Test Debut Century By Australian Batsman

Australia is one of the strongest and greatest test teams and playing for Australia is already a big achievement but making a hundred on test debut for Australia is a lifetime achievement for any Australian player.

List of Players Who Made a Hundred in Test Debut for Australia

Player Runs Opposition Venue Date
Charles Bannerman 165* England Melbourne 15-03-1877
Harry Graham 107 England Lord’s 17-07-1893
Reggie Duff 104 England Melbourne 01-01-1902
Roger Hartigan 116 England Adelaide 10-01-1908
Herbie Collins 104 England Sydney 17-12-1920
Bill Ponsford 110 England Sydney 19-12-1924
Archie Jackson 164 England Adelaide 01-02-1929
Jim Burke 101* England Adelaide 02-02-1951
Doug Walters 155 England Brisbane 10-12-1965
Greg Chappell 108 England Perth 11-12-1970
Gary Cosier 109 West Indies Melbourne 26-12-1975
Dirk Wellham 103 England The Oval 27-08-1981
Kepler Wessels 162 England Brisbane 26-11-1982
Wayne Phillips 159 Pakistan Perth 11-11-1983
Mark Waugh 138 England Adelaide 25-01-1991
G Blewett 102* England Adelaide 26-01-1995
Michael Clarke 151 India Bengaluru 06-10-2004
M North 117 South Africa Johannesburg 26-02-2009
Shaun Marsh 141 Sri Lanka Pallekele 08-09-2011
Adam Voges 130* West Indies Roseau 03-06-2015

AustraliaTest Debut Century for Australia

Let's check out the Australian players who made a century on their Test debut for Australia.

  1. Charles Bannerman (165* Runs)

He was a right-handed batsman of the Australian cricket team who made a hundred on Test debut for Australia. Actually, it was the 1st test match that gave birth to test cricket and it was played between Australia and England. His test debut against England at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Mar 15, 1877, was fabulous as he scored 165* in that match. He played 3 test matches for Australia and scored 239 runs at an average of 47.8. He played his last test match against England at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Jan 02, 1879.

  1. Harry Graham (107 Runs)

Harry Graham was a right-handed Australian batsman who is the second batsman who made a hundred on Test debut for Australia. He made his debut in test cricket against England at Lord's, Jul 17, 1893, where he scored 107 runs in the first innings. Since his debut, he played 6 tests for Australia and scored 301 runs from 10 innings at an average of 30.1. He played his last Test against England at Lord's, Jun 22, 1896.

  1. Reggie Duff (104 Runs)

Reggie Duff is an Australian right-handed batsman who is 3rd batsman who has done this feat in the match against England at Melbourne on 1 Jan 1902. He played his debut test against England and made a century in the second innings while playing at the number 10 position. This is a really big accomplishment for any player. He played 32 tests for England and scored 1317 runs from 40 innings at an average of 35.59.

  1. Roger Hartigan (116 Runs)

Roger Hartigan is an Australian right-handed batsman who is the 4th batsman who has done this feat in the match against England at Adelaide on 10 Jan 1908. He played his debut test against England and made a century in the second innings. He played 2 test matches for Australia and scored 170 runs from 4 innings at an average of 42.50. His last test match was Australia vs England at Sydney from February 21 - 27, 1908.

  1. Herbie Collins (104 Runs)

Herbie Collins was a right-handed batsman of Australia who made a hundred in his debut test for Australia in 1920. He made his debut against England at Sydney Cricket Ground, Dec 17, 1920, where he made 104 runs as an opener. Since his debut, he appeared in the 19 test matches and scored 1352 runs from 31 innings at an average of 45.07. He played his last test match against England at Kennington Oval, Aug 14, 1926.

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Last Updated on: 28/11/2021

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