Your question: When did India play its first test match and where?

When did India play its first official Test match and against whom?

Seventy years ago, in June 1932, India played their first Test match. Suitably enough it happened at Lord’s and on a fine Saturday morning some 24,000 spectators, including many Indians, were there to witness this historic event.

In which city did India play its first ever Test match at the Gymkhana ground?

This was between the Parsis and the Europeans in 1877. Suitably therefore, the first stadium to host a Test match in India was the Gymkhana Ground in Mumbai in 1933, the only test it ever hosted. The second and third Tests in the 1933 series were hosted at Eden Gardens and Chepauk.

Who was the first Test captain of India?

Test match captains

Indian Test match captains
Number Name Location
1 CK Nayudu India
2 Maharajkumar of Vizianagram England

When was the first cricket Test match played 1873?

It was on March 15, 1877 that the first-ever official international cricket match was played between England and Australia at Melbourne. It was a Test match that Australia, led by Dave Gregory, went on to win by 45 runs in four days time.

Who invented cricket in India?

The British brought cricket to India in the early 1700s, with the first cricket match played in 1721. In 1848, the Parsi community in Bombay formed the Oriental Cricket Club, the first cricket club to be established by Indians. After slow beginnings, the Europeans eventually invited the Parsis to play a match in 1877.

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