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Father's Day 2024: Father-son duo who played Indian cricket

By Kaif - June 16, 2024 - Last updated on Jun 16, 2024 03:13 PM
Father's Day 2024: Father-son duo who played Indian cricket

Father's Day 2024: Today, on 16 June, Father's Day is being celebrated all over the world. Many stories of father and son come to the fore on this special day. Today, we are going to tell you about five such father-son pairs from the cricket world, about whom today's generation might not have heard.

There have been many cricketers, who were both father and son cricketers, in which the name of Sachin Tendulkar and Arjun Tendulkar's pair comes first in the mind. In such a situation, let's know about some such father-son pairs.

Father-son duo who played Indian cricket

5. Stuart Binny - Roger Binny

Stuart Binny

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At number five on the list is BCCI President Roger Binny, who was part of the 1983 World Cup-winning Indian team. Roger Binny's son Stuart Binny also played cricket for Team India. He played 6 Tests, 14 ODIs and 3 T20 Internationals. However, he could not become as popular as his father.

4. Yuvraj Singh - Yograj Singh

Yuvraj Singh

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The fourth player on the list is former Team India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, whose father also played cricket. Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj Singh played 1 Test and 6 ODIs in his international career, in which he took 1 wicket in Tests and 4 wickets in ODIs. In his career, Yuvraj scored 1900 runs in 40 Tests, 8701 runs in 304 ODIs and 1177 runs in 58 T20 Internationals.

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3. Lala Amarnath - Mohinder Amarnath

Lala Amarnath

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The third name on the list is Lala Amarnath, who scored the first century for India in Test cricket. In 1933, he scored 118 runs in his debut match against England. Lala scored a century and 4 half-centuries in 24 Test matches.

Apart from this, he took 46 wickets with the ball. Following in his footsteps, his son Mohinder Amarnath also showed his talent to the whole world. Mohinder Amarnath was a part of the 1983 World Cup winning Indian team. He was awarded the Man of the Match in the semi-finals and finals of that World Cup. Mohinder scored 4378 runs in 69 Test matches and 1924 runs in 85 ODIs.

2. Sunil Gavaskar - Rohan Gavaskar

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The second player on the list is Sunil Gavaskar, one of the world's biggest legends, who played some amazing innings while playing for India. Gavaskar played 125 Tests and 108 ODIs in his career, in which he scored 10122 runs in Tests and 3092 runs in ODIs. At the same time, his son Rohan Gavaskar also tried his hand at cricket. Rohan played 11 ODIs in his career, in which he scored 151 runs and took one wicket. However, Rohan could not earn a name like his father.

1. Sachin Tendulkar - Arjun Tendulkar

Arjun Tendulkar

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Sachin Tendulkar, who is known as the God of Cricket, needs no introduction. He played cricket for India and made the country proud with his talent. Seeing Sachin, his son Arjun also stepped into cricket. Arjun made a lot of headlines by scoring a century in his Ranji debut.

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