Five oldest players to take part in ODI World Cup 2023

Check out the list of the oldest players who will be participating in the ODI World Cup 2023, purely based on their ages

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Five oldest players to take part in ODI World Cup 2023

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The 2023 ODI World Cup is merely nine days away. In this edition, the cricketing world will witness younger stars like Shubman Gill take the field. While the world is waiting for the debutants, there are some seniors who cannot be forgotten.

The 2023 ODI World Cup will witness some big names perhaps playing their final World Cup. In this list let us take a closer look at the five oldest cricketers who are set to be part of the World Cup this year.

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Here are 5 oldest players to take part in ODI World Cup 2023

5. Rohit Sharma (India, Age 36)

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The Indian skipper will be playing his third and possibly his final ODI World Cup this year. Rohit Sharma is the oldest player in the Indian Cricket Team. The 36-year-old has a chance to bow out on a high if he manages to win a 3rd World Title for India. Rohit Sharma has 978 runs in World Cup matches with 6 centuries and three fifties and an average of 65.

4. David Warner (Australia, Age 36)

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The diminutive Australian opener will turn 37 during the course of the tournament. Despite being at the end of his career, Warner is still a dangerous player. The man from Sydney may be one of the oldest players in the ODI World Cup, but he still is a dangerous player. Warner has scored 992 runs in World Cup cricket with 4 tons and 3 half-centuries with an average of 62. Warner was part of the team that won the 2015 ODI World Cup.

3. Roelof Van Der Merwe (Netherlands, Age 38)

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One of the oldest players in this edition of the ODI World Cup comes from the Netherlands. Roelof Van Der Merwe is no stranger to India having played a few seasons of IPL. The former South African is a useful left-arm spinner and an able lower-order batter. The 38-year-old will bring a lot of experience during the course of the World Cup.

2. Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan, Age 38)

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The former Afghan skipper is a veteran of 147 ODI games. Nabi turns 39 at the turn of the year. This hasn’t stopped the oldest player in the Afghan team from making himself part of the team. Nabi is not only one of the oldest cricketers to take part in the tournament but also the fittest. The 38-year-old brings with wealth of experience playing in the IPL.

1. Wesley Baressi (Netherlands, Age 39)

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The Netherlands will make their comeback to World Cup cricket with a mix of experience and youth. Wesley Barresi is the oldest member of the ODI World Cup at the age of 39. Baressi was part of the Netherlands team which played in the ODI World Cup in 2011. The 39-year-old is not only good with the bat but also a good wicketkeeper who can also bowl some useful spin.

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