Published on January 3rd, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
The Warner Show At SCG: Fifth Batsman to Score Hundred Before Lunch on First Day
David Warner now features in elite list of Trumper, Macartney, Bradman, Majid Khan to score a test hundred on first day of match before lunch.
5 Batsmen have now scored test hundred before lunch on first day of a test match. Warner with his quick fire ton became the latest entry in this milestone. Victor Trumper, Charles Macartney, Don Bradman and Majid Khan are the other entries in this list. The record booked today was after nearly 40 years when Majid Khan of Pakistan did it against New Zealand in 1976 in Karachi. The first three occasions are before World War II.
|Victor Trumper (AUS)||103*||England||1902|
|Charles Macartney (AUS)||112*||England||1926|
|Don Bradman (AUS)||105*||England||1930|
|Majid Khan (PAK)||108*||New Zealand||1976|
|David Warner (AUS)||100*||Pakistan||2017|
1 Batsman to score hundred or more runs in first session of test match on any day in Australia. The previous best was 98 by Clive Lloyd at WACA in first session of third day in second test of The Frank Worrell Trophy in 1975-76.
4 th quickest test hundred for Australia. Warner featured three times in top five in fastest test hundred for Australia. Also this is the quickest test hundred at the SCG.
Fastest Test Hundred for Australia
|Jack Gregory||67||South Africa||1921|
|David Warner||82||West Indies||2016|