21 Best Carrom Players In The World

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1. Maria Irudayam (Indian)

He is the world renowned carrom player having 2 trophies from World Carrom Championship and 9 trophies from local Indian championships. He has been presented with numerous awards from 1996 to up till now.
maria irudhayam

2. Chamil Cooray (Sri Lankan)

He is a Sri Lankan player and is very well known and famous throughout the world. He was also the captain of the Sri Lankan carrom men’s team in 2016 where he was able to successfully earned the team a trophy in the Carrom World Championship which was held in Birmingham, England.

3. S. Ilavazhagi (Indian)

In 2008 when Rashmi Kumari (later about her in this post) was a very well known player in India and throughout the world. Ilavazhagi was able to beat her in the Indian National Carrom Championship in the finals which was held in Chennai. She is also known as S. Ilavazhaki.

4. Rashmi Kumari (Indian)

She played a lot of tournaments and successfully won majority of the matches. She is an international player from Bihar, India and have been playing since 1992.

5. Nishantha Fernando (Sri Lankan)

Just like Chamil Cooray, he was also the key member of Sri Lankan men’s team which won in 2016 as discussed previously. In the Carrom World Championship, there were 15 countries participating and these two players worked hard to get the 2016 title at that time.

6. B. Radhakrishnan (Indian)

This player is from India and in the third SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) he won the singles in 1999 at Male, Maldives.

7. K. Srinivas (Indian)

He won numerous awards in both the single and double men’s category. He was supported by Indian National Carrom Championship for achieving a newly crown for his country. He is currently living in Hyderabad, India.

8. R. Arokiaraj (Indian)

This player is from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He won many international and national Carrom competitions. He started playing tournaments nationally and internationally in the year of 1991 and has been playing up till now.

9. Ravivarman Sharmila (Indian)

She is commonly known as R. Sharmila. Born in April 1981 in a poor family in Chennai. She started playing at 8 and later developed skills required to win the carrom game. The first matched she played is at the age of 11 in the Tamil Nadu Sub-Junior Carrom Team.

10. Parmi Nirmala (Indian)

P. Nirmala is considered national and international champion. She is around 48 years of age at the time of writing this post. With such an immense experience, it is tough for her opponent to get her down. This is why she is also known as the queen of the carrom board.

11. Pierre Dubois (French)

He is from France and he loves everything about the carrom game. He has a YouTube channel which is mostly dedicated to carrom videos. This is what he wrote on his YouTube about page:

Carrom Love

12. M.Nataraj
13. Humayun Kabir
14. Mohammad Ali Robin
15. Mehedi Hasan
16. Steeve Collard
17. Prashant More
18. Jagan Bengle
19. Bharati Mehdi
20. Sandeep Deorukhkar
21. Riyaz Akbarali


Most of the players in this list are Indians, as this game is very popular in that region. I hope you liked this post if so make sure to comment below which one is your favorite player of all time?

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