Don Bradman

  • Don Bradman's first Test bat up for auction 12-05-2014 10:11 AM

    Sydney: The cricket bat used by Australian sporting legend Don Bradman to launch his Test career has been put up for auction and is expected to fetch up to Aus$145,000. Bradman, who retired with a yet-to-be-topped Test batting average of 99.94, used the bat to open his Test career in...
  • Tendulkar greater than Bradman, claims book with 'forensic evidence' 23-04-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: The jury is still out on whether Sachin Tendulkar retired a greater batsman than late Australian legend Don Bradman but a Chennai-based author claims to have found the "forensic evidence" to prove that the Indian maestro was indeed the better of the two icons. On the eve of...
  • Five of Test cricket's greatest fourth innings 23-12-2013 09:27 AM

    Johannesburg: The near-historic finish between South Africa and India in the first Test on Sunday is likely to be remembered as one of the game's best ever - even if the end result was a draw. What a draw it was! Chasing a huge 458 to win, South Africa came...
  • Only Bradman better than Sachin Tendulkar: Michael Clarke 15-11-2013 08:59 AM

    Sydney: Australia Test captain Michael Clarke says retiring Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's greatest achievement is playing international cricket for almost a quarter of a century. Clarke said Tendulkar, who is playing in his 200th and final Test, ranked second only to Australia's Don Bradman as the best batsman of...
  • Tendulkar greatest contemporary cricketer: Aus media 11-10-2013 12:27 PM

    Melbourne: Sachin Tendulkar's impending retirement from Test cricket evoked unreserved admiration for the batting icon from the Australian media which described him the "deity of cricket" and one of the history's two greatest batsmen along with Don Bradman. With the headline 'Tendulkar departs as a deity of cricket', Sydney Morning...
  • Sachin Tendulkar best ever batsman ahead of Bradman in online polls 10-10-2013 08:59 PM

    London: Sachin Tendulkar was voted as the greatest batsman of all time, ahead of Don Bradman and Brian Lara, in an online poll conducted by an English newspaper after the news of the Indian batting icon's retirement from Test cricket broke out on Thursday. 'The Telegraph' asked its readers to...
  • I want my spinners to do a ''Hollies'' on Sachin Tendulkar: Langer 01-10-2013 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: It's no secret that Australian cricketers over the years have respected Sachin Tendulkar more than anyone of his peers but when Perth Scorchers take on Mumbai Indians in a Champions League T20 match on Wednesday, coach Justin Langer would like one of his bowlers do an "Eric Hollies"...
  • Former England captain Brearley to deliver this year's Bradman Oration 27-08-2013 05:47 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday announced that former England captain Mike Brearley will deliver the 11th Sir Donald Bradman Oration here October 23. Speaking on the 105th anniversary of Bradman's birth, CA chief executive officer James Sutherland said they were delighted that Brearley, who captained England in 31 of...
  • Bradman cricket bat fetches 65,000 dollars at auction 15-08-2013 04:45 PM

    Sydney: A bat used by Australian great Donald Bradman and signed by his 1948 "Invincible" team was sold for Aus$61,000 ($65,000) at auction in Melbourne on Thursday, reports said. Bradman used the Sykes bat to score 115 in his final first-class innings at home before the team travelled to England...
  • Truth of Verity's death puts Ashes in their place 30-07-2013 09:42 AM

    There has already been talk of "campaigns" and "battles" during the ongoing Ashes series. And even the often sober Sydney Morning Herald referred to Australia's 347-run defeat by England in the second Test at Lord's just over a week ago as a "slaughter". Well, to borrow the words of German...
  • Australia hope spirit of Don Bradman provides Ashes lift 20-07-2013 09:08 PM

    London: With Australia's bid to regain the Ashes hanging by a slender thread, Michael Clarke's team would be wise to turn to the spirit of Don Bradman for inspiration. The Australians, already trailing 1-0 in the series, are up against it again in the second Test at Lord's as England...
  • 81-year-old footage used to restore Bradman home 08-05-2013 04:51 PM

    Sydney: Architects have studied 81-year-old footage of Don Bradman at his childhood home to complete an award-winning restoration of the property. Bradman is said to have honed his batting skills in the Australian country town of Bowral by spending hours hitting a golf ball against the base of his home's...
  • Sachin is India's Don Bradman, says Matthew Hayden 21-04-2013 01:28 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar has always been showered with the biggest of compliments but former Australia opener Matthew Hayden took it to a new level as he placed the senior batsman above the game itself while calling him India's Don Bradman and a "movement in himself". "They will write books...
  • It's good to know that I am in Dickie's team: Gavaskar 19-04-2013 06:10 PM

    New Delhi: Former Indian cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar is happy to be a part of Dickie Bird's all-time Test XI even as some former cricketers called the ex-English umpire's composition as "biased" and "ill-balanced". "Dickie has been one of the most respected and popular umpires in the game, so it's...
  • Cricket fraternity shocked at exclusion of Sachin in Bird's XI 19-04-2013 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: The cricket fraternity in India on Friday expressed shock at the omission of legends like Sachin Tendulkar and Don Bradman in the all-time Test eleven named by former English umpire Dickie Bird with some former cricketers calling his composition as "biased" and "ill-balanced". Former captain Sunil Gavaskar was...
  • Dickie Bird omits Bradman, Tendulkar, Lara from his Test XI 18-04-2013 03:38 PM

    New Delhi: Dickie Bird, the former international umpire, has not found space for three of the modern era's greatest batsman - Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting - as well as the legendary Don Bradman in his list of the greatest Test XI. Bird, ahead of his 80th birthday,...
  • Tendulkar better than Bradman: Hanif 05-01-2013 06:57 PM

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  • Is Ponting the greatest Aussie batsman after Bradman? 29-11-2012 11:44 PM

    Ricky Ponting announced on Thursday that he will retire after the third Test against South Africa in Perth. ...
  • Tendulkar receives the Order of Australia in Mumbai 06-11-2012 08:59 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar received the 'Order of Australia' in Mumbai and shared his memories of meeting with Don Bradman. ...
  • Gavaskar to receive CK Nayudu Award 25-10-2012 05:03 PM

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  • Remembering Bradman on his 104th birthday 27-08-2012 08:39 PM

    CNN-IBN re-visits the Bradman Museum of Cricket in the batting wizard's hometown Bowral on his birth anniversary. ...
  • Sangakkara beats Bradman's Test record 04-07-2012 01:28 PM

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  • Sachin Tendulkar statue at Wankhede? 21-06-2012 04:19 PM

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  • Eric Hollies was more than just one delivery

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    The man who bowled the most famous delivery in cricket was born 100 years ago this month. Eric Hollies clean bowled Don Bradman with a...