These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

Mar 11, 2018, 09:59 IST
  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Hasan Raza - 14 years, 227 days- Team: Pakistan. Test debut: 24 Oct 1996 vs Zimbabwe. Tests played: 7. Runs: 235. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Sachin Tendulkar - 16 years, 205 days - Team: India. Test debut: 15 Nov 1989 vs Pakistan. Test played: 200. Runs: 15, 921

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Aaqib Javed - 16 years, 189 days - Team: Pakistan. Test debut: 10 Feb 1989 vs New Zealand. Tests played: 22. Wickets: 54. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Mohammad Ashraful - 17 years, 60 days - Team: Bangladesh. Test debut - 6 Sept 2001 vs Sri Lanka. Test played: 61. Runs:  2,737. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Parthiv Patel - 17 years, 152 days - Team: India. Test debut: 8 Aug 2002 vs England. Tests played: 20. Runs: 683. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Mushfiqur Rahim - 16 years, 267 days - Team: Bangladesh. Test debut: 26 May 2005 vs England. Tests played: 58. Runs: 3,490. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Sir Garfield Sobers - 17 years, 245 days - Team: West Indies. Test debut: 30 Mar 1954 vs England. Tests played: 93. Runs: 8, 032. (Pic/ Midday archives)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Harbhajan Singh - 17 years 265 days - Team: India. Test debut: 25 Mar 1998 vs Australia. Tests played: 103. Wickets: 417. (Pic/ Suresh K.K.)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Hanif Mohammad - 17 years, 300 days - Team: Pakistan. Test debut: 16 oct 1952 vs India. Tests played: 55. Runs: 3, 915

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Waqar Younis - 17 years, 364 days - Team: Pakistan. Test debut: 15 Nov 1989 vs India. Tests played: 87. Wickets: 373. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Daniel Vettori - 18 years, 10 days - Team: New Zealand. Test debut: 6 Feb 1997 vs England. Tests played: 112. Wickets: 360. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Imran Khan - 18 years, 190 days - Team: Pakistan. Test debut: 3 Jun 1971 vs England. Tests played: 88. Wickets: 362. Pic/ Pradeep Dhivar)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Tatenda Taibu - 18 years, 66 days - Team: Zimbabwe. Test debut: 19 Jul 2001 vs West Indies. Tests played: 28. Runs: 1, 546. (Pic/ AFP)

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    Aravinda de Silva - 18 years, 311 days - Team: Sri Lanka. Test debut: 23 Aug 1984 vs England. Tests played: 93. Runs: 6, 361. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Shahid Afridi - 18 years, 235 days - Team: Pakistan. Test debut: 22 Oct 1998 vs Australia. Tests played: 27. Wickets: 48. (Pic/ Suresh K.K.)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Wasim Akram - 18 years, 236 days - Team: Pakistan. Test debut: 25 Jan 1985 vs New Zealand. Tests played: 104. Wickets: 414. Pic/ Midday archives)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Ravi Shastri - 18 years, 270 days - Team: India. Test debut: 21 Feb 1981 vs New Zealand. Tests played: 80. Runs: 3, 830

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Paul Adams - 18 years, 340 days - Team: South Africa. Test debut: 26 Dec 1995 vs England. Tests played: 45. Wickets: 134. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • These 21 cricketers made their Test debut as teenagers

    Arjuna Ranatunga - 18 years, 78 days - Team: Sri Lanka. Test debut: 17 Feb 1982 vs England. Tests played: 93. Runs: 5, 103. (Pic/ AFP)

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    Brendan Taylor - 18 years, 90 days - Team: Zimbabwe. Test debut: 6 May 2004 vs Sri Lanka. Tests played: 26. Runs: 1, 594. (Pic/ AFP)

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    Ishant Sharma - 18 years, 265 days - Team: India. Test debut: 25 May 2007 vs Bangladesh. Tests played: 81. Wickets: 234. (Pic/ Suresh K.K.)

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Pakistan cricketer Hasan Raza, who made his test debut way early in his teens, celebrates his birthday today. We take a look at other players who debuted in Tests in their teenage years

 

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