis is unquestionably the greatest all-rounder in cricket history. The Protea star was a bank of skill, endurance, and temperament — a key for any all-rounder. The batting all-rounder is the highest run-scorer for South Africa in one-day internationals.
Topping our list is Jacques Kallis, the best all rounder of all time. It was said that ...
A former South African captain, Jacques Kallis was a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler and also the greatest all-rounder of all time. His stats prove that why he is popular among the many cricket fans all around the world. Best performance in test matches • High score: 224 • Best Bowling: 6/54 • Total Catches: 200
The 6-foot-5 Tony Grieg was a genuine all-rounder who played 58 tests for England in the 1970s. A batting all-rounder who scored 3,599 runs at an average of 40.43, he made eight centuries and 20 half-centuries, with a highest score of 148. That type of record would have provided him entry into a Test side as a batsman.
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He has taken the third-highest number of wickets in the one-day international format and sixth-highest number of wickets in Test series. As per his records, he can be called the best all-rounder in cricket history! With a total of 10,000 runs to his name, Jacques Kallis is the best all-rounder of all time.
Not only is he regarded as the best all-rounder of all time but also one of the best captains of all time. His commendable captaincy led India to win its first Cricket World Cup title in 1983. In 2002, Wisden named Kapil Dev the Indian Cricketer of the Century.
Best all rounder in cricket: One of the pioneers of Sri Lankan cricket, Sanath Jayasuriya ...