David Warner

David Warner

Question: Recently who become the fifth batsmen in the history of Test cricket to score a hundred before Lunch on Day 1 of Test?
(a) Matt Renshaw
(b) David Warner
(c) Usman Khawaja
(d) Steve Smith
Ans: (b)
Related facts:

  • David Warner became the first cricketer to score a century before Lunch on Day 1 of Test in Australia.
  • He made a 100 off just 78 balls against Pakistan in the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • Also. Warner becomes the fifth and fourth Australian batsmen in the history of Test cricket to score a hundred before Lunch on Day 1.
  • Other four who have achieved this feat are:
    1. Victor Trumper (1902) against England (Manchester)
    2. Charles Macartney (1926) against England (Leeds)
    3. Don Bradman (1930) against England (Leeds)
    4. Majid Khan (1976) against New Zealand (Karachi)

Reference:
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/jan/03/david-warner-smashes-century-before-lunch-at-the-scg-third-test
http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/cricket/australia-vs-pakistan-3rd-test-david-warner-becomes-first-to-score-hundred-before-lunch-in-australia-4456535/
http://www.cricket.com.au/news/david-warner-innings-day-one-scg-sydney-third-test-australia-pakistan-video-highlights/2017-01-03

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