BBC Sport - WG Grace: Centenary of the death of cricket's first superstar

The life and times of WG Grace

BBC Sport looks back at the achievements of the legendary WG Grace on the centenary of his death.

Over the course of 43 years, Grace scored 54,211 first-class runs - including 124 centuries - and took 2,809 wickets and 876 catches.

Friday marks 100 years since the death of a man referred to as "the father of the game" and the "beard that was feared".

Video courtesy of the Lord's YouTube Channel, run by Marylebone Cricket Club

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