Test Cricket - Bowling Records and Statistics - Outstanding Performances
Youngest Players Taking 5 Wickets in an Innings
(Only first 5 wicket haul for each player shown)

  Player Country Born Match Versus Ground Age at
Match Start
Haul
1 Nasim-Ul-Ghani Pakistan 14/05/1941 13/03/1958 Pakistan Bourda 16 years 303 days 5/116
2 Naseem Shah* Pakistan 15/02/2003 19/12/2019 Sri Lanka National Stadium (Karachi) 16 years 307 days 5/31
3 Shahadat Hossain Bangladesh 07/08/1988 08/03/2006 Sri Lanka Shaheed Chandu Stadium 17 years 213 days 5/86
4 Mohammad Amir* Pakistan 13/04/1992 26/12/2009 Pakistan Melbourne Cricket Ground 17 years 257 days 5/79
5 Nayeem Hasan* Bangladesh 02/12/2000 22/11/2018 West Indies Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium 17 years 355 days 5/61
6 Enamul Haque Bangladesh 05/12/1986 06/01/2005 Zimbabwe MA Aziz Stadium 18 years 32 days 6/45
7 D L Vettori New Zealand 27/01/1979 14/03/1997 Sri Lanka Seddon Park 18 years 46 days 5/84
8 P J Cummins* Australia 08/05/1993 17/11/2011 Australia Wanderers Stadium 18 years 193 days 6/79
9 Shahid Afridi Pakistan 01/03/1980 22/10/1998 Australia National Stadium (Karachi) 18 years 235 days 5/52
10 Wasim Akram Pakistan 03/06/1966 09/02/1985 Pakistan Carisbrook 18 years 251 days 5/56
11 R J Shastri India 27/05/1962 13/03/1981 India Eden Park 18 years 290 days 5/125
12 E Chigumbura* Zimbabwe 14/03/1986 06/01/2005 Zimbabwe MA Aziz Stadium 18 years 298 days 5/54
13 Shahid Nazir Pakistan 04/12/1977 17/10/1996 Zimbabwe Sheikhupura Stadium 18 years 318 days 5/53
14 L Sivaramakrishnan India 31/12/1965 28/11/1984 England Wankhede Stadium 18 years 333 days 6/64
15 Waqar Younis Pakistan 16/11/1971 18/10/1990 New Zealand Gaddafi Stadium 18 years 336 days 7/86
16 Mehidy Hasan Miraz* Bangladesh 25/10/1997 20/10/2016 England Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium 18 years 361 days 6/80
17 Jubair Hossain Bangladesh 12/09/1995 12/11/2014 Zimbabwe Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium 19 years 61 days 5/96
18 N D Hirwani India 18/10/1968 11/01/1988 West Indies MA Chidambaram Stadium 19 years 85 days 8/61
19 A Cotter Australia 03/12/1884 05/03/1904 England Melbourne Cricket Ground 19 years 93 days 6/40
20 I Sharma* India 02/09/1988 08/12/2007 Pakistan M Chinnaswamy Stadium 19 years 97 days 5/118
21 K R Pushpakumara Sri Lanka 21/07/1975 26/10/1994 Sri Lanka Harare Sports Club 19 years 97 days 7/116
22 T G Southee* New Zealand 11/12/1988 22/03/2008 England McLean Park 19 years 102 days 5/55
23 C Sharma India 03/01/1966 06/09/1985 India P Sara Oval 19 years 246 days 5/118
24 M G Melle South Africa 03/06/1930 10/02/1950 Australia Ellis Park 19 years 252 days 5/113
25 J J Ferris England 21/05/1867 28/01/1887 England Sydney Cricket Ground 19 years 252 days 5/76
26 Shaheen Shah Afridi* Pakistan 06/04/2000 19/12/2019 Sri Lanka National Stadium (Karachi) 19 years 257 days 5/77
27 C N McCarthy South Africa 24/03/1929 16/12/1948 England Kingsmead 19 years 267 days 6/43
28 H H Streak Zimbabwe 16/03/1974 09/12/1993 Zimbabwe Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 19 years 268 days 5/56
29 P R Adams South Africa 20/01/1977 08/12/1996 South Africa Green Park 19 years 323 days 6/55
30 L Kumara* Sri Lanka 13/02/1997 02/01/2017 Sri Lanka Newlands 19 years 324 days 6/122
31 S Venkataraghavan India 21/04/1945 19/03/1965 New Zealand Arun Jaitley Stadium 19 years 332 days 8/72
32 J N T Seales* West Indies 10/09/2001 12/08/2021 Pakistan Sabina Park 19 years 336 days 5/55
33 Umar Gul Pakistan 14/04/1984 05/04/2004 India Gaddafi Stadium 19 years 357 days 5/31
34 G D McKenzie Australia 24/06/1941 22/06/1961 Australia Lord's 19 years 363 days 5/37
35 R B Desai India 20/06/1939 18/06/1959 India Lord's 19 years 363 days 5/89
36 Mohammad Sami Pakistan 24/02/1981 08/03/2001 Pakistan Eden Park 20 years 12 days 5/36
37 A L Valentine West Indies 29/04/1930 08/06/1950 West Indies Old Trafford 20 years 40 days 8/104
38 I K Pathan India 27/10/1984 10/12/2004 India Bangabandhu National Stadium 20 years 44 days 6/51
39 Rubel Hossain* Bangladesh 01/01/1990 15/02/2010 Bangladesh Seddon Park 20 years 45 days 5/166
40 C J McDermott Australia 14/04/1965 27/06/1985 Australia Lord's 20 years 74 days 6/70
41 Azeem Hafeez Pakistan 29/07/1963 11/11/1983 Pakistan WACA Ground 20 years 105 days 5/100
42 V Razdan India 25/08/1969 09/12/1989 India Jinnah Stadium (Sialkot) 20 years 106 days 5/79
43 Mohammad Zahid Pakistan 02/08/1976 28/11/1996 New Zealand Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 20 years 118 days 7/66
44 G P Wickramasinghe Sri Lanka 14/08/1971 02/01/1992 Sri Lanka Iqbal Stadium 20 years 141 days 5/73
45 Saqlain Mushtaq Pakistan 27/11/1976 19/04/1997 Pakistan R Premadasa Stadium 20 years 143 days 5/89
46 P M Pollock South Africa 30/06/1941 08/12/1961 New Zealand Kingsmead 20 years 161 days 6/38
47 Rashid Khan* Afghanistan 20/09/1998 15/03/2019 Ireland Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium 20 years 176 days 5/82
48 W Voce England 08/08/1909 01/02/1930 England Queen's Park Oval 20 years 177 days 7/70
49 Kapil Dev India 06/01/1959 12/07/1979 India Edgbaston 20 years 187 days 5/146
50 Arif Butt Pakistan 17/05/1944 04/12/1964 Pakistan Melbourne Cricket Ground 20 years 201 days 6/89

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