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Player Age Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Khurram Khan 42y 269d U.A.E. v Netherlands Sylhet 17 Mar 2014 T20I # 369
S Dhaniram 39y 359d Canada v Pakistan King City (NW) 10 Oct 2008 T20I # 70
S Thuraisingam 38y 326d Canada v Netherlands Belfast 2 Aug 2008 T20I # 60
FL Reifer 37y 10d West Indies v Bangladesh Basseterre 2 Aug 2009 T20I # 117
Inzamam-ul-Haq 36y 178d Pakistan v England Bristol 28 Aug 2006 T20I # 8
SO Tikolo 36y 68d Kenya v Bangladesh Nairobi (Gym) 1 Sep 2007 T20I # 17
J Smits 36y 42d Netherlands v Kenya Belfast 2 Aug 2008 T20I # 58
IH Romaine 35y 361d Bermuda v Scotland Belfast 3 Aug 2008 T20I # 61
AC Gilchrist 35y 310d Australia v Sri Lanka Cape Town 20 Sep 2007 T20I # 41
Misbah-ul-Haq 34y 344d Pakistan v Australia Dubai (DSC) 7 May 2009 T20I # 89
GM Hamilton 34y 263d Scotland v New Zealand The Oval 6 Jun 2009 T20I # 91
KD Mills 34y 236d New Zealand v Bangladesh Dhaka 6 Nov 2013 T20I # 333
SM Pollock 34y 153d South Africa v West Indies Port Elizabeth 16 Dec 2007 T20I # 50
GP Swann 32y 183d England v West Indies The Oval 23 Sep 2011 T20I # 207
TM Dilshan 31y 363d Sri Lanka v Pakistan King City (NW) 11 Oct 2008 T20I # 72
GD Drummond 31y 327d Scotland v Kenya Dubai (CA) 13 Mar 2012 T20I # 231
SP Fleming 31y 322d New Zealand v Australia Auckland 17 Feb 2005 T20I # 1
Mohammad Hafeez 31y 228d Pakistan v Sri Lanka Hambantota 1 Jun 2012 T20I # 244
KC Sangakkara 31y 224d Sri Lanka v Australia Nottingham 8 Jun 2009 T20I # 97
S Chanderpaul 31y 184d West Indies v New Zealand Auckland 16 Feb 2006 T20I # 5
Rizwan Cheema 31y 178d Canada v Netherlands Dubai (DSC) 9 Feb 2010 T20I # 136
JC Tredwell 31y 120d England v New Zealand The Oval 27 Jun 2013 T20I # 318
BJ Haddin 31y 115d Australia v New Zealand Sydney 15 Feb 2009 T20I # 83
PD Collingwood 31y 33d England v West Indies The Oval 28 Jun 2007 T20I # 15
RR Watson 30y 304d Scotland v Pakistan Durban 12 Sep 2007 T20I # 22
MP Vaughan 30y 227d England v Australia Southampton 13 Jun 2005 T20I # 2
SL Malinga 30y 215d Sri Lanka v New Zealand Chittagong 31 Mar 2014 T20I # 395
CO Obuya 30y 210d Kenya v Ireland Mombasa 22 Feb 2012 T20I # 224
MR Swart 30y 200d Netherlands v Kenya Windhoek 19 Apr 2013 T20I # 313
Mashrafe Mortaza 30y 130d Bangladesh v Sri Lanka Chittagong 12 Feb 2014 T20I # 357
RT Ponting 30y 60d Australia v New Zealand Auckland 17 Feb 2005 T20I # 1

Records include the following recent matches:
West Indies v New Zealand at Roseau, 2nd T20I, Jul 6, 2014 [T20I # 403]
West Indies v New Zealand at Roseau, 1st T20I, Jul 5, 2014 [T20I # 402]
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Only T20I, May 20, 2014 [T20I # 401]

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