Many people believe that tall and mammoth size cricketers are the most successful players. However, as the quote says, ‘Good things come in small packages’, many short cricketers have attained massive success in their career. Who are they?
The pocket-sized dynamos have always been a surprise package for their opponents as they were much more capable of doing then they seem to do. From Sachin Tendulkar to Sunil Gavaskar, the world cricket has witnessed many short cricketers dominating the cricket field.
We at Cricket Addictor will take a look at the top ten shortest cricketers to play international cricket since the inception of the game:
10. Sachin Tendulkar (5.5 ft)
Sachin Tendulkar has been the most prolific run-scorers of this generation, making batting look easy. He has been the most complete player of his generation and the biggest star of the game. His 100 international centuries and over 34000 runs are the perfect examples of his greatness.
He is one of the greatest of all time who has taken Indian cricket to greater heights. With a height of 5.5 ft same as his idol Sunil Gavaskar, Tendulkar has been a nightmare for the bowlers across the globe. He is among the shortest cricketers to have played the game of cricket.