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Sir Donald Bradman  of Australia was, beyond any argument, the greatest batsman who ever lived and the greatest cricketer of the 20th century.Throughout the 1930s and 40s Bradman was the world’s master cricketer, so far ahead of everyone else that comparisons became pointless.In all, he went to the crease 80 times in Tests, and scored 29 centuries. 905 more words

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The Roar: Katich and Clarke - Professional sportsmen acting like… professional sportsmen

“I am here because I worked harder than anyone else.”

Perhaps it’s because I never quite reached the top. Perhaps I’m just cynical. Perhaps I’m wrong. 1,002 more words


A 65mm bat , a wizard on wicket and 100 in 22 balls.

In a day and age when batsmen constantly threaten the boundaries of unbelievable when it comes to scoring, it is quite natural to reminisce about the exploits of one Donald Bradman. 573 more words


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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