5 Famous Cricketers’ family members who will play in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021

Mohammed Kaif and Arjun Tendulkar
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The 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will get underway this Sunday. Teams from all over the nation will lock horns in this competition to win the elusive Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. Many cricketers have launched this competition as a launchpad for their careers. Often, IPL franchises target new players based on their performance in this tournament.

Even the experienced players use this tournament to get back to form and ensure they could get another chance in the T20 format at higher levels. Cricket is the religion of many Indians. So, it is natural that in many families there are multiple persons playing this sport. In this article, we will have a look at the family members of five famous cricketers who will play in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021.

5. Mayank Dagar – Virender Sehwag’s nephew

Mayank Dagar Virender Sehwag's nephew
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Virender Sehwag was one of the most destructive batsmen of his era. Sehwag was a part of the Indian World Cup-winning team in the year 2011.

Now, in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021, Sehwag’s nephew Mayank Dagar will play for the Himachal Pradesh cricket team. In case you didn’t know, Mayank is one of the fittest cricketers in India. He is a slow left-arm bowler who has been a part of the Kings XI Punjab in the IPL.

4. Arjun Tendulkar – Sachin Tendulkar’s son


Sachin Tendulkar was Virender Sehwag’s opening partner. While Sehwag’s nephew will play for the Himachal Pradesh team, Sachin’s son Arjun will play for the Mumbai cricket team in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Arjun has been making progress in the cricket world slowly. Tendulkar’s son is a left-arm medium-fast bowler. It will be interesting to see how he performs in the tournament for Mumbai.

3. Krunal Pandya – Hardik Pandya’s brother


Hardik Pandya has become one of the top all-rounders in the modern era. His batting, bowling, and fielding have helped the Indian cricket team and the Mumbai Indians win many matches.

Hardik’s brother Krunal Pandya also plays for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. Krunal will captain the Baroda cricket team in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy 2021.

2. Rahul Chahar – Deepak Chahar’s cousin


Deepak Chahar is another player who has used IPL to perfection and almost cemented his place in the Indian T20I team. Deepak is a right-arm medium-fast bowler who plays for the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.

Deepak’s cousin brother Rahul Chahar will play with him in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy 2021. Both Chahar brothers will represent the Rajasthan cricket team in this competition. Many fans would know that Rahul Chahar plays for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL. Just like Deepak Chahar, Rahul had come into the limelight while playing for the Rising Pune Supergiant team.


1. Mohammed Kaif – Mohammed Shami’s brother

Mohammed Shami has worked hard on his fitness levels and become one of the top pacers in Indian cricket. Following his footsteps, Mohammed Kaif has now broken into the Bengal squad.

Kaif is a seam-bowling all-rounder who will play under Anustup Majumdar’s captaincy for the Bengal cricket team. The fans will look forward to Kaif’s performances in the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.