T20 World Cup 2024: Uganda has the oldest player, while another country has a player who is just a child. Both are set to create a sensation in the tournament


T20 World Cup 2024: The age difference between the oldest and youngest players in the upcoming World Cup may blow your mind. The Ugandan cricketer is more than 43 years old.

The most interesting fact about the T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup 2024: The first World Cup in the history of T20 cricket was held in the year 2007. There have been eight T20 World Champions so far, but the 2024 World Cup is going to be the most special. Teams from 20 different countries will be participating in this tournament. India is currently the number-1 T20 team in the world, but this time many associate countries have also got an opportunity. From very experienced players to youngsters are also participating in this tournament. So when you know the difference in the ages of the oldest and youngest players in the T20 World Cup 2024, you will be shocked. There is a difference of 25 years in their age.

Oldest player

The name of the oldest player in the T20 World Cup is Frank Nsubuga, who will be seen playing for Uganda. Frank is 43 years and 254 days old and he made his international cricket debut in 1997 when he was just 16 years old. He has been playing cricket for his country for 27 years, which is a historic record in itself. He has been playing regularly for the Ugandan team since 2011 and this is the first time Uganda will be participating in the T20 World Cup.

The youngest player

On one hand, the oldest player in the T20 World Cup is more than 43 years old. At the same time, the youngest player of the upcoming tournament will be Gulshan Jha of Nepal, who is just 18 years and 77 days old. Gulshan made his international debut in 2021 while playing for Nepal. So far, he has taken 19 wickets in 29 T20 matches for Nepal and has also scored 362 runs. On the other hand, in 27 ODIs, he has taken 21 wickets and scored 514 runs. Gulshan is a bowler by profession, but it would not be wrong to call him an all-rounder.