First ever test cricket century was scored by Australian batsman Charles Bannerman who made unbeaten 165 against England in 1877. A total of 12 national cricket teams till now for them at least once hundred is scored in international test matches.
Australia was the first nation to score a test cricket ton. Latest nation become to get a test international century is Afghanistan as Rahmat Shah scored first ever hundred against Bangladesh on 5th September 2019. Let’s have a look at the first centurions for all test playing countries.
First centurions for every test cricket team
|Australia||15 March 1877||Charles Bannerman||England||165*||Melbourne|
|England||6 September 1880||WG Grace||Australia||152||London|
|South Africa||2 April 1899||Jimmy Sinclair||England||106||Cape Town|
|West Indies||11 January 1930||Clifford Roach||England||122||Bridgetown|
|New Zealand||24 January 1930||Stewie Dempster||England||136||Wellington|
|India||17 December 1933||Lala Amarnath||England||118||Mumbai|
|Pakistan||24 October 1952||Nazar Mohammad||India||124*||Lucknow|
|Sri Lanka||14 March 1982||Sidath Wettimuny||Pakistan||157||Faisalabad|
|Zimbabwe||19 October 1992||Dave Houghton||India||121||Harare|
|Bangladesh||11 November 2000||Aminul Islam||India||145||Dhaka|
|Ireland||14 May 2018||Kevin O’Brien||Pakistan||118||Dublin|
|Afghanistan||5 September 2019||Rahmat Shah||Bangladesh||102||Chattogram|