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Top 5 Cricketers of the World Right Now


Cricket is an excellent game and loved all around the world. Millions of people play and watch this game. Cricket players are very popular among people now a days. Every year many new players come in team and many retire.

Some players get injured and some do not get selected due to fitness reasons. Some players play well regularly while some do not continue their form and fitness.

As we all know that the year 2016 has come to its end. Many new talents came and showed their talent as KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Karun Nair from India, Azhar Ali and Babur Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed from Pakistan,  Many senior players  showed his consistency as  Rohit Sharma, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Dinesh Chandimal, Azhar Ali from Pakistan, De Kock from South Africa.

Many senior players  showed his consistency as Hashim Amla, Ajinkya Rahane, AB De Villiers, Joe Root, Alastair Cook, Kane Williamson, David Warner. But for some of the players this year is very good. So here we are going to discuss about the players who played all over the year with great effort and consistency.

5. Kane Williamson (New Zealand)

Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson (Pic Credit : cricketcountry.com)

The New Zealand’s captain Kane Williamson ended this year gratefully in all the formats of the game with steady and consistent performance. At the end of this year  he is at the 4th position in Test ,5th position in ODI’s and at the 6th position in T20’s.

In 18 innings (10 matches)  in Test he played this year he has made 753 runs with an average of 47.06 and strike rate of 53.40 with the help of just one century and 6 half centuries.

In 2016 ODI’s he made 540 runs in 16 innings with an average of 36.87 and strike rate of 83.80. In these 16 matches he made one century and 4 half centuries.

In T20’s this year he has made 383 runs with a strike rate of 118.94 in 10 innings having an average of 47.87 ,which is not bad in T20’s.

He didn’t score more runs this year, but due to his consistency in all the formats, we gave him the no. 5th position in the list.



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