Timeline History

Cricket History Timeline 1931 - 1940



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
1931 Stumps made higher (28 inches not 27) and wider (nine inches not eight – this was optional until 1947).
1932 The Indian cricket team makes its debut in Test cricket at Lord's, England, becoming the sixth Test team (June 25, 1932) England beat India by 158 runs   CK Nayudu George Headley (344*) and C.C. Passailaigue (261*) put on a world-record stand of 487* for the sixth wicket, Jamaica v Lord Tennyson's XI at Kingston
1933 Lala Amarnath scores century on Test Cricket debut Death of Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji (Apr 2)
1934 Ranji Trophy is stindian-records-internationalsed in India Highest Score at batting position no 5 in Test match : 304 by Bradman (Australia v England) The first Ranji Trophy Championship was won by Bombay W. W. Armstrong, Cricket Player from Australia
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1935   Ranji Trophy : Bombay
1936   Indian tour to England Maharajkumar of Vizianagram Ranji Trophy : Nawanagar
1937 Start of 1st women's cricket test match in England, against Australia at Northampton 6th wicket test partnership : 346 runs by JHW Fingleton & DG Bradman (Australia vs England)

Highest Score at batting position no 7 in Test match : 270 by Bradman (Australia v England)
Ranji Trophy : Hyderabad
1938 Test Match Cricket is broadcast on television for the first time, with coverage of the second test of The Ashes series between England and Australia being shown live from Lord's Cricket Ground on the BBC Television Service. Highest Test Win Margins by an Innings : Innings
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579 runs [England (903-7d) beat Australia (201 & 123)]

Highest Score at batting position no 1 in Test match: 364 by L Hutton (England v Australia)
Ranji Trophy : Bengal Arthur Fagg (Kent) scores a double century in each innings during a match against Essex - the only time recorded in England County Cricket. His scores were 244 and 202 not out. Birth of Vijay Mehra (March 12)
1939   Longest Tests by Days played : 10 days (South Africa v England at Durban)

Highest Fourth Innings Total (Match Drawn) : 654-5 (England v South Africa)
Ranji Trophy : Maharashtra
1940   Ranji Trophy : Maharashtra Birth of Geoffrey Boycott (Oct 21)
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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