The Cricket World Cup 2023 is all set to begin in India in a few days. This tournament will kick off with a game between England and New Zealand on October 5 at the Narendra Modi Stadium. The top ten teams will face each other in the tournament, and the top four will qualify for the semi-finals.
This tournament will have all the best players in the world competing against each other. There will be some players who will be making their World Cup debuts as well, and some youngsters will also make their appearances in this tournament. Here we will talk about the youngest players to feature in the World Cup 2023.
Youngest Players to Play in 2023 ODI World Cup
|Noor Ahmad||Afghanistan||18 years 273 days||Bowler|
|Aryan Dutt||Netherlands||20 years 144 days||Bowler|
|Shariz Ahmad||Netherlands||20y 139d||All-rounder|
|Riaz Hassan||Afghanistan||20 years 330 days||Batter|
|Vikramjit Singh||Netherlands||20 years 267 days||Batter|
|Dunith Wellalage||Sri Lanka||20 years 267 days||All-rounder|
|Tanzim Hasan Sakib||Bangladesh||20 years 348 days||Bowler|
|Ibrahim Zadran||Afghanistan||21 years 275 days||Batter|
|Rahmanullah Gurbaz||Afghanistan||21 years 289 days||Wicketkeeper|
|Abdul Rahman||Afghanistan||21 years 295 days||Bowler|
5. Vikramjit Singh (Netherlands) – 20 years and 267 days
Netherlands made a stunning entry to the World Cup 2023 after finishing the World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe in second place. And here they are now among some of the best teams. For Netherlands, opener Vikramjit Singh is the youngest player. He is currently 20 years and 267 days old, but he is a key player for his team. Vikramjit has played 25 ODIs and scored 808 runs at 32.32.
4. Riaz Hassan (Afghanistan) – 20 years and 330 days
Afghanistan has a couple of youngsters on their side who are around 20 or below. Batter Riaz Hassan is one of those. He is just 20 years and 330 days old and has been pretty impressive at the domestic level. Riaz has played five ODIs so far and scored 120 runs at an average of 30.
3. Shariz Ahmad (Afghanistan) – 20 years and 165 days
The all-rounder from the Netherlands, Shariz Ahmad, is another youngster in the team. He is just 20 years and 165 days old and is one of the youngest overall in the coming World Cup 2023. Shariz has played 11 ODIs, scored 64 runs, and taken 19 wickets with a best of 5/43.
2. Aryan Dutt (Netherlands) – 20 years and 144 days
Netherlands’ pacer Aryan Dutt is another player in his 20s at the moment who will be taking part in the upcoming World Cup 2023. He is currently 20 years and 144 days old, but he has been a regular on in Netherlands team. Aryan has played 25 ODIs and taken 20 wickets at an economy rate of 5.17.
1. Noor Ahmad (Afghanistan) – 18 years and 273 days
There is only one teenager in the World Cup 2023 and he is from Afghanistan. He is young leg-spinner Noor Ahmed, who is just 18 years and 273 days old. Noor is a pretty impressive leg spinner who makes a brilliant combination with Rashid Khan. He has played three ODIs so far in his career.