Cricket is a sport in which players of different ages can be part of the matches. Youngsters below 20 years of age have made international debut in the past while players older than 35 years have also bagged the limelight on the field in world cricket. Former Pakistan cricketer Mushtaq Mohammad has been the youngest ever player to make an international debut. He was just 15 years and 124 days old when he played his first international match in 1959.
In Indian cricket, Sachin Tendulkar is the youngest player to make an international debut, when he played his first international game in November 1989 at the age of 16 years and 205 days. International cricket has witnessed the emergence of many youngsters in recent time who have gained the limelight with their impressive batting and bowling performances. In this listicle, we talk about the Best XI of Under 21 in world cricket.
Best XI Of Under 21 In World Cricket
Shubman Gill- 21
Shubman Gill is the first player in this team of Best XI of Under 21 in world cricket. The right-handed batsman made his international debut in an ODI against New Zealand in January 2019. Although he didn’t have a great record in ODIs, he bagged the spotlight after his Test debut for India last year.
The 21-year-old has played 13 Test innings so far and scored 378 runs at an average of 34.36. He has smashed 3 half-centuries, out of which one was a 91-run knock. In 3 ODIs, he has scored 49 runs. Among the Under-21 Best XI in World Cricket, Shubman Gill will be the great choice for an opener.