List of Test cricketers born in non-Test playing nations

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

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

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

NamePlace of birthCountry of birthCountry played forTest careerTest caps
Shakeel Ahmed Kuwait City Kuwait [1] Pakistan 19981
Tanvir Ahmed Kuwait City Kuwait [2] Pakistan 201020135
Freddie Brown Lima Peru [3] England 1931195322
Tom Campbell [lower-alpha 1] Edinburgh Scotland [4] South Africa 191019125
Donald Carr Wiesbaden Germany [5] England 195119522
Frederick Cook Java Dutch East Indies [6] South Africa 18961
Mike Denness [lower-alpha 1] Bellshill Scotland [7] England 1969197528
Ted Dexter Milan Italy [8] England 1958196862
Phil Edmonds Lusaka Northern Rhodesia [9] England 1975198751
Ashok Gandotra Rio de Janeiro Brazil [10] India 19692
Gavin Hamilton [lower-alpha 2] Broxburn, West Lothian Scotland [11] England [lower-alpha 3] 19991
George Headley Colón Panama [12] West Indies 1930195422
Moisés Henriques Funchal Portugal [13] Australia 201320164
Charles Hime St. George's, Bermuda [14] Bermuda [15] South Africa 18961
David Ironside Lourenço Marques Mozambique [16] South Africa 195319543
Archie Jackson [lower-alpha 1] Rutherglen Scotland [17] Australia 192919318
Geraint Jones Kundiawa Papua New Guinea [18] England [lower-alpha 4] 2004200634
Alec Kennedy [lower-alpha 1] Edinburgh Scotland [19] England 192219235
Amjad Khan Copenhagen Denmark [20] England 20091
David Larter [lower-alpha 1] Inverness Scotland [21] England 1962196510
Gregor MacGregor [lower-alpha 1] Edinburgh Scotland [22] England 189018938
Fish Markham Mbabane Swaziland [23] South Africa 19491
Shan Masood Kuwait City Kuwait [24] Pakistan 201310
Jehan Mubarak Washington, DC United States [25] Sri Lanka 2002201513
Buster Nupen Ålesund Norway [26] South Africa 1921193617
Steve O'Keefe Malaysia [27] Australia 201420178
Henry Olonga Lusaka Zambia [28] Zimbabwe 1995200230
Dipak Patel Nairobi Kenya Colony [29] New Zealand 1987199737
Ian Peebles [lower-alpha 1] Aberdeen Scotland [30] England 1927193113
Derek Pringle Nairobi Kenya [31] England 1982199230
Neal Radford Luanshya Northern Rhodesia [32] England 198619883
Dermot Reeve Kowloon Hong Kong [33] England 19923
Gordon Rowe [lower-alpha 1] Glasgow Scotland [34] New Zealand 19461
Eric Russell [lower-alpha 1] Dumbarton Scotland [35] England 1961196710
Lall Singh Kuala Lumpur Federated Malay States [36] India 19321
Peter Such [lower-alpha 2] Helensburgh Scotland [37] England 1993199911
Paul Terry Osnabrück West Germany [38] England 19842
John Traicos Zagazig Egypt [39] South Africa, Zimbabwe 197019937
Qasim Umar Nairobi Kenya [40] Pakistan 1983198626
Ken Weekes Boston United States [41] West Indies 19392
Dick Westcott Lisbon Portugal [42] South Africa 195419585
  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 At the time they played Test cricket, the England team represented all of Great Britain
  2. 1 2 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

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