While many children like to follow their parents in their professional lives, cricketers’ children are also not much different. In the long cricket history, we have seen many cricket families where many generations, including father and son, have followed this sports in serious level.
T20 cricket is very new, which was officially born in 2003. Even though the T20 cricket is more than 17-year-old, we have already experienced a few father and sons involvement in this shortest format.
Here we are talking about top 5 father and son duos who have played T20 cricket.
Sachin Tendulkar and Arjun Tendulkar
Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar made his T20 debut during India’s first ever T20I match (against South Africa at Johannesburg on 1st December 2006) and it was his only T20I match where he scored 10 runs and picked up only wicket. However, till 2013, Sachin played 96 T20s, mostly for his IPL team Mumbai Indians (91 T20s), where he scored 2797 runs (average 32.90; strike-rate 121.08), including one century and 16 half-centuries.
Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar is a left-arm pacer and left-handed batsman. After making his T20 debut in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2020/21, the 21-year-old has played only two T20Is, where he has scored 3 runs and took 2 wickets. Most recently, Mumbai Indians have bought Arjun Tendulkar for his base price (INR 20 lakh) in the IPL 2021 auction.