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Bowler(Sequence) Match Location Year
MJC Allom (on debut: W-WWW) England v New Zealand Christchurch 1929-30
CM Old (Sequence interrupted by a no-ball: WW-WW) England v Pakistan Birmingham 1978
Wasim Akram(WW-WW) Pakistan v West Indies Lahore 1990-91

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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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