England cricketer Daniel Ibrahim has made history in English cricket at the age of 16. He has set a world record in the last 131 years in his first match.
London, June 5: England cricketer Daniel Ibrahim has made history in English cricket at the age of 16. At 16 years and 299 days old, he scored a half-century in the county championship. He has become the youngest batsman to hit a half-century in the 131-year history of county cricket. Against Yorkshire, the youngster has excelled in batting and bowling. He initially scored 55 off 134 balls. He then took the first wicket in first-class cricket, dismissing Tom Cadmore.
Daniel, who is studying in school, has broken Bilal Shafayat’s record by 61 days. Bilal had scored 72 against Nottinghamshire in 2001 while playing for Midlex. Daniel had no information until Sunday that he would be making his debut from Sussex. Now he has set a new record in the history of cricket.
‘I was shocked to learn that I was going to play. But, I was very excited. Headingley was the best ground for my debut. ‘ This is what Ibrahim said this time.
In this Group 3 match against Leeds, Yorkshire decided to field after winning the toss. Sussex’s first innings ended at 313 runs. Daniel contributed 55 off 134 balls.
Sussex captain Ben Brown scored 127 runs. Daniel tried to recover the team’s innings by supporting the captain well. He hit 8 fours in the game. Yorkshire then have 273 for 2 by the end of the second day’s play. David Malan 103 and Gary Balance 74 were unbeaten at the end of the second day.