|ICC Cricket Hall of Fame|
The ICC Cricket Hall of Fame recognises "the achievements of the legends of the game from cricket's long and illustrious history". players included in the FICA Hall of Fame which ran from 1999 to 2003, but further members are added each year during the ICC Awards ceremony. The inaugural inductees ranged from W. G. Grace, who retired from Test cricket in 1899, to Graham Gooch, who played his last Test match in 1995. Living inductees receive a commemorative cap; Australian Rod Marsh was the first member of the initial inductees to receive his. Members of the Hall of Fame assist in the selection of future inductees.It was launched by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in Dubai on 2 January 2009, in association with the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA), as part of the ICC's centenary celebrations. The initial inductees were the 55
South African Barry Richards played the fewest Test matches during his career with four, before South Africa were excluded from participating in international cricket in 1970. years. Out of 103 inductees in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, 79 are from England, Australia and the West Indies, while the other 24 inductees are from the remaining Test playing nations, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.Indian Sachin Tendulkar, inducted in July 2019, played the most Tests with 200 in an international career spanning 24
There are nine women in the Hall of Fame. In 2010, Rachael Heyhoe Flint, the former England captain who led her team to victory at the inaugural Women's World Cup in 1973, became the first woman in the Hall of Fame;the eight other female members are Belinda Clark, inducted in 2011, Enid Bakewell, inducted in 2012, Debbie Hockley, inducted in 2013, Betty Wilson, inducted in 2015, Karen Rolton, inducted in 2016, Claire Taylor, inducted in 2018, Cathryn Fitzpatrick, inducted in 2019 and Lisa Sthalekar, inducted in 2020.
|+||Inaugural member inducted in January 2009|
|Inductee||Team||Induction year||Tests||First Test||Last Test||ODIs||First ODI||Last ODI||Ref.|
|Curtly Ambrose||West Indies||2011||98||1988||2000||176||1988||2000|
|Learie Constantine||West Indies||2021||18||1928||1939|
|Martin Crowe||New Zealand||2015||77||1982||1995|
|Allan Donald||South Africa||2019||72||1992||2002|
|Aubrey Faulkner||South Africa||2021||25||1906||1924|
|Joel Garner||West Indies||2010||58||1977||1987|
|Lance Gibbs||West Indies||2009+||79||1958||1976||3||1973||1975|
|W. G. Grace||England||2009+||22||1880||1899|
|Gordon Greenidge||West Indies||2009+||108||1974||1991||128||1975||1991|
|Richard Hadlee||New Zealand||2009+||86||1973||1990||115||1973||1990|
|Wes Hall||West Indies||2015||48||1958||1969|
|Desmond Haynes||West Indies||2021||116||1978||1994||238||1978||1994|
|George Headley||West Indies||2009+||22||1930||1954|
|Rachael Heyhoe Flint||England||2010||22||1960||1979|
|Debbie Hockley||New Zealand||2014||19||1979||1996|
|Michael Holding||West Indies||2009+||60||1975||1987|
|Jacques Kallis||South Africa||2020||166||1995||2013||328||1996||2014|
|Rohan Kanhai||West Indies||2009+||79||1957||1974||7||1973||1975|
|Brian Lara||West Indies||2012||131||1990||2006||299||1990||2007|
|Clive Lloyd||West Indies||2009+||110||1966||1984||87||1973||1985|
|Malcolm Marshall||West Indies||2009+||81||1978||1991||136||1980||1992|
|Muttiah Muralitharan||Sri Lanka||2016||133||1992||2010||350||1993||2011|
|Graeme Pollock||South Africa||2009+||23||1963||1970|
|Barry Richards||South Africa||2009+||4||1970||1970|
|Viv Richards||West Indies||2009+||121||1974||1991||187||1975||1991|
|Andy Roberts||West Indies||2009+||47||1974||1983|
|Kumar Sangakkara||Sri Lanka||2021||134||2000||2015||404||2000||2015|
|Garfield Sobers||West Indies||2009+||93||1954||1974||1||1973||1973|
|Clyde Walcott||West Indies||2009+||44||1948||1960|
|Courtney Walsh||West Indies||2010||132||1984||2001||205||1985||2000|
|Everton Weekes||West Indies||2009+||48||1948||1958|
|Frank Worrell||West Indies||2009+||51||1948||1963|
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