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Top 5 youngest Captain in Test Cricket-Rashid Khan 20 Years 350 Days.


Top 5 youngest Captain in Test Cricket-Rashid Khan  20 Years 350 Days.

Top 5 youngest Captain in Test Cricket-Rashid Khan  20 Years 350 Days.

Here is list of top 5 Youngest  test Captain .

1-Rashid Khan Afghanistan  Age 20 Years 350 Days

On September 5, 2019 Afghanistan Leg Spinner Rashid Khan set new record  in Test Cricket.Playing vs Bangladesh  in one off Test he became Youngest Test Captain in cricket history. He broke  record of Zimbabwe test captain Tatenda Taibu   who lead Zimbabwe  in 2004 at age of 20 Years 358 Days. Rashid Khan  is also Youngest ODI Captain  at age of 19 Years vs Scotland.

Afghanistan has played  2 Test matches .In first test they lost  to India .In 2nd test match Afghanistan  beat Ireland

2- Tatenda Taibu Zimbabwe Age 20 Years 358 days.

Taibu lead Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka. At Harare.In 2004 Taibu broke 42 years old Record of Nawab Mansoor Patodi  as Youngest  Test Captain

3-Mansoor Ali Pataudi India Age 21 years 77 days

The third Youngest Test Captain is Nawab Mansoor Ali Patoodi  who lead India Test team vs  West Indies at BridgeTwon  on  23 March 1962.Mansoor’s age at that time was  21 years  77 days.

4- Waqar Younis  Pakistan  Age 22 Years 15 days

Pakistan’s  fast bowler Waqar Younis lead Pakistan vs Zimbabe at age of 22 Years 15 days at  Karachi on December  1,1993.

5- Gream Smith South Africa  Age 22 years 82 days

South Africa test captain Graem Smith is 5th youngest Test captain .He lead South Africa vs Bangladesh at age of 22 years 82 days.