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Kumar Sangakkara: The Saviour

Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara is a Sri Lankan international cricket player. Notably the best left handed batsman in present international cricket, his career started favorably as a wicketkeeper-batsman. 360 more words

Don Bradman

First-ever televised Test match, Lord’s, Ashes series of 1938 : Excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘Don’s Century’

The Lord’s Test was the first-ever to be televised. England batted first again, though the start was quite different. McCormick set them back immediately in a terrific opening burst. 840 more words


Cricket's AEJ Collins: The Record-Breaking 628 Not Out

Over the course of four afternoons in June 1899, a 13-year old orphan schoolboy was left unbeaten on an astonishing 628 following the dismissal of the last man. 989 more words


Bradman begins 1938 England tour in fine form. McCabe plays one of his great innings : Excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘Don’s Century’

On his first tour as captain in 1938, Bradman began with a customary double century against Worcestershire; this time it was 258, his highest against the county. 788 more words


The inimitable Don pulls off an unparalleled feat. Ashes Test series 1936-37 win after trailing 0-2 : Excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘Don’s Century’

That was easier said than done. At Melbourne, Farnes sent back the Aussie openers Keith Rigg and Fingleton before they could provide too much of a platform for the Bradman genius. 880 more words


Don Bradman and the legend of 99.94

On the morning of the first day of the fifth test of the 1948 Ashes series, England captain Norman Yardley won the toss of the coin, and elected to bat first on a rain affected pitch. 992 more words


Bradman’s double-century in consecutive Tests levels 1936-37 Ashes series : Excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘Don’s Century’

Batting first in Adelaide, all their top-order batsmen got starts, but lost their wickets when set. Bradman too got out for 26 after having sized up the bowling. 547 more words