Birthday special in pics: Popular brother duos in international cricket
Kamran Akmal is a keeper-batsman who has played 53 Tests with 2,648 runs. His younger brother, Umar is also a batsman and has played 16 Tests with over 1,000 runs scored.
The Pandya brothers are the latest of bro-duos in cricket. While Hardik has played 3 ODIs with 3 wickets and 36 runs, his brother Krunal gas yet to make his international debut. Both are current star players in the IPL franchise of the Mumbai Indians. Hardik has made his presence felt in the T20I format as well. Both brothers are all-rounders. (Pic Courtesy/ hardik Pandya's Instagram account)
Irfan Pathan is an all-rounder with 29 Tests and 120 ODIs. His older brother, Yusuf is a hard hitting batsman in the ODI format and IPL franchise.
Brendon McCullum is a former New Zealand captain and trailblazing batsman with 101 Tests and 6,453 runs. He is also famously known for his quick-hitting in the IPL. His older brother, Nathan is an all-rounder in the ODIs format and has taken 63 wickets and scored over 1000 runs
Morne Morkel is a fast bowler with 67 Tests and 227 wickets. His older brother, Albie is an all-rounder who has played ODIs with 50 wickets and over 700 runs.
Mark Waugh is a former batsman who played 128 Tests amassing 8029 runs. His older twin brother Steve, is a former Australian captain and batsman who played 168 Tests with 10,927 runs to his name.
Brett Lee is a former pacer who played 76 Tests taking an impressive 310 wickets. His older brother, Shane is a former all-rounder and medium-pacer who has played 45 ODIs.
Mike Hussey is a talented former batsman with 79 Tests and 6,235 to his name. His younger brother David Hussey has played 69 games in ODIs and scored 1,796 runs.
Shaun Marsh is an opening batsman who played 17 Tests and 50 ODIs and is popular in the IPL franchise being the leading run scorer in the first edition. His yougner brother, Mitchell has played 15 Tests taking 25 wickets.
Andy Flower is a former Zimbabwe captain and wicket-keeper batsman who played 63 Tests with 4,794 runs. His younger brother, Grant is a former opening batsman and has played 67 Tests with 3,457 runs.
Ian Chappell is a former successful cricketer and current commentator and has played 75 Tests with 5345 runs. His younger brother, Greg was a former brilliant batsman and has played 87 Tests with 7110 runs as well as former Indian team coach
Martin Crowe, the late Kiwi cricketer is known as New Zealand's greatest batsman. He has played 77 Tests with 5444 runs to his name. His elder brother Jeff Crowe has played 39 Tests and 1,601 runs scored.