A World Cup debut at 17

Classic World Cup Moments

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Sri Lanka’s selectors picked a 17-year-old in their World Cup squad in 1979. Certain selection panels tend to pick a young player to go on a tour not with the intention of getting him to play games, but to get a feel of international cricket with the hope that the…

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Sri Lanka’s selectors picked a 17-year-old in their World Cup squad in 1979. Certain selection panels tend to pick a young player to go on a tour not with the intention of getting him to play games, but to get a feel of international cricket with the hope that the…