Records / One-Day Internationals / Bowling records / Youngest player to take five-wickets-in-an-innings

Player Age Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Waqar Younis 18y 164d 6/26 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Sharjah 29 Apr 1990 ODI # 627
Wasim Akram 18y 266d 5/21 Pakistan v Australia Melbourne 24 Feb 1985 ODI # 311
Aftab Ahmed 18y 361d 5/31 Bangladesh v New Zealand Dhaka 5 Nov 2004 ODI # 2190
Taskin Ahmed 19y 75d 5/28 Bangladesh v India Dhaka 17 Jun 2014 ODI # 3498
Aaqib Javed 19y 81d 7/37 Pakistan v India Sharjah 25 Oct 1991 ODI # 685
Umar Gul 19y 154d 5/17 Pakistan v Bangladesh Lahore 15 Sep 2003 ODI # 2043
Abdul Razzaq 19y 317d 5/31 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Sharjah 15 Oct 1999 ODI # 1514
Saqlain Mushtaq 19y 341d 5/44 Pakistan v New Zealand Gujranwala 4 Dec 1996 ODI # 1146
JH Davey 20y 14d 5/9 Scotland v Afghanistan Ayr 17 Aug 2010 ODI # 3035
WD Parnell 20y 56d 5/57 South Africa v New Zealand Centurion 24 Sep 2009 ODI # 2895
Shahid Afridi 20y 240d 5/40 Pakistan v England Lahore 27 Oct 2000 ODI # 1649
Rahmat Shah 20y 300d 5/32 Afghanistan v U.A.E. Kuala Lumpur 2 May 2014 ODI # 3488
IK Pathan 20y 306d 5/27 India v Zimbabwe Harare 29 Aug 2005 ODI # 2274
KAJ Roach 21y 26d 5/44 West Indies v Bangladesh Roseau 26 Jul 2009 ODI # 2862
TCB Fernando 21y 65d 5/67 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Sharjah 26 Oct 2001 ODI # 1765
IR Bishop 21y 69d 5/27 West Indies v Pakistan Perth 1 Jan 1989 ODI # 544
NLTC Perera 21y 141d 5/28 Sri Lanka v India Dambulla 22 Aug 2010 ODI # 3038
BV Vitori 21y 171d 5/30 Zimbabwe v Bangladesh Harare 12 Aug 2011 ODI # 3176
CO Obuya 21y 212d 5/24 Kenya v Sri Lanka Nairobi (Gym) 24 Feb 2003 ODI # 1965
Harbhajan Singh 21y 215d 5/43 India v England Mumbai 3 Feb 2002 ODI # 1803
SHU Karnain 21y 233d 5/26 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Moratuwa 31 Mar 1984 ODI # 257
Farhad Reza 21y 278d 5/42 Bangladesh v Ireland Dhaka 20 Mar 2008 ODI # 2694
FH Edwards 21y 296d 6/22 West Indies v Zimbabwe Harare 29 Nov 2003 ODI # 2069
CR Woakes 21y 334d 6/45 England v Australia Brisbane 30 Jan 2011 ODI # 3091
G Goudie 22y 16d 5/73 Scotland v Australia Edinburgh 28 Aug 2009 ODI # 2879
MF Maharoof 22y 37d 6/14 Sri Lanka v West Indies Mumbai (BS) 14 Oct 2006 ODI # 2428
TG Southee 22y 42d 5/33 New Zealand v Pakistan Wellington 22 Jan 2011 ODI # 3085
SCJ Broad 22y 63d 5/23 England v South Africa Nottingham 26 Aug 2008 ODI # 2754
AD Mathews 22y 102d 6/20 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 12 Sep 2009 ODI # 2887
BA Stokes 22y 104d 5/61 England v Australia Southampton 16 Sep 2013 ODI # 3416
MN Hart 22y 163d 5/22 New Zealand v West Indies Margao 26 Oct 1994 ODI # 938
T van der Gugten 22y 185d 5/24 Netherlands v Canada King City (NW) 29 Aug 2013 ODI # 3407
CJ McDermott 22y 204d 5/44 Australia v Pakistan Lahore 4 Nov 1987 ODI # 475
MA Starc 22y 211d 5/42 Australia v Pakistan Sharjah 28 Aug 2012 ODI # 3299
GF Labrooy 22y 222d 5/57 Sri Lanka v India Vadodara 15 Jan 1987 ODI # 417
Mohammad Sami 22y 280d 5/10 Pakistan v New Zealand Lahore 1 Dec 2003 ODI # 2071
Mashrafe Mortaza 22y 314d 6/26 Bangladesh v Kenya Nairobi (Gym) 15 Aug 2006 ODI # 2404
BA Reid 22y 318d 5/53 Australia v India Adelaide 26 Jan 1986 ODI # 357
MJ Clarke 22y 326d 5/35 Australia v Sri Lanka Dambulla 22 Feb 2004 ODI # 2103
DR Smith 22y 326d 5/45 West Indies v New Zealand Auckland 4 Mar 2006 ODI # 2346
CB Mpofu 22y 327d 6/52 Zimbabwe v Kenya Nairobi (Gym) 19 Oct 2008 ODI # 2768
HH Streak 22y 336d 5/32 Zimbabwe v India Bulawayo 15 Feb 1997 ODI # 1178
JH Kallis 23y 16d 5/30 South Africa v West Indies Dhaka 1 Nov 1998 ODI # 1364
AG Cremer 23y 24d 6/46 Zimbabwe v Kenya Harare 13 Oct 2009 ODI # 2909
A Kumble 23y 41d 6/12 India v West Indies Kolkata 27 Nov 1993 ODI # 858
CJ Anderson 23y 43d 5/63 New Zealand v India Auckland 25 Jan 2014 ODI # 3462
SK Sharma 23y 52d 5/26 India v West Indies Sharjah 16 Oct 1988 ODI # 523
S Sreesanth 23y 68d 6/55 India v England Indore 15 Apr 2006 ODI # 2362
WJ Cronje 23y 73d 5/32 South Africa v India Cape Town 7 Dec 1992 ODI # 770
B Lee 23y 79d 5/27 Australia v India Adelaide 26 Jan 2000 ODI # 1548
BAW Mendis 23y 107d 5/22 Sri Lanka v U.A.E. Lahore 26 Jun 2008 ODI # 2718
JE Taylor 23y 168d 5/48 West Indies v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 7 Dec 2007 ODI # 2654
J Srinath 23y 179d 5/41 India v England Bangalore 26 Feb 1993 ODI # 809
M Ntini 23y 189d 5/37 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 11 Jan 2001 ODI # 1668
Sohail Tanvir 23y 200d 5/48 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Karachi 29 Jun 2008 ODI # 2723
HK Olonga 23y 209d 6/19 Zimbabwe v England Cape Town 28 Jan 2000 ODI # 1551
JEC Franklin 23y 235d 5/42 New Zealand v England Chester-le-Street 29 Jun 2004 ODI # 2136
CG Rackemann 23y 241d 5/16 Australia v Pakistan Adelaide 30 Jan 1984 ODI # 243
CH Gayle 23y 253d 5/46 West Indies v Australia St George's 1 Jun 2003 ODI # 2021
ST Jayasuriya 23y 263d 6/29 Sri Lanka v England Moratuwa 20 Mar 1993 ODI # 818
SR Patel 23y 273d 5/41 England v South Africa The Oval 29 Aug 2008 ODI # 2757
Rubel Hossain 23y 301d 6/26 Bangladesh v New Zealand Dhaka 29 Oct 2013 ODI # 3423
A Nehra 23y 303d 6/23 India v England Durban 26 Feb 2003 ODI # 1969
CD Collymore 23y 355d 5/51 West Indies v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 11 Dec 2001 ODI # 1778
GJ Gilmour 23y 357d 6/14 Australia v England Leeds 18 Jun 1975 ODI # 31

Ages are shown as at the start of the match concerned.
Only the first 5wi by any player is shown.

Records include the following recent matches:
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 4th ODI, Jul 24, 2014 [ODI # 3506]
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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Zimbabwe has not played a three-Test series in the last 13 years. Their last three-Test series was against Sri Lanka in 2001/02. Out of the 49 series that Zimbabwe have played, only five have included three Tests. Their upcoming 50th Test series - against Bangladesh - is set to have three Tests.

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