Rashid Khan youngest Test Captain

Rashid Khan Sets a New Record as a Test Captain

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Today marks the history of cricket, where the young Rashid Khan will lead Afghanistan in Test cricket. This sets a new record, Rashid Khan is the youngest cricketer who will lead aside in the history of Cricket.

Rashid Khan is the youngest Test captain who is just 20years and 350days old when he leads his side against Bangladesh this morning. Rashid made his cricketing debut in 18th of October 2015, he was just 16 years old then. And made his Test debut in 14th of June 2018 against India.

On the same game, Bangladesh bowler Taijul Islam sets a new record against Afghanistan.

Rashid Khan breaks a 15-year-old young Test captain record which is set by Tatenda Taibu who played for Zimbabwe against Sri Lanka in 2004 when he was 20-year, 358-days old. Rashid beat Tatenda by a margin of just 8-days.

You can check the full list young Test captains here.