File Pic: Hamilton Masakadza (Getty Pictures) NEW DELHI: On at the present time in 2001, former Zimbabwe skipper Hamilton Masakadza grew to become the youngest batsman to attain a century on debut Take a look at. On the age of […]
File Pic: Hamilton Masakadza (Getty Pictures)
NEW DELHI: On at the present time in 2001, former Zimbabwe skipper Hamilton Masakadza grew to become the youngest batsman to attain a century on debut Take a look at.
On the age of 17 years and 352 days, the right-handed batter performed a knock of 119 runs off 316 balls within the second innings towards West Indies at Harare Sports activities Membership. His innings helped the hosts to keep away from defeat by the hands of the Caribbean aspect after bundling at 131 of their first innings.
Masakadza was awarded Participant of the Match for his contribution with the bat.
Masakadza was not fortunate sufficient to carry the feat for lengthy as in the identical yr on September 6, Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Ashraful surpassed Masakadza and have become the youngest participant to smash a ton on Take a look at debut.
He achieved the feat on the age of 17 years and 61 days towards Sri Lanka in Colombo.
On the age of 18 years and 329 days, opening batsman Prithvi Shaw grew to become the youngest Indian and the fourth-youngest total to attain a century on Take a look at debut on October 4, 2018, towards West Indies in Rajkot.
Masakadza introduced retirement from all types of worldwide cricket final yr. He performed 38 Checks, 209 ODIs and 66 T20Is for Zimbabwe. He made his worldwide debut towards West Indies in 2001.
The 36-year-old scored 9,543 worldwide runs, registering 10 centuries and 53 half-centuries.
His unbeaten knock 178 towards Kenya in 2009 stays his highest rating and he’s on the fourth spot on Zimbabwe’s ODI and Take a look at run-getters lists.
He was appointed because the director of cricket in Zimbabwe Cricket in October final yr to rework the sport each on and off the sphere.