First Cricketer To Hit A Century For Each Team In Test Format; Scoring a century in Test cricket is always a special feeling for a batsman, as it would be a long-time dream for a batsman. Playing in Test cricket itself is a great merit point for a cricketer in his career. Then, imagine the feeling of a cricketer, who hits a century in this version of the game. Each hundred has it’s own importance and got memories attached to it to cherish.
Scoring a century for the country itself is a special moment, then, what if you are the first person to score a century for your country? Well, surely, an unexplainable feeling right? Only 12 cricketers in the world have experienced such feeling. Here, we brought you those 12 cricketers.
First Cricketer To Hit A Century For Each Team In Test Format:
1. Australia – Charles Bannerman
The knock from Charles Bannerman came way back in 1877. It was against England in the first Test. Charles Bannerman, who opened the innings for the team scored an unbeaten 165* runs before being retired hurt. It was a special knock from Bannerman for many reasons.
He was the lone centurion of the match. The second-highest score of the game from both the camps is 63, which was scored by England opener J Hupp. Such has been Charles’ talent at the opening position. In the end, he collected man of the match as his side won the game by 45 runs.
Another speciality about the match is – it was the first Test ever to play. All of them are making debuts. It was a timeless match and there used to be 4 balls in an over.