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
July 8, 1972, birth of India's most successful captain. Under #SouravGanguly, the Indian #cricket team started winning Test matches abroad consistently, something it hadn't managed to do for the first 60 odd years of its time as a Test playing nation. You can read more about the inspiring and combative 'Prince of Calcutta' by clicking on the picture.