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Fathers & Sons in Test Cricket

SM Marsh was
capped by Australia in the second Test at Palekkele International Stadium which
started on 08.09.11 providing the second pair of father and son to be capped by
Australia. His father, the right-handed opener Geoff, had played 50 Tests. The
first paid was EJ and SE Gregory.

 

Test cricket
has witnessed forty pairs of father and sons representing the same countries or
different counties.

 

Break up of
this list country wise read thus - Australia {02}, England {12}, India {08},
New Zealand {06}, Pakistan {02}, South Africa {05}, West Indies {04} and
Zimbabwe {01}

 

 

No

Father and Son

1

EJ and SE Gregory (Aus)

2

GR and SM Marsh {Aus}

 

 

1

BC and SCJ Broad (Eng)

2

AR and MA Butcher (Eng)

3

MC and CS Cowdrey (Eng)

4

J Hardstaff snr and J
Hardstaff jnr (Eng)

5

L and RA Hutton (Eng)

6

IJ and SP Jones (Eng)

7

FG and FT Mann (Eng)

8

JH and JM Parks (Eng)

9

A and RJ Sidebottom (Eng)

10

MJ and AJ Stewart (Eng)

11

FW and MW Tate (Eng)

12

CL and DCH Townsend (Eng)

 

 

1

DK and AD Gaekwad (Ind)

2

HS and HH Kanitkar (Ind)

3

VL and SV Manjrekar (Ind)

4

MH and AV Mankad (Ind)

5

Nawab of Pataudi snr (Eng
and Ind) and MAK Pataudi (Ind)

6

Pankaj and Pranab Roy (Ind)

7

S Wazir Ali (Ind) and Khalid Wazir
(Pak)

8

Yograj Singh (Ind) and Yuvraj Singh (Ind)

 

 

1

WM and RW Anderson (NZ)

2

WP and GE Bradburn (NZ)

3

BL and CL Cairns (NZ)

4

PGZ and CZ Harris (NZ)

5

AJ and RE Redmond (NZ)

6

HG and GE Vivian (NZ)

 

 

1

Hanif Mohammad and Shoaib
Mohammad (Pak)

2

Nazar Mohammad and
Mudassar Nazar (Pak)

 

 

1

F Hearne (Eng and RSA)
and GAL Hearne (RSA)

2

JD and DT Lindsay (RSA)

3

AW and AD Nourse (RSA)

4

PM and SM Pollock (RSA)

5

LR and L Tuckett (RSA)

 

 

1

GA and RGA Headley (WI)

2

RGA Headley (WI) and DW
Headley (Eng)

3

OC and AHP Scott (WI)

4

ED Weekes and DA Murray
(WI)

 

 

1

MP and KM Jarvis (Zim)

 

There are
only two occasions of Father and his two sons representing a country - L
Amaranth, M Amarnath and S Amarnath representing India
and WA Hadlee, DR and RJ Hadlee representing New Zealand

 

No

Father and two Sons

1

L Amarnath, M and S
Amarnath (Ind)

2

WA Hadlee, DR and RJ
Hadlee (NZ)

 

The following are the
occasions when father represented a country and the son represented another
country

 

No

Father and Son

1

Nawab of Pataudi snr (Eng
and Ind) and MAK Pataudi (Ind)

2

S Wazir Ali (Ind) and Khalid Wazir
(Pak)

3

F Hearne (Eng and RSA)
and GAL Hearne (RSA)

4

RGA Headley (WI) and DW
Headley (Eng)

 

It is interesting to note
that there are two occasions of father representing two countries and the son
representing one of the teams represented by his father.  

 

No

Father representing two
teams and Son representing one team

1

Nawab of Pataudi snr (Eng
and Ind) and MAK Pataudi (Ind)

2

F Hearne (Eng and RSA)
and GAL Hearne (RSA)

 

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