Records / One-Day Internationals / Individual records (captains, players, umpires) / Oldest players on debut

Player Age Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
NE Clarke 47y 240d Netherlands v New Zealand Vadodara 17 Feb 1996 ODI # 1051
N Gifford 44y 359d England v Australia Sharjah 24 Mar 1985 ODI # 322
R Sharma 43y 306d Hong Kong v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 16 Jul 2004 ODI # 2143
JL Louw 43y 236d Namibia v Zimbabwe Harare 10 Feb 2003 ODI # 1943
GJAF Aponso 43y 112d Netherlands v New Zealand Vadodara 17 Feb 1996 ODI # 1051
DJ Pringle 43y 41d East Africa v India Leeds 11 Jun 1975 ODI # 24
SW Lubbers 42y 330d Netherlands v New Zealand Vadodara 17 Feb 1996 ODI # 1051
DL Blake 42y 284d U.S.A. v Australia Southampton 13 Sep 2004 ODI # 2172
CA Reid 42y 154d U.S.A. v New Zealand The Oval 10 Sep 2004 ODI # 2169
CEB Rice 42y 110d South Africa v India Kolkata 10 Nov 1991 ODI # 686
FJ Titmus 42y 104d England v New Zealand Dunedin 8 Mar 1975 ODI # 17
RB Simpson 42y 19d Australia v West Indies St John's 22 Feb 1978 ODI # 48
PG Nana 41y 294d East Africa v New Zealand Birmingham 7 Jun 1975 ODI # 20
DB Close 41y 182d England v Australia Manchester 24 Aug 1972 ODI # 2
IL Philip 40y 341d Scotland v Australia Worcester 16 May 1999 ODI # 1446
MR Johnson 40y 318d U.S.A. v New Zealand The Oval 10 Sep 2004 ODI # 2169
O Henry 40y 39d South Africa v Sri Lanka Wellington 2 Mar 1992 ODI # 727
HR Johnson 40y 25d U.S.A. v New Zealand The Oval 10 Sep 2004 ODI # 2169
CA Marshall 39y 269d Canada v Pakistan Leeds 9 Jun 1979 ODI # 64
D Joseph 39y 195d Canada v Bangladesh Durban 11 Feb 2003 ODI # 1946
GR Codrington 39y 172d Canada v Bermuda Port of Spain 17 May 2006 ODI # 2375
Younis Ahmed 39y 121d Pakistan v India Kolkata 18 Feb 1987 ODI # 434
BL D'Oliveira 39y 93d England v Australia Melbourne 5 Jan 1971 ODI # 1
S Baksh 39y 93d Canada v Australia Birmingham 16 Jun 1979 ODI # 70
SF Dukanwala 39y 26d U.A.E. v South Africa Rawalpindi 16 Feb 1996 ODI # 1049
GR Sealy 38y 363d Canada v Pakistan Leeds 9 Jun 1979 ODI # 64
LR Gibbs 38y 341d West Indies v England Leeds 5 Sep 1973 ODI # 8
R Illingworth 38y 211d England v Australia Melbourne 5 Jan 1971 ODI # 1
PI Pocock 38y 183d England v Pakistan Sharjah 26 Mar 1985 ODI # 323
PJ Bakker 38y 182d Netherlands v New Zealand Vadodara 17 Feb 1996 ODI # 1051
Shehzad Altaf 38y 133d U.A.E. v South Africa Rawalpindi 16 Feb 1996 ODI # 1049
NM Carter 38y 108d Scotland v Pakistan Edinburgh 17 May 2013 ODI # 3356
SJ Cook 38y 102d South Africa v India Kolkata 10 Nov 1991 ODI # 686
RG Holland 38y 88d Australia v West Indies Sydney 15 Jan 1985 ODI # 289
Nasir Javed 38y 84d U.S.A. v Australia Southampton 13 Sep 2004 ODI # 2172
MC Cowdrey 38y 12d England v Australia Melbourne 5 Jan 1971 ODI # 1
AF Sattaur 37y 311d Canada v Bangladesh Durban 11 Feb 2003 ODI # 1946
RB Kanhai 37y 253d West Indies v England Leeds 5 Sep 1973 ODI # 8
S Dhaniram 37y 211d Canada v Zimbabwe Port of Spain 16 May 2006 ODI # 2374
JV Harris 37y 179d Canada v Bangladesh Durban 11 Feb 2003 ODI # 1946
J Nagenda 37y 43d East Africa v New Zealand Birmingham 7 Jun 1975 ODI # 20
GS Sobers 37y 39d West Indies v England Leeds 5 Sep 1973 ODI # 8
WF Stelling 37y 4d Netherlands v Sri Lanka Amstelveen 4 Jul 2006 ODI # 2390
AG Davies 36y 275d Scotland v Australia Worcester 16 May 1999 ODI # 1446
Zahid Hussain 36y 275d Canada v Ireland Dublin 19 Sep 2011 ODI # 3196
AL Kandappah 36y 225d Canada v Kenya Nairobi (Gym) 18 Oct 2007 ODI # 2634
Ilyas Gull 36y 197d Hong Kong v Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 16 Jul 2004 ODI # 2143
PN Kirsten 36y 180d South Africa v India Kolkata 10 Nov 1991 ODI # 686
PJC Hoffmann 36y 164d Scotland v Pakistan Edinburgh 27 Jun 2006 ODI # 2387
FM Engineer 36y 138d India v England Leeds 13 Jul 1974 ODI # 12
DA Minors 36y 131d Bermuda v Canada Port of Spain 17 May 2006 ODI # 2375
PA Nixon 36y 83d England v Australia Melbourne 12 Jan 2007 ODI # 2473
Aijaz Ali 36y 82d U.S.A. v New Zealand The Oval 10 Sep 2004 ODI # 2169
MH Tissera 36y 76d Sri Lanka v West Indies Manchester 7 Jun 1975 ODI # 22
G Blakeney 36y 43d Bermuda v Kenya Potchefstroom 6 Apr 2009 ODI # 2835
AJ Traicos 36y 23d Zimbabwe v Australia Nottingham 9 Jun 1983 ODI # 199
DL Hemp 36y 3d Bermuda v Kenya Mombasa 11 Nov 2006 ODI # 2444
BW Luckhurst 35y 330d England v Australia Melbourne 1 Jan 1975 ODI # 16
M van Schoor 35y 315d Namibia v Pakistan Kimberley 16 Feb 2003 ODI # 1954
MZ Zahir 35y 262d Canada v Netherlands Amstelveen 11 Jul 2009 ODI # 2859
Zeeshan Siddiqi 35y 259d Canada v Scotland Ayr 11 Jul 2012 ODI # 3287
CJ Smith 35y 216d Bermuda v Canada Toronto 19 Aug 2006 ODI # 2406
MA Meman 35y 113d Zimbabwe v India Mumbai 17 Oct 1987 ODI # 461
Nasir Hameed 35y 105d Hong Kong v Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 18 Jul 2004 ODI # 2147
DES Maxwell 35y 83d Canada v Bermuda Port of Spain 17 May 2006 ODI # 2375
SM Harwood 35y 43d Australia v South Africa Port Elizabeth 13 Apr 2009 ODI # 2840
RH Scholte 35y 37d Netherlands v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 16 Sep 2002 ODI # 1878
JM Brearley 35y 35d England v Australia Manchester 2 Jun 1977 ODI # 42
DR Chumney 35y 34d Canada v Bangladesh Durban 11 Feb 2003 ODI # 1946
BE Congdon 35y 0d New Zealand v Pakistan Christchurch 11 Feb 1973 ODI # 5

Records include the following recent matches:
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 4th ODI, Jul 24, 2014 [ODI # 3507]
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 3rd ODI, Jul 22, 2014 [ODI # 3505]
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 2nd ODI, Jul 20, 2014 [ODI # 3504]

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