Sam Curran and Tom Curran
Sam Curran (L) and Tom Curran (Getty Images)

Tom and Sam Curran are the latest entrants in the club of brothers to have played in the same team. The duo became the first such pair to play in the same England side in almost two decades when they took the against Sri Lanka in the fifth and final ODI against Sri Lanka on Tuesday.

Together, the Currans have played 24 matches for England so far (before the fifth ODI).

Sam made his England debut in June 2018 in a Test against Pakistan while Tom played his maiden international match in June 2017, a T20I against South Africa,

The last pair of brothers to appear for England in the same team was back in February 1999, against Sri Lanka, was Adam and Ben Hollioake.

Adam also captained England in ODIs, winning Sharjah Trophy. However, at the age of 24, Ben was tragically killed in a car accident in Australia.

Before Hollioakes, Peter and Dick Richardson (1957), Hearne brothers (1892) and George and Charles Studd were the other siblings to have played in same team for England.