August 21, 2022

5 Brother-Sister Pairs Who Played International Cricket

Terry and Denise Alderman

Terry Alderman was a right-arm fast bowler who played for the Australian side from the period of 1981 to 1991 and represented the country in 41 Tests and 65 ODIs. Terry’s sister Denise also played for Australia Women in international cricket from 1982 to 1987.


Nathan and Lisa Astle

Nathan Astle was one of the most successful batters from New Zealand to have played the game and he represented his country in 81 Tests, 223 ODIs and four T20Is from the period of 1995 to 2007. Nathan’s sister Lisa also played for New Zealand but could represent her country in just one ODI in the year 1993.


Ed, Cecelia, and Isobel Joyce

Ed Joyce was one of the most talented cricketers who played for both Ireland and England in his international career. A left-handed elegant batter played one Test, 78 ODIs and 18 T20Is from the period of 2006 to 2018. Ed had twin sisters Cecelia and Isobel and the duo played for Ireland across formats for a long time.


Gordon and Annette Drummond

Gordon Drummond made his debut in international cricket in the year 2007 and he went on to play 30 ODIs and 17 T20Is for Scotland. Gordon’s sister Annette Drummond made her international debut in 2003 for Scotland against the Netherlands.


Peter and Sara McGlashan

Peter represented New Zealand in four ODIs, and 11 T20Is and scored an unbeaten half-century which remains to be his only one in international cricket. Peter’s sister Sara was a much established international name and she played for New Zealand in two Tests, 134 ODIs and 76 T20Is from the period of 2002 to 2016.