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Feb 2, 2024

5 Indian cricket legends whose sons also played the sport


Sachin Tendulkar

One of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar had an illustrious international cricket career that spanned 24 years and holds numerous records including being the leading run-scorer in both Test and ODI cricket.

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Arjun Tendulkar

Sachin's son Arjun Tendulkar is a left-arm fast bowler and a left-handed batsman and has represented Mumbai in various age-group tournaments. Arjun has been a part of the Mumbai Indians squad in the IPL and represents Goa in Ranji Trophy.

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​Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar is considered one of the greatest opening batsmen in the history of cricket. He was the first batsman in the history of Test cricket to reach the milestone of 10,000 runs.

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​Rohan Gavaskar

Rohan Gavaskar, son of Sunil Gavaskar, played as a left-handed batsman, representing Bengal in the Ranji Trophy and made his ODI debut against Australia in 2004. He was part of the Kolkata Knight Riders in the inaugural season of the IPL in 2008.

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Lala Amarnath

The legendary Lala Amarnath scored India's first-ever Test century and the first Indian captain to win a Test series. He is remembered as one of the pioneers of Indian cricket and a trailblazer in the early years of the team's journey on the international stage.

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Mohinder Amarnath

Lala Amarnath's son Mohinder Amarnath played a crucial role in India's triumph in the 1983 World Cup and was named the Man of the Match in the semi-final and final of the 1983 World Cup, making him the first Indian to achieve this in a World Cup final.

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​Krishnamachari Srikkanth

Krishnamachari Srikkanth was a dynamic and aggressive opening batsman who was a part of the Indian team that won the 1983 World Cup. Srikkanth scored 38 runs in the 1983 World Cup final that was the top score in the match.

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Anirudh Srikkanth

Krishnamachari Srikkanth's son Anirudh represented Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy. He was given an IPL contract by Chennai Super Kings in 2008 and he remained with them until 2013, though managing to play a very few games.

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​Roger Binny

Roger Binny was an all-rounder and played a crucial role in India's historic victory in the 1983 World Cup. In the final against the West Indies at Lord's, he took 1 wicket for 23. Roger Binny is currently the BCCI president.

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Stuart Binny

Roger Binny's son Stuart has played for Karnataka in Indian domestic cricket. Against Bangladesh, he took 6/4, the best by an Indian bowler in ODIs, in the second ODI in Mirpur. Binny was a member of the Rajasthan Royals line-up from 2011 to 2015, and after that was signed up by Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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