Top 10 Most Dangerous Oldest Players In World Cup 2019

ICC World Cup 2019

ICC World Cup 2019 will be great to announce that held on England and Wales from May 30, 2019, to July 14, 2019. This Cricket World Cup Qualified 10 Teams. The 10 Teams Qualified Oldest Players List is below –

Pakistan Oldest player – Mohammad Hafeez (Age – 38 years)

Mohammad Hafeez born 17 October 1980 in Sargodha, Punjab is a Pakistani cricket player. Hafeez usually opens the batting and forms part of the bowling attack. He is widely regarded as one of the best all-rounders in the world, having been ranked as the top all-rounder by the ICC Player Rankings in the limited overs formats on numerous occasions. He is known for his intelligent batting but also for aggressive shot plays when needed. He retired from Test Cricket in December 2018, departing the ground for the final time in white clothing to a guard of honour from his teammates.

He was the fourth international player signed to the Caribbean Premier League and the first Pakistani player to be named to the new Twenty20 tournament. He is nicknamed “The Professor”. The major teams for which he played are Pakistan, Lahore, Lahore Lions, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sargodha, Sui Gas Corporation of Pakistan. He has been a trusted player over the years. Hafeez scored his test career best of 224 runs against Bangladesh in 2015 at Khulna during the Dan Cake Series.

Pakistan Oldest player – Shoaib Malik (Age – 37 years)

Shoaib Malik (born 1 February 1982) is a Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the Pakistani side from 2007 to 2009. He is an occasional captain of Pakistan national cricket team He made his One-Day International debut in 1999 against the West Indies and his Test debut in 2001 against Bangladesh. On 3 November 2015, he announced his retirement from Test cricket to focus on 2019 Cricket World Cup. On 2 July 2018, he became the first male cricketer to play 100 T20Is.

Shoaib Malik has taken over 150 ODI wickets, and has a batting average in the mid 30s in both Test and ODI cricket. His bowling action has come under scrutiny (particularly his doosra) but he has had elbow surgery to correct this. Malik was ranked second, behind teammate Shahid Afridi, in the ICC ODI all-rounder rankings in June 2008. In March 2010, Malik received a one-year ban from international cricket from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB); the ban was overturned two months later. On 13 September 2017, Malik became the highest run–scorer in T20I for Pakistan. On 1 July 2018, Malik also became the first Asian batsman to score 2,000 runs in T20Is, and third overall and first player to play 100 T20Is in the world.

New Zealand Oldest player – Ross Taylor (Age – 35 years)

Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor (born 8 March 1984) is a New Zealand cricketer, who plays predominantly at number four in all formats of the game. Taylor is considered the greatest batsmen to represent New Zealand and became the nation’s highest ODI century maker surpassing Nathan Astle, on 22 February 2017, with his 17th ODI century.

On 8 January 2019, he scored his 20th century in ODIs, and became the first New Zealand player to reach 20 centuries in any one format of the game.

South Africa Oldest player – Imran Tahir (Age – 40 years)

Mohammad Imran Tahir (born 27 March 1979) is a Pakistani-born South African cricketer. A spin bowler who predominantly bowls googlies and a right-handed batsman, Tahir currently plays for South Africa in ODI and T20 formats while also representing the Hollywoodbets Dolphins in South Africa, Multan Sultans in the Pakistan Super League, Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.

On 15 June 2016, Tahir became the first South African bowler to take seven wickets in an ODI, and also the fastest South African to reach 100 ODI wickets (58 matches).

On 17 February 2017, Tahir became the fastest South African to reach 50 T20I wickets. On 4 March 2017, against New Zealand he recorded the most economical figures by a South African spinner in an ODI, with 2 wickets for 14 runs from 10 overs.

On 3 October 2018, he became the fourth bowler for South Africa to take a hat-trick in ODIs. In March 2019, he announced that he would quit ODI cricket following the 2019 Cricket World Cup

South Africa Oldest player – Dale Steyn (Age – 35 years)

Dale Willem Steyn ( born 27 June 1983) is a South African cricketer who plays all formats of the game. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time. He currently has the best bowling strike rate of all time in Test match cricket (amongst bowlers who have bowled a minimum of 10,000 deliveries). Steyn achieved a tally of 78 wickets at an average of 16.24 in Season 2007/08 and was subsequently rewarded with the prestigious ICC 2008 Test Cricketer of the Year Award. He was named one of the Wisden cricketers of the year in 2013. He was named Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for the year 2013 in 2014 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.

Steyn dominated the number one spot in the ICC test rankings during the peak of his career, for a record 263 weeks between 2008 and 2014. Sri Lankan Muttiah Muralitharan sits next on the list with 214 weeks. In terms of days, Steyn has spent 2,356 days at the top as of 6 October 2016, the most by any bowler since World War II. In October 2012, former South African test cricketer Allan Donald called the South African pace attack, which Steyn was part of, alongside Vernon Philander and Morne Morkel, the best South Africa has ever produced. Steyn played a cameo as himself in the 2014 Hollywood film Blended. In December 2018, during the first Test against Pakistan, Steyn became the leading wicket taker for South Africa in Test cricket, previously held by all-rounder and former-captain Shaun Pollock

South Africa Oldest player – Hashim Amla (Age – 36 years)

Hashim Mohammad Amla OIS(born 31 March 1983) is a South African international cricketer who plays for South Africa in all three formats of the game. He also holds the record for being the fastest ever to 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000 and 7000 ODI runs. He also became the fastest cricketer to reach 10 ODI centuries. On 8 December 2013, Amla also became the fastest batsman to score 4,000 ODI runs, requiring 8 innings fewer than Richards. Amla is an occasional off break bowler and was South Africa’s Test captain from June 2014 to January 2016.

He is a right-handed batsman and holds the record for the highest individual Test score of any South African batsman of 311 not out, scored against England at The Oval, London in July 2012. He is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the modern era

West Indies Oldest player – Chris Gayle (Age – 39 years)

Christopher Henry Gayle, (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. Gayle captained the West Indies Test side from 2007 to 2010. Considered as one of the greatest batsmen ever in Twenty20 (T20) cricket, Gayle has set numerous records across all three formats of cricket. In February 2019, Gayle announced that he will retire from ODIs after the 2019 Cricket World Cup

India Oldest player – MS Dhoni (Age – 37 years)

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (born 7 July 1981), commonly known as MS Dhoni, is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. Under his captaincy, India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the 2010 and 2016 Asia Cups, the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. A right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper, Dhoni is one of the highest run scorers in One Day Internationals (ODIs) with more than 10,000 runs scored and is considered an effective “finisher” in limited-overs formats. He is also regarded by some as one of the best wicket-keepers in modern limited-overs international cricket

Sri Lanka Oldest player – Jeevan Mendis (Age – 36 years)

Balapuwaduge Manukulasuriya Amith Jeevan Mendis (born 15 January 1983) is a Sri Lankan professional cricketer, who plays limited over internationals. An all-rounder who bowls leg spin, Mendis has represented Sri Lanka in the 2012 World Twenty20 and 2015 World Cup. Domestically, he plays for Tamil Union in Sri Lanka, and he has also played for Derbyshire in England during 2017

Sri Lanka Oldest player – Lasith Malinga (Age – 35 years)

Separamadu Lasith Malinga, (born 28 August 1983) is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer and current T20I captain for Sri Lanka. He bowls right-arm fast-medium, is commonly used as a specialist death bowler, and is well known for his distinctive round-arm action, sometimes referred to as a sling action, which leads to his nicknames, “Slinga Malinga” and “Malinga the Slinga”. Considered as one of the greatest limited-overs bowlers of all time, Malinga’s unorthodox action and dipping slower ball yorkers are credited with much of his success.

He is best known for his ability to take consecutive wickets, with in-swinging yorkers: he is the only bowler in the world to have two World Cup hat-tricks, the only bowler to have taken three hat-tricks in ODIs and the only player to have taken four wickets in four consecutive balls in any form of international cricket. On 22 April 2011, he announced his retirement from Test cricket. He has been named as the official event ambassador for the World Twenty20 Championships by ICC

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