Top 10 Youngest players to make ODI debut
Updated - Dec 17, 2015 7:30 am
Top 10 Youngest players to make ODI debut: Playing at the international level is not an easy task and making the cut to the national team is even harder. While some players toil hard in the domestic circuit and perform heavily and thereby make it to the national team. Here we talk about the few individuals who have actually made it to the topmost level at a very young age. Making an early debut is quite fruitful as it promises a long career and ensures ample chances to the player at a tender age. Some make the most out of the opportunity, while others fade away with time.
Here are the Top 10 Youngest players to make ODI debut:
10. Mohammad Ashraful (Bangladesh) – 16 Years 278 Days:
Bangladeshi middle-order batsman, Mohammad Ashraful, made news when he made his ODI debut at a young age of 16 years. He made his debut during the Bangladesh’s tour to Zimbabwe in 2011. It was the last ODI of the 3-match series which Zimbabwe won 3-0. On his debut, Ashraful could score just 9 coming in at number 3. Bangladesh, who were chasing 309 for the win could manage only 272 and lost by 36 runs. Ashraful featured in 177 ODIs for Bangladesh.