You must have heard the saying that the son walks on the path of the father. Many times this happens. Children also pursue their careers in the profession in which the father is. Sometimes children even surpass their fathers. Today we are going to tell you about the cricketer who came to play against his father on the cricket field at the age of 15 and he scored a brilliant half-century.
We are talking about Surinder Amarnath, son of former Indian cricketer Lala Amarnath. Surinder Amarnath's brother Mohinder Amarnath was also a successful Indian cricketer. Since childhood, Surinder was fond of playing cricket and made his career in it. Surinder Amarnath played 10 Tests and 3 ODIs for Team India. During this, he scored a century, 3 half-centuries, and also took 1 wicket.
When Surinder was in school, he got an opportunity to go to England on behalf of the school team. Where he scored a century on the grounds of Lords. Starting at the age of 15, he played his first-class match against his own father's team. This was Surinder's first and his father's last first-class match. In this match, the son won and overtook the father.