List of cricketers who were knighted

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This is a list of cricketers who were also knighted.[1] The list is divided into two categories: one for those who were knighted for their services to cricket, and one for Test cricketers who were knighted for other reasons.

A separate list shows Test cricketers who hold or have held other notable titles, including baronetcies and Indian princely titles.

Knighted for services to cricket[edit]

This section includes all players, coaches, umpires and administrators who were knighted for their services to the game.



New Zealand[edit]

West Indies[edit]

Knighted for other reasons[edit]

This list only includes Test cricketers; there are many others who played cricket at a variety of other levels, from school cricket to first-class cricket.



New Zealand[edit]

South Africa[edit]

West Indies[edit]

Other titles[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Dawson and Wat, p. 78.
  2. ^
  3. ^ a b Harte and Whimpress, p. 358.
  4. ^ "England stars thrilled by honours". BBC News. 31 December 2005. 


  • Dawson, Graham; Wat, Charlie (1998). Test Cricket Lists – The Ultimate Guide to International Cricket (Fourth Edition). Noble Park, Victoria: The Five Mile Press. ISBN 1-86503-089-9. 
  • Harte, Chris; Whimpress, Bernard (2003). The Penguin History of Australian Cricket. Camberwell, Victoria: Penguin Books Australia. ISBN 0-670-04133-5. 
  • Cricketing Knights