10. Sunil Gavaskar, India – 5.5 ft

He was a short-statured player with a height of 5.5 ft and this might have worked in his favour while facing the chin music.

9. Tatenda Taibu, Zimbabwe – 5.41 ft

Taibu was a dasher while running between the wickets and was also athletic behind the stumps and his height of 5.41 ft might have been a helping factor in his career.

8. Kedar Jadhav, India – 5.41 ft

The right-hander is known for playing innovative shots. Even his bowling action is a unique one where he uses his short height of 5.41 ft smartly.

7. Sachin Tendulkar, India – 5.41 ft

The right-hander was known as Little Master because of his height of 5.41 ft. His short stature helped him play shots like paddle sweep and uppercut frequently.

6. Gundappa Vishwanath, India – 5.3 ft

With a height of 5.3 ft, Vishwanath was a wristy player who loved the cut shot and his stature allowed him to play that effectively.

5. Mominul Haque, Bangladesh – 5.28 ft

The southpaw is an excellent player against spinners and surely his height of 5.28 ft coupled with a nimble feet movement is one of the reasons behind his success.

4. Parthiv Patel, India – 5.25 ft

His height of 5.25 ft has helped him score a lot of runs behind the wickets.

3. Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladesh – 5.25 ft

Rahim has a particular scoring shot in his arsenal which is the slog sweep against spinners, and that’s where his height of 5.25 ft might have played a crucial part.

2. Walter Cornford, England – 5 ft

The keeper-batsman was nicknamed Tich because he barely touched 5 ft on the height scale.

1. Kruger van Wyk, New Zealand – 4.75 ft

With a height of 4.75 ft, he scored 341 runs in 9 international ties which makes him the shortest cricketer to have played the gentlemen’s game.