Monday, November 28, 2022



T20 World Cup 2022: 5 youngest players in the tournament’s history



The T20 tournament is the most popular format played in cricket where new and young talent got an opportunity to show their skill. Here, in this article, we are going to explore some very young and brilliant players who have impressed everyone with their great and electrifying performances in the history of the T20 World Cup 2022. Let’s start with-

1) Mohammad Amir
Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir is the youngest player ever to play ICC T20 World Cup. In the 2009 T20, World Cup left-handed speedster was just 17 years and 55 days when he played against England at the Oval. He also claimed the wicket of Srilankan opener Dilshan in the finals of that edition of the World Cup and Pakistan went on to win the 2009 T20.

2) Rashid Khan
Spin master from Afghanistan Rashid Khan featured in T20 WC at an age of 17 years 170 days. He played in the 2016 T20 WC against Scotland at Nagpur. Rashid is having a prolific record in the last two editions of the T20 WC and had claimed 19 dismissals in 12 matches also Afghan team largely depends on him.

3) Ahmed Shehzad
Ahmed Shehzad’s right-handed batter was only 17 years 196 days when he was included in the Pakistani squad for the 2009 T20 WC, he didn’t get a chance to play any game in that tournament. In the 2014 T20 WC, he scored an unbeaten 111 against Bangladesh.

4) Gorge Dockrell
All-rounder from Ireland Gorge Dockrell played in the third edition of T20 WC when he was 17 years 282 days. He is one of the players from Ireland who had featured in four T20 WC. Left-arm orthodox spinner right-handed batter has played 100 plus T20 Internationals for his team.

5) Sompal Kami
Sompal Kami Nepal bowling all-rounder played his T20 WC match against Hong Kong in the 2014 WC and he was 18 years 42 days old at that time. He had represented Nepal in 42 T20 Internationals and scored 224 runs and took 38 wickets.


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