South African cricketer Marco Jansen brother Duan is also a cricketer like Marco.
Marco and Duan Jansen are twin brothers born on May 1, 2000, and apart from having a similar faces, the twins also share similar hobbies and talents.
The Jansen twins are very passionate about cricket and enjoy the bowling aspect of the sport more than batting.
The Jansen twins used to play cricket from a very young age and enjoyed it a lot. They used to practice together in the nets.
Marco Jansen Brother: Who Is Duan Jansen?
Marco Jansen Brother Duan Jansen, Apart from the similar faces, the twin brothers also share similar interests and hobbies. The Jansen twins are professional cricket players from South Africa.
Marco has already made it to the big stage, The Ipl, and made it into the South African Senior Cricket team in 2021 with a test debut against India in 2021.
Marco’s brother Duan also follows in his brother’s footsteps and is not very far from his brother’s career. Duan Jansen made his first-class debut for North West in the 2018/19 season and played first-class cricket for Free State.
Duan played the 6ixty tournament representing the St.Kitts team; Duan was motivated to pounce on every opportunity to showcase his abilities, with all eyes set on him; the player didn’t disappoint.
Duan’s deliveries were spot on; his lethal deliveries impressed everyone and gave batters a lot of trouble. Duan finished the tournament as one of the leading bowlers and made a remarkable statement with his performance which helped the team claim the title.
After such a brilliant performance, Duan has been selected to play in CPL, representing Nevis Patriots.
Marco Jansen Family And Ethnicity: Who Inspired The Jansen Brothers?
Marco Jensen was born in a family of 6 in Klerksdorp, South Africa.
He shared his childhood with his twin brother and 2 sisters, Binance and Leandro Jensen. Jansen was born in a Christian family as a son of Koos Jansen and Erna Pretorious. However, there is no confirmation regarding the player’s ethnicity.
Marco was interested in cricket from an early age and enjoyed batting. Marco used to open the innings for his team. At nine, Marco scored a massive 164 not out in a 20-over game.
Marco’s father was watching from the stands and realized the potential of his son, who then started training Marco. Marco was accompanied in the nets during training by his twin brother Duan.
Though Marco enjoyed batting in his early days and learned bowling later, he has combined both of his skills to become an all-rounder.
Marco Jansen Networth And Career
Marco Jansen has already started making a name for himself as Marco has been selected to play in IPL regularly from his debut season.
The cricketer has a net worth of around 1 million dollars, most of which comes from his professional career. In his IPL debut season, Marco was acquired by Mumbai Indians for a base price of 20 lakh.
Marco’s debut in IPL was against RCB, where Marco delivered a good performance taking 2 wickets for 28 runs in 4 overs with the dangerous Glen Maxwell as his debut wicket.
Due to his phenomenal performance that year, Marco was one of the most sought-after players in the 2022 IPL mega auction. He was sold for a whopping 4.2 crore to Sunrisers Hyderabad, who defeated his former team Mumbai in an intense auction battle.
The all-rounder made his first-class debut with Nort West in the 2018/19 Provincial Cup.
Jason caught everyone’s attention with 27 dismissals in just six matches and was immediately selected in South Africa’s under-19 squads ahead of their India tour.