10 Youngest Captains in Test Cricket

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Leading a international side in a test match is great honour, a privilege only few are bestowed upon. It’s a challenge that requires cricketing skills, as well as leadership & management qualities. Only those captains who have stepped up when it mattered have been successful as test captains.

Let’s dig into the history books and take a look at the 10 youngest captains in test cricket.

#10 Mushfiqur Rahim

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Team:
Bangladesh

Age:
23y 50d

Match Date:
21 Oct 2011

The Bangladeshi Skipper was thrown into the top job at the age of 23 after Bangladesh slumped to an unexpected defeat at the hands of Zimbabwe in 2011. Rahim made his debut as a captain against West Indies at Chittagong on October 21, 2011.

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