Player Age Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
W Rhodes 52y 165d England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
H Ironmonger 50y 327d Australia v England Sydney 23 Feb 1933 Test # 224
WG Grace 50y 320d England v Australia Nottingham 1 Jun 1899 Test # 60
G Gunn 50y 303d England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
J Southerton 49y 139d England v Australia Melbourne 31 Mar 1877 Test # 2
Miran Bakhsh 47y 302d Pakistan v India Peshawar 13 Feb 1955 Test # 398
JB Hobbs 47y 249d England v Australia The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
FE Woolley 47y 87d England v Australia The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
DD Blackie 46y 309d Australia v England Adelaide 1 Feb 1929 Test # 179
H Strudwick 46y 202d England v Australia The Oval 14 Aug 1926 Test # 167
EH Hendren 46y 41d England v West Indies Kingston 14 Mar 1935 Test # 241
AJ Traicos 45y 304d Zimbabwe v India Delhi 13 Mar 1993 Test # 1218
GOB Allen 45y 245d England v West Indies Kingston 27 Mar 1948 Test # 298
P Holmes 45y 216d England v India Lord's 25 Jun 1932 Test # 219
AW Nourse 45y 207d South Africa v England The Oval 16 Aug 1924 Test # 157
DB Close 45y 140d England v West Indies Manchester 8 Jul 1976 Test # 779
EG Wynyard 44y 341d England v South Africa Johannesburg 6 Mar 1906 Test # 89
JMM Commaille 44y 317d South Africa v England Cape Town 31 Dec 1927 Test # 169
R Abel 44y 238d England v Australia Manchester 24 Jul 1902 Test # 73
GA Headley 44y 236d West Indies v England Kingston 15 Jan 1954 Test # 380
Amir Elahi 44y 105d Pakistan v India Kolkata 12 Dec 1952 Test # 360
CV Grimmett 44y 69d Australia v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
WR Hammond 43y 279d England v New Zealand Christchurch 21 Mar 1947 Test # 284
H Carter 43y 259d Australia v South Africa Cape Town 26 Nov 1921 Test # 147
W Bardsley 43y 255d Australia v England The Oval 14 Aug 1926 Test # 167
CP Carter 43y 118d South Africa v England The Oval 16 Aug 1924 Test # 157
JE Emburey 42y 344d England v West Indies Manchester 27 Jul 1995 Test # 1301
HW Taylor 42y 301d South Africa v New Zealand Christchurch 27 Feb 1932 Test # 217
WW Whysall 42y 295d England v Australia The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
AFA Lilley 42y 256d England v Australia The Oval 9 Aug 1909 Test # 105
RW Taylor 42y 251d England v Pakistan Lahore 19 Mar 1984 Test # 984
N Betancourt 42y 247d West Indies v England Port of Spain 1 Feb 1930 Test # 189
C Kelleway 42y 224d Australia v England Brisbane 30 Nov 1928 Test # 176
GA Faulkner 42y 197d South Africa v England Lord's 28 Jun 1924 Test # 154
FR Brown 42y 196d England v Australia Lord's 25 Jun 1953 Test # 373
WAS Oldfield 42y 175d Australia v England Melbourne 26 Feb 1937 Test # 259
SE Gregory 42y 130d Australia v England The Oval 19 Aug 1912 Test # 129
JWHT Douglas 42y 127d England v Australia Melbourne 1 Jan 1925 Test # 159
NE Haig 42y 121d England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
Harry Elliott 42y 103d England v India Chennai 10 Feb 1934 Test # 232
RB Simpson 42y 89d Australia v West Indies Kingston 28 Apr 1978 Test # 824
WW Armstrong 42y 86d Australia v England The Oval 13 Aug 1921 Test # 144
DS de Silva 42y 78d Sri Lanka v England Lord's 23 Aug 1984 Test # 994
FJ Titmus 42y 67d England v Australia Adelaide 25 Jan 1975 Test # 754
MC Cowdrey 42y 51d England v Australia Melbourne 8 Feb 1975 Test # 755
WE Astill 42y 42d England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
EAB Rowan 42y 29d South Africa v England The Oval 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
SJ Snooke 42y 21d South Africa v England Durban 16 Feb 1923 Test # 152
TW Graveney 42y 1d England v West Indies Manchester 12 Jun 1969 Test # 653

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Records include the following recent matches:
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, 1st Test, Sep 5-9, 2014 [Test # 2138]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2136]

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WG Grace, Fred Grace and Edward Grace, all brothers, made their debuts in the same Test match, versus Australia at The Oval, in 1880. Another set of brothers, Alec Hearne, George Hearne and Jack Hearne, also made their debuts for England in the same Test, versus South Africa at Newlands in 1892.

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