The first ever test match was played between Australia and England at the Melbourne in 1877. Australia won that game by 45 runs. A centenary test was played between the same countries to celebrate 100 years of test cricket in 1977 and surprisingly Australia again won and by the same margin: 45 runs.
o Alfred Shaw bowled the first Test ball in test cricket.
o Charles Bannerman faced the first ball in test cricket.
o Charles Bannerman hit the first boundary in test cricket.
o Charles Bannerman was the first batsman to score a test century.
o A Hill was the first bowler to take a test wicket.
o A Hill was the first player to take a catch in test cricket.
o WE Midwinter picked up the first five wicket haul in test cricket.
o JM Blackham did the first stumping in test cricket.