AB de Villiers, Kumar Sangakkara and Stuart Broad have been named in the top 20 cricketers of 2015 by Lord’s Cricket Ground official YouTube page for their prolific run in the said calendar year. All these players have been influential and consistent performers for their respective teams. Also Read: Kane Williamson, Yasir Shah and Mitchell Starc in top 10 cricketers of 2015 by Lord’s

De Villiers has dominated the bowling attack whenever he came out to bat, the maverick right-handed batsman has been a sensation to watch. He reached the number one rank in the ICC ODI Batting rankings. He was also the third highest run-scorer in the 2015 cricket World Cup. He scripted his name in the history of cricket when he smashed the fastest ODI ton in just 31 balls and set a new record.

For Sangakkara, he’s a craftsman with the bat, his timing and elegant style of play has been his trademark. He became Sri Lanka’s all time leading run-scorer in ODIs with 12,400 runs in his basket. He also became the only batsman to have plundered four centuries on a trot in World Cup. Sangakkara broke Adam Gilchrist’s record for most career dismissals (482) as a wicket keeper in ODI cricket.

Broad has been the spine of English pace attack especially in Test cricket, swing with menacing pace has been his forte. He attained second rank in Test bowling rankings. Broad has accounted for over 40 Test wickets in the year 2015. He also recorded his finest performance in Test cricket when he scalped eight Australian wickets for 15 in the Ashes.