Mohammad Irfan – 7’1″
The only cricket player featured on our list, Mohammad Irfan also happens to be the tallest cricket player in the world. Irfan used to work in a pipe factory earning $3 a week. When he was finally discovered a decade ago, he quickly became a star on the Pakistani National Team. Soon he was known as a well-paced left-arm fast bowler and in 2013 he helped the Pakistani team claim victory over South Africa. After a suspension for six months in 2017 due to a corruption scandal, Irfan was allowed to play both in the Caribbean Premier League and the Bangladesh Premier League.