World Cup 2015: Captains, from oldest to youngest

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Bengaluru, Feb 17: Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq hit yet another half-century in his one-day career, his 39th, although the 40+ batsman is still to convert a 50 into a 100. If he succeeds to hit a three-figure knock in this World Cup, he will be one of the oldest player and captain to do so.

World Cup Special; Match Scorecard

However, Misbah is not the oldest captain of this World Cup. Here is a list of oldest captains of this World Cup (as on February 17, 2015):

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Mohammad Tauqir (UAE) 43 years 34 days Matches played 5

Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan) 40 years 265 days Matches played 156

Michael Clarke (Australia) 33 years 321 days Matches played 238

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (India) 33 years 225 days Matches played 255

Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) 33 years 143 days Matches played 242

Mashrafe Mortaza (Bangladesh) 31 years 135 days Matches played 144

William Porterfield (Ireland) 30 years 164 days Matches played 74

Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan) 30 years 47 days Matches played 45

AB de Villiers (South Africa) 30 years Matches played 180

Elton Chigumbura (Zimbabwe) 28 years 340 days Matches played 170

Eoin Morgan (England) 28 years 160 days Matches played 136

Angelo Mathews (Sri Lanka) 27 years 260 days Matches played 150

Preston Mommsen (Scotland) 27 years 126 days Matches played 31

Jason Holder (West Indies) 23 years 104 days Matches played 27

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