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Sachin Tendulkar Congratulates ICC Hall of Fame 2020 Inductees Kallis, Sthalekar & Abbas

Indian former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar congratulated South Africa`s Jacques Kallis, Australia`s Lisa Sthalekar, and Pakistan’s Zaheer Abbas after the three former players got inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Fame was started by the ICC in 2009, as part of its centenary celebrations. Earlier in the day, the International Cricket Council (ICC) had inducted Kallis, Sthalekar, and Abbas, into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. The ICC Cricket “Hall of Fame” recognises the achievements of the legends of the cricket.

ICC Cricket Hall of Fame Full List till 2020

“Congratulations to @sthalekar93, Zaheer Abbas & @jacqueskallis75 on being inducted into the #ICCHallofFame. Sport can unite the world beyond boundaries and each of you have done your bit and more by being wonderful ambassadors of our beautiful game,” the former Indian batsman, Tendulkar, tweeted.

Eligibility for Hall of fame list

A player is eligible to be inducted in the fame list only after the mandatory period of 5 years since his /her retirement from international cricket.

Number of Hall of Fame from India 

Since 1932 to date just 6 Indians have been included in this list. Sachin Tendulkar, the former master blaster is the latest Indian player who is included in the list of ICC hall of fame in 2019.

Inductee Team Induction year
1. Bishan Singh Bedi India 2009
2. Kapil Dev India 2009
3. Sunil Gavaskar India 2009
4. Anil Kumble India 2015
5. Rahul Dravid India 2018
6. Sachin Tendulkar India 2019


No.of Hall of Fame by Teams:

Since 2 January 2009, there are 90 players have been included in the ICC hall of fame list. Most numbers of players 28 are from England followed by Australia (26) and West Indies (18).

Number of Players Team Span
28 England 1877–present
26 Australia 1877–present
18 West Indies 1928–present
6 India 1932–present
6 Pakistan 1952–present
3 New Zealand 1930–present
4 South Africa 1889–present
1 Sri Lanka 1982–present
90 Total


ICC Cricket Hall of Fame Full List Since 2009:

Name of the Palyer Team Inducted year
Wasim Akram Pakistan 2009
Clarrie Grimmett Australia 2009
Herbert Sutcliffe England 2009
Victor Trumper Australia 2009
Steve Waugh Australia 2009
Sydney Barnes England 2009
Bishan Bedi India 2009
Alec Bedser England 2009
Richie Benaud Australia 2009
Allan Border Australia 2009
Ian Botham England 2009
Geoffrey Boycott England 2009
Don Bradman Australia 2009
Greg Chappell Australia 2009
Ian Chappell Australia 2009
Denis Compton England 2009
Colin Cowdrey England 2009
Kapil Dev India 2009
Sunil Gavaskar India 2009
Lance Gibbs West Indies 2009
Graham Gooch England 2009
David Gower England 2009
W. G. Grace England 2009
Tom Graveney England 2009
Gordon Greenidge West Indies 2009
Richard Hadlee New Zealand 2009
Wally Hammond England 2009
Neil Harvey Australia 2009
George Headley West Indies 2009
Jack Hobbs England 2009
Michael Holding West Indies 2009
Len Hutton England 2009
Rohan Kanhai West Indies 2009
Imran Khan Pakistan 2009
Alan Knott England 2009
Jim Laker England 2009
Harold Larwood England 2009
Dennis Lillee Australia 2009
Ray Lindwall Australia 2009
Clive Lloyd West Indies 2009
Rod Marsh Australia 2009
Malcolm Marshall West Indies 2009
Peter May England 2009
Javed Miandad Pakistan 2009
Keith Miller Australia 2009
Hanif Mohammad Pakistan 2009
Bill O’Reilly Australia 2009
Graeme Pollock South Africa 2009
Wilfred Rhodes England 2009
Barry Richards South Africa 2009
Viv Richards West Indies 2009
Andy Roberts West Indies 2009
Garfield Sobers West Indies 2009
Brian Statham England 2009
Fred Trueman England 2009
Derek Underwood England 2009
Clyde Walcott West Indies 2009
Everton Weekes West Indies 2009
Frank Woolley England 2009
Frank Worrell West Indies 2009
Ken Barrington England 2010
Joel Garner West Indies 2010
Rachael Heyhoe Flint England 2010
Courtney Walsh West Indies 2010
Curtly Ambrose West Indies 2011
Belinda Clark Australia 2011
Alan Davidson Australia 2011
Fred Spofforth Australia 2011
Enid Bakewell England 2012
Brian Lara West Indies 2012
Glenn McGrath Australia 2012
Adam Gilchrist Australia 2013
Shane Warne Australia 2013
Waqar Younis Pakistan 2013
Debbie Hockley New Zealand 2014
Bob Simpson Australia 2014
Martin Crowe New Zealand 2015
Wes Hall West Indies 2015
Anil Kumble India 2015
Betty Wilson Australia 2015
George Lohmann England 2016
Arthur Morris Australia 2016
Muttiah Muralitharan Sri Lanka 2016
Karen Rolton Australia 2016
Rahul Dravid India 2018
Ricky Ponting Australia 2018
Claire Taylor England 2018
Allan Donald South Africa 2019
Cathryn Fitzpatrick Australia 2019
Sachin Tendulkar India 2019
Zaheer Abbas Pakistan 2020
Jacques Kallis South Africa 2020
Lisa Sthalekar Australia 2020
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