5 youngest overseas players debut in IPL

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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 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.

#4 Mitchell Marsh

Mitchell Marsh
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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#3 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 third youngest overseas player to make his debut in IPL.

#2 Kwena Maphaka 

Kwena Maphaka
Kwena Maphaka | Credit: Twitter

17 years old Kwena Maphaka, a promising talent, made his IPL debut for Mumbai Indians. He was only 17 years 11 months and 19 days of age when he made his first appearance in IPL for mumbai indians.

#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.

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