Cricket, the heartbeat of a billion fans in India, has witnessed countless legends donning the Indian jersey. As the nation’s passion for the sport continues to soar. The spotlight now shines on the current cricketing heroes who have captured the hearts of millions. Check Top 10 India National Cricket Team Players Right Now.
The Indian National Cricket Team boasts an exceptional lineup of talent. It set the pitch ablaze with their phenomenal skills and passion for the game. From iconic batsmen to relentless bowlers and agile fielders.
Top 10 India National Cricket Team Players Right Now
These cricketing champions have won the hearts of fans worldwide with their memorable performances. Moreover, their ability to adapt to various conditions and rise to any challenge makes them true champions.
So, fasten your seatbelts and get ready to be captivated by the enchanting performances of these cricketing champions. However, based on their recent performances, stats, and grades, here are some candidates for the top 10 players right now!
10. Mohammed Siraj
The fast bowler of the team and a promising talent, he has taken over 50 wickets in international cricket and has shown great skill and courage. He is also a hard-working and disciplined bowler who can swing the ball both ways.
However, he is in the Grade B category of the BCCI. Furthermore, he achieved his career-best figure of 6/56 in the second Test against Australia in 2021 at Brisban. Also, he is the first Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul at the Gabba.
|Date of Birth||13 March 1994|
|Education and school||Graduated from Safa Junior College in Nampally, Hyderabad|
|Height||5 feet 10 inch|
|Family Details||Parents Mohammed Ghouse and Shabana Begum|
9. Suryakumar Yadav
The batter of the team and a new sensation, he has scored over 500 runs in international cricket and has impressed everyone with his strokeplay and temperament. He is also a reliable fielder and a flexible batsman.
Furthermore, he is in the Grade B category of the BCCI and made his international debut in 2021 in a T20I against England. He scored a brilliant half-century in his first innings, becoming the second Indian batsman to do so.
|Date of Birth||14 September 1990|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Education and school||Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com)|
|Height||5 feet 11 inch|
|Family Details||Parents Ashok Kumar Yadav and Swapna Yadav|
8. Hardik Pandya
The all-rounder of the team and a dynamic player, he has scored more than 2,000 runs and taken over 100 wickets in international cricket. He is also a powerful hitter and a handy bowler and he is in the Grade A category of the BCCI.
However, he scored 27 runs off 12 balls and took two wickets in his international debut match. Also, he holds the record for the fastest fifty by an Indian in T20Is, scoring 50 off 22 balls against New Zealand in 2017.
|Nickname||Kung Fu Pandya|
|Date of Birth||11 October 1993|
|Birthplace||Surat, Gujrat, India|
|Education and school||MK High School until ninth grade before dropping out|
|Family Details||Parents Himanshu Pandya & Nalini Pandya|
7. Mohammad Shami
The fast bowler of the team and a consistent performer, he has taken over 300 wickets in international cricket and has a knack for taking crucial wickets. Moreover, he is also known for his reverse swing and yorkers and he is in the Grade A category of the BCCI.
|Date of Birth||3 September 1990|
|Birthplace||Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Education and school||Graduated from Ganga International School in delhi|
|Height||5 feet 8 inch|
|Family Details||Father Tousif Ahmed|
6. Ravichandran Ashwin
The bowling all-rounder of the team and a master of spin, he has taken over 600 wickets and scored over 3,000 runs in international cricket. He is also the fastest Indian bowler to reach 400 Test wickets.
Furthermore, he took two wickets and scored 38 runs in his international match, becoming the third Indian to win the Man of the Match award on debut. He also holds the record for the most Man of the Series awards by an Indian in Tests, with eight.
|Date of Birth||17 September, 1986|
|Birthplace||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Education and school||B. Tech. in Information Technology from Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai|
|Height||6 feet 2 inch|
|Family Details||Married to Prithi Narayanan|
5. Rishabh Pant
The wicket-keeper batsman of the team and a rising star, he has scored over 2,000 runs in international cricket and has made many match-winning contributions.
He is also known for his aggressive batting style and fearless attitude and he is in the Grade A category of the BCCI. However, he holds the record for the most dismissals by an Indian wicket-keeper in a Test match, with 11 against Australia in 2018.
|Date of Birth||4 October 1997|
|Birthplace||Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India|
|Education and school||The Indian Public School, Dehradun|
|Height||5 feet 7 inch|
|Family Details||Parents Rajendra Pant & Saroj Pant|
4. Ravindra Jadeja
As a versatile player and team all-rounder, he has notched up more than 4,000 runs and secured over 400 wickets in international cricket. Moreover, he is also in the Grade A+ category of the BCCI.
He is also a brilliant fielder and has won many awards for his performance. Ravindra Jadeja holds the record for the most runs in an ODI inning by a number seven batsman, scoring 87 off 45 balls against England in 2013.
|Date of Birth||6th December 1988|
|Educational Qualification||School Dropout|
|Birth Place||Navagam, India|
|Family Details||Father Name: Anirudhsinh Jadeja, Mother Name: Late Lata Jadeja, Sisters Name: Naina|
Wife Name: Reeva Solanki, Daughter Name: Nidhyana
3. Jasprit Bumrah
The leading bowler of the team and one of the best fast bowlers in the world. Bumrah has taken over 300 wickets in international cricket and has an excellent economy rate and he is also in the Grade A+ category of the BCCI.
He has been the leader of the Indian bowling attack in all formats, taking 83 wickets in 19 Tests, 108 wickets in 67 ODIs, and 59 wickets in 50 T20Is.
|Nickname||Boom Boom Bumrah & JB|
|Date of Birth||6 December 1993|
|Birthplace||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
|Education and school||Bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from Kurukshetra University, Haryana|
|Height||5 feet 9 inch|
|Family Details||Married to Sanjana Ganesan|
2. Virat Kohli
Next, on our list is none other than Virat Kohli. He is a former Indian captain, widely considered one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Also, he is in the Grade A+ category of the BCCI.
Moreover, he holds many records and achievements in his career. For example, the fastest batsman to reach 8000, 9000, 10000, and 11000 runs in ODIs. And, the most ODI runs scored by a batsman in a calendar year (2442 runs in 2017), and so on.
|Date of Birth||5 November 1988|
|Education and school||Not Available|
|Family Details||Married to Anushka Sharma|
1. Rohit Sharma
The captain of the team and a prolific batter, he has scored 15,000 runs in international cricket across all formats. Apart from that he is in the Grade A+ category of the BCCI. Moreover, in his illustrious career, he has achieved numerous milestones.
Among them, the most difficult feat is being the only player to score three double centuries in ODIs. He scored 209 against Australia in 2013, 264 against Sri Lanka in 2014, and 208 not out against Sri Lanka in 2017. His score of 264 stands as the highest individual score in ODI history.
|Date of Birth||30 April 1987|
|Education and school||Not Available|
|Family Details||Married to Ritika Sajdeh|
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