The cricketer W G Grace. He played in the first Test match in England - against Australia in 1880 at the Oval - and scored the first Test century by an English batsman, He died in 1915 - Britain - 1905
The first man to 500 wickets in Test cricket was born on this day (October 30) in 1962. Courtney Walsh also holds the record for the most number (43) of ducks in Tests. Click the pic to read more about his brilliant career.
Don Bradman with his "Don Bradman" brand Sykes bat, ca. 1932 / by Sam Hood Format: Glass photonegative Notes: Find out more about our passion for cricket at Discover Collections - Cricket in Australia www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/society_art/cricke... From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au Persistent url: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=50717