Player From To Span Mat
W Rhodes (Eng) 1 Jun 1899 12 Apr 1930 30y 315d 58
DB Close (Eng) 23 Jul 1949 13 Jul 1976 26y 356d 22
FE Woolley (Eng) 9 Aug 1909 22 Aug 1934 25y 13d 64
GA Headley (WI) 11 Jan 1930 21 Jan 1954 24y 10d 22
SR Tendulkar (India) 15 Nov 1989 16 Nov 2013 24y 1d 200
AJ Traicos (SA/Zim) 5 Feb 1970 17 Mar 1993 23y 40d 7
JB Hobbs (Eng) 1 Jan 1908 22 Aug 1930 22y 233d 61
G Gunn (Eng) 13 Dec 1907 12 Apr 1930 22y 120d 15
SE Gregory (Aus) 21 Jul 1890 22 Aug 1912 22y 32d 58
FR Brown (Eng) 29 Jul 1931 30 Jun 1953 21y 336d 22
AW Nourse (SA) 11 Oct 1902 19 Aug 1924 21y 313d 45
Imran Khan (Pak) 3 Jun 1971 7 Jan 1992 20y 218d 88
S Chanderpaul (WI) 17 Mar 1994 16 Sep 2014 20y 183d 158
RB Simpson (Aus) 23 Dec 1957 3 May 1978 20y 131d 62
MC Cowdrey (Eng) 26 Nov 1954 13 Feb 1975 20y 79d 114
GS Sobers (WI) 30 Mar 1954 5 Apr 1974 20y 6d 93
Mushtaq Mohammad (Pak) 26 Mar 1959 29 Mar 1979 20y 3d 57
HW Taylor (SA) 27 May 1912 1 Mar 1932 19y 279d 42
B Mitchell (SA) 15 Jun 1929 9 Mar 1949 19y 267d 42
DG Bradman (Aus) 30 Nov 1928 18 Aug 1948 19y 262d 52
WW Armstrong (Aus) 1 Jan 1902 16 Aug 1921 19y 227d 50
FJ Titmus (Eng) 23 Jun 1955 30 Jan 1975 19y 221d 53
GA Gooch (Eng) 10 Jul 1975 7 Feb 1995 19y 212d 118
DCS Compton (Eng) 14 Aug 1937 5 Mar 1957 19y 203d 78
WR Hammond (Eng) 24 Dec 1927 25 Mar 1947 19y 91d 85
C Washbrook (Eng) 14 Aug 1937 28 Aug 1956 19y 14d 37
L Amarnath (India) 15 Dec 1933 15 Dec 1952 19y 0d 24
WG Grace (Eng) 6 Sep 1880 3 Jun 1899 18y 270d 22
CG Macartney (Aus) 13 Dec 1907 18 Aug 1926 18y 248d 35
S Venkataraghavan (India) 27 Feb 1965 29 Sep 1983 18y 214d 57
GA Faulkner (SA) 2 Jan 1906 1 Jul 1924 18y 181d 25
A Ranatunga (SL) 17 Feb 1982 10 Aug 2000 18y 175d 93
Majid Khan (Pak) 24 Oct 1964 28 Jan 1983 18y 96d 63
A Kumble (India) 9 Aug 1990 2 Nov 2008 18y 85d 132
KG Viljoen (SA) 24 Dec 1930 9 Mar 1949 18y 75d 27
B Sutcliffe (NZ) 21 Mar 1947 1 Jun 1965 18y 72d 42
S Mushtaq Ali (India) 5 Jan 1934 10 Feb 1952 18y 36d 11
M Amarnath (India) 24 Dec 1969 15 Jan 1988 18y 22d 69
CH Lloyd (WI) 13 Dec 1966 2 Jan 1985 18y 20d 110
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 14 Dec 1995 30 Dec 2013 18y 16d 166
SR Waugh (Aus) 26 Dec 1985 6 Jan 2004 18y 11d 168
CS Nayudu (India) 5 Jan 1934 14 Jan 1952 18y 9d 11
JMM Commaille (SA) 1 Jan 1910 4 Jan 1928 18y 3d 12
LR Gibbs (WI) 5 Feb 1958 5 Feb 1976 18y 0d 79
C Kelleway (Aus) 9 Dec 1910 5 Dec 1928 17y 362d 26
TW Graveney (Eng) 5 Jul 1951 17 Jun 1969 17y 347d 79
PA de Silva (SL) 23 Aug 1984 23 Jul 2002 17y 334d 93
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 28 Aug 1992 22 Jul 2010 17y 328d 133
VM Merchant (India) 15 Dec 1933 7 Nov 1951 17y 327d 10
JM Blackham (Aus) 15 Mar 1877 20 Dec 1894 17y 280d 35
GOB Allen (Eng) 27 Jun 1930 1 Apr 1948 17y 279d 25
L Hutton (Eng) 26 Jun 1937 28 Mar 1955 17y 275d 79
G Boycott (Eng) 4 Jun 1964 6 Jan 1982 17y 216d 108
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) 2 Feb 1973 10 Jul 1990 17y 158d 86
Younis Ahmed (Pak) 24 Oct 1969 9 Mar 1987 17y 136d 4
Intikhab Alam (Pak) 4 Dec 1959 9 Mar 1977 17y 95d 47
W Bardsley (Aus) 27 May 1909 18 Aug 1926 17y 83d 41
Javed Miandad (Pak) 9 Oct 1976 21 Dec 1993 17y 73d 124
DL Murray (WI) 6 Jun 1963 12 Aug 1980 17y 67d 62
SJ Snooke (SA) 2 Jan 1906 22 Feb 1923 17y 51d 26
MW Gatting (Eng) 18 Jan 1978 7 Feb 1995 17y 20d 79
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 2 Aug 1997 18 Aug 2014 17y 16d 149
Hanif Mohammad (Pak) 16 Oct 1952 27 Oct 1969 17y 11d 55

Dates are from debut to the final day of the player's last match

Records include the following recent matches:
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, 1st Test, Sep 5-9, 2014 [Test # 2138]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Aug 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2136]

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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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