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Dr William Gilbert Grace is considered to be the father of cricket.

W. G. Grace

  • Nickname: WG
  • Born on: July 18, 1848
  • Birth Place: Bristol, England
  • Died on: December 23, 1915 in Nottingham
  • Highest Score: 344 runs
  • Not out: 105 times
  • Starting his cricketing career at the age of 17, he officially retired at 60.
  • Grace scored 54,818 runs and 2876 wickets from 872 games of first-class cricket.
  • The first century in Test cricket and 1000 runs in a single season are records created by him.
  • Portrait of Grace by Herbert Rose Barraud.
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