5 famous cricket stars and their popular lookalikes

Cricket stars

Cricket stars have made a name for themselves with their fantastic performances on the cricket field. Over the last few years, the sport of cricket has grown a lot in terms of the financial matter as well as the fan following on social media platforms. Cricketers are no less than celebrities.


As the popular celebrities have their lookalikes who become famous because they have a similar look as the popular figures, the lookalikes of cricket stars have also gone viral on social media platforms. Sometimes, fans have even spotted that a cricket star and another celebrity are each other’s lookalikes. Featuring some similar entries, here is a list of the five famous cricket stars and their popular lookalikes.

1. One of the famous cricket stars of Bangladesh – Mustafizur Rahman’s lookalike Fabinho

Mustafizur Rahman is a left-arm fast bowler who plays for the Bangladesh cricket team in the global arena. Rahman made a name for himself with his marvelous performances against Team India. Later, he became the first overseas cricketer to win the IPL Emerging Player of the Season award.

Rahman is a member of the Rajasthan Royals squad in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League. His franchise recently uploaded a photo of Rahman with Brazilian footballer Fabinho, suggesting that they were lookalikes.

2. One of the famous cricket stars of the world – Virat Kohli’s lookalike Saud Shakeel

Virat Kohli has become a global icon because of his work on and off the field. Kohli is the skipper of the Indian cricket team in all the three formats of the game. In the Indian Premier League, Kohli captains the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise.

Kohli’s success has made him the most-followed Asian on the Instagram platform. Recently, fans noted that Pakistan’s Saud Shakeel looked similar to Kohli while wearing a helmet.

3. Herschelle Gibbs and Pitbull

Herschelle Gibbs is a former cricketer who represented the South African cricket team in the international arena. Gibbs was a top-order batsman who generally opened the innings for his team. Apart from South Africa, the right-handed batsman also played for the Mumbai Indians and the Deccan Chargers.

Many fans would remember that Gibbs was bald. As a result, he looked similar to famous rapper Armando Christian Pérez, popularly known as Pitbull.

4. Heinrich Klaasen and Martin Guptill

Like Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Pakistan cricket team batsman Saud Shakeel, fans noted that the New Zealand cricket team opener Martin Guptill looked similar to South African cricket team’s wicket-keeper batsman Heinrich Klaasen while wearing a helmet.

Both Guptill and Klaasen are destructive batsmen. While Guptill has been a part of the Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab and the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL, Klaasen has represented the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Rajasthan Royals.

5. Ishant Sharma and Bryan Ruiz

Ishant Sharma has grown a beard now and trimmed his hair a little bit. However, the fast bowler of the Indian cricket team looked similar to Bryan Ruiz during the early days of his career.

In case you didn’t know, Ruiz is a footballer who plays for Costa Rica. Apart from his national team, he has also played for Twente, Gent, Fulham and Santos.

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