Top 15 Shortest Cricketers Of All Times In The World

All Times Shortest Cricketers

Each sport is full of thrill and people love to see the rugged and strong players and cricket is no exception. However, there are many known cricketers in the world who are famous for their short stature and less height. Still, they have found much success in their careers and lead themselves to the height of glory. Here are the complete details about the top 15 shortest cricketers of all times in the world.

Shortest Cricketers Of All Times

5 – Parthiv Patel

  • Country | India
  • Height | 5 feet 3 inches

Parthiv Patel has played as a wicket-keeper batsman for Indian national cricket team. He made his debut in 2002 and was the youngest wicket-keeper to start the internationals. However, the rise of MS Dhoni has deteriorated his career and he took retirement from all form of cricket in 2020. Patel is a short heighted cricketer with the height of 5 feet 3 inches. Thus, he is one of the shortest cricketers ever come into the cricket.

4 – Mushfiqur Rahim

  • Country | Bangladesh
  • Height | 5 feet 3 inches

Another wicket-keeper batsman is present in the list as Rahim has the height of 5 feet 3 inches. Bangladeshi batsman is one of the best batsman, having played his hand in many wins of his team and is alone enough to take his team to the victory. The short height has benefited him much as he can manage a great balance while playing the shots. And also he can tackle the short pitch deliveries easily.

3 – Tich Freeman

  • Country | England
  • Height | 5 feet 2 inches

Tich Freeman is an English cricketer who played as a leg spin bowler for England national cricket team and in first class matches. Although it’s a common practice that only tall bowlers can be successful in internationals. But Freeman proved with his short stature of 5 feet 2 inches that short heighted bowlers can also play magnificently in cricket.

2 – Tich Cornford

  • Country | England
  • Height | 5 feet

Having played brilliantly in county cricket, Cornford has played very shortly for New Zealand national cricket team. He has played as a wicket-keeper batsman and has the ability to punch the ball very hard. His height of 5 feet has played a great role in his success. Thus, he is at number 2 in the list of shortest cricketers of all times in the world.

1 – Kruger Van Wyk

  • Country | New Zealand
  • Height | 4 feet 9 inches

The New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman is on the top in this list as he is the shortest player in cricketers of all times. Having a height of 4 feet 9 inches, Kruger Van has played for national cricket team and in the first class cricket. He has given many world class performance against the sides like India, South Africa and many other teams. The New Zealander has proved that short height is not a hurdle that can stop you from getting success.

Top 15 Shortest Cricketers Of All Times

#No.PlayersHeightCountry
1Kruger Van Wyk4 feet 9 inchesNew Zealand
2Tich Cornford5 feetEngland
3Tich Freeman5 feet 2 inchesEngland
4Mushfiqur Rahim5 feet 3 inchesBangladesh
5Parthiv Patel5 feet 3 inchesIndia
6Gundappa Viswanath5 feet 3 inchesIndia
7Harry Pilling5 feet 3 inchesEngland
8Mominul Haque5 feet 3.5 inchesBangladesh
9Alvin Kallicharran5 feet 4 inchesWest Indies
10David Williams5 feet 4 inchesWest Indies
11Sachin Tendulkar5 feet 5 inchesIndia
12Tatenda Taibu5 feet 5 inchesZimbabwe
13Prithvi Shaw5 feet 5 inchesIndia
14Kedar Jadhav5 feet 5 inchesIndia
15Sunil Gavaskar5 feet 6 inchesIndia

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