Oldest players to have made a Test hundred

2016-07-15 15:53
Misbah-ul-Haq (AFP)

London - Oldest players to have made a Test century after 42-year-old Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq made a hundred against England at Lord's on Thursday (player, country, runs, age at time of hundred (years/days), opposition, venue, year):

READ: Misbah becomes oldest Test centurion in 82 years

Jack Hobbs (ENG) made 142 - 46 years 82 days against AUS in Melbourne 1929

Jack Hobbs (ENG) made 159 - 45 years 239 days against WIS at The Oval 1928

Patsy Hendren (ENG) made 132 - 45 years 151 days against AUS at Old Trafford 1934

Warren Bardsley (AUS) made 193 *no - 43 years 202 days against ENG at Lord's 1926

Jack Hobbs (ENG) made 119 - 43 years 192 days against AUS at Lord's 1926

Dave Nourse (RSA) made 111 - 42 years 291 days against AUS in Johannesburg 1921

Frank Woolley (ENG) made 154 - 42 years 61 days against RSA at Old Trafford 1929

Misbah-ul-Haq (PAK) made 114 - 42 years 47 days against ENG at Lord's 2016

Jack Hobbs (ENG) made 119 - 42 years 31 days against AUS in Adelaide 1925

Jack Hobbs (ENG) made 154 - 42 years 16 days against AUS in Melbourne 1925

Eric Rowan (RSA) made 236 - 42 years 06 days against ENG in Headingley 1951

Jack Hobbs (ENG) made 115 - 42 years 03 days against AUS in Sydney 1924

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