5 popular brother-duos of the modern era who have represented their country
#4 Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan
Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan became one of the most successful brother duos for India. Among both the brothers, Yusuf Pathan being the elder one, made his first appearance in international cricket on 24 September 2007 during the World T20 Cup.
Despite being the younger brother, Irfan made his international debut before Yusuf in the year 2003 in a test series against Australia. The Pathan duo was an integral part of the Indian squad during 2007-10.
#3 Albie Morkel and Morne Morkel
South Africa has been lucky to have been home to one of the intimidating brother duos in cricket history. The Morkel duo took the level of South African cricket to mind-boggling heights which proved to be very beneficial for their nation. One being the all-rounder and the other one an intimidating fast bowler, the duo had a hugely successful international career for South Africa.
Albie Morkel is three years elder than his brother Morne Morkel and made his first appearance in international cricket in the year 2004. Just after 2 years, the younger brother came into the action in the year 2006 featuring in a test series between South Africa and India.