Zadran takes two wickets in his IPL debut

Monitoring Desk

NEW DELHI: 17-year-old cricket from Afghanistan Mujeeb Zadran who is playing for Kings XI Punjab team in Indian Premier League (IPL) has the become the youngest player of IPL history.

Zadran became the youngest player ever of the IPL after making debut for Kings XI at only 17 years and 11 days on Sunday against the Delhi Daredevils.

Coming onto bowl in the third over of the innings, Zadran trapped Colin Munro leg-before to open his tally in the competition.

 Zadran was cited by India’s media as being the surprise package in Sunday’s match after he finished with 2 for 28 in 4 overs.

Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by six wickets.

Zadran was snapped up at the 2018 auction for $630,000 USD by Kings XI Punjab in January.