T20 World Cup 2022: Team-wise youngest player in the tournament
Many talented youngsters would be making their World Cup debut in the marquee tournament in Australia.
Every cricketer desires to represent their nation at the grandest stage of them all ‘The World Cup’. However, there are only some who are fortunate enough to realize their dream. While it takes an entire lifetime for many players to feature in the marquee event, some of them reach there at a very tender age.
There are many talented youngsters who will be featuring in the upcoming T20 World Cup. They may be relatively inexperienced but have established themselves as match-winners in the T20 circuit. This exciting bunch of players will be eager to make a mark in the T20 extravaganza.
Let us look at the team-wise youngest player of the tournament:
1. Tristan Stubbs (SA) | DOB - August 14, 2000
Tristan Stubbs has been one of the exciting prospects in South African Cricket. He has been simply outstanding with the bat in the T20 circuit of late. In the CSA T20 challenge this year, the 22-year-old scored 293 runs in seven matches at a remarkable strike rate of 183.12.
Stubbs received an international call-up due to impressive performances in the shortest format. In the four innings for the Proteas so far, the wicket-keeper batter has struck at the rate of 216.36. He has shown that he could take even the top-bowling attacks to the cleaners.
Stubbs's batting prowess was on display in the recently concluded The Hundred competition where the youngster hit 157 runs in 9 innings at a strike rate of 146.72. His batting exploits have made him one of the sought-after cricketers in the T20 circuit. The most expensive player in SA20 will look to make it big at the T20 World Cup 2022.