- Sports Desk – Friends, when the goal is to be achieved, the height, money does not matter. One such player is the youngest player in the cricket world. This player is named after the oldest player in cricket history. This player is not only a batsman but also a wicketkeeper. Friends, the player we are talking about is Kruger van Wyk and is a New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman.
The height of Kruger van Wyk is just 4 feet 10 inches (1.45 m). Kruger van Wyk is the oldest player in cricket history. He was born on 7 February 1980 in South Africa. He has played in his career 9 Tests and 56 T20 matches. He has played cricket in South Africa, New Zealand, Scotland, and Holland. In Test cricket, he made his debut against South Africa. He played the last Test match against Sri Lanka on 29 November 2012.
Let me tell you that Kruger van Wyk has not played a single ODI match yet. When he came into cricket, he was very much in discussion due to the height. People used to say that despite being so low height, they do wicketkeeping.