Romanian teenager Marian Gherasim has become the youngest men's T20 international player making his debut earlier this month against Bulgaria.

Gherasim was just 14 years and 16 days old when he made his first appearance for Romania against Bulgaria on October 16th in the Balkan Cup.

(Marian Gherasim (centre) being congratulated on debut by Pavel Florin and Cosmin Zaviou. Pic courtesy of Cricket Romania FB)

It was a successful introduction to the international ranks for the youngster who helped Romania capture the trophy as they won three of the four matches.

He also claimed his first international wicket in the second match.

The previous record was held by Kuwait's Meet Bhavsar who was 14 years 211 days old when the played against The Maldives in January 2019.