Just how big industrialists have inherited businesses from their families, Bollywood has ‘Nepotism’. Politics also has traditional families running the parties. And when politics and Bollywood are involved, Cricket cannot be far behind! The sport too has players from the same family representing their national squad. However, the only difference here is that here you earn your spot by merit and not because you belong to a family. There have been instances when siblings who had the same passion for the game and the same dream to represent their national team have played together on the same field on international level. Here is a list of popular real brothers in cricket that have rocked the world together:
11Hardik Pandya & Krunal Pandya (India)
The Krunal and Hardik Pandya are two of the most popular cricketers in today’s era. They’ve represented IPL’s most successful franchise, Mumbai Indians for 4 consecutive years. The duo also have been the part of winning team in the 2017 & 2019 seasons together.
The elder one, Krunal made his maiden international appearance recently on 4th November 2018 in a T20I against West Indies. Hardik, on the other hand, has been a key part of Indian team’s success in all the three formats since his debut in January 2016. Currently, Hardik is one of the finest all-rounder’s international cricket circuit. He is also representing India in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 in England. The Pandya brothers of Vadodara made their first international appearance together recently in a T20i against New Zealand on 6th February 2019.