5 Most Popular Siblings in International Cricket

The cricketing world has witnessed many siblings representing their national team. It is very true that a support that runs in siblings and family share the same passion. Player starts learning the game and he aspires to play for his National side one day. When he gets the national Jersey, it’s a dream come true for him. Representing a team alongside with a sibling is a fantastic moment and sibling share a special Bond on the field.

In this article , we’ll talk about 5 such lucky pairs

Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya 

Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya are one of the most famous cricketers at this moment. The sibling never fails to entertain the audience both on and off the field. Both the players are the regular member of the Mumbai Indians franchise.

5 Most Popular Siblings in International Cricket
Hardik and Krunal have gained some popularity while playing for Indian Cricket Team and IPL as the most loving siblings

Both played together in the Indian colours for the time on February 6, 2019 in a T20I match against New Zealand.  Hardik Pandya has been the match winner for India since his debut in 2016. Krunal has not yet proved his worth at the biggest level but has provided some breakthrough performances.   Both of them are unlikely to be retained by the Mumbai Indians franchise.

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Michael Hussey and David Hussey

The Hussey brothers played together for many years between 2008-13. The sibling was also the part of the ICC Men’s World Cup 2011 held in India.

5 Most Popular Siblings in International Cricket
Mike and David Hussey had contrasting fortunes in their International Cricketing Career

Michael Hussey made his debut against India in 2004 and became a vital part of the Australian team. I have scored more than 12000 runs at an average of 50 in the longest format of the game.  He has 22 tons to his name. On the other hand David Hussey was the white ball specialist. He was known for his ability to Smash runs and pick wickets in quick succession with his off spin bowling.

Yusuf Pathan and Irfan Pathan

The Pathan brothers is one of the most successful Duo in the international cricket history. Disabling represented India in the inaugural T20 World Cup which India won in 2007. Team India Crush Pakistan by 5 runs to win the inaugural T20 World Cup in South Africa.

5 Most Popular Siblings in International Cricket
The Pathan-duo were complete package among themselves to shape the perfect playing XI

Irfan Pathan media review for India in 2003 and had the ability to swing the ball. He was a good better in the lower order. Irfan Pathan is only bowler to take a hat-trick in the first over of a test match. Yusuf Pathan was known for his big hitting. He was also the part of the Indian team which lifted the 2011 ICC men’s ODI World Cup. Yusuf has also provided India with vital breakthroughs with his part time off spin. He has 50 wickets to his name in his International Career.

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Sourav Ganguly and Snehasish Ganguly 

The duo of Sourav and Snehasish did not played International Cricket together , but they were very successful for the Bengal State team. Snehasish played for Bengal over the span of ten years. After the retirement , he took the family’s printing business. He is one of the member of the Board of Directors of Lux.

5 Most Popular Siblings in International Cricket
A lot of Cricket doesn’t even knows about Ganguly siblings

While , Sourav Ganguly became the one of the finest and the fearless captain for India. He has scored  11363 runs in ODI cricket and 7212 runs in test cricket at an average of 42. He also delivered with the ball whenever the team required. He has took 132 wickets in his career.

Steve Waugh  and Mark Waugh

The legendary Waugh brothers were the first twin brothers to play an International match together. St what is one of the most successful captain in international cricket. He has scored more than 18500 runs in international cricket. He has a impressive win ratio of 72% in test cricket . He led Australia to lift the ICC World Cup 1999.

5 Most Popular Siblings in International Cricket
One the greatest siblings duo to serve their country at International Level

While mark Waugh has scored 16529 runs in international cricket and was regarded as the better batsman than Steel in white-ball Cricket. the duo has delivered phenomenal performances for the Australian team with the bat.

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By Shivanshu Chauhan

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