Top 8 Cricket Movies of All-Time

Cricket in India is not just a sport but rather it is an emotion. It can make or break people. Cricket has made itself one of the most significant religions in India. Every Indian has a special place reserved for this sport. Our Bollywood industry has also made some magnificent movies to watch on cricket. These cricket movies have a huge fan following and are appreciated by cricket fans at large.

Best Cricket Movies to Watch

1. 83- The Film

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India won its first Cricket World Cup in 1983, under the captaincy of Kapil Dev. The movie is a brilliant work by Kabir Kha, who has also directed blockbuster movies like Salman Khan’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ and ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. The movie is a sports biographical drama featuring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Saquib Saleem, Tahir Bhasin, and Hardy Sandhu in lead roles. Ranveer Singh’s character will surely fill you with emotion as he portrays Kapil Dev and his unparalleled captaincy spirit.

2. Sachin: A Billion Dreams

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This movie is based on the life story of Sachin Tendulkar who is also known as “Master Blaster”. This movie is a huge head with countless fan followers, not only in India but also abroad. The movie is directed by James Erskine.

3. M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story

M.S. Dhoni - The Untold Story

MS Dhoni had won India the title of World Cup not once but twice. This one of the finest cricket movies ever produced by bollywood is based on the biography of the Indian Cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. This story features the innumerable struggles that Dhoni faced in his life. It was not easy for a small-town boy to showcase his talent in cricket. But Dhoni overcame his challenges and created history for India.

4. Ferrari Ki Sawaari

Ferrari Ki Sawaari

Ferrari Ki Sawaari is a movie about Kayo, a little boy. Kayo has a great interest in playing cricket and he is a big cricket enthusiast. This is a comedy sports drama where a father, a middle-class employee helps his son to fulfill his dream. Kayo has a dream of playing at the Lord’s Cricket Ground. In this movie, the Ferrari owned by Sachin Tendulkar also plays a significant role.

5. Lagaan


This movie is undoubtedly the benchmark film for all surviving cricket lovers. This movie portrays the perfect amalgamation of patriotism and cricket. The movie revolves around the time during British rule when Indians were levied high taxes. This portrays the plight of some individuals living in a highly challenged situation in a small village. A rude British officer challenges the poor Indians with the game of cricket to avoid collection of taxes from them. Watch the movie to see the amazing climax.

6. Patiala House

Patiala House

Patiala House is a Akshay Kumar starring movie. This another one of the must-watch indian cricket movies features Anushka Sharma, Akshay Kumar, Dimple Kapadia, Rishi Kapoor, in lead roles and was directed by Nikkhil Advani. Akshay Kumar in this movie plays the role of a fast bowler. He went against his father’s hatred towards cricket and fulfilled his dreams. However, later he got selected for playing under the English team. What would he choose? His dreams or his father’s wishes?

7. Jersey

Jersey - Best Cricket Movies to Watch

“Jersey” is a 2019 Indian Telugu-language sports drama film written and directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri. The film stars Nani as a struggling cricketer who decides to make a comeback in his late thirties to fulfill his son’s wish. “Jersey” received critical acclaim for its performances, direction, and emotional storytelling.

7. Hattrick


The movie, Hattrick portrays a story of four people including Sarabjit Singh, Hemu Patel, Dr. Satyajit Chavan, and David. The main plot of the movie revolves around a debate. The topic of the debate is whether watching Cricket matches at large is fruitful or a waste of time. However, the climax of the movie well describes how cricket helps in solving issues in their respective lives.

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