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Top 5 Cricketers Who Debuted Late But Performed Very Well

Friends, there is a saying in English that Age is just a number, but if someone is interested in sports and especially wants to play for his country by making a career in cricket, he has to adapt himself to cricket from childhood and He fulfills his dream of playing in the senior team of his country by playing many types of tournaments.

In the history of cricket, where some players made their debut at a young age of 18  to 20 years, while some players showed their steps in international cricket at the age of 24  to 25 years, but there were also some players who made their debut in domestic cricket and other competitions.

So it was a lot and he only needed the opportunity and despite the consistent performance, he got a chance to get it too late, and at the age of most players’ careers becomes the evening, their careers flourished at that time, but despite this they were late. Came from and came very fit and in his short career, he made a different identity and filled all the gaps.

Harshal Patel

Harshal Patel is one of those players in the world whose hand it is very difficult to catch the slow pace. He impressed at the age of 18 by taking 23 wickets in the 2008-09  Vinu Mankad Trophy. After that he played his first match for Gujarat in domestic cricket in 2009 and on his amazing bowling, he made his place in the 2010 U-19 World Cup. In the same year, he was joined by Mumbai Indians in the IPL.

He played my first international match at the age of thirty against New Zealand in my T20I debut. But despite good performance for a few years, he was not given attention by the selectors and he start playing for Haryana and made headlines by taking 8 wickets in consecutive matches, apart from this, he also won the match many times in IPL matches, put on him now only blue jersey.

He needed to play in the IPL and the year 2021 proved to be a milestone for his career when he played for RCB in the IPL by taking the highest 32 wickets in the Purple Cap and also equaled the record of Dwayne Bravo, during which he hat-trick. And also took 5 wickets in an innings and from here he also got the name of Purple Patel, apart from this he is also the highest wicket-taker Indian player in an IPL season.

Due to this, he was a bowler for India in the World Cup, and immediately after that, he played his first international match in the T20 series against New Zealand, friends, even though Hershel Patel got the opportunity to play for his country by the age of thirty-one. But he further cemented his place in the team by winning the man of the match in his first match and it was the result of his patience and hard work, which is one option in the year, RCB added him with a huge amount of 10.7 crores. So far Herschel has taken 11 wickets in T20 Internationals.

Devon Conway

 By the way, Devon Conway was born in South Africa. There he also scored a lot of runs at the domestic level, but due to the political system and quota system there, he did not get a chance to play in the international team. And he moved to New Zealand to make his career at the age of 26 in 2017 He played his first international match against West Indies in November, after which he became only the second player to score 200 runs in his first Test in 2021. He has played only 7 Tests, 3 ODIs, and 20 T20Is so far, but averages above 50 in 3 formats and has shown remarkable maturity in his short career as Conway, and in a short period he has become an integral part of the New Zealand team. Currently, he is playing in the IPL with the team CSK.

Imran Tahir

 Imran Tahir, one of the best spinners in the world, played for Pakistan in the U-19 World Cup in 1998 and wanted to play for Pakistan only. But due to a lack of opportunity at the international level, he started playing county cricket in England. On the other hand, due to a lack of opportunities.he had to go to South Africa and after performing consistently there, he got the privilege to play for South Africa in 2011, and at the age of 32, he made his World Cup debut by taking 4 wickets in his first match. He came and took 14 wickets in just 5 matches.

After which he became the leading spinner in South Africa. He has also shown many matches with consistent charismatic performance, not only this, the only spinner to take 100 wickets in ODI cricket for South Africa and he made this record in the fewest matches. Tahir retired from ODI cricket after the 2019 World Cup but is still available for T20 World Cup selection. Tahir has played 20 Tests, 107 ODIs, and 38 T20Is in his career in which has played 57, 173, and 63 respectively. Took wickets.

Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav is currently calling the three-sixty degrees of India. But it would not be wrong to say that one of the most consistent batsmen in the world at this time. While doing it attracted everyone’s attention.

He also consistently performed well in the IPL and score more than 400 runs in 3 consecutive seasons but despite this. Surya did not get a place in the Indian team’s 2020 year first round he did not get disappointed but played such a charismatic inning with his bat that the selectors told him.

He could not keep away from the team and at the age of 30, by hitting a six in his first international ball against England in T20, he proved that by giving such a great player so much time, he had more ATM losses than his own. In the very first ODI series, he showed the world by winning the man of the series. Even if his career is not long, even if his career is not long, it will definitely be big, has played 7 ODIs and 14 T Twenty matches so far.

Michael Hussey

Once the list of players who made their late debuts was made and he did not have the name of former Australian legend Michael Hansi at the top. it could not happen that he made his ODI debut at the age of 28 and Test cricket at the age of 30. Although Hussey made his debut in domestic cricket in 1994-95 only in the seventeenth century, despite scoring a mountain of 15394 runs in consecutive first-class cricket. he got the opportunity to play international cricket in 2005 for so long.

The reason for the wait was apparent, first of all, making a place in the Australia team of that era of 2007 was like breaking a fort in itself, after that it is commendable to continue performing brilliantly on the big stage, of course. His career was 7-8 years long. But despite this, he made a significant contribution by taking his team out of difficult situations, that is why when Hansi retired from international cricket in 2012. Hussey became famous as Mr. Cricket in his career in 89 Tests and 185 ODI matches He scored runs at an average of 51.52 and 48.15.

So, friends, this was the player who got a chance to show his talent in international cricket for a long time, but he made his special place in cricket despite fewer opportunities and became an example for the world.

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