3 batsman who are renowned for their fearless batting approach

3 batsman who are known for their fearless batting

Cricket was initially considered a slow game. The days of Test cricket knew no bounds. After that some changes were seen in international cricket. With the passage of time, cricket also changed. Test cricket was followed by ODI cricket and then the T20 format which became very popular in a very short time.


But there have been some players who have been seen in international cricket who had no concern with any format of the game. They had their own style of playing and the bowlers were always scared to face them.

There have been a number of players who have played fearless cricket, doesn’t if there is any pace bowler or a spin bowler against them. Be it Test cricket or limited overs format, they have always played the cricket. Perhaps this is the reason why the audience also gave so much love and respect to these batsmen.


Today, in this article, we name 3 players who were quite fearless during their playing days.

Chris Gayle

While many may say Chris Gayle has been most effective in the shortest format of the game, but he has shown his hitting skills in the ODI and Test format as well. Gayle used to bat with a strike rate of 137.5. He maintained strike rate of 87.6 and 60.3 in ODI and Test cricket respectively. He scored 10480 runs from 301 ODI matches. Gayle was fondly known as the Universe Boss because of his agressive style of play.

Vivian Richards

Viv Richards, the West Indies’ one of the best player of his era, did not let the bowlers dominate him. In Test cricket, where batsmen used to pay more attention to defense, Richards used to bat with aggressive intent at that time. He didn’t care about the bowler or anything else. He believed in scoring quick and big runs. He scored 8540 runs in Tests and 6721 runs in ODIs in his career. There was not T20I cricket during his days.


Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag, the Indian batter played and smashed the world’s legendary fast bowlers and superb spinners with great ease during his playing days. He batted brilliantly in every format without any fear and hesitation. Sehwag scored triple century twice in Test cricket. Apart from this, he also has a double century in ODIs. He didn’t care about the pitch and the weather conditions. He used to be aggressive in every corner of the world during his batting and that’s why fans quite use to like him a lot.

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