The international cricket platform is the highest level where any player wants to go and represent his country. However, in the history of International cricket, There are some Father-Son Cricketers who represent their country and bring equal success.
The general perception is father always wants to see his son progress and what’s better than filling his father’s shoes. There are numerous occasions where the father-son duo plays for the national team. Take a look at the 5 most promising father-son cricketers in International Cricket
#5. Kevin Curran, Sam Curran & Tom Curran
Kevin Curran played his International cricket for Zimbabwe. He was a very fine batsman. However, his sons are playing for England National team.
Sam Curran and Tom Curran played different formats for England. Tom Curran plays T20 as a fast bowler while Sam is a handy all-rounder who fits in all format squads.
#4. Peter Pollock & Shaun Pollock
Peter was a very lethal fast bowler who represent South Africa in Test matches. He played 28 Test matches in which he picked 116 wickets.
Shaun Pollock is considered one of the greatest all-rounders in cricket history. The talented allrounder Played 104 tests for South Africa.
In his time, he took 421 wickets and scored 3781 runs. His 421 wickets made him the most successful South African bowler.
#3. Nazar Mohammad & Mudassar Nazar
Nazar Mohammad only played a single test series but recorded his name in history. He becomes the First centurion for Pakistan in the 1952 series against India.
Senior Mohammad’s son Mudassar Nazar made his debut in 1976 against Australia. He played 76 test matches for Pakistan.
In 76 matches, he scored 4114 runs including 10 centuries. Out of 10, He scored 6 against. His highest test score was 231.
#2. Geoff Marsh, Shaun & Mitchell Marsh
Senior Marsh was a right-hand opening batsman for Australia. He played 50 tests and was a key player in Australia’s 1987 world cup winning campaign.
His eldest son Shaun Marsh is a stylish Middle-order batsman. He made his debut in 2011 against Srilanka.
In 2014 Mitchell Marsh made his debut. He is an all-rounder. In the initial years, he was criticized by fans. Soon Shaun was prompted to one down and he won Australia its first T20 WorldCup.
#1. Chris Broad & Stuart Broad
Chris Broad was a stylish left-hander batsman for England. He made his debut in 1984. He scored 6 centuries including three in Ashes in 25 matches.
On the other hand, His son Stuart Board is a lethal fast bowler in the England test team. Stuart broad made his debut in 2006.
However, his test debut was in 2007. Since 2007 he never looks back and played 149 test matches.
In 149 tests, he bagged 524 wickets. 2nd most wickets after Anderson.
Other Father-son duos who played in International cricket are:
- Hanif Mohammad & Shoaib Mohammad
- Micky Stewart & Alec Stewart
- David Bairstow & Jonny Bairstow
- Abdul Qadir & Usman Qadir
- Moin Khan & Azam Khan
- Roger Binny & Stuart Binny
- Lala Amarnath & Mohinder and Surinder Amarnath