Records / Twenty20 Internationals / Individual records (captains, players, umpires) / Oldest captains on captaincy debut

Player Age Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Khurram Khan 42y 269d U.A.E. v Netherlands Sylhet 17 Mar 2014 T20I # 369
S Dhaniram 39y 359d Canada v Pakistan King City (NW) 10 Oct 2008 T20I # 70
S Thuraisingam 38y 326d Canada v Netherlands Belfast 2 Aug 2008 T20I # 60
FL Reifer 37y 10d West Indies v Bangladesh Basseterre 2 Aug 2009 T20I # 117
Inzamam-ul-Haq 36y 178d Pakistan v England Bristol 28 Aug 2006 T20I # 8
SO Tikolo 36y 68d Kenya v Bangladesh Nairobi (Gym) 1 Sep 2007 T20I # 17
J Smits 36y 42d Netherlands v Kenya Belfast 2 Aug 2008 T20I # 58
IH Romaine 35y 361d Bermuda v Scotland Belfast 3 Aug 2008 T20I # 61
AC Gilchrist 35y 310d Australia v Sri Lanka Cape Town 20 Sep 2007 T20I # 41
Misbah-ul-Haq 34y 344d Pakistan v Australia Dubai (DSC) 7 May 2009 T20I # 89
GM Hamilton 34y 263d Scotland v New Zealand The Oval 6 Jun 2009 T20I # 91
KD Mills 34y 236d New Zealand v Bangladesh Dhaka 6 Nov 2013 T20I # 333
SM Pollock 34y 153d South Africa v West Indies Port Elizabeth 16 Dec 2007 T20I # 50
GP Swann 32y 183d England v West Indies The Oval 23 Sep 2011 T20I # 207

Records include the following recent matches:
New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 2nd T20I, Dec 5, 2014 [T20I # 412]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 1st T20I, Dec 4, 2014 [T20I # 411]
Hong Kong v Nepal at Colombo (PSS), 4th T20I, Nov 24, 2014 [T20I # 410]

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Virat Kohli scored 256 runs (115 and 141) against Australia, at the Adelaide Oval. This is the most runs scored by any player on captaincy debut and the first time that a player has scored two hundreds on captaincy debut in an overseas Test.

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