Records / Test matches / Individual records (captains, players, umpires) / Longest intervals between appearances

Player Span Mat From To Missed Span
AJ Traicos (SA/Zim) 1970-1993 7 10 Mar 1970 18 Oct 1992 22y 222d
G Gunn (Eng) 1907-1930 15 1 Mar 1912 11 Jan 1930 17y 316d
Younis Ahmed (Pak) 1969-1987 4 2 Nov 1969 21 Feb 1987 17y 111d
JMM Commaille (SA) 1910-1928 12 14 Mar 1910 14 Jun 1924 14y 92d
DC Cleverley (NZ) 1932-1946 2 1 Mar 1932 29 Mar 1946 14y 28d
F Mitchell (Eng/SA) 1899-1912 5 4 Apr 1899 27 May 1912 13y 53d
GM Carew (WI) 1935-1949 4 10 Jan 1935 11 Feb 1948 13y 32d
L Amarnath (India) 1933-1952 24 13 Feb 1934 22 Jun 1946 12y 129d
WE Hollies (Eng) 1935-1950 13 18 Mar 1935 7 Jun 1947 12y 81d
Nawab of Pataudi (Eng/India) 1932-1946 6 12 Jun 1934 22 Jun 1946 12y 10d
FR Brown (Eng) 1931-1953 22 27 Jul 1937 23 Jul 1949 11y 361d
HL Jackson (Eng) 1949-1961 2 26 Jul 1949 6 Jul 1961 11y 345d
GA Faulkner (SA) 1906-1924 25 13 Aug 1912 28 Jun 1924 11y 320d
SJ Pegler (SA) 1910-1924 16 13 Aug 1912 14 Jun 1924 11y 306d
MP Donnelly (NZ) 1937-1949 7 17 Aug 1937 11 Jun 1949 11y 298d
D Shackleton (Eng) 1950-1963 7 7 Nov 1951 20 Jun 1963 11y 225d
GOB Allen (Eng) 1930-1948 25 3 Mar 1937 11 Feb 1948 10y 345d
M Bisset (SA) 1899-1910 3 4 Apr 1899 11 Mar 1910 10y 341d
FL Reifer (WI) 1997-2009 6 18 Jan 1999 9 Jul 2009 10y 172d
SJ Snooke (SA) 1906-1923 26 13 Aug 1912 18 Jan 1923 10y 158d
James Langridge (Eng) 1933-1946 8 30 Jun 1936 17 Aug 1946 10y 48d
MP Bicknell (Eng) 1993-2003 4 9 Aug 1993 21 Aug 2003 10y 12d
LB Fishlock (Eng) 1936-1947 4 18 Aug 1936 17 Aug 1946 9y 364d
DD Hindlekar (India) 1936-1946 4 30 Jun 1936 22 Jun 1946 9y 357d
S Mushtaq Ali (India) 1934-1952 11 18 Aug 1936 20 Jul 1946 9y 336d
CS Nayudu (India) 1934-1952 11 28 Jul 1936 22 Jun 1946 9y 329d
WW Wade (SA) 1938-1950 11 23 Jan 1939 16 Dec 1948 9y 328d
VM Merchant (India) 1933-1951 10 18 Aug 1936 22 Jun 1946 9y 308d
RB Simpson (Aus) 1957-1978 62 31 Jan 1968 2 Dec 1977 9y 305d
EAB Rowan (SA) 1935-1951 26 14 Mar 1939 16 Dec 1948 9y 277d
EG Wynyard (Eng) 1896-1906 3 12 Aug 1896 2 Jan 1906 9y 143d
ER Mayne (Aus) 1912-1921 4 31 Jul 1912 12 Nov 1921 9y 104d
W Voce (Eng) 1930-1947 27 29 Jun 1937 20 Jul 1946 9y 21d
AR Gover (Eng) 1936-1946 4 17 Aug 1937 17 Aug 1946 9y 0d
H Carter (Aus) 1907-1921 28 1 Mar 1912 11 Feb 1921 8y 347d
DD Taylor (NZ) 1947-1956 3 25 Mar 1947 3 Mar 1956 8y 344d
CJ Barnett (Eng) 1933-1948 20 25 Jul 1938 21 Jun 1947 8y 331d
P Utseya (Zim) 2004-2013 4 8 May 2004 20 Mar 2013 8y 316d
C Washbrook (Eng) 1937-1956 37 17 Aug 1937 22 Jun 1946 8y 309d
WW Armstrong (Aus) 1902-1921 50 1 Mar 1912 17 Dec 1920 8y 291d
DB Close (Eng) 1949-1976 22 28 Aug 1967 3 Jun 1976 8y 280d
T Panyangara (Zim) 2004-2013 5 18 Jan 2005 3 Sep 2013 8y 228d
J Cowie (NZ) 1937-1949 9 17 Aug 1937 29 Mar 1946 8y 224d
WA Hadlee (NZ) 1937-1951 11 17 Aug 1937 29 Mar 1946 8y 224d
EWT Tindill (NZ) 1937-1947 5 17 Aug 1937 29 Mar 1946 8y 224d
WM Wallace (NZ) 1937-1953 13 17 Aug 1937 29 Mar 1946 8y 224d
NE Haig (Eng) 1921-1930 5 14 Jun 1921 11 Jan 1930 8y 211d
KV Andrew (Eng) 1954-1963 2 1 Dec 1954 6 Jun 1963 8y 187d
EAV Williams (WI) 1939-1948 4 25 Jul 1939 21 Jan 1948 8y 180d
W Larkins (Eng) 1980-1991 13 1 Sep 1981 24 Feb 1990 8y 176d
GE Gomez (WI) 1939-1954 29 22 Aug 1939 21 Jan 1948 8y 152d
GA Headley (WI) 1930-1954 22 22 Aug 1939 21 Jan 1948 8y 152d
JB Stollmeyer (WI) 1939-1955 32 22 Aug 1939 21 Jan 1948 8y 152d
JW Hitch (Eng) 1911-1921 7 13 Aug 1912 17 Dec 1920 8y 126d
W Bardsley (Aus) 1909-1926 41 22 Aug 1912 17 Dec 1920 8y 117d
C Kelleway (Aus) 1910-1928 26 22 Aug 1912 17 Dec 1920 8y 117d
CG Macartney (Aus) 1907-1926 35 22 Aug 1912 17 Dec 1920 8y 117d
DG Bradman (Aus) 1928-1948 52 24 Aug 1938 29 Nov 1946 8y 97d
WGA Parkhouse (Eng) 1950-1959 7 28 Mar 1951 2 Jul 1959 8y 96d
GE Bradburn (NZ) 1990-2001 7 9 Dec 1992 15 Mar 2001 8y 96d
A Melville (SA) 1938-1949 11 14 Mar 1939 7 Jun 1947 8y 85d
B Mitchell (SA) 1929-1949 42 14 Mar 1939 7 Jun 1947 8y 85d
AD Nourse (SA) 1935-1951 34 14 Mar 1939 7 Jun 1947 8y 85d
KG Viljoen (SA) 1930-1949 27 14 Mar 1939 7 Jun 1947 8y 85d
ES Newson (SA) 1930-1939 3 27 Dec 1930 18 Feb 1939 8y 53d
CB Llewellyn (SA) 1896-1912 15 11 Nov 1902 9 Dec 1910 8y 28d
WH Copson (Eng) 1939-1947 3 25 Jul 1939 16 Aug 1947 8y 22d
PI Pocock (Eng) 1968-1985 25 13 Jul 1976 26 Jul 1984 8y 13d

Records include the following recent matches:
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]

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