Edited By Bharat Malhotra | | Updated: 01 Jul 2020, 01:10:00 PM IST
Khalid Hasan was just 16 years old when he played his Test match at 352. The Pakistan player made his debut against England at Trent Bridge. He was the youngest player to debut in international cricket at that time. However, with time, he was left behind.
If we talk today, the record of making the youngest debut in international cricket is in the name of Hasan Raza of Pakistan. Although there are many questions about his real age, but officially Hassan is the youngest debut player. Hasan made his Test debut against Zimbabwe at the age of 14 years 227 days.
But here Khalid Hasan is being told. Hassan may not have a record of the youngest debut player but a record has been recorded in his name. And that is a record that Hassan may not want his name.
Khalid Hasan played only one Test match for Pakistan. That is, his test career was only five days. Khalid's career, which debuted at the age of 16 years 352 days, ended at the age of 16 years 356 days. That is, the youngest player to end a career is Khalid Hasan.
Khalid was born on 14 July 1937 in the city of Peshawar in undivided India. He played only 1 Test match scoring 17 runs. Apart from this, he also took two wickets in that match. Khalid played 17 first class matches scoring 113 runs and took 28 wickets from leg break bowling. His first class career lasted from 1958–59. He died on 3 December 2013 in Lahore.