5 Cricketers who played alongside most players in International Cricket

5 Cricketers who played alongside most players in International Cricket

Here are the top 5 individuals who played with most number of players in International Cricket.

Pakistan cricketer Sahid Afridi. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Having a vast career does help a cricketer in sharing his experience with a high number of players and sometimes the pep talks extend to the opposition as well. Playing with more number of players during their career does offer a challenge in understanding a relatively inexperienced cricketer. There are a lot of players who have got a chance to play with more than 100 players during their International career. In this article, we will be discussing the top five entries on the list.

Here are the top 5 cricketers who played with the most number of players in International Cricket

5. Rahul Dravid – 134 players

Rahul Dravid 2007
Rahul Dravid 2007. (Photo Source: DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP via Getty Images)

Rahul Dravid is one of the nine players to have featured in more than 500 International matches. He appeared in 509 games in his 16-year International career and played alongside 134 players; the 5th highest among the cricketers who played with the most number of players. Dravid played along with as many as 94 players in the Test cricket where he played a total of 164 matches.

Rahul Dravid appeared in 344 matches in the ODI format where a total of 116 players featured along him. The number of players with whom Dravid played was boosted by playing Asia XI and World XI matches during the mid-2000s. Rahul was part of five ODIs for the two teams where he got to play alongside as many as 25 players. It includes four Indian players who have been regular teammates of Dravid.