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Monday, July 22, 2019

First ever Test Match in Cricket History

Cricket Articles - First ever Test Match in Cricket History


England tour of Australia 2-Test match series first ever officially Test Match played between Australia (Combined team of New South Wales and Victorian Eleven) and England (The All England Eleven) at Melbourne in 15th to 19th March in 1877.
Charles Bannerman - First ever Test Match in Cricket History
Charles Bannerman, the first ever run and first hundred scorer in Test cricket history © Wisden Cricket Monthly

Charles Bannerman and Tom Kendall stars as Australia historic first ever win against England by 45-runs in the first ever Test match in cricket history

Australia's first captain Dave Gregory, who won the first ever toss in Test Match history, and decided to batting first, in the day-1 - Australia opener Charles Bannerman and Nat Thompson started the Innings.

Charles Bannerman and Nat Thompson, who became the first ever openers in Test Cricket History and first ever openers for Australia.

Alfred Shaw, who delivered the first ever ball in Test Cricket History and Charles Bannerman, who faced the first ever ball in Test cricket history.

Alfred Shaw bowling the first Test delivery to Charles Bannerman, Charles Bannerman, who scoring the first ever run in Test cricket history.

Australia lost their first wicket Nat Thompson with bowled out by Allen Hill, who took the first ever first wicket in Test Cricket History and Nat Thompson, who became the first batsman dismissals and bowled out in Test Cricket History.

Australia's Charles Bannerman, who hit the first ever four (4) in Test cricket history.

Tom Horan, who became the first batsman caught out in Test cricket history and Allen Hill, who became the first ever fielder take a catch in Test cricket history.

Australia falling their wickets consistently but other end Charles Bannerman completed his half century (fifty), Charles Bannerman, who scored a first ever half century (fifty) in Test Cricket History.

Australia skipper Dave Gregory, who became the first ever batsman run-out in Test Cricket History.

Charles Bannerman, who scored the first ever Test century in cricket history and also who scored a first ever Test Debut century in cricket history on the first day of the first ever Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Charles Bannerman's greatest batting performance to Australia reach the 200 plus and his unbeaten 165 off 285 including 18 terrific boundaries helped to Australia scored a first innings 245 for 9 and Charles Bannerman retired hurt.

Harry Jupp and John Selby, who becames the first ever openers for England in Test cricket history.

In the Response All England eleven team all-out for 196 and behind 49-runs, England batting top scorer Harry Jaff 63 off 241 deliveries.

Tom Garrett, who took the first ever wicket for Australia in Test cricket history.

Harry Jupp, who scored the first fifty (half century) for England in Test cricket history.

James Lillywhite got out for 10, James Lillywhite - who was the first ever Captain for England in Test cricket history.

Billy Midwinter, who became first ever bowler take a five wickets haul in Test cricket history and the first bowler for Australia.

Australia 2nd innings start with valuable 49-run lead, first ever century maker got out for 4-runs in the 2nd innings.

England's excellent bowling performance to Australia restricted to 104 for All-out and overall lead by 153-runs.

Alfred Shaw, who became the first bowler take a five wickets haul for England in Test cricket history.

England's target was 154 to win first ever Test match, but England lost 22-runs for four wickets and their batting line-up failed to chase.

Australia's bowler Tom Kendall's brilliant spell 7- 55 bowling performance to England all-out for 108 and Australia won the historic first ever Test match in cricket history with 45-runs at Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne.