Top 10 Richest Cricketers in Scotland till now

Top 10 Richest Cricketers in Scotland

Scotland national cricket team represents Scotland in the game of cricket. 

Scotland is one of the most important countries of the United Kingdom. What makes it very famous amongst the people who follow pop culture is undoubtedly it’s donation to the world, in the form of one of the most generous drinks in the world quite popular among the people, called Scotch.

Even though most cricketing nations do not consider Scotland as one of the best opponents it has shocked a lot of teams that are quite strong, in many situations. This is clearly an indication that the Scottish cricketers are not to be taken lightly.

Here is the list of Top 10 richest cricketers of Scotland that follows:

10) Paul Hoffman:

Paul Hoffman is one of the all-rounders of the Scottish cricket team is contribution might be a very little but still is considered one of the most ideal players of the team.

The popular character, who won 119 Scotland caps and took a record 282 wickets in the Scottish National League.

He has played a total of 15 ODIs, and has scored a total of 79 runs with the top score of 31. He is also known for his moderate bowling average of 29.62, along with which he has taken 16 wickets.

9) John Blain:

Scotland’s John Blain retires back to the clubhouse during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007.(Image Credit: Sky Sports)

John Blain is one of the tallest and most handsome Scottish cricketers known for his extraordinary bowling skills. He is a right handed fast medium bowler, not only known for dangerous bouncers, but also for the extraordinary 5 wicket haul he had once attained in an ODI. He has played in 33 ODI matches and scored a total of 284 runs. he is also known to have taken 41 wickets in ODIs.

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8) Gavin Hamilton:

Gavin Hamilton was born on the 16th of September 1974. he is very famous as a left handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler.

Scotland captain Gavin Hamilton during a press conference at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London.(Image Credit: Getty Images)

One of the greatest advantages of the Scottish cricket team is having this extraordinary player in their team especially because he is known to be a specialized batsman as well as a bowler who can bring his side to victory by contributing to both sides of the game. He is also famous for playing for two Nations that being both England and Scotland.

7) Preston Mommsen:

Preston Mommsen who has also been the captain of the Scottish cricket team is an all rounder was born on the 14th of October 1987 in Durban South Africa. He is nicknamed as the heat, and specializes as a right handed batsman as well as an off break bowling champion.

Preston Mommsen of Scotland speaks to media during the 2015 Cricket World Cup match between Australia.

He is also very famous for the number of his ODI shirt, which is the first number of most list that being one.

6) Callum MacLeod:

Another extremely handsome chap to make it to the list, this fabulous cricketer is also one of the most important players of Scotland. He was born on 15th of November 1988 in Glasgow.

Calum MacLeod, Scotland, 175: The Scottish batsman played the brilliant knock of 175 runs against Canada in the World Cup.(Image Credit: ESPN)

He made his debut in the ODI against England on 18th of August 2008. He is one amongst the Top 10 Richest Cricketers in Scotland 2017.

5) Gordon Drummond:

Gordon Drummond is one of the most famous Scottish cricket players who is born on 21st of April 1980. he is a right handed batsman who also specializes as right arm medium pace bowler.

Gordon Drummond

Since he has played very little ODIs, his score cards show him as a moderate cricketer with raw talent. He is also famous for taking over the captaincy of the team from Gavin Hamilton in 2010.

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4) Majid Haq:

Majid Haq is undoubtedly one of the most important cricketers of the Scottish cricket team especially because he also holds the record of playing the highest number of one day internationals for Scotland.

Majid Haq, Scotland’s most capped player and leading wicket-taker.

He is especially known for his ability to both bat and ball efficiently enough to make a considerable contribution to the team. He also has a cousin called Omer Husain both of whom play for the Kelburne cricket club.

3) Richie Berrington:

Richard Douglas Berrington is undoubtedly one of the most handsome Scottish cricket players. He was born on the 3rd of April 1987 in Pretoria of South Africa.

Richie Berrington mowed five fours and four sixes en route to his career-best List A score.

He has played over 50 ODI matches, and with the top score of an unbeaten 101 and also known to be one of the most important phases of the Scottish cricket team.

2) Ryan Watson:

Ryan Watson is undoubtedly one of the most important figures of Scottish cricket. Is especially famous because he is the first ever batsman of Scottish history to hit a century in a one day international match.

Ryan Watson Joins Scottish Cricket Hall of Fame.

Ryan Watson is also famous for his unbeaten score of 123 where he played quite a major role installing his team into victory.

1) Neil Mccallum:

Neil McCallum is undoubtedly the most popular cricketers of Scotland known for extraordinary batting skills and his ability to field in a perfectly well mannered way.

Grange captain Neil McCallum receives the cup from Colin Neill.(Image Credit: Cricket Europe)

He is one of the most important cricket players of Scotland who has scored more than 1000 runs out of 43 ODI and also known as the second Scottish cricketer to score in ODI century after Ryan Watson.

So, here was a list of the top 10 richest cricketers of Scotland 2017. Although Scotland is not yet a test playing nation, the team has been producing good results in World Championship tournaments. The Scottish Players are flourishing in other cricketing events like BBL, IPL, CPL and others.

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