Google dedicates Doodle to celebrate 140th anniversary of Test cricket

Google has dedicated a Doodle to commemorate the 140th anniversary of the first Test match played between England and Australia in 1877. It was on this day that the first official Test Match began between the English team and newly formed Australian team at the Melbourne Cricket ground. Australia won this match by 45 runs.

Australia batted first and Charles Bannerman became the first centurion in Test Cricket with a score of 165 runs. England went on to win the next match at the same venue by four wickets.

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