England's debutant Rehan Ahmed scripts history, becomes the youngest to achieve this massive feat in 3rd Test vs PAK

England's 18-year-old leg-spinner scripts history, becomes the youngest to achieve this massive feat in 3rd Test vs PAK

After registering a dominating win against Pakistan in the first two tests, Ben Stokes and his team are on their way to registering a clean sweep and are just 55 runs away from winning the third game as well.

At the stumps on Day 3 of the third and final test, the visitors are at 112/2 in just 17 overs at a run rate of 6.59, chasing the target of 167. On Monday, the English young leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed, who made his debut in the ongoing test, registered an amazing record to his name.

He became the youngest test cricketer in men's cricket to register a five-wicket haul in red-ball cricket in a debut game. Rehan debuted in the ongoing third test at the age of 18 years and 126 days.

He picked up 2/89 in the first inning and followed it up with a 5/48 in the second inning to become the youngest men's cricketer to take a test fifer in his debut game. He broke the record of Australian Test and ODI skipper Pat Cummins.

Cummins made his test debut in 2011 against South Africa and took 6/79 in his debut match. On the other hand, despite coming onto the bowl after 41 overs in the second inning on Monday, it took Rehan only 14.5 overs to complete his five-wicket haul.

He broke the 110-run partnership between Babar Azam (54) and Saud Shakeel (53) for the fourth wicket by dismissing the Pakistani skipper. The 18-year-old also dismissed Saud Shakeel, Mohammed Rizwan (7), Agha Salman (21) and Mohammad Wasim Jr (2) to complete his five-wicket haul.

His father, Naeem Ahmed, was also witnessing him from the stand, registering this amazing feat. The crowd was cheering for him and applauding the 18-year-old for his maiden fifer, when he was going back to the dugout, holding the ball high in the air.

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