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In Pics: Youngest captain in cricket history, how many Indians are there in the top-5?

Afghanistan cricket team made veteran spinner Rashid Khan its captain. But do you know whose names are in the list of youngest captains in cricket history?

Waqar Younis Maitla HI is a Pakistani cricket coach, commentator and former cricketer who captained Pakistan national cricket team. A right-arm fast bowler, he is regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in cricket. He is the former head coach of the Pakistani cricket team.(Image: Twitter)

Rashid Khan– Four years ago, Rashid Khan, aged 20 years and 350 days, became the captain of the Afghanistan cricket team, making him the youngest in the list. His leadership marked a significant moment for Afghan cricket, showcasing his talent and maturity at a young age.. (Photo credit- Twitter)

Tatenda Taibu of Zimbabwe holds the second spot on the list. At just 20 years and 358 days old, he assumed the role of captaincy. Taibu’s appointment as captain at such a young age reflects his exceptional skills and leadership qualities, highlighting his early impact on Zimbabwean cricket. (Image: Twitter)

Nawab Pataudi– Is former Indian captain Nawab Pataudi. He took on the captaincy of Team India at a mere 21 years and 77 days old. Pataudi’s leadership at such a young age demonstrated his remarkable talent and ability to lead one of the world’s top cricketing nations. (Image: Twitter)

Waqar Younis– Former Pakistani captain is on fourth place, who assumed leadership at just 22 years and 15 days old. Waqar’s appointment as Pakistan’s captain showcased his early emergence as a cricketing leader. His young age at captaincy highlighted his exceptional skills and potential to lead the team effectively. (Image: Twitter)

Graeme Smith– South African player is on Ranked fifth, who took on the captaincy at 22 years and 82 days old. Smith’s early appointment as South Africa’s captain illustrated his leadership qualities and cricketing prowess. His young age at captaincy underscored his maturity and ability to lead the team successfully. (Image: Twitter)

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