Five cricketers with most haters – Scooptimes

Five cricketers with most haters: Throghout the years, we have seen many cricket players and we loved more players despite playing against our country. Few cricketers were loved by many cricket fans around the world. In the same way, they have many haters due to some reasons. Here is the list of the Five cricketers with most haters:

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Ricky Ponting

One of the most successful captain in cricket history, Ricky Ponting had won 3 ICC World Cup trophies. But, he had made some fake appeals to put the batsmen into trouble. This has made him have a number of haters.

Ms Dhoni

India’s successful captain Ms Dhoni have won all major ICC trophies for India, but he has more number of haters in his own country. Some believe that seniors like Sehwag, Gambhir, Ganguly, Dravid, Laxman, Harbhajan was forced to retire from cricket by Dhoni. Despite won many trophies, he has more number of haters in his own country.


Pakistan skipper Misbha-ul-haq has more fans around the world. In the same manner, he has more haters in his country. Pakistan fans blame him for being defensive in ODI cricket. Pakistan fans have started to hate him when he played that shot in the final over of the T20 World Cup Final in 2007.

Gautam Gambhir

India’s left-hand opener Gautam Gambhir has involved in many fight in the past couple of years. He was also once involved in a fight with Rahul Dravid. After that incident, he earned more haters around the world. He had won single handedly many matches for India but need to be gentleman in the gentleman’s game.

Shahid Afridi

Pakistan’s destructive batsman Shahid Afridi started to earn haters after his speech in 2011 World Cup Semi-final. After Pakistan lost to India in semi-final, Afridi said,”Indians dont have a big heart.” After this incident, he lost all the respect that fans had for him.