Oldest Player to Score a Century (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 JB Hobbs (Eng) 46y 82d 142 Aus Melbourne 8 Mar 1929
2 JB Hobbs (Eng) 45y 239d 159 WI The Oval 11 Aug 1928
3 EH Hendren (Eng) 45y 151d 132 Aus Manchester 6 Jul 1934
4 JB Hobbs (Eng) 43y 241d 100 Aus The Oval 14 Aug 1926
5 W Bardsley (Aus) 43y 202d 193* Eng Lord's 26 Jun 1926
6 JB Hobbs (Eng) 43y 192d 119 Aus Lord's 26 Jun 1926
7 AW Nourse (SAf) 42y 291d 111 Aus Johannesburg OW 12 Nov 1921
8 FE Woolley (Eng) 42y 61d 154 SAf Manchester 27 Jul 1929
9 Misbah-ul-Haq (Pak) 42y 47d 114 Eng Lord's 14 Jul 2016
10 JB Hobbs (Eng) 42y 31d 119 Aus Adelaide 16 Jan 1925
11 JB Hobbs (Eng) 42y 16d 154 Aus Melbourne 1 Jan 1925
12 EAB Rowan (SAf) 42y 6d 236 Eng Leeds 26 Jul 1951
13 JB Hobbs (Eng) 42y 3d 115 Aus Sydney 19 Dec 1924
14 RB Simpson (Aus) 41y 359d 100 Ind Adelaide 28 Jan 1978
15 RB Simpson (Aus) 41y 316d 176 Ind Perth 16 Dec 1977
16 WW Armstrong (Aus) 41y 265d 123* Eng Melbourne 11 Feb 1921
17 TW Graveney (Eng) 41y 263d 105 Pak Karachi 6 Mar 1969
18 HW Taylor (SAf) 41y 241d 117 Eng Cape Town 1 Jan 1931
19 WW Armstrong (Aus) 41y 237d 121 Eng Adelaide 14 Jan 1921
20 WW Armstrong (Aus) 41y 209d 158 Eng Sydney 17 Dec 1920
21 JB Hobbs (Eng) 41y 195d 211 SAf Lord's 28 Jun 1924
22 Misbah-ul-Haq (Pak) 41y 147d 102 Eng Dubai ICS 22 Oct 2015
23 B Sutcliffe (NZ) 41y 108d 151* Ind Kolkata 5 Mar 1965
24 G Boycott (Eng) 41y 63d 105 Ind Delhi 23 Dec 1981
25 EH Hendren (Eng) 41y 16d 123 WI Georgetown 21 Feb 1930
26 EH Hendren (Eng) 40y 361d 205* WI Port-of-Spain 1 Feb 1930
27 GA Gooch (Eng) 40y 314d 210 NZ Nottingham 2 Jun 1994
28 G Boycott (Eng) 40y 310d 137 Aus The Oval 27 Aug 1981
29 TW Graveney (Eng) 40y 217d 118 WI Port-of-Spain 19 Jan 1968
30 AD Nourse (SAf) 40y 207d 208 Eng Nottingham 7 Jun 1951


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