Durham's new England star follows in WG Grace's footsteps

Durham's Keaton Jennings became just the 19th England batsman to score a century on Test debut after reaching three figures in his first innings against India in Mumbai this morning.

Thursday, 8th December 2016, 8:12 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 12:47 pm
Keaton Jennings this morning

Here, we look at the other players who have achieved the feat for England.

WG Grace (1880) - 152 in first innings at The Oval as England beat Australia by five wickets.

Kumar Ranjitsinhji (1896) - 154 not out in second innings at Old Trafford as England lost to Australia by three wickets.

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Sir Pelham Warner (1899) - 132 not out in second innings as England beat South Africa by 32 runs in Johannesburg.

Tip Foster (1903) - 287 in first innings as England beat Australia by five wickets in Sydney.

George Gunn (1907) - 119 in first innings as England lost to Australia by two wickets in Sydney.

Nawab of Pataudi (1932) - 102 in first innings as England beat Australia by 10 wickets in Sydney.

Bryan Valentine (1933) - 136 in first innings as England beat India by nine wickets in Bombay.

Paul Gibb (1938) - 106 in second innings as England drew with South Africa in Johannesburg.

Billy Griffith (1948) - 140 in first innings at Port of Spain, Trinidad, as England drew with West Indies .

Peter May (1951) - 138 in first innings at Headingley as England drew with South Africa.

Arthur Milton (1958) - 104 not out in first innings at Headingley as England beat New Zealand by an innings and 71 runs.

John Hampshire (1969) - 107 in first innings at Lord’s as England drew with the West Indies.

Frank Hayes (1973) - 106 not out in second innings at The Oval as England lost by 158 runs to West Indies.

Graham Thorpe (1993) - 114 not out in second innings at Trent Bridge as England drew with Australia.

Andrew Strauss (2004) - 112 in first innings as England beat New Zealand by seven wickets at Lord’s

Alastair Cook (2006) - 104 not out in second innings as England drew with India in Nagpur.

Matt Prior (2007) - 126 not out in first innings at Lord’s as England drew against the West Indies.

Jonathan Trott (2009) - 119 in second innings as England beat Australia by 197 runs at The Oval.