Originally Posted by al Furqaan
i don't any big name bowler has every come onto the scene at such a young age. wasim, waqar, mortaza were all 18 when they debuted. wonder how old the windies greats and mcgrath were when they got their test caps...
For Roberts, Holding, Croft and even Garner they came in a era when ODI was just being introduced. So they had limited opportunity in that format. You break in a bowler in the limited overs first then give him a chance in the test squad. Not every one is Steyn.