Name: Don Bradman
Date of birth: 27/08/1908
International Team: N/A
Domestic Team: N/A
Bowling Style: Unknown
Batting Style: Right-hand
- Test Debut v England at Brisbane (Exhib.) November 1928.
- Sir Donald Bradman is one of the greatest cricketers to have ever picked up the bat.
- In 1930 against England he scored 974 runs over the course of five Ashes Tests, the highest individual total in any Test series.
- He scored his highest total on that tour at Headingley, when he scored 334 runs, at that time the highest ever.
- Sir Don's sporting prowess wasn't just kept to cricket, in 1935/36 he missed a tour to South Africa due to illness, but took up
Squash, and won the South Australian Open Squash Championship.
- The only blemish to his career was a duck in his final game, just 4 runs short of having a batting average of 100.
- His 99.94 average is the best by far of anyone who has played more than 20 Test matches, over 63% higher than anyone else.
- Bradman has scored 29 Test centuries, a third of them were converted to Double centuries and he also picked up 2 triple centuries, one of only two people to ever do this.
- He was knighted for his services to cricket in 1949.
- Sir Donald Bradman died on 25th February 2001 Adelaide, aged 92 years.
International Career Overview
|Career Span:||1928-1948||Innings Bowled:||9|
|Highest Score:||334||Best bowling in Innings:||1/8|