Ian Botham was one of the best all-rounders of his era, along with Richard Hadlee, Imran Khan and Kapil Dev. Botham could walk into the then-English team either as a specialist batsman or a bowler. When Botham hung up his gloves, he was the highest wicket-taker in Tests. He is also the highest wicket-taker against Australia — 148 scalps at 27.65.
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So, these were the best all-rounder of all time according to us. Cricket is so blessed to have the services of these players. There have been many underrated all-rounders that could be added to this list if it was to extend. Honourable mentions: Daniel Vettori, JP Duminy, Ravi Bopara, and Marcus Stoinis.
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Still he has a batting average of 32.31, which is quite similar to that of Andrew Flintoff or Kapil Dev in this list. Shaun Pollock finished his international career in 2008, and undoubtedly he will be remembered as one of the greatest all-rounders in cricket of all-time.
Here are some of the strongest all-rounders to have played the game of cricket – 1. Sanath Jayasuriya. One of the greatest Sri Lankan cricketers of all-time, Jayasuriya was an explosive top-order batsman who gave his team countless great starts across all formats.
The numbers say it all - Sir Garry Sobers is, by some distance, the greatest all-rounder of all time. Richard Hadlee. The second place on the list of greatest all-rounders is a pretty contentious one. Some would put Ian Botham in second place; others would favour Imran Khan while a minority of fans would pitch for Richard Hadlee.
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