List of Test cricketers born in non-Test playing nations

This is a list of Test cricketers who were born in a country that does not currently play Test cricket.

Geraint Jones is Welsh, was born in Papua New Guinea, brought up in Australia, and represented England at Test cricket

Updated 29 May 2017. Players in bold are still active.

Name Place of birth Country of birth Country played for Test career Test caps
Shakeel Ahmed Kuwait City Kuwait[1] Pakistan 1998 1
Tanvir Ahmed Kuwait City Kuwait[2] Pakistan 2010–2013 5
Freddie Brown Lima Peru[3] England 1931–1953 22
Tom Campbell[a] Edinburgh Scotland[4] South Africa 1910–1912 5
Donald Carr Wiesbaden Germany[5] England 1951–1952 2
Frederick Cook Java Dutch East Indies[6] South Africa 1896 1
Mike Denness[a] Bellshill Scotland[7] England 1969–1975 28
Ted Dexter Milan Italy[8] England 1958–1968 62
Phil Edmonds Lusaka Northern Rhodesia[9] England 1975–1987 51
Ashok Gandotra Rio de Janeiro Brazil[10] India 1969 2
Gavin Hamilton[b] Broxburn, West Lothian Scotland[11] England[c] 1999 1
George Headley Colón Panama[12] West Indies 1930–1954 22
Moisés Henriques Funchal Portugal[13] Australia 2013–2016 4
Charles Hime Bermuda[14] South Africa 1896 1
David Ironside Lourenço Marques Mozambique[15] South Africa 1953–1954 3
Archie Jackson[a] Rutherglen Scotland[16] Australia 1929–1931 8
Geraint Jones Kundiawa Papua New Guinea[17] England[d] 2004–2006 34
Alec Kennedy[a] Edinburgh Scotland[18] England 1922–1923 5
Amjad Khan Copenhagen Denmark[19] England 2009 1
David Larter[a] Inverness Scotland[20] England 1962–1965 10
Gregor MacGregor[a] Edinburgh Scotland[21] England 1890–1893 8
Fish Markham Mbabane Swaziland[22] South Africa 1949 1
Shan Masood Kuwait City Kuwait[23] Pakistan 2013– 10
Jehan Mubarak Washington, DC United States[24] Sri Lanka 2002–2015 13
Buster Nupen Alesund Norway[25] South Africa 1921–1936 17
Steve O'Keefe Malaysia[26] Australia 2014–2017 8
Henry Olonga Lusaka Zambia[27] Zimbabwe 1995–2002 30
Dipak Patel Nairobi Kenya Colony[28] New Zealand 1987–1997 37
Ian Peebles[a] Aberdeen Scotland[29] England 1927–1931 13
Derek Pringle Nairobi Kenya[30] England 1982–1992 30
Neal Radford Luanshya Northern Rhodesia[31] England 1986–1988 3
Dermot Reeve Kowloon Hong Kong[32] England 1992 3
Gordon Rowe[a] Glasgow Scotland[33] New Zealand 1946 1
Eric Russell[a] Dumbarton Scotland[34] England 1961–1967 10
Lall Singh Kuala Lumpur Federated Malay States[35] India 1932 1
Peter Such[b] Helensburgh Scotland[36] England 1993–1999 11
Paul Terry Osnabrück West Germany[37] England 1984 2
John Traicos Zagazig Egypt[38] South Africa, Zimbabwe 1970–1993 7
Qasim Umar Nairobi Kenya[39] Pakistan 1983–1986 26
Ken Weekes Boston United States[40] West Indies 1939 2
Dick Westcott Lisbon Portugal[41] South Africa 1954–1958 5
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i At the time they played Test cricket, the England team represented all of Great Britain
  2. ^ a b At the time of their birth, the England team represented all of Great Britain
  3. ^ Hamilton also played ODIs and T20Is for Scotland
  4. ^ Jones also played 2 ODIs for Papua New Guinea

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shakeel Ahmed". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Tanvir Ahmed". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Freddie Brown". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Tom Campbell". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Donald Carr". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Frederick Cook". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Mike Denness". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  8. ^ "Ted Dexter". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  9. ^ "Phil Edmonds". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  10. ^ "Ashok Gandotra". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  11. ^ "Gavin Hamilton". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  12. ^ "George Headley". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  13. ^ "Moisés Henriques". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  14. ^ "Charles Hime". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  15. ^ "David Ironside". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  16. ^ "Archie Jackson". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  17. ^ "Geraint Jones". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  18. ^ "Alec Kennedy". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  19. ^ "Amjad Khan". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  20. ^ "David Larter". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  21. ^ "Gregor MacGregor". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  22. ^ "Fish Markham". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  23. ^ "Shan Masood". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  24. ^ "Jehan Mubarak". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  25. ^ "Buster Nupen". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  26. ^ "Steve O'Keefe". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  27. ^ "Henry Olonga". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  28. ^ "Dipak Patel". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  29. ^ "Ian Peebles". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  30. ^ "Derek Pringle". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  31. ^ "Neal Radford". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  32. ^ "Dermot Reeve". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  33. ^ "Gordon Rowe". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
  34. ^ "Eric Russell". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  35. ^ "Lall Singh". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  36. ^ "Peter Such". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  37. ^ "Paul Terry". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  38. ^ "John Traicos". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  39. ^ "Qasim Umar". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  40. ^ "Ken Weekes". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  41. ^ "Dick Westcott". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014.

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