ICC Introduces Minimum Age Policy For Players To Play International Cricket

Earlier, there was no bar on the age of a cricketer to play any type of worldwide cricket.© AFP




International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has launched a minimal age coverage for gamers to play worldwide cricket and based on that, the cricketer should be 15-year-old to play the sport globally. “The Board confirmed the introduction of minimal age restrictions for worldwide cricket to enhance safeguarding of gamers which can apply throughout all cricket together with ICC occasions, bilateral cricket and U19 cricket. To play in any type of males’s, girls’s or U19 worldwide cricket gamers should now be a minimal age of 15,” ICC mentioned in a launch.

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Nonetheless, in distinctive circumstances, boards may apply to ICC to permit a participant underneath the age of 15 to play for the respective nation.

“In case of remarkable circumstances, a Member Board may apply to the ICC to permit a participant underneath the age of 15 to play for them. This might embody the place the participant’s taking part in expertise and psychological growth and wellbeing demonstrates that they might be able to dealing with the calls for of worldwide cricket,” it added.

Earlier, there was no bar on the age of a cricketer to play any type of worldwide cricket.

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Pakistan’s Hasan Raza, who performed seven Assessments and 16 ODIs between 1996 and 2005, holds the document of being the youngest to play worldwide cricket. The appropriate-handed batsman made his Check debut when he was 14 years and 227 days outdated.

Former legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar is the youngest Indian to play Check cricket for the nation. He made his Check debut on the age of 16 years and 205 days. The Grasp Blaster scored 15,921 runs in Assessments and completed his ODI profession with 18,426 runs.

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