The T20 world cup is a game for young, fast players who quickly run on the field to catch the balls. As the years passed, it became a game where even players above 40+ played in the younger format.
Most players proved that age is only a number that does not affect the game. In this article, we told about the oldest t20 world cup players whose ages are 40+, but they played in the world cup.
List of Oldest T20 World Cup Players
Ryan Campbell started his debut in ODI Cricket in 2002 against New Zealand. He played 2 ODI matches for Australia but did not perform well. So Campbell was not getting more chances to play for Australia.
Hence, he decided to join the Hong Kong team for his cricket career. He represents the Hong Kong team in the 2016 world cup in India. Cambell played his last game against Scotland in 2016 at Nagpur; when he played his last match, his age was 44 years. So he adds his name to the oldest t20 world cup player record.
In the 2014 world cup, Brad Hogg played for the Bangladesh team. Hogg got seven wickets in T20IS and played 15 matches. Hogg played against Pakistan in the 2014 world cup. He aged 43 years when he played in the world cup in 2014. Hogg is the 2nd oldest player in the t20 world cup. He got 156 wickets in 123 ODI matches.
Chris Gayle is the 3rd oldest player on our list. He played the last world cup in 2021 in UAE. Gayle was 42 years old when he played in his first UAE world cup. Gayle also holds the record of making the 1st century in world cup history. In the world cup, he holds almost every batting record.
|Ryan Cambell||Hong Kong||44||7-2-1972|
|Chris Gayle||West Indies||42||21-9-1979|
|Najeeb Amar||Hong Kong||42||25-9-1971|
|T. Dilshan||Sri Lanka||39||14-10-76|
|Rangana Herath||Sri Lanka||37||19-3-78|
|Dwayne bravo||West Indies||37||17-10-83|
|Ravi Rampaul||West Indies||37||15-10-84|