Rashid Khan Becomes Youngest Ever Test Captain

Chittagong (Bangladesh): Ace leg-spinner Rashid Khan, who’s captaining Afghanistan within the one-off Check in opposition to Bangladesh which bought underway right here on Thursday, has turn into the youngest participant ever to steer a Check facet.

Rashid, who turned 20 years and 350 days on Thursday, surpassed the document of Tatenda Taibu who led Zimbabwe in opposition to Sri Lanka at Harare in 2004 on the age of 20 years and 358 days.

Third within the checklist is Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who was 21 years and 77 days previous when he led India in opposition to the West Indies in Bridgetown in 1962.

Afghanistan is just not part of the ICC World Check Championship as solely the highest 9 full member nations are competing in a complete of 71 Assessments throughout 27 bilateral sequence over two years.

After the one-off Check, each the groups will take part in a triangular T20I sequence additionally involving Zimbabwe.

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