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Now, this is a sort of topic which is obviously a difficult proposition for anyone. But, as everyone knows, there are certain players in all sports who are rated too highly and often it is not perhaps a true reflection of their gifts as a sportsman. In that regard, cricket is no different.
However, it needs to be pointed out that ‘overrated’ does not actually mean ‘bad’ or ‘poor’, but simply that the player is perhaps praised disproportionately in relation to his exploits as a cricketer.
Hence, certain cricketers, who were actually pretty excellent are included in this list and it is in no way, an attempt to downplay their achievements.