Birthday special in pics: Did you know these cricketers are related?

27-Feb-2017
  • One of the South Africa’s legends, whose career was restricted owing to South Africa’s isolation, Graeme Pollock is the uncle of Shaun Pollock, one of the finest all-rounders the country has produced

    One of the South Africa’s legends, whose career was restricted owing to South Africa’s isolation, Graeme Pollock is the uncle of Shaun Pollock, one of the finest all-rounders the country has produced

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  • The former Indian cricketer and current BCCI chief selector Sandeep Patil's son, Chirag, got engaged to the former Indian cricketer-turned-actor's daughter Sana. (Pic/ Tushar satam, Suresh Karkera)

    The former Indian cricketer and current BCCI chief selector Sandeep Patil's son, Chirag, got engaged to the former Indian cricketer-turned-actor's daughter Sana. (Pic/ Tushar satam, Suresh Karkera)

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  • Mark Butcher is the ex-brother-in-law of Alec Stewart. Butcher was once married to Stewart’s sister Judy. However, Butcher’s extra-martial affair led to the marriage breaking up. Pic/AFP

    Mark Butcher is the ex-brother-in-law of Alec Stewart. Butcher was once married to Stewart’s sister Judy. However, Butcher’s extra-martial affair led to the marriage breaking up. Pic/AFP

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  • Darren Lehmann and Craig White are brothers-in-law. The former Aussie left-hander is married to White’s sister Andrea. Although White played Test cricket for England, he has an Aussie connection – he actually played for the Australia U-19s as well as for Victoria

    Darren Lehmann and Craig White are brothers-in-law. The former Aussie left-hander is married to White’s sister Andrea. Although White played Test cricket for England, he has an Aussie connection – he actually played for the Australia U-19s as well as for Victoria

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  • Madhav Mantri has played only 4 Tests with 67 runs. In first class cricket, he played 95 matches with 4,403 runs and 3 wickets. He is the uncle of another veteran batsman Sunil Gavaskar and grand uncle of Rohan Gavaskar. (Pic/ Atul Kamble, Satyajit Desai)

    Madhav Mantri has played only 4 Tests with 67 runs. In first class cricket, he played 95 matches with 4,403 runs and 3 wickets. He is the uncle of another veteran batsman Sunil Gavaskar and grand uncle of Rohan Gavaskar. (Pic/ Atul Kamble, Satyajit Desai)

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  • Dave Callaghan, best remembered for his successful battle with cancer, is the cousin of former South African all-rounder Justin Kemp

    Dave Callaghan, best remembered for his successful battle with cancer, is the cousin of former South African all-rounder Justin Kemp

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  • Saleem Malik and Ijaz Ahmed shouldered the burden of Pakistan’s batting for most part of the 90s. Like Astle and McMillan, there are also brothers-in-law having married sisters. Pic/AFP

    Saleem Malik and Ijaz Ahmed shouldered the burden of Pakistan’s batting for most part of the 90s. Like Astle and McMillan, there are also brothers-in-law having married sisters. Pic/AFP

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  • Nathan Astle and Craig McMillan, who represented New Zealand with distinction in the 90s and 2000s, are brothers-in-law; their wives are sisters

    Nathan Astle and Craig McMillan, who represented New Zealand with distinction in the 90s and 2000s, are brothers-in-law; their wives are sisters

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  • Gundappa Viswanath and Sunil Gavaskar, two of India’s greatest batsmen, are brothers-in-law. Viswanath is married to Gavaskar’s sister Kavita

    Gundappa Viswanath and Sunil Gavaskar, two of India’s greatest batsmen, are brothers-in-law. Viswanath is married to Gavaskar’s sister Kavita

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  • Ajay Jadeja, who was an ODI great in the 90s before being embroiled in match-fixing, is the great grand nephew of the legendary Duleepsinhji

    Ajay Jadeja, who was an ODI great in the 90s before being embroiled in match-fixing, is the great grand nephew of the legendary Duleepsinhji

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  • Tamim Iqbal, the dashing Bangladesh opener is the nephew of former skipper Akram Khan, who played 44 ODIs and 8 Tests for the country

    Tamim Iqbal, the dashing Bangladesh opener is the nephew of former skipper Akram Khan, who played 44 ODIs and 8 Tests for the country

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  • A West Indian legbreak bowler, who played 5 Tests and 24 ODIs for West Indies, Mahendra Nagamootoo is the nephew of two of Windies’ legendary batsmen -- Alvin Kallicharan (right) and Rohan Kanhai (not in picture). Pic./AFP

    A West Indian legbreak bowler, who played 5 Tests and 24 ODIs for West Indies, Mahendra Nagamootoo is the nephew of two of Windies’ legendary batsmen -- Alvin Kallicharan (right) and Rohan Kanhai (not in picture). Pic./AFP

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  • Yashpal Sharma, who was part of India’s 1983 World Cup winning squad, is the uncle of Chetan Sharma, whose name is synonymous with that Javed Miandad six at Sharjah

    Yashpal Sharma, who was part of India’s 1983 World Cup winning squad, is the uncle of Chetan Sharma, whose name is synonymous with that Javed Miandad six at Sharjah

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  • Faisal Iqbal, who has featured in 16 Tests and 18 ODIs for Pakistan, is the nephew of the legendary Javed Miandad

    Faisal Iqbal, who has featured in 16 Tests and 18 ODIs for Pakistan, is the nephew of the legendary Javed Miandad

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  • Nick Compton (in picture), who has opened the innings in 9 Tests for England, is the grandson of the great Denis Compton

    Nick Compton (in picture), who has opened the innings in 9 Tests for England, is the grandson of the great Denis Compton

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  • Vikram Rathour and Aashish Kapoor (not in picture), both of whom represented India in the 90s without much success, are brothers-in-law. Rathour is married to Kapoor’s sister. Pic/AFP

    Vikram Rathour and Aashish Kapoor (not in picture), both of whom represented India in the 90s without much success, are brothers-in-law. Rathour is married to Kapoor’s sister. Pic/AFP

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