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

Player Age Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
SW Lubbers 42y 330d Netherlands v New Zealand Vadodara 17 Feb 1996 ODI # 1051
CEB Rice 42y 110d South Africa v India Kolkata 10 Nov 1991 ODI # 686
RB Simpson 42y 19d Australia v West Indies St John's 22 Feb 1978 ODI # 48
DB Close 41y 182d England v Australia Manchester 24 Aug 1972 ODI # 2
DS de Silva 40y 264d Sri Lanka v New Zealand Dunedin 2 Mar 1983 ODI # 186
AJ Traicos 40y 146d Zimbabwe v New Zealand Hyderabad (Deccan) 10 Oct 1987 ODI # 454
GR Codrington 40y 0d Canada v Netherlands Potchefstroom 26 Nov 2006 ODI # 2448
S Dhaniram 39y 1d Canada v Kenya Nairobi (Gym) 18 Oct 2007 ODI # 2634
R Illingworth 38y 211d England v Australia Melbourne 5 Jan 1971 ODI # 1
JH Edrich 37y 260d England v New Zealand Dunedin 8 Mar 1975 ODI # 17
RB Kanhai 37y 253d West Indies v England Leeds 5 Sep 1973 ODI # 8
KWR Fletcher 37y 189d England v India Ahmedabad 25 Nov 1981 ODI # 125
JV Harris 37y 179d Canada v Bangladesh Durban 11 Feb 2003 ODI # 1946
G Boycott 37y 70d England v Pakistan Sialkot 30 Dec 1977 ODI # 46
FL Reifer 37y 3d West Indies v Bangladesh Roseau 26 Jul 2009 ODI # 2862
CG Greenidge 36y 319d West Indies v Pakistan St John's 15 Mar 1988 ODI # 507
JM Davison 36y 7d Canada v Zimbabwe Port of Spain 16 May 2006 ODI # 2374
AJ Lamb 35y 287d England v West Indies Bridgetown 3 Apr 1990 ODI # 622
Sarfraz Nawaz 35y 116d Pakistan v England Karachi 26 Mar 1984 ODI # 256
GA Gooch 35y 43d England v Sri Lanka The Oval 4 Sep 1988 ODI # 521
JM Brearley 35y 35d England v Australia Manchester 2 Jun 1977 ODI # 42
BE Congdon 35y 0d New Zealand v Pakistan Christchurch 11 Feb 1973 ODI # 5
RD Jacobs 34y 351d West Indies v India Rajkot 12 Nov 2002 ODI # 1895
GM Hamilton 34y 294d Scotland v Canada Aberdeen 7 Jul 2009 ODI # 2856
RW Staple 34y 290d U.S.A. v New Zealand The Oval 10 Sep 2004 ODI # 2169
DL Murray 34y 278d West Indies v Australia St John's 22 Feb 1978 ODI # 48
J Smits 34y 274d Netherlands v Scotland Basseterre 22 Mar 2007 ODI # 2549
DAG Fletcher 34y 255d Zimbabwe v Australia Nottingham 9 Jun 1983 ODI # 199
Zaheer Abbas 34y 250d Pakistan v Sri Lanka Karachi 31 Mar 1982 ODI # 151
DL Houghton 34y 245d Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka New Plymouth 23 Feb 1992 ODI # 716
KD Mills 34y 233d New Zealand v Bangladesh Fatullah 3 Nov 2013 ODI # 3429
JE Emburey 34y 225d England v India Sharjah 2 Apr 1987 ODI # 442
Rizwan Cheema 34y 208d Canada v Kenya Dubai (CA) 11 Mar 2013 ODI # 3344
KC Wessels 34y 165d South Africa v Australia Sydney 26 Feb 1992 ODI # 719
M Amarnath 34y 37d India v Pakistan Sialkot 31 Oct 1984 ODI # 273
Misbah-ul-Haq 34y 35d Pakistan v India Karachi 2 Jul 2008 ODI # 2730
IH Romaine 34y 11d Bermuda v Canada Toronto 19 Aug 2006 ODI # 2406
MG Burgess 33y 363d New Zealand v England Scarborough 15 Jul 1978 ODI # 52
SMH Kirmani 33y 353d India v West Indies Guwahati 17 Dec 1983 ODI # 230
WM Lawry 33y 328d Australia v England Melbourne 5 Jan 1971 ODI # 1
AY Karim 33y 299d Kenya v Bangladesh Nairobi (Gym) 10 Oct 1997 ODI # 1239
PJL Dujon 33y 291d West Indies v England Georgetown 15 Mar 1990 ODI # 621
DL Haynes 33y 244d West Indies v Pakistan Sharjah 17 Oct 1989 ODI # 574
TM Dilshan 33y 228d Sri Lanka v India Bulawayo 30 May 2010 ODI # 2983
AH Jones 33y 217d New Zealand v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 12 Dec 1992 ODI # 776
AL Wadekar 33y 103d India v England Leeds 13 Jul 1974 ODI # 12
Sultan Zarawani 33y 79d U.A.E. v India Sharjah 13 Apr 1994 ODI # 904
LP van Troost 33y 65d Netherlands v Namibia Bloemfontein 3 Mar 2003 ODI # 1978
Khurram Khan 33y 25d U.A.E. v India Dambulla 16 Jul 2004 ODI # 2144
RP Lefebvre 33y 19d Netherlands v Pakistan Lahore 26 Feb 1996 ODI # 1062

Records include the following recent matches:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota, 1st ODI, Aug 23, 2014 [ODI # 3512]
West Indies v Bangladesh at St George's, 2nd ODI, Aug 22, 2014 [ODI # 3511]
Zimbabwe v South Africa at Bulawayo, 3rd ODI, Aug 21, 2014 [ODI # 3510]

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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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