IPL: 5 Famous Brothers in IPL history
Over the years, we have witnessed several famous Brother Duos in international cricket. Mark and Steve Waugh, Greg and Ian Chappell, Andy and Grant Flower, are some of the most successful brothers in international cricket.
IPL has also witnessed several brothers featuring for various teams across the league. Here is a list of the 5 famous brothers in IPL history, and an analysis of their performance and success in the league.
#5 Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya
The hard-hitting duo of Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya have been playing for Mumbai Indians and are a major reason behind Mumbai's successful run in the last four years of IPL. In the international circuit, Hardik has already established himself as a useful all-rounder for India. The elder brother Krunal has been playing for India A and is already knocking on the door for a spot in the Indian cricket team.
Krunal Pandya has been featuring in IPL for Mumbai Indians since 2016, proving to be a reliable middle-order batsman and an economical left-arm spinner. The 27-year-old has played 37 matches scoring 672 runs with terrific strike rate of 154.83 and claiming 27 wickets with an economy of just over 7.
Hardik Pandya is known for his prolific all-round capabilities and athletic fielding skills and has been playing for MI since IPL 2015. In 48 matches for MI, he has bagged 28 wickets and scored 630 runs. Together, the Pandya brothers have formed the core of Mumbai alongside Indian stars, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah.