5 youngest overseas players debut in IPL

5 youngest overseas players debut in IPL
5 youngest overseas players debut in IPL

IPL is always known for its entertainment but one very important aspect of IPL is to groom young talent. It not only helps young Indian players but also gives recognition to young overseas players too. We have seen many young players performing well in IPL and later on representing their countries. So here are the 5 youngest overseas players who debuted in IPL.

#5 Dewald Brevis

Dewald Brevis was a very famous name before IPL 2022 auction among the franchises. Mumbai Indians got him and the Under-19 world cup star, Brevis made his debut for the most successful IPL franchise against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2022 IPL. He was only 18 years and 342 days of age at that time.

#4 Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan is one of the most entertaining and talented cricketers of this generation. He is known for his spin bowling and some even considered him the best spinner in the world in limited-overs formats. Rashid Khan made his IPL debut at the age of 18 years and 197 days for Sunrisers Hyderabad.

#3 Mitchell Marsh

Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh is now among famous and successful cricketers in the world but he got recognition in IPL when 18 years and 170 days old Mitchell Marsh made his debut for one-time champion Deccan Chargers. Marsh is now with Delhi Capitals and he is now a very successful all-rounder in the world.

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#2 Sandeep Lamichhane

Sandeep Lamichhane is a very interesting cricketer as he comes from Nepal and he is a part of Nepal’s cricket team. In IPL he made his debut for Delhi Capitals when he was only 17 years and 283 days of age which makes him the 2nd youngest overseas player to make his debut in IPL.

#1 Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Another Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman is the youngest overseas player to make his debut in IPL. He was only 17 years and 11 days of age when he made his first appearance in IPL for Punjab Kings. Mujeeb is also now a very successful and talented limited-overs formats spinner and it is something about the soil of Afghanistan that produced world-class spinners like Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman.