When a team boasts a blend of experience and youth, the younger players pick up the brains of the seniors such that they can implement their own style during the game. We have witnessed plenty of young players making a name for themselves in international and domestic cricket.
It is good to see that the young generation is slowing taking over and we would be seeing them dominate the game, break and create records in the future. It is nice to see young batters making their presence count, especially in T20s.
It is one of the most engaging and compelling formats nowadays. Since it is the shortest format, you expect batters to dominate the proceedings by scoring runs at a rate of knots. In the process, some youngsters carve out a reputation for themselves too.
Now in this article, let’s take a glimpse at two players who scored the most T20 centuries at the age of 23.
1. Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill plays for Team India in international cricket and Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League. He used to play for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL and Punjab cricket team in domestic cricket.
Shubman Gill has hit a total of four centuries in T20s. It is worth noting that two of his tons came in IPL for Gujarat Titans. He scored one century for Team India in T20s while the other ton came for Punjab in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
2. Glenn Phillips
Glenn Phillips is one of the talented young cricketers from New Zealand. He might not have created a telling impact in Tests and ODIs. However, he has ensured to let his bat do the talking in the shortest format of the game.
He is one of the two batters who scored four T20 centuries at the age of 23. He scored 2 centuries in T20Is for New Zealand whereas the other two came in the domestic circuit. The New Zealand cricketer played for teams like Auckland, Barbados Royals, Gloucestershire, Jamaica Tallawahs, New Zealand A, Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Welsh Fire (Men).
Updated as of May 22, 2023*