Top 10 Greatest English Batsmen of All Time

Top 10 Greatest English Batsmen of All Time

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Top 10 Greatest English Batsmen of All Time

Lets take a look at all the England Batsmen featuring in our list of Top 10 Greatest English Batsmen of All Time.

Top 10 Greatest English Batsmen of All Time

10. Sir Colin Cowdrey

top 10 Greatest English Batsmen of All Time
Sir Colin Cowdrey

Batting Style : Right-handed Batsman

Sir Colin Cowdrey was the most durable batsman of his era. He was the first to play 100 Test matches. One cannot simply forget his marathon partnership of 411 with Peter May against West Indies in which the spent more than 500 minutes at the crease. He scored a record 22 International Centuries for England which was broken in 2012.  Knighted in 2009, Cowdrey takes the tenth spot in our list of Top 10 Greatest English Batsmen of All Time.

Tests:

Matches Runs Average Highest Score
50/100
 114  7624  44.06  182 38/22

Comments

  1. Beefy was a fine batsman but not top ten, surely. Pietersen, though hardly English, Barrington, Dexter, Gower plus quite a few othersare surely more eligible.

  2. 1. Wally Hammond
    2. Jack Hobbs
    3. Len Hutton
    4. Dennis Compton
    5. Herbert Sutcliffe
    6. Kevin Pietersen
    7. Geoff Boycott
    8. Alastair Cook
    9. Graham Gooch
    10. David Gower