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MS Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. An attacking right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited-overs cricket. He is also regarded as one of the best wicket-keepers in world cricket. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in December 2004 against Bangladesh, and played his first Test a year later against Sri Lanka.

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Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer who currently captains the India national team. A right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the team's captain since 2013.

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Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game. An all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox, Yuvraj is the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi actor Yograj Singh.

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Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Pankaj Shaw is an Indian cricketer and former India national under-19 cricket team captain.

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Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Rajendra Pant is a professional Indian cricketer who plays for India, Delhi, and the Delhi Capitals. In December 2015, he was named in India's squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. On 1 February 2016, during the tournament, he hit an 18-ball fifty, the fastest at this level. He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for India in January 2017, his Test debut in August 2018, and his One Day International (ODI) debut in October 2018.

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Sanju Samson

Sanju Viswanath Samson is an Indian cricketer who represents Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). A wicket-keeper batsman, he made his Twenty20 International debut for India against Zimbabwe on 19 July 2015. As of April, 2017 he is the youngest batsman to score 1000 runs in the IPL. Moreover, he is the youngest cricketer to captain a Ranji trophy side.

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Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team, regarded as one of the greatest batsman of all time. He is the highest run scorer of all time in International cricket. Tendulkar took up cricket at the age of eleven, made his Test debut on 15 November 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of sixteen, and went on to represent Mumbai domestically and India internationally for close to twenty-four years. He is the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries, the first batsman to score a double century in a ODI, the holder of the record for the most number of runs in both Test and ODI, and the only player to complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket. He is colloquially known as Little Master or Master Blaster, and often referred to as the God of Cricket by Indian cricket followers. In 2001, Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman to complete 10,000 ODI runs in his 259 innings. In 2002, halfway through his career, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack ranked him the second greatest Test batsman of all time, behind Don Bradman, and the second greatest ODI batsman of all time, behind Viv Richards. Later in his career, Tendulkar was a part of the Indian team that won the 2011 World Cup, his first win in six World Cup appearances for India. He had previously been named "Player of the Tournament" at the 2003 edition of the tournament, held in South Africa. In 2013, he was the only Indian cricketer included in an all-time Test World XI named to mark the 150th anniversary of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

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Ashleigh Barty

Ashleigh "Ash" Barty is an Australian professional tennis player and former cricketer. She is the top-ranked Australian in both women's singles and doubles, and has been ranked as high as No. 9 in singles and No. 5 in doubles by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). Barty has won four singles titles and nine doubles titles on the WTA Tour, including one Grand Slam title at the 2018 US Open with partner CoCo Vandeweghe. She has also reached the doubles final at all four Grand Slam tournaments with her longtime partner and compatriot Casey Dellacqua.

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Chris Gayle

Christopher Henry Gayle, OD is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. Gayle captained the West Indies' Test side from 2007 to 2010. Considered one of the greatest batsmen in limited-overs cricket, also regarded as the best T20 batsman ever. Gayle has set numerous records across all three formats of cricket. He is widely acknowledged as one of the most destructive batsman in the history of the game, particularly in Twenty20. He is well known for hitting sixes; in 2012 he became the first player to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match.

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Vinoo Mankad

Vinoo Mankad  pronunciation (help·info), full name Mulvantrai Himmatlal Mankad, was an Indian cricketer who is best known for his world record setting opening partnership of 413 runs, with Pankaj Roy, in 1956, a record that stood for 52 years.

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Imran Khan

Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi is a Pakistani politician and former international cricketer who is the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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Rohit Sharma

Rohit Gurunath Sharma is an Indian international cricketer who is the vice-captain of the India national team in limited-overs formats. He is a right-handed batsman and was an occasional right-arm off break bowler. He plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket and captains Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.

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Andre Russell

Andre Dwayne Russell is a Jamaican cricketer. Russell plays for the West Indies internationally and for Jamaica in West Indian domestic cricket, as an all-rounder. He bats predominantly in the middle order for the West Indies. Widely regarded as one of the most powerful strikers of the cricket ball, Russell scored a century in a record 40 balls in the 2018 Caribbean Premier League against Trinbago Knight Riders. He also took a hat-trick in the same match. Thus he became the only player after Joe Denly to take a hat-trick and score a century in the same match.

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AB de Villiers

Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, commonly known as AB de Villiers was a former South African cricketer who played for the South African national team. He is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. De Villiers holds many batting records, including the world's fastest One Day International (ODI) 50, 100 and 150, the fastest Test century by a South African and the fastest Twenty20 International (T20I) 50 by a South African. He also plays for Titans in domestic cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.

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David Warner (cricketer)

David Andrew Warner is an Australian international cricketer and a former captain of the Australian national team in Limited overs cricket. An explosive left-handed opening batsman, Warner is the first Australian cricketer in 132 years to be selected for a national team in any format without experience in first-class cricket. He plays for New South Wales and the Sydney Thunder in domestic cricket.