Donald Bradman

Donald Bradman

Name Donald Bradman
Profession Cricket Player
Date of Birth 1908-08-27
Place of Birth Australia
Age 92 yrs
Death Date 2001-02-25
Birth Sign Virgo

About Donald Bradman

Nicknamed The Don, he is considered by many to be the best cricket batsman in the sport’s history. His career Test batting average of 99.94 is by far the highest of all-time and he was posthumously inducted into the Cricket Hall of Fame in 2009.

Early Life Experience of Donald Bradman

He grew up playing cricket by himself, using a cricket stump to repeatedly hit a golf ball off a water tank. He scored his first century as a batsman at age 12.

Trivia Info

He captained the famous 1948 Australian team known as “The Invincibles.” In 2008, 100 years after he was born, a commemorative $5 coin was issued in Australia.

Family Life and Relationship

He was married to Jessie Martha Menzies for 65 years. The couple had two children, John and Shirley, who survived into adulthood. They had their first son in 1936, but he died in infancy.

Close Associates

Bradman finished his career with 29 centuries in 80 Test innings, a level of efficiency unmatched in cricket. By comparison, Sachin Tendulkar, the second fastest player to reach 29 Test centuries, did so in 148 innings.

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Cricket Player Donald Bradman

Cricket Player Donald Bradman

Name Donald Bradman
Profession Cricket Player
Date of Birth 1908-08-27
Place of Birth Australia
Age 92 yrs
Death Date 2001-02-25
Birth Sign Virgo

About Donald Bradman

Nicknamed The Don, he is considered by many to be the best cricket batsman in the sport’s history. His career Test batting average of 99.94 is by far the highest of all-time and he was posthumously inducted into the Cricket Hall of Fame in 2009.

Early Life Experience of Donald Bradman

He grew up playing cricket by himself, using a cricket stump to repeatedly hit a golf ball off a water tank. He scored his first century as a batsman at age 12.

Trivia Info

He captained the famous 1948 Australian team known as “The Invincibles.” In 2008, 100 years after he was born, a commemorative $5 coin was issued in Australia.

Family Life and Relationship

He was married to Jessie Martha Menzies for 65 years. The couple had two children, John and Shirley, who survived into adulthood. They had their first son in 1936, but he died in infancy.

Close Associates

Bradman finished his career with 29 centuries in 80 Test innings, a level of efficiency unmatched in cricket. By comparison, Sachin Tendulkar, the second fastest player to reach 29 Test centuries, did so in 148 innings.

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Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar

Name Sachin Tendulkar
Profession Cricket Player
Date of Birth 1973-04-24
Place of Birth Mombai,
India
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Taurus

About Sachin Tendulkar

Former Indian cricket star who is considered one of the best batsman in history and is widely known as the “God of Cricket.” He recorded 100 combined ODI and Test centuries and scored more than 30,000 runs between the two formats.

Early Life Experience of Sachin Tendulkar

He was a bully during his young years and was introduced to cricket at age 11. He debuted with India’s Test side only five years later.

Trivia Info

He earned many honors in his career, including Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 2010 and the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1997.

Family Life and Relationship

He married Anjali Tendulkar in 1995. They have a son named Arjun and a daughter named Sara.

Close Associates

In 2002, he was ranked the second-best cricketer in the world by Wisden, or the Bible of Cricket. The number-one ranking went to the legendary Don Bradman.

 

 

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