Regional Championship: Sussex All-Rounder Dan Ibrahim has become the youngest midfielder.  See |  Cricket News

Regional Championship: Sussex All-Rounder Dan Ibrahim has become the youngest midfielder. See | Cricket News

General Cricket player Dan Ibrahim Sussex was the youngest player to score half a century in the County Championship on Friday. At the age of 16 years and 299 days, Ibrahim achieved a feat in the Emerald Headingley 55 times in a blow against Yorkshire. He joined Ibrahim Bilal Shafayat to become the only second 16-year-old to win the regional championship in half a century. He became a milestone in the Shafayat Regional Championship in 2001 when he scored 72 years for Nottinghamshire in 16 years and 360 days.

Sussex Cricket shared a video on Twitter when Ibrahim turned fifty. The video was titled: “WHAT. A. MOMENT. Sparkles @ AdrianHarms comments that 16-year-old Dan Ibrahim is now halfway through his century!”

Ibrahim hit seven fours when he pulled out his second run to reach his 50 50 114 balls when Ben Coad threw the ball to the pacer.

Sussex also shared a tweet that Ibrahim was driving and driving in ball class and with maturity beyond his age.

The title of the video was: “Sixteen years old … A dream debut so far for teenager Dan Ibrahim! His fifty first-grade girls took out 14 balls from seven to four fours.”

“I was shocked on Sunday when I was told I was playing, but I was very happy. There is no better reason to make my debut than Headingley, and it was very special when Ben Brown did his job in the century.” mentioned Ibrahim.

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“It was hard to play against the new ball, but Browny helped me and took the pressure off me. I found it hard, but I had to keep fighting and do the best I could,” Ibrahim said.

“It was very special to break the record [youngest fifty maker in Championship history]. Matt Prior [who capped Ibrahim on day one] He told me I had to be here and I learned that it was the beginning of my journey and that there was still a long way to go, ”he added.

“I’m definitely going to stay in school and take a look at how things are going,” he concluded.


In his debut, Ibrahim showed all his skills in 25 races when he was captured by Kohler-Cadmore lbw.

Dawid Malan made 103 runs and led fifty of Gary Ballance’s Yorkshire to put him on board at the end of Day 2.

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