Who made the first half century in the cricket history?

It was an English professional cricketer player called ‘Harry Jupp’ in the year 1877. It was a test match. Jupp scored 63 runs that included 2 sixes and 2 fours.

Highest number of centuries

First-class cricket

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W. C. Grace

W. G. Grace was the first batsman in history to score 100 career centuries in a first-class cricket match, reaching the milestone in 1895. His was a career total of 124 centuries was subsequently passed by Jack Hobbs, whose total of 199 first-class centuries is the current records.

Test cricket

Charles Bannerman Facts Articles

Charles Bannerman

The Charles Bannerman he was a first-century in Test cricket was scored by Charles Bannerman who scored 165 in the first-ever Test between England and Australia (played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from 15–19 March 1877).

The first century partnership in Test cricket was between A. P. Lucas and W. G. Grace, batting for England, in the first innings of the only Test match between Australia and England on the Australians 1880 tour of England, played at the Kennington Oval (6–8 September 1880).

The current holder of the record for most centuries in Test cricket is Sachin Tendulkar from India Team, who has scored 51 centuries in Test Cricket.

One Day International cricket

Dennis Amiss Facts Articles

Dennis Amiss

The Dennis Amiss first One Day International (ODI) century was scored by Denis Amiss he scored 103 runs against Australia at Old Trafford in 1972.

(the second ODI on record). Sachin Tendulkar from team India currently holds the record for most ODI centuries, he scored 49 ODI Centuries.

Twenty20 International cricket

Chris Gayle Facts Articles

Chris Gayle

The Chris Gayle first Twenty20 International (T20I) century he has scored 117 runs against South Africa at Johannesburg in the very first match of ICC World Twenty20 tournament in 2007.

Colin Munro currently break the record for most T20I centuries, having scored 3 T20I Centuries.

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