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Pathan Brothers Hussey Brothers, The Brothers Day, 10th Feb 2009
On 10th February 2009 brothers duo playing for 2 different teams (India and Australia) won their respective matches for their teams. This was the first time in the history that such a thing had happened.
Pathan Brothers Magic
Irfan and Yusuf Pathan won the match for India against Sri Lanka with their 59 run partnership and on the same day Michael and David Hussey had won the match for Australia against New Zealand with their 115 runs partnership.
On 10th February 2009, the Indian cricket team faced off against the Sri Lankan cricket team in a T20 International match in Colombo. The match will always be remembered for the incredible match-winning innings played by the Pathan brothers, Irfan and Yusuf. India was in trouble, losing seven wickets for just 115 runs in 16th over, when the target was 174. But the Pathan brothers had other plans. Yusuf, coming in at number seven, played a blistering innings of 22 runs off just 10 balls. He hit 1 four and 2 sixes and batted with an incredible strike rate of 222. His innings helped India recover from the early setback.
But it was Irfan Pathan who truly stole the show. Batting at number eight, he played one of the most memorable innings in the history of Indian T20 cricket. Coming in with India still needing 59 runs off just 29 balls, Irfan unleashed an onslaught on the Sri Lankan bowlers. He smashed 2 fours and 2 sixes in his unbeaten innings of 33 runs off just 16 balls. He batted with immense composure and maturity, guiding India to a memorable victory. The Pathan brothers’ heroics on that day will always be remembered as one of the greatest moments in Indian cricket history.
Hussey Brothers Master Class
On the same day at a different venue, Hussey Brothers won the match for Australia with their masterclass partnership.
New Zealand batted first and scored a competitive total of 244 runs in their innings. This was a competitive score on that pitch at Adelaide. In response, Australia got off to a shaky start, losing three wickets for just 101 runs and took 25th over to reach that figure. This brought the Hussey brothers together at the crease, and they proceeded to play two outstanding innings.
David Hussey played a brilliant innings of 79 runs off just 96 balls, hitting 8 fours and 1 six. He batted with great control and played some delightful shots all around the ground. Michael Hussey, on the other hand, played an even more outstanding innings of 105 not out off just 84 balls, hitting 6 fours. He played with great aggression and punished the New Zealand bowlers whenever they erred in their line and length. The Hussey brothers shared a match-winning partnership of 115 runs, guiding Australia to a thrilling victory. It was an unforgettable innings from two of Australia’s finest batsmen, and it will always be remembered as one of the greatest moments in Australian brothers history.
This is what makes this game so amazing, and this is what this particular game gave us, an absolutely amazing cricket fact.
Which day is called Pathan & Hussey Brothers day?
10th Feb 2009 is called Pathan & Hussey Brothers day because of their match winning partnerships and innings on this day.
Which teams were playing in the match where the Hussey brothers played a match-winning innings on 10th February 2009?
David Hussey and Michael Hussey played match-winning innings against New Zealand in an ODI match played in Perth, Australia.
Which teams were playing in the match where the Pathan brothers played a match-winning innings on 10th February 2009?
Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan played match-winning innings for India in an T20I match played against Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
What was the match situation when the Hussey brothers came together to bat in the match played on 10th February 2009?
Australia was struggling at 115 for 3 wickets when the Hussey brothers, David and Michael, came together to bat in the match played against New Zealand.
What was the partnership between the Hussey brothers in the match played on 10th February 2009?
The Hussey brothers shared a match-winning partnership of 115 runs in the match played against New Zealand.
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