Records / Women's Test matches / Bowling records / Oldest player to take a maiden five-wickets-in-an-innings

Player Age Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
R Thompson 39y 175d 5/33 Aus Women v Eng Women Bendigo 25 Jan 1985 Women's Test # 77
DE McEvoy 38y 239d 5/23 Eng Women v NZ Women Auckland 26 Mar 1949 Women's Test # 12
GE McConway 36y 65d 7/34 Eng Women v India Women Worcester 12 Jul 1986 Women's Test # 83
Shaiza Khan 34y 363d 7/59 Pak Women v WI Women Karachi 15 Mar 2004 Women's Test # 122
L Johnston 34y 241d 7/24 Aus Women v NZ Women Melbourne 5 Feb 1972 Women's Test # 42
CL Fitzpatrick 33y 112d 5/29 Aus Women v Eng Women Shenley 24 Jun 2001 Women's Test # 112
P Rau 32y 166d 5/24 India Women v Eng Women Shenley 15 Jul 1999 Women's Test # 110
LJ Clifford 32y 6d 5/51 Eng Women v Aus Women Sydney 25 Jan 1969 Women's Test # 38
AM Starling 31y 246d 5/36 Eng Women v Aus Women Adelaide 21 Dec 1984 Women's Test # 74
SJ Rattray 31y 79d 5/76 NZ Women v India Women Cuttack 7 Mar 1985 Women's Test # 79
LC Pearson 31y 3d 7/51 Eng Women v Aus Women Sydney 22 Feb 2003 Women's Test # 118
PF Carrick 30y 131d 6/29 NZ Women v Aus Women Melbourne 5 Feb 1972 Women's Test # 42

Ages are shown as at the start of the match concerned.

Records include the following recent matches:
England Women v India Women at Wormsley, Only Test, Aug 13-16, 2014 [Women Test # 136]
Australia Women v England Women at Perth, Only Test, Jan 10-13, 2014 [Women Test # 135]
England Women v Australia Women at Wormsley, Only Test, Aug 11-14, 2013 [Women Test # 134]

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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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