Records / First-class matches / Batting records / Unusual dismissals

Handled the ball

There have been 59 instances in first-class cricket. The most recent are:
Player
GA Gooch England v Australia Manchester 1993
AC Waller Mashonaland CD v Mashonaland Under-24 Harare 1994-95
KM Krikken Derbyshire v Indians Derby 1996
A Badenhorst Eastern Province B v North West Fochville 1998-99
SR Waugh Australia v India Chennai 2000-01
MP Vaughan England v India Bangalore 2001-02
Tushar Imran Bangladesh A v Jamaica Spanish Town 2001-2002
Al Sahariar Dhaka v Chittagong Dhaka 2003-04
Junaid Zia Rawalpindi v Lahore Lahore 2003-04
DJ Watson Dolphins v Eagles Bloemfontein 2004-05
M Zondecki Cape Cobras v Eagles Bloemfontein 2006-07
LN Mosena Free State v Limpopo Bloemfontein 2007-08
WSA Williams Canterbury v Otago Dunedin 2012-13
E Lewis Trinidad & Tobago v Leeward Islands Trinidad 2013-14
CA Pujara Derbyshire v Leicestershire Derby 2014

Obstructing the Field

There have been 23 instances in first-class cricket. T Straw of Worcestershire was given out for obstruction v Warwickshire in both 1899 and 1901. The most recent are:
Player
HR Wasu Vidarbha v Rajasthan Akola 1984-85
Khalid Javed Railways v Lahore Lahore 1985-86
C Binduhewa Singha SC v Sinhalese SC Colombo 1990-91
SJ Kalyani Bengal v Orissa Calcutta 1994-95
RP Rupasinghe Rio v Kurunegala Youth Colombo 2001-02
KNS Fernando Lankan v Army Welisara 2006-07
HR Jadhav Baroda v Uttar Pradesh Baroda 2006-07
Riaz Kail Abbottabad v Quetta Abbottabad 2009-10
MR Ramprakash Gloucestershire v Surrey Cheltenham 2011
ZE Surkari Afghanistan v Canada King City (NW) 2011
Nasir Ahmadzai Afghanistan v Zimbabwe A Harare 2014/15

Hit the ball twice

There have been 21 instances in first-class cricket. The last occurrence in England involved JH King of Leicestershire v Surrey at The Oval in 1906 . The most recent are:
Player
Shahid Pervez Jammu and Kashmir v Punjab Srinagar 1986-87
Ali Naqvi PNSC v National Bank Faisalabad 1998-99
A George Tamil Nadu v Maharashtra Pune 1998-99
Maqsood Raza Lahore Division v PNSC Sheikhupura 1999-2000
D Mahajan Jammu and Kashmir v Bihar Jammu 2005-06

Timed Out

There have been five instances in first-class cricket:
Player
A Jordaan Eastern Provice v Transvaal Port Elizabeth 1987-88
H Yadav Tripura v Orissa Cuttack 1997-98
VC Drakes Border v Free State East London 2002-03
AJ Harris Nottinghamshire v Durham UCCE Nottingham 2003
RA Austin Windward Islands v Combined Campuses and Colleges St Vincent 2013-14

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When England's Wilfred Rhodes and Bert Strudwick shared a 10th-wicket stand of 14 against Australia at The Oval in 1926, they became the oldest pair (collective age) to bat together in Test history. Rhodes was 48 years old at the time while Strudwick was 46, making their collective age 94 years.

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