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Rashid youngest Test captain

  • Published at 10:45 pm September 5th, 2019
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Afghanistan's captain Rashid Khan in action BCB

The Afghan leg-spinner broke a 15-year old record to lead a side in the longest format

At the age of 20 years and 350 days, Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan took the field against host Bangladesh as the youngest Test captain in history.

The Afghan leg-spinner broke a 15-year old record to lead a side in the longest format.

Former Zimbabwe cricketer Tatenda Taibu held the previous record since 2004, captaining the African nation at the age of 20 years and 358 days.

ONLY TEST, DAY 1

AFGHANISTAN 1ST INNINGS        R    B

Ibrahim c Mahmudullah b Taijul     21    69

Ihsanullah b Taijul             9    36

Rahmat c Soumya b Nayeem         102    187

Shahidi c Soumya b Mahmudullah    14    32

Asghar not out            88    160

Nabi b Nayeem             0    3

Afsar not out                35    90

Extras (lb 1, nb 1)            2 

Total (96 Overs)            271/5 

Fall Of Wickets

1-19 (Ihsanullah), 2-48 (Ibrahim), 3-77 (Shahidi), 4-197 (Rahmat), 5-197 (Nabi)

Bowling

Taijul 31-4-73-2, Shakib 17-1-50-0, Miraz 22-4-59-0, Nayeem 13-0-43-2, Mahmudullah 4-0-9-1, Soumya 4-0-26-0, Mominul 4-0-9-0, Mosaddek 1-0-1-0