Timeline History

Cricket History Timeline 1891 - 1900



Year Important events in Cricket Cricket Series Important tournaments Indian captains Indian records in internationals World records Indian domestic records Indian domestic tournament winners Player news player deaths births
1891 The Old Days of Merry Cricket Club Matches' at the Hyde Park Ground Sydney Australia
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1892         George Lohmann and Bill Lockwood took over 100 wickets each in the 16 County Championship matches.
1893 Arthur Shrewsbury is 1st to score 1,000 runs in Test Cricket England won their fifth successive Ashes series at home, only a year and a half after the Australians had conquered the Ashes with a 2–1 victory in Australia.
1894  
1895   WG Grace scores 1,000 runs in May, and reaches his 100th hundred.
1896   Australia won their first Test in England since 1888   Ranjitsinhji completes 154* on Test Cricket debut v Aust, Old Trafford

England medium pace bowler George Lohmann takes 9/28 v. South Africa at Johannesburg.
1897  
1898   Joe Darling hits the first six (out of the ground) in Test cricket
1899   Australia won the second Test at Lord's, and the series 1–0. AEJ Collins scores 628 not out in a junior house match at Clifton College, the highest individual score in any match. Sussex' Ranjitsinhji became the first batsman to hit 2000 runs in a Championship season

W G Grace's last day of test cricket aged 50 years, 320 days
1900 Six-ball over becomes the norm, instead of five.

In the 1900 Olympics, cricket made its first and only appearance in it
Year Important events in Cricket Cricket Series Important tournaments Indian captains Indian records in internationals World records Indian domestic records Indian domestic tournament winners Player news player deaths births


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