Brag Hogg has been the oldest overseas player (45 years) in the history of the IPL.
Well, India’s biggest T20 league is a mega phenomenon in itself. For years now, it’s been a perfect place where talent engages with opportunities. Irrespective of your age and fitness, the IPL rewards your profound art and adroitness.
In fact in the history of this competition, cricketers have even debuted at the age of 42 as well as 16. So far a senior hotshot named Pravin Tambe has been the oldest player in this T20 carnival. In IPL 2019, a teenager named Paras Ray Barman also made headlines while debuting at 16 years of age.
Hence in this list, let’s also check out who are the youngest and oldest players of each team in IPL 2022.
1. Chennai Super Kings
Youngest- Rajvardhan Hangargekar (19y 147d)
This youngster from Maharashtra was a hot commodity in IPL 2022 auction. Both heavyweight teams- MI and CSK wanted to earnestly sign Rajvardhan Hangargekar. In India’s recent U19 World Cup triumph, the bowling all-rounder was a crucial member of the team.
As a cricketer, this individual with his primary skill can bowl at speeds till 140 kph. Even with the bat, the 19-year-old can tonk the ball at a fair distance. Currently, under the yellow army, Hangargekar is getting a salary of INR 1.5 Crore. In general, expect the teenager to even make his IPL debut if Deepak Chahar delays his comeback.
Oldest- MS Dhoni (40y 273d)
MS Dhoni is not only just CSKs oldest player but also of the 2022 season. The former World Cup-winning captain had started playing for the yellow army at 26 years of age. Perhaps the current season is also the first time when MSD is just participating as a player.
With regards to the records, Dhoni has played 223 IPL games scoring 4835 runs. Overall this veteran of the league has also played the most matches in the competition. We hope that this behemoth will also be playing in the 2023 IPL tournament.