Apart from their game cricketers are also known for their style statements. From curly hair locks to tattoos, moustaches to stylish clothes, the ambassadors of the game have tried everything. Shikhar Dhawan, the Indian opener has once again started the trend of moustache in world cricket. It is fair to say that cricket, and cricketers, have develop over the years. Protective gear, coloured clothing, white ball, lights and the helicopter shot have helped the sport come a long way from the times when cricket bats resembled hockey sticks. However, gone are the moustaches that defined cricketers of the past.

Here Are 6 Famous Cricketers With Moustaches.

1. Shikhar Dhawan

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The Indian opener is famous for his mustache. He has developed a style wherein he touches his mustache after scoring a century in international cricket. The left hand batsman has been nick named Gabbar because of his personality.

2. Mitchell Johnson

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Mitchell Johnson is an Australian cricketer. He is a left-arm fast bowler and left-handed batsman. He was awarded the International Cricket Council’s 2009 “Cricketer of the Year” award, the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy.We are sure that he will not shave his mustache now again. After his amazing performance in ashes 2013-2014 his wife Jessica shaved his mustache but he lost his form in 5 ODI matches next to 5 test Ashes.

3. Ravindra Jadeja

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Ravindra Jadeja sported a clean-shaven look in his earlier days. But inspired by team-mate Shikhar Dhawan, Ravindra Jadeja started sporting a proud moustache and, at times like Shikhar Dhawan.

4. Merv Hughes

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He was born November 23 in the year 1961 and he is also a retired Australian cricketer with a very fine mustache. He was a right arm fast bowler and he had represented his team Australia in the years 1985 to 194 in the 53 test matches and took 212 wickets. He had 33 ODI in his career and in those he took 38 wickets.

5. Graham Gooch

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He was born on July 23 in 1953 and is he is a former cricketer of Team England and team Essex. He was amongst the most successful batsman his time and his career had a life span from 1973 to 2000. He had 67,057 runs in his first class career and he was the most productive run scorer of his own time.  In the year 2009, he was included to the ICC Hall of Fame.  his face with the mustache is always remembered.

6. David Boon

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One of the Australian grounds proclaimed the hirsute Merv Hughes as a David Boon’s lovechild! That was for the close resemblance of their moustaches. However, unlike Hughes, Boon was rather quiet on the field.