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5 popular brother-duos of the modern era who have represented their country

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The world has been lucky to witness some top class brother-duos in the history of cricket
The world has been lucky to witness some top class brother-duos in the history of cricket

Siblings playing together in sports is not unheard of and cricket is no different. The game of cricket has produced some classic brother-duos who represented their nation simultaneously.

It is a golden moment for two players with the same blood to play for their nation at the same time. The cricketing world has witnessed some top class brother duos who became stronger while playing together. 

Indian cricket too witnessed quite a few famous brother-duos. The first brother-duo who represented India at the world level was the pair of Nayudu brothers. Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu and Cottari Subbanna Nayudu together played cricket for India for a tiny period from 1932 to 1936.

Here we take a look at the Five popular brother-duos who have represented their country.

#5 Kamran Akmal and Umar Akmal

Kamran Akmal is the elder brother of Umar Akmal and the duo has played a lot of games for Pakistan
Kamran Akmal is the elder brother of Umar Akmal and the duo has played a lot of games for Pakistan

The Akmal Brothers were the most important part of Pakistan’s squad during 2009-13. Kamran Akmal and Umar Akmal played almost a similar role for Pakistan. They both used to keep the wickets and do the job with the bat.

Kamran Akmal not only has the brother relation with Umar Akmal but also with Adnan Akmal. All the three had played cricket for Pakistan at the same level donning the green jersey. On an interesting note, Kamran is also the cousin brother of Babar Azam who is currently the best batsmen in Pakistan’s squad.

Kamran Akmal made his debut in the year 2002 before Umar Akmal as they have an age gap of eight years. Both the brothers had a decent career for Pakistan in ODIs and T20s.

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