Youngest Player to Take 5 Wickets in an Innings (Tests)
† = On debut.
Bold = record less than 3 years old.
Date column and player's age correspond to first day of match.
  Name     Opp Venue Date
1 Nasim-ul-Ghani (Pak) 16y 303d 5-116 WI Georgetown 13 Mar 1958
2 Mohammad Amir (Pak) 17y 257d 5-79 Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2009
3 Enamul Haque jnr (BD) 18y 32d 6-45 Zim Chittagong MAS 6 Jan 2005
4 DL Vettori (NZ) 18y 46d 5-84 SL Hamilton 14 Mar 1997
5 PJ Cummins (Aus) 18y 193d 6-79 † SAf Johannesburg 17 Nov 2011
6 Shahid Afridi (Pak) 18y 235d 5-52 † Aus Karachi 22 Oct 1998
7 Wasim Akram (Pak) 18y 251d 5-56 NZ Dunedin CB 9 Feb 1985
8 RJ Shastri (Ind) 18y 290d 5-125 NZ Auckland 13 Mar 1981
9 E Chigumbura (Zim) 18y 298d 5-54 BD Chittagong MAS 6 Jan 2005
10 Shahid Nazir (Pak) 18y 318d 5-53 † Zim Sheikhupura 17 Oct 1996
11 L Sivaramakrishnan (Ind) 18y 333d 6-64 Eng Mumbai 28 Nov 1984
12 Waqar Younis (Pak) 18y 336d 7-86 NZ Lahore 18 Oct 1990
13 Mehedi Hasan (BD) 18y 361d 6-80 † Eng Chittagong 20 Oct 2016
14 Jubair Hossain (BD) 19y 61d 5-96 Zim Chittagong 12 Nov 2014
15 ND Hirwani (Ind) 19y 85d 8-61 † WI Chennai 11 Jan 1988
16 A Cotter (Aus) 19y 93d 6-40 Eng Melbourne 5 Mar 1904
17 KR Pushpakumara (SL) 19y 97d 7-116 Zim Harare 26 Oct 1994
= I Sharma (Ind) 19y 97d 5-118 Pak Bangalore 8 Dec 2007
19 TG Southee (NZ) 19y 102d 5-55 † Eng Napier 22 Mar 2008
20 Shahadat Hossain (BD) 19y 213d 5-86 SL Bogra 8 Mar 2006
21 C Sharma (Ind) 19y 246d 5-118 SL Colombo PS 6 Sep 1985
22 JJ Ferris (Aus) 19y 252d 5-76 † Eng Sydney 28 Jan 1887
= MG Melle (SAf) 19y 252d 5-113 † Aus Johannesburg EP 10 Feb 1950
24 CN McCarthy (SAf) 19y 267d 6-43 † Eng Durban 16 Dec 1948
25 HH Streak (Zim) 19y 268d 5-56 Pak Rawalpindi 9 Dec 1993
26 PR Adams (SAf) 19y 323d 6-55 Ind Kanpur 8 Dec 1996
27 CBRLS Kumara (SL) 19y 324d 6-122 SAf Cape Town 2 Jan 2017
28 S Venkataraghavan (Ind) 19y 332d 8-72 NZ Delhi 19 Mar 1965
29 Umar Gul (Pak) 19y 357d 5-31 Ind Lahore 5 Apr 2004
30 JM Blanckenberg (SAf) 19y 360d 5-83 Eng Johannesburg OW 26 Dec 1913


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