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Cricket book choice

There’s bound to be a few folk who, receiving or giving a gift this Christmas, are surprised to discover that Lionel Shriver’s “We should talk about Kevin” has nothing to do with the ECB and KP. 686 more words

Following The Game

Australia round off a 4-0 Test series win in 1947-48; Bradman wins Indian hearts : Excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘Don’s Century’

The final Test was even more one-sided. Bradman was again in top gear having raised his half century, but had to retire hurt when on 57. 1,609 more words

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bathimpact advent calendar, December 3rd 1948: Don Bradman's final century

Written by Michael Powell, Sports Editor

On this day in 1948, Sir Donald Bradman scored his last century of a glittering cricket career is his testimonial at the MCG. 556 more words

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RIP Phil Hughes

Sport is meant to bring a lot of joy, not grief. It is meant to unite regions and provide a ray of hope. It never is a battle between life and death. 419 more words

Life

A Test match of landmarks for Bradman, Melbourne 1947-48 : Excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘Don’s Century’

It was rain all the way in the second Test at Sydney. If there had been some more play than was possible, India might well have pulled off a win. 697 more words

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Departing in dignity

Babe Ruth was to American baseball what Don Bradman was to Australian cricket. But Babe Ruth didn’t finish the way Bradman did. At the end of his career he went to seed and even his fans turned against him, and at his final game they jeered him mercilessly. 108 more words

Disatisfaction

Bradman provides an object lesson in batsmanship to the Indian team in the first Test at Brisbane : Excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘Don’s Century’

The Indian team felt the full weight of Bradman’s prolific bat. He was at the airport to receive them, as he so often did, was courteous, even helpful, off the field, but completely ruthless at the crease. 621 more words

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