The International Cricket Council (ICC) has just inducted a number of cricket legends into their very first hall of fame list. This move is part of the centenary celebrations planned by ICC and was well supported by FICA (Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations). Since, FICA was involved in the picking of players from the respective countries, there should not be much room for complaints.
The initial list (in the order of last name) of 55 players include the following:
Rodney Marsh, the legendary Australian wicket keeper, was the first one to receive the commemorative cap that’s being given to the hall of fame legends or their relatives.
ICC will keep updating this list from time to time. Definitely, a number of players who are playing right now or retired hardly a few years ago should figure in there. Examples being Steve Waugh, Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne, Mutthiah Muralidharan, Anil Kumble, Glen McGrawth, Wasim Akram (I could pick another 50 easily) etc…