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Player Opposition Ground Match Date Debut Time Mat Scorecard
SF Barnes (Eng) v South Africa Durban 13 Dec 1913 13 Dec 1901 12y 0d 24 Test # 130
Waqar Younis (Pak) v New Zealand Auckland 10 Feb 1994 15 Nov 1989 4y 87d 27 Test # 1248
CV Grimmett (Aus) v England Nottingham 8 Jun 1934 27 Feb 1925 9y 101d 28 Test # 233
HJ Tayfield (SA) v Australia Cape Town 31 Dec 1957 24 Dec 1949 8y 7d 29 Test # 445
IT Botham (Eng) v West Indies The Oval 24 Jul 1980 28 Jul 1977 2y 362d 29 Test # 883
DW Steyn (SA) v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2008 17 Dec 2004 4y 9d 29 Test # 1902
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) v South Africa Abu Dhabi 14 Oct 2013 4 Jul 2009 4y 102d 29 Test # 2098
DK Lillee (Aus) v New Zealand Auckland 25 Feb 1977 29 Jan 1971 6y 27d 31 Test # 798
SK Warne (Aus) v England Melbourne 24 Dec 1994 2 Jan 1992 2y 356d 31 Test # 1279
SCG MacGill (Aus) v Sri Lanka Galle 8 Mar 2004 30 Jan 1998 6y 38d 31 Test # 1685
AME Roberts (WI) v England Nottingham 5 Jun 1980 6 Mar 1974 6y 91d 33 Test # 880
AA Donald (SA) v Australia Centurion 21 Mar 1997 18 Apr 1992 4y 337d 33 Test # 1362
GD McKenzie (Aus) v South Africa Cape Town 31 Dec 1966 22 Jun 1961 5y 192d 34 Test # 613
LR Gibbs (WI) v India Chennai 13 Jan 1967 5 Feb 1958 8y 342d 34 Test # 614
EAS Prasanna (India) v West Indies Chennai 11 Jan 1975 10 Jan 1962 13y 1d 34 Test # 752
JR Thomson (Aus) v England Perth 14 Dec 1979 29 Dec 1972 6y 350d 34 Test # 864
RJ Hadlee (NZ) v India Christchurch 6 Mar 1981 2 Feb 1973 8y 32d 34 Test # 898
MD Marshall (WI) v Australia Adelaide 7 Dec 1984 15 Dec 1978 5y 358d 34 Test # 1002
A Kumble (India) v West Indies Kingston 6 Mar 1997 9 Aug 1990 6y 209d 34 Test # 1357
GD McGrath (Aus) v England The Oval 21 Aug 1997 12 Nov 1993 3y 282d 34 Test # 1377
MG Johnson (Aus) v New Zealand Hamilton 27 Mar 2010 8 Nov 2007 2y 139d 34 Test # 1957
WA Johnston (Aus) v England Melbourne 31 Dec 1954 28 Nov 1947 7y 33d 35 Test # 393
WW Hall (WI) v England Lord's 16 Jun 1966 28 Nov 1958 7y 200d 35 Test # 606
MA Holding (WI) v India Bridgetown 15 Apr 1983 28 Nov 1975 7y 138d 35 Test # 954
J Garner (WI) v Australia Bridgetown 30 Mar 1984 18 Feb 1977 7y 41d 35 Test # 986
CJ McDermott (Aus) v India Adelaide 25 Jan 1992 22 Dec 1984 7y 34d 35 Test # 1184
CEL Ambrose (WI) v Australia Brisbane 27 Nov 1992 2 Apr 1988 4y 239d 35 Test # 1202
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) v England Manchester 31 May 2001 8 Sep 1995 5y 265d 35 Test # 1547
Harbhajan Singh (India) v New Zealand Mohali 16 Oct 2003 25 Mar 1998 5y 205d 35 Test # 1662
Danish Kaneria (Pak) v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 26 Mar 2006 29 Nov 2000 5y 117d 35 Test # 1794
AV Bedser (Eng) v South Africa Manchester 5 Jul 1951 22 Jun 1946 5y 13d 36 Test # 336
JC Laker (Eng) v West Indies Nottingham 4 Jul 1957 21 Jan 1948 9y 164d 36 Test # 441
JA Snow (Eng) v Australia Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 17 Jun 1965 7y 26d 36 Test # 700
BS Chandrasekhar (India) v West Indies Port of Spain 7 Apr 1976 21 Jan 1964 12y 77d 36 Test # 775
TM Alderman (Aus) v New Zealand Wellington 15 Mar 1990 18 Jun 1981 8y 270d 36 Test # 1141
IR Bishop (WI) v Sri Lanka St John's 13 Jun 1997 25 Mar 1989 8y 80d 36 Test # 1369
M Muralitharan (SL) v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 14 Jan 1998 28 Aug 1992 5y 139d 36 Test # 1395
Mushtaq Ahmed (Pak) v South Africa Durban 26 Feb 1998 19 Jan 1990 8y 38d 36 Test # 1403
SM Pollock (SA) v England Johannesburg 25 Nov 1999 16 Nov 1995 4y 9d 36 Test # 1471
GP Swann (Eng) v India The Oval 18 Aug 2011 11 Dec 2008 2y 250d 36 Test # 2004
MW Tate (Eng) v New Zealand The Oval 29 Jul 1931 14 Jun 1924 7y 45d 37 Test # 210
RR Lindwall (Aus) v England Leeds 23 Jul 1953 29 Mar 1946 7y 116d 37 Test # 375
FS Trueman (Eng) v South Africa Birmingham 9 Jun 1960 5 Jun 1952 8y 4d 37 Test # 492
AK Davidson (Aus) v England Leeds 6 Jul 1961 11 Jun 1953 8y 25d 37 Test # 509
Imran Khan (Pak) v Sri Lanka Lahore 22 Mar 1982 3 Jun 1971 10y 292d 37 Test # 927
Shoaib Akhtar (Pak) v England Multan 12 Nov 2005 29 Nov 1997 7y 348d 37 Test # 1770
SJ Harmison (Eng/ICC) v Pakistan Faisalabad 20 Nov 2005 8 Aug 2002 3y 104d 38 Test # 1772
N Kapil Dev (India) v England Lord's 10 Jun 1982 16 Oct 1978 3y 237d 39 Test # 928
GF Lawson (Aus) v England Leeds 8 Jun 1989 28 Nov 1980 8y 192d 39 Test # 1121
MG Hughes (Aus) v West Indies Melbourne 26 Dec 1992 13 Dec 1985 7y 13d 39 Test # 1205
ARC Fraser (Eng) v South Africa Birmingham 4 Jun 1998 6 Jul 1989 8y 333d 39 Test # 1417
D Gough (Eng) v West Indies Birmingham 15 Jun 2000 30 Jun 1994 5y 351d 39 Test # 1500
HH Streak (Zim) v India Bulawayo 7 Jun 2001 1 Dec 1993 7y 188d 39 Test # 1548
MH Mankad (India) v Australia Chennai 19 Oct 1956 22 Jun 1946 10y 119d 40 Test # 431
R Benaud (Aus) v Pakistan Karachi 4 Dec 1959 25 Jan 1952 7y 313d 40 Test # 481
S Ramadhin (WI) v England Kingston 17 Feb 1960 8 Jun 1950 9y 254d 40 Test # 489
GAR Lock (Eng) v Pakistan Dhaka 19 Jan 1962 17 Jul 1952 9y 186d 40 Test # 521
DL Underwood (Eng) v West Indies Georgetown 22 Mar 1974 30 Jun 1966 7y 265d 40 Test # 737
J Srinath (India) v New Zealand Kanpur 22 Oct 1999 29 Nov 1991 7y 327d 40 Test # 1464
JN Gillespie (Aus) v West Indies Georgetown 10 Apr 2003 29 Nov 1996 6y 132d 40 Test # 1638
MJ Hoggard (Eng) v Bangladesh Chester-le-Street 3 Jun 2005 29 Jun 2000 4y 339d 40 Test # 1753
B Lee (Aus) v England Manchester 11 Aug 2005 26 Dec 1999 5y 228d 40 Test # 1760
HMRKB Herath (SL) v Pakistan Pallekele 8 Jul 2012 22 Sep 1999 12y 290d 40 Test # 2048
BS Bedi (India) v New Zealand Wellington 13 Feb 1976 31 Dec 1966 9y 44d 41 Test # 772
RGD Willis (Eng) v New Zealand Lord's 24 Aug 1978 9 Jan 1971 7y 227d 41 Test # 830
Wasim Akram (Pak) v England Lord's 18 Jun 1992 25 Jan 1985 7y 145d 41 Test # 1190
Umar Gul (Pak) v England Dubai (DSC) 17 Jan 2012 20 Aug 2003 8y 150d 41 Test # 2030
PM Siddle (Aus) v India Delhi 22 Mar 2013 17 Oct 2008 4y 156d 41 Test # 2085
M Ntini (SA) v West Indies Centurion 16 Jan 2004 19 Mar 1998 5y 303d 42 Test # 1682
M Morkel (SA) v England Lord's 16 Aug 2012 26 Dec 2006 5y 234d 42 Test # 2053
AR Caddick (Eng) v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001 3 Jun 1993 7y 285d 43 Test # 1537
MS Panesar (Eng) v India Mumbai 23 Nov 2012 1 Mar 2006 6y 267d 43 Test # 2062
Abdul Qadir (Pak) v India Ahmedabad 4 Mar 1987 14 Dec 1977 9y 80d 44 Test # 1071
CA Walsh (WI) v Australia Bridgetown 19 Apr 1991 9 Nov 1984 6y 161d 44 Test # 1169
CL Cairns (NZ) v West Indies Wellington 26 Dec 1999 24 Nov 1989 10y 32d 44 Test # 1478
Iqbal Qasim (Pak) v England Lahore 25 Nov 1987 24 Dec 1976 10y 336d 45 Test # 1081
DK Morrison (NZ) v Pakistan Christchurch 8 Dec 1995 4 Dec 1987 8y 4d 45 Test # 1316
JM Anderson (Eng) v South Africa Cape Town 3 Jan 2010 22 May 2003 6y 226d 45 Test # 1946

Time is based on the start of the debut match and the start of the match in which the milestone was achieved
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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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