International left handers day: Finest left-handed batsmen in pictures

Updated: Aug 13, 2019, 09:00 | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Brian Lara (West Indies)
    Matches - 131. Runs - 11953. Highest score - 400*. Average - 52.88. Strike rate - 60.51
    1/11
  • Sourav Ganguly (India)
    Matches - 113. Runs - 7212. Highest score - 239. Average - 42.17. Strike rate - 51.25
    2/11
  • Matthew Hayden (Australia)
    Matches - 103. Runs - 8625. Highest score - 380. Average - 50.73. Strike rate - 60.10
    3/11
  • Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)
    Matches - 134. Runs - 12400. Highest score - 319. Average - 57.40. Strike rate - 54.19
    4/11
  • Sir Allan Border (Australia)
    Matches - 156. Runs - 11174. Highest score - 205. Average - 50.56
    5/11
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies)
    Matches - 164. Runs - 11867. Highest score - 203*. Average - 51.37. Strike rate - 43.31
    6/11
  • Adam Gilchrist (Australia)
    Matches - 96. Runs - 5570. Highest score - 204*. Average - 47.60. Strike rate - 81.95
    7/11
  • Sir Garfield Sobers (West Indies)
    Matches - 93. Runs - 8032. Highest score - 365*. Average - 57.78
    8/11
  • Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)
    Matches - 110. Runs - 6973. Highest score - 340. Average - 40.07.
    9/11
  • Saeed Anwar (Pakistan)
    Matches - 55. Runs - 4052. Highest score - 188*. Average - 45.52. Strike rate - 55.77
    10/11
  • Graeme Pollock (South Africa)
    Matches - 23. Runs - 2256. Highest score - 274. Average - 60.97
    11/11
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As the world celebrates left-handers day today, we take a look at a some left-handed batting legends to have stepped foot in the world of cricket and gone down in the history books