Rehan Ahmed Created History For England Cricket Team Against Bangladesh In The Third ODI

The third and final ODI between England and Bangladesh is being played at the Zahoor Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat first. England gave Rehan Ahmed a chance to debut in this match. Ahmed created history as soon as he made his debut.

Rehan Ahmed has become the youngest player in the history of England cricket to make his ODI debut. Ahmed made his ODI debut at the age of 18 years and 205 days. Earlier, Rehan Ahmed is also the youngest Test debutant in England’s cricket history. Ahmed made his Test debut against Pakistan in December 2022 in Karachi.

Rehan Ahmed became the youngest ODI debut for England. He broke the record held by Ben Holyoke, who made his ODI debut at the age of 19 years and 195 days. Fast bowler all-rounder Sam Curran is third in this list, and he made his ODI debut for England at 20 years and 21 days. England fast bowler Stuart Broad is the fourth youngest player in the country to make his ODI debut. Broad made his ODI debut for England at the age of 20 years and 67 days. England’s Test captain Ben Stokes is at number five in this list, and he made his ODI debut at 20 years and 82 days.

Jos Buttler-led England have already clinched the series by defeating Bangladesh in the first two ODIs. Bangladesh suffered a bilateral ODI series defeat at home for the first time in seven years. England won the first ODI by three wickets, while a huge margin of 132 runs won the second ODI.

Top-5 youngest players to make ODI debut for England

  1. 18 years, 205 days – Rehan Ahmed v Bangladesh, 2023
  2. 19 years, 195 days – Ben Holyoke v Australia, 1997
  3. 20 years, 21 days – Sam Curran v Australia, 2018
  4. 20 years, 67 days – Stuart Broad v Pakistan, 2006
  5. 20 years, 82 days – Ben Stokes v Ireland, 2011

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