4 Most loved Villains than Heroes both in Movies and Cricket

Most loved Villains in Cricket: Check out the list of Most loved Villains than Heroes both in Movies and Cricket.

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Mitchell Starc

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Villains have always been a crucial part of a movie to glorify the Heroes more in the eyes of the audience. But, some villain characters have managed to build a place in fans’ hearts over heroes over the years. Similarly, in the game of cricket, there are many players who have come up with some top performances against some fans’ respective teams. But, still, those fans have found difficulties in hating them. 


Here are the four 4 most loved villains than heroes both in movies and cricket 

Heath Ledger - Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc - Heath Ledger Mitchell Starc - Heath Ledger (Image Source: Twitter)


This former Actor from Australia was famous for his ‘Joker’ role in ‘The Dark Knight’ and fans loved Heath Ledger more than the hero, Christian Bale, who played the character of Batman. He also won the Best Supporting Actor award at the 81st Oscars in 2009 for this role.

Mitchell Starc also has love from all around the globe despite him destroying many fans’ own teams at his will. In both the 2015 and 2019 ODI World Cups, he was lethal with the ball but still, fans were unable to hate him most of the time just because of his top skills.      

Tim Curry - Joe Root


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This 77-year-old veteran actor from England played the ‘Pennywise’ character in Stephen King's Pennywise in the 1990 IT TV miniseries. Fans were left terrified by his acting as an evil clown. Meanwhile, Joe Root is also from England and led the cricket team across all formats for a considerable time. 

Currently, he is one of the top batters in the longest format of the game with 11416 runs in 135 Tests. So, apart from England, fans from other countries enjoy seeing him bat and acknowledge his contribution to the game.  

Ray Park - Trent Boult

Trent Boult - Ray Park Trent Boult - Ray Park (Image Source: Twitter)

Darth Maul, also known simply as Maul, is one of the lovable villains and it is a character from the Star Wars franchise. The Scottish actor, Ray Park is famous for playing this character and as per fans, he is best suited to portray this character physically.

On the other hand, New Zealand’s Trent Boult is one of the most loved cricketers. Indian fans also love him despite him troubling their teams several times in big stages of major tournaments. In IPL, due to playing for several franchises, Boult is considered one of the most lovable cricketers.

Alan Rickman - Kane Williamson

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‘Hans Gruber’ is a fictional character and it was the main villain of the 1988 action film Die Hard. The former English actor, Alan Rickman portrayed that character. His performance as the criminal mastermind earned him a place as one of Hollywood's most iconic villains.

Meanwhile, Kane Williamson has also managed to bag a lot of love from all around the globe due to his calm and composed nature in tough situations. His nature both on and off the field has always increased the number of his fans rather than haters.

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