Player Age Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
W Rhodes 52y 165d England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
H Ironmonger 50y 327d Australia v England Sydney 23 Feb 1933 Test # 224
WG Grace 50y 320d England v Australia Nottingham 1 Jun 1899 Test # 60
G Gunn 50y 303d England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
J Southerton 49y 139d England v Australia Melbourne 31 Mar 1877 Test # 2
Miran Bakhsh 47y 302d Pakistan v India Peshawar 13 Feb 1955 Test # 398
JB Hobbs 47y 249d England v Australia The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
FE Woolley 47y 87d England v Australia The Oval 18 Aug 1934 Test # 237
DD Blackie 46y 309d Australia v England Adelaide 1 Feb 1929 Test # 179
H Strudwick 46y 202d England v Australia The Oval 14 Aug 1926 Test # 167
EH Hendren 46y 41d England v West Indies Kingston 14 Mar 1935 Test # 241
AJ Traicos 45y 304d Zimbabwe v India Delhi 13 Mar 1993 Test # 1218
GOB Allen 45y 245d England v West Indies Kingston 27 Mar 1948 Test # 298
P Holmes 45y 216d England v India Lord's 25 Jun 1932 Test # 219
AW Nourse 45y 207d South Africa v England The Oval 16 Aug 1924 Test # 157
DB Close 45y 140d England v West Indies Manchester 8 Jul 1976 Test # 779
EG Wynyard 44y 341d England v South Africa Johannesburg 6 Mar 1906 Test # 89
JMM Commaille 44y 317d South Africa v England Cape Town 31 Dec 1927 Test # 169
R Abel 44y 238d England v Australia Manchester 24 Jul 1902 Test # 73
GA Headley 44y 236d West Indies v England Kingston 15 Jan 1954 Test # 380
Amir Elahi 44y 105d Pakistan v India Kolkata 12 Dec 1952 Test # 360
CV Grimmett 44y 69d Australia v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
WR Hammond 43y 279d England v New Zealand Christchurch 21 Mar 1947 Test # 284
H Carter 43y 259d Australia v South Africa Cape Town 26 Nov 1921 Test # 147
W Bardsley 43y 255d Australia v England The Oval 14 Aug 1926 Test # 167
CP Carter 43y 118d South Africa v England The Oval 16 Aug 1924 Test # 157
JE Emburey 42y 344d England v West Indies Manchester 27 Jul 1995 Test # 1301
HW Taylor 42y 301d South Africa v New Zealand Christchurch 27 Feb 1932 Test # 217
WW Whysall 42y 295d England v Australia The Oval 16 Aug 1930 Test # 198
AFA Lilley 42y 256d England v Australia The Oval 9 Aug 1909 Test # 105
RW Taylor 42y 251d England v Pakistan Lahore 19 Mar 1984 Test # 984
N Betancourt 42y 247d West Indies v England Port of Spain 1 Feb 1930 Test # 189
C Kelleway 42y 224d Australia v England Brisbane 30 Nov 1928 Test # 176
GA Faulkner 42y 197d South Africa v England Lord's 28 Jun 1924 Test # 154
FR Brown 42y 196d England v Australia Lord's 25 Jun 1953 Test # 373
WAS Oldfield 42y 175d Australia v England Melbourne 26 Feb 1937 Test # 259
SE Gregory 42y 130d Australia v England The Oval 19 Aug 1912 Test # 129
JWHT Douglas 42y 127d England v Australia Melbourne 1 Jan 1925 Test # 159
NE Haig 42y 121d England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
Harry Elliott 42y 103d England v India Chennai 10 Feb 1934 Test # 232
RB Simpson 42y 89d Australia v West Indies Kingston 28 Apr 1978 Test # 824
WW Armstrong 42y 86d Australia v England The Oval 13 Aug 1921 Test # 144
DS de Silva 42y 78d Sri Lanka v England Lord's 23 Aug 1984 Test # 994
FJ Titmus 42y 67d England v Australia Adelaide 25 Jan 1975 Test # 754
MC Cowdrey 42y 51d England v Australia Melbourne 8 Feb 1975 Test # 755
WE Astill 42y 42d England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930 Test # 193
EAB Rowan 42y 29d South Africa v England The Oval 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
SJ Snooke 42y 21d South Africa v England Durban 16 Feb 1923 Test # 152
TW Graveney 42y 1d England v West Indies Manchester 12 Jun 1969 Test # 653
ER Wilson 41y 341d England v Australia Sydney 25 Feb 1921 Test # 139
EE Hemmings 41y 322d England v Australia Sydney 4 Jan 1991 Test # 1160
MH Mankad 41y 305d India v West Indies Delhi 6 Feb 1959 Test # 467
CP Mead 41y 271d England v Australia Brisbane 30 Nov 1928 Test # 176
C Washbrook 41y 266d England v Australia The Oval 23 Aug 1956 Test # 429
JC Alabaster 41y 247d New Zealand v West Indies Port of Spain 9 Mar 1972 Test # 694
GA Gooch 41y 199d England v Australia Perth 3 Feb 1995 Test # 1287
B Sutcliffe 41y 196d New Zealand v England Birmingham 27 May 1965 Test # 591
VY Richardson 41y 178d Australia v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
S Haigh 41y 134d England v Australia Manchester 29 Jul 1912 Test # 126
LR Gibbs 41y 129d West Indies v Australia Melbourne 31 Jan 1976 Test # 770
AP Freeman 41y 95d England v South Africa The Oval 17 Aug 1929 Test # 185
L Amarnath 41y 95d India v Pakistan Kolkata 12 Dec 1952 Test # 360
R Illingworth 41y 80d England v West Indies Lord's 23 Aug 1973 Test # 727
G Boycott 41y 77d England v India Kolkata 1 Jan 1982 Test # 916
RJD Jamshedji 41y 30d India v England Mumbai 15 Dec 1933 Test # 230
A Wood 40y 362d England v West Indies The Oval 19 Aug 1939 Test # 274
G Geary 40y 351d England v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1934 Test # 234
O Henry 40y 349d South Africa v India Cape Town 2 Jan 1993 Test # 1209
CA Wiles 40y 348d West Indies v England Manchester 22 Jul 1933 Test # 228
BL D'Oliveira 40y 317d England v Australia The Oval 10 Aug 1972 Test # 702
SF Barnes 40y 305d England v South Africa Durban 14 Feb 1914 Test # 133
CK Nayudu 40y 292d India v England The Oval 15 Aug 1936 Test # 254
AD Nourse 40y 279d South Africa v England The Oval 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
AA Mailey 40y 227d Australia v England The Oval 14 Aug 1926 Test # 167
JM Blackham 40y 223d Australia v England Sydney 14 Dec 1894 Test # 42
SP Kinneir 40y 222d England v Australia Sydney 15 Dec 1911 Test # 116
H Sutcliffe 40y 220d England v South Africa Lord's 29 Jun 1935 Test # 243
SR Tendulkar 40y 206d India v West Indies Mumbai 14 Nov 2013 Test # 2102
BE Congdon 40y 198d New Zealand v England Lord's 24 Aug 1978 Test # 830
T Emmett 40y 192d England v Australia Melbourne 10 Mar 1882 Test # 8
W Gunn 40y 181d England v Australia Nottingham 1 Jun 1899 Test # 60
AJ Stewart 40y 153d England v South Africa The Oval 4 Sep 2003 Test # 1659
RK Oxenham 40y 128d Australia v South Africa Brisbane 27 Nov 1931 Test # 212
GWA Chubb 40y 128d South Africa v England The Oval 16 Aug 1951 Test # 338
CH Lloyd 40y 124d West Indies v Australia Sydney 30 Dec 1984 Test # 1006
CB Fry 40y 119d England v Australia The Oval 19 Aug 1912 Test # 129
HW Lee 40y 114d England v South Africa Johannesburg 13 Feb 1931 Test # 206
WJ O'Reilly 40y 100d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 29 Mar 1946 Test # 275
DL Houghton 40y 98d Zimbabwe v New Zealand Bulawayo 25 Sep 1997 Test # 1379
HL Jackson 40y 94d England v Australia Leeds 6 Jul 1961 Test # 509
Misbah-ul-Haq 40y 82d Pakistan v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 14 Aug 2014 Test # 2136
C Ramaswami 40y 63d India v England The Oval 15 Aug 1936 Test # 254
LB Fishlock 40y 62d England v Australia Sydney 28 Feb 1947 Test # 283
MW Tate 40y 61d England v South Africa Manchester 27 Jul 1935 Test # 245
B Mitchell 40y 60d South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1949 Test # 313
CG Macartney 40y 52d Australia v England The Oval 14 Aug 1926 Test # 167
G Challenor 40y 47d West Indies v England The Oval 11 Aug 1928 Test # 175
James Langridge 40y 41d England v India The Oval 17 Aug 1946 Test # 278
GE Tyldesley 40y 39d England v Australia Melbourne 8 Mar 1929 Test # 180
S Chanderpaul 40y 31d West Indies v Bangladesh Gros Islet 13 Sep 2014 Test # 2139
SJ Cook 40y 30d South Africa v Sri Lanka Moratuwa 25 Aug 1993 Test # 1232
VM Merchant 40y 26d India v England Delhi 2 Nov 1951 Test # 339
HHH Johnson 40y 12d West Indies v England Nottingham 20 Jul 1950 Test # 325
JC White 40y 6d England v South Africa Durban 21 Feb 1931 Test # 207
CG Greenidge 40y 0d West Indies v Australia St John's 27 Apr 1991 Test # 1170

Age is shown as at the end of the player's final 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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