List Of 7 Cricketers Who Have Played For Two Countries

4. Kepler Wessels (Australia and South Africa)

Kepler had tried his hands at many sports before shifting his focus to cricket. He was one of the first Afrikaans to choose cricket over rugby. He also did swimming, but after a near-fatal accident found out that he has nephritis.

Before cricket, Kepler also played tennis at the U19 level. Because of the Apartheid situation, Wessels made his debut for Australia in the 1982 Ashes series. When ICC removed the ban on South Africa and allowed them to play Tests, Wessels returned to his country.

He then led the team to the 1992 World Cup semifinals. There they had to lose to England because of a horrible Duckworth Lewis Stern method (DLS). Later in 1994 Wessels announced his retirement and took up commentary.

5. Ed Joyce (England and Ireland)

Just like Eoin Morgan, he has also played for two countries – England and Ireland. He began his career with Middlesex and later moved to Sussex in 2009. In international cricket, he started playing for Ireland in 2005.

Later in 2006, Joyce was selected for England national team. He was part of the 2007 England World Cup squad. However after that he was overlooked and Joyce decided to move to Ireland once again. He played for Ireland in the 2011 World Cup.

Joyce had moved to England in hope of playing Test cricket, as Ireland was not a Test-playing nation. However despite being part of 2006/07 Ashes series, Joyce didn’t get a Test. His dream came true when Ireland played their first Test against Pakistan.

Joyce scored the first Test run for Ireland and was also the first Irish wicket to fall. He became the oldest Test debutant in this century. A week after the Test match ended, Joyce decided to hang up his boots from all forms of the game.

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