Who is Vaibhav Suryavanshi; 14 Year Old to Make Debut During Ranji Trophy 2024

Who is Vaibhav Suryavanshi

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Who is Vaibhav Suryavanshi

Born in Bihar, Vaibhav Suryavanshi created history by becoming the fourth-youngest Indian to feature in Indian first-class cricket after making his debut in the Ranji Trophy clash against Mumbai at the Moin-ul-Haq stadium in Patna on Friday.

At the age of 12 years and 284 days, Suryavanshi stepped out to play for Bihar in the Ranji Trophy 2023-24 match against Shams Mulani’s Bihar at the Moin-ul-Haq Stadium in Patna.

Ajmer-born Alimuddin remains the youngest player to make his debut in India’s first-class debut in the 1942-43 Ranji season. Alimuddin played for Rajputana in the Ranji Trophy semi-final against Baroda at the Maharaja Pratapsingh Coronation Gymkhana in Baroda.

Top 4 Youngest India cricketers to make their debut in First Class Cricket:

  • Alimuddin(12 Years 73 Days) – 1942/43
  • SK Bose(12 Years 76 Days) – 1959/60
  • Mohammad Ramzan(12 Years 247 Days) – 1937/38
  • Vaibhav Suryavanshi(12 Years 284 Days) – 2023/24

Suryavanshi also featured in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy 2023, scoring 393 runs in five matches and ending up as the eighth-highest run scorer. He had also scored 151 and 76 in the Bihar U19 side’s Cooch Behar Trophy encounter against Jharkhand.

Suryavanshi also played in a quadrangular series involving India U19 A, India U19 B, England U19 and Bangladesh U19. He got scores of 53, 74, 0, 41 and 0 in the tournament.

Suryavanshi began playing the sport at the age of six and joined a cricket academy at the age of seven, where he was trained by former Ranji cricketer Manish Ojha.

For a note, God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar, who was revered as one of the most promising talents on the Mumbai circuit during his school days, made his first-class debut aged 15 years and 232 days.