Nicknames of Famous Cricketers

Cricketers come into their National side with one name and when they leave the team, they will leave with many nicknames which are framed by the teammates or the fans. Here are the nicknames of 100 famous cicketers.

 

S.No

Player Name

Nick Name

1

Ian Botham

Beefy

2

Clive Lloyd

Super Cat

3

Don Bradman

The Don

4

Allan Border

AB

5

Geoff Boycott

Fiery

6

Kapil Dev

Haryana Hurricane

7

Sunil Gavaskar

Sunny, Little Master

8

Sachin Tendulkar

Master Blaster, Tendlya, Paaji

9

Shane Warne

Warnie

10

Sourav Ganguly

Dada, Prince of Kolkata

11

Rahul Dravid

Jammy, The Wall

12

Sanath Jayasuriya

Sana, Matara Mauler

13

Inzamam ul Haq

Inzy

14

Ricky Ponting

Punter

15

M.A.K. Pataudi

Tiger

16

Adam Gilchrist

Churchie

17

Matthew Hayden

Haydos

18

Glenn McGrath

Pigeon

19

Ravi Shastri

Shaz

20

Wasim Akram

Waz

21

Waqar Younis

Wiki

22

Virender Sehwag

Viru

23

Harbhajan Singh

Bhajji

24

David Llyod

Bumble

25

Mpumelelo Mbangwa

Pommie

26

Mohinder Amarnath

Jimmy

27

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Sherry

28

Gundappa Viswanath

Vishy

29

MS Dhoni

Mahi

30

Kevin Pietersen

KP

31

Graeme Smith

Biff

32

AB de Villiers

AB

33

Michael Clarke

Pup

34

Mike Hussey

Huss, MR Cricket

35

Brad Hodge

Hodgey

36

Kumar Sangakkara

Sanga

37

Virat Kohli

Chikku

38

David Warner

Pocket Dynamo

39

Shahid Afridi

Lala, Boom Boom

40

Viv Richards

King Viv, The Emperor

41

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvi

42

Peter Fulton

Two Meter Peter

43

Anil Kumble

Jumbo

44

Steve Waugh

Tugga

45

Mark Waugh

Junior, Afghan

46

Misbah ul Haq

Tuk Tuk

47

Shane Watson

Watto

48

Brad Haddin

BJ

49

Brendon McCullam

Baz

50

Romesh Kaluwitharana

Kalu

51

Andrew Flintoff

Freddie

52

Mohammed Hafeez

Professor

53

Rod Marsh

Bachhus

54

Rohit Sharma

Hit-Man

55

Craig McMillan

Maccy

56

Shaun Marsh

Sos

57

Glenn Maxwell

Big Show

58

Muttiah Muralitharan

Murali

59

David Miller

Killer

60

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvi

61

Shakib al Hasan

Moina

62

Gautam Gambhir

Gauti

63

Shoaib Akthar

Rawalpindi Express

64

Shikhar Dhawan

Gabbar

65

Brett Lee

Binga

66

Jason Gillespie

Dizzy

67

Lasith Malinga

Slinga

68

Dennis Lillee

Fot

69

Ajinkya Rahane

Jinx

70

Saeed Ajmal

Magician

71

Ben Hilfenhaus

Hilfy

72

Umar Gul

Guldozer

73

Murali Vijay

Monk

74

Mushtaq Ahmed

Mushy

75

Michael Atherton

Athers

76

Dale Steyn

Steyn Gun

77

Zaheer Khan

Zak

78

Richard Hadlee

Paddles

79

Andrew Symonds

Roy, Symmo

80

Kieron Pollard

Big KP

81

Javagal Srinath

Babu

82

Parthiv Patel

Bachcha

83

Ian Bell

Belly

84

Robin Uthappa

Robbie

85

Nathan Bracken

Bracks

86

Chris Cairns

BA

87

Allan Donald

White Lightning

88

Boeta Dippennar

Dipps

89

Jacques Kallis

Kalhari

90

Naseer Hussain

Nas

91

Stephan Fleming

Flange

92

Brian Lara

Prince

93

Dean Jones

Professor Deano

94

Ishant Sharma

Ishu

95

Mohammad Yousuf

Yo Yo

96

Brad Hogg

Hoggy

97

Lance Klusner

Zulu

98

Dilip Vengsarkar

Colonel

99

Cameron White

Bear

100

John Wright

Shake