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Player From To Span Mat
W Rhodes (Eng) 1 Jun 1899 12 Apr 1930 30y 315d 58
DB Close (Eng) 23 Jul 1949 13 Jul 1976 26y 356d 25
FE Woolley (Eng) 9 Aug 1909 22 Aug 1934 25y 13d 64
GA Headley (WI) 11 Jan 1930 21 Jan 1954 24y 10d 22
SR Tendulkar (India) 15 Nov 1989 16 Nov 2013 24y 1d 664
AJ Traicos (SA/Zim) 5 Feb 1970 25 Mar 1993 23y 48d 34
JB Hobbs (Eng) 1 Jan 1908 22 Aug 1930 22y 233d 61
G Gunn (Eng) 13 Dec 1907 12 Apr 1930 22y 120d 15
SE Gregory (Aus) 21 Jul 1890 22 Aug 1912 22y 32d 58
FR Brown (Eng) 29 Jul 1931 30 Jun 1953 21y 336d 22
AW Nourse (SA) 11 Oct 1902 19 Aug 1924 21y 313d 45
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 26 Dec 1989 28 Jun 2011 21y 184d 586
Imran Khan (Pak) 3 Jun 1971 25 Mar 1992 20y 296d 263
N Gifford (Eng) 18 Jun 1964 26 Mar 1985 20y 281d 17
Javed Miandad (Pak) 11 Jun 1975 9 Mar 1996 20y 272d 357
RB Simpson (Aus) 23 Dec 1957 3 May 1978 20y 131d 64
S Chanderpaul (WI) 17 Mar 1994 30 Jun 2014 20y 105d 446
MC Cowdrey (Eng) 26 Nov 1954 13 Feb 1975 20y 79d 115
GS Sobers (WI) 30 Mar 1954 5 Apr 1974 20y 6d 94
Mushtaq Mohammad (Pak) 26 Mar 1959 29 Mar 1979 20y 3d 67
M Amarnath (India) 24 Dec 1969 30 Oct 1989 19y 310d 154
HW Taylor (SA) 27 May 1912 1 Mar 1932 19y 279d 42
B Mitchell (SA) 15 Jun 1929 9 Mar 1949 19y 267d 42
DG Bradman (Aus) 30 Nov 1928 18 Aug 1948 19y 262d 52
FJ Titmus (Eng) 23 Jun 1955 9 Mar 1975 19y 259d 55
WW Armstrong (Aus) 1 Jan 1902 16 Aug 1921 19y 227d 50
GA Gooch (Eng) 10 Jul 1975 7 Feb 1995 19y 212d 243
DCS Compton (Eng) 14 Aug 1937 5 Mar 1957 19y 203d 78
WR Hammond (Eng) 24 Dec 1927 25 Mar 1947 19y 91d 85
C Washbrook (Eng) 14 Aug 1937 28 Aug 1956 19y 14d 37
L Amarnath (India) 15 Dec 1933 15 Dec 1952 19y 0d 24
PA de Silva (SL) 31 Mar 1984 18 Mar 2003 18y 352d 401
WG Grace (Eng) 6 Sep 1880 3 Jun 1899 18y 270d 22
CG Macartney (Aus) 13 Dec 1907 18 Aug 1926 18y 248d 35
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 28 Aug 1992 2 Apr 2011 18y 217d 495
S Venkataraghavan (India) 27 Feb 1965 29 Sep 1983 18y 214d 72
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 14 Dec 1995 12 Jul 2014 18y 210d 519
A Kumble (Asia/India) 25 Apr 1990 2 Nov 2008 18y 191d 403
GA Faulkner (SA) 2 Jan 1906 1 Jul 1924 18y 181d 25
A Ranatunga (SL) 14 Feb 1982 10 Aug 2000 18y 178d 362
Wasim Akram (Pak) 23 Nov 1984 4 Mar 2003 18y 101d 460
Majid Khan (Pak) 24 Oct 1964 28 Jan 1983 18y 96d 86
CH Lloyd (WI) 13 Dec 1966 6 Mar 1985 18y 83d 197
KG Viljoen (SA) 24 Dec 1930 9 Mar 1949 18y 75d 27
B Sutcliffe (NZ) 21 Mar 1947 1 Jun 1965 18y 72d 42
S Mushtaq Ali (India) 5 Jan 1934 10 Feb 1952 18y 36d 11
RB Kanhai (WI) 30 May 1957 21 Jun 1975 18y 22d 86
SR Waugh (Aus) 26 Dec 1985 6 Jan 2004 18y 11d 493
CS Nayudu (India) 5 Jan 1934 14 Jan 1952 18y 9d 11
JMM Commaille (SA) 1 Jan 1910 4 Jan 1928 18y 3d 12
LR Gibbs (WI) 5 Feb 1958 5 Feb 1976 18y 0d 82

Dates are from debut to the final day of the player's last match

Records include the following recent matches:
England v India at Cardiff, 2nd ODI, Aug 27, 2014 [ODI # 3517]
Australia v South Africa at Harare, 2nd match, Aug 27, 2014 [ODI # 3516]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota, 2nd ODI, Aug 26, 2014 [ODI # 3515]

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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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