Top 10 Youngest players to score Test century
Updated - Dec 8, 2015 5:02 pm
Top 10 Youngest players to score Test century: While scoring a century in a Test match is a great achievement for any batsman, doing the same at a very young age is even more, promising. When a young player scores a century, it is always an indication of a very promising future ahead. While some make most of the opportunity, there are others who fade away with time. The most startling stat here is that 6 out of the top 10 Youngest players to score Test century are from Pakistan.
Here are the Top 10 Youngest players to score Test century:
10. Mohammad Wasim – 19 years 105 days:
The former Pakistan batsman, Mohammad Wasim scored his maiden century on his Test match debut in 1996 against New Zealand at Lahore. He scored an unbeaten 109 coming in at number 7. The innings shot him to fame and he soon became a promising name for his nation. Earlier in the match, in the first innings, Wasim had scored a duck. He was soon promoted to the opening slot, but he lost his form as soon as he had gained momentum. His only other century in Test matches came against Zimbabwe in 1998 when he scored 192. Wasim migrated to Netherlands and is currently representing the Netherlands side at the age of 38.