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Recounting on his 108th birth anniversary, how Bradman’s batting brought solace to people during The Great Depression. Excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘Don’s Century’

While Bradman was making his entry into the record books, a significant event that was to cast its shadow for more than a decade, was occurring on the other side of the globe. 544 more words


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He’s out!

With these unfamiliar words which were spread all over the London evening news paper, people that either loved or loathed cricket discovered that Donald Bradman the most amazing batsman of all time was in fact human after all. 557 more words


Meet…series - new titles

This fabulous series of biographies of outstanding Australians in a picture book format for younger readers continues with these terrific two new titles.

Meet… Nellie Melba – Janeen Brian/Claire Murphy… 417 more words

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Don Bradman Cricket ’14 – PlayStation 3 Game Review

Another Sheffield Shield century in front of my home fans follows an unbeaten 97* in the Big Bash League Final for the Sydney Sixers. A baggy green is so close I can almost taste it. 354 more words


Sydney Cricket Ground, A Madenah to Cricket Enthusiasts

Sydney Cricket Ground. Madenah to cricket fanatics. Clicked from Sydney Tower Eye. Near Hyde Park. I am proud of this click because I could capture it in a very special shade due to the natural lighting around. 90 more words

Don Bradman’s legacy. Concluding paras of Indra Vikram Singh's book ‘Don’s Century’

Who really was Don Bradman? What really is his legacy? What are the lessons that he left behind for us to imbibe once we have learnt to move beyond the boundaries of cricket fields that he breached with such precision and periodicity that has left us perplexed? 780 more words