Star bowler of Afghanistan, Rashid Khan is on a spree of record breaking achievements and after becoming the world's No.1 bowler recently, in ODI he has added another feather to his cap by becoming the world's youngest captain in the history of International cricket.
At the age of 19 years and 165 days, highly-rated Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan achieved this feat against Scotland in the opening match of the ICC World Cup qualifiers at Bulawayo in Zimbabwe.
The World No.1 T-20 bowler in international led his team when the regular skipper Asghar Stanikzai was down with appendicitis. He made the history by becoming the youngest captain in the history of international cricket.
However, Rashid had a tough day on the field as the captain and he got out on a golden duck without scoring and conceded 68 runs in his quota of nine overs and bagged only just 1 wicket. Eventually, they lost to Scotland by 7 wickets.
The previous record was held by Rajin Saleh, when at the age of 20 years and 297 days he led Bangladesh's ODI side against South Africa in a ICC Champions Trophy match in Birmingham on September 12, 2004.