Don Bradman

  • Sachin Tendulkar to be inducted as Bradman Honourees 4 hours 9 minutes ago

    Sachin Tendulkar's tryst with Australia and 'The Don' continues as the legendary batsman will be inducted as a Bradman Honouree along with former Test captain Steve Waugh at a gala dinner in Sydney on October 29. Tendulkar, who had the honour of meeting Bradman on his 90th birthday at his Adelaide...
  • Don Bradman memorabilia to be exhibited at Kolkata's Victoria Memorial August 13, 2014

    Kolkata: The first bat and other playing gear and memorabilia of Donald Bradman arguably the greatest batsman ever will be showcased at an exhibition at the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall here in 2015. The event, organised in collaboration with the Don Bradman Foundation, will exhibit items linked to the...
  • Kumar Sangakkara breaks Don Bradman's 66yearold record August 9, 2014

    Galle: Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara struck his 10th double hundred on Saturday, surpassing the nine amassed by West Indian Brian Lara and puts him two behind the great Don Bradman. However, the lefthander managed to break Australian's 66yearold record for most scores of 190 plus. The Sri Lankan captain...
  • Gavaskar was as good as Tendulkar, Bradman: Nadkarni July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The modern generation of cricket followers might feel Sachin Tendulkar is the last word in batting, but for people of the previous generation or even older, Sunil Gavaskar was as good a batsman, according to former Test allrounder Bapu Nadkarni. "While it is Tendulkar now, then it was Gavaskar. In...
  • Don Bradman's first Test bat up for auction May 12, 2014

    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 yettobetopped Test batting average of 99.94, used the bat to open his Test career in the...
  • Tendulkar greater than Bradman, claims book with 'forensic evidence' April 23, 2014

    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 Tendulkar's...
  • Five of Test cricket's greatest fourth innings December 23, 2013

    Johannesburg: The nearhistoric 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 within...
  • Only Bradman better than Sachin Tendulkar: Michael Clarke November 15, 2013

    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 October 11, 2013

    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 Herald...
  • Sachin Tendulkar best ever batsman ahead of Bradman in online polls October 10, 2013

    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 choose...
  • I want my spinners to do a ''Hollies'' on Sachin Tendulkar: Langer October 1, 2013

    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 August 27, 2013

    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 his...
  • Bradman cricket bat fetches 65,000 dollars at auction August 15, 2013

    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 firstclass innings at home before the team travelled to England 65...
  • Truth of Verity's death puts Ashes in their place July 30, 2013

    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 347run 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 tennis great...
  • Australia hope spirit of Don Bradman provides Ashes lift July 20, 2013

    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 10 in the series, are up against it again in the second Test at Lord's as England look...
  • 81yearold footage used to restore Bradman home May 9, 2013

    Sydney: Architects have studied 81yearold footage of Don Bradman at his childhood home to complete an awardwinning 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 metal...
  • Sachin is India's Don Bradman, says Matthew Hayden April 21, 2013

    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 and...
  • It's good to know that I am in Dickie's team: Gavaskar April 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Indian cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar is happy to be a part of Dickie Bird's alltime Test XI even as some former cricketers called the exEnglish umpire's composition as "biased" and "illbalanced". "Dickie has been one of the most respected and popular umpires in the game, so it's good...
  • Cricket fraternity shocked at exclusion of Sachin in Bird's XI April 19, 2013

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

    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,...
  • Cricketer of the Year do we need another list? February 8, 2013

    Every year Wisden picks Five Cricketers of the Year to salute a player's influence on the previous English season. Is it time the list was renamed 'Five Cricketers of the English Year'? Or its reach broadened to international not just domestic cricket? Or do we need another list to mark...
  • Tendulkar better than Bradman: Hanif January 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary Pakistan batsman Hanif Mohammad feels that Sachin Tendulkar is "a step ahead of Don Bradman" when it comes to batsmanship. "Whatever Sachin has achieved on cricket field is remarkable. For many, Bradman is the greatest to have ever graced the cricket field but for me Tendulkar is even...
  • Veteran cricketer B B Nimbalkar passes away December 11, 2012

    Kolhapur: Former Ranji cricketer B B Nimbalkar passed away on Tuesday due to agerelated ailments at his Nagala park residence here. Nimbalkar was 93. His cremation will be held late in the day, family sources said. The righthanded batsman holds the record of scoring unbeaten 443 runs for Maharashtra against Kathiawar...
  • Is Ponting the greatest Aussie batsman after Bradman? November 29, 2012

    Ricky Ponting announced on Thursday that he will retire after the third Test against South Africa in Perth. ...
  • Clarke earns Bradman comparisons after yet another double November 23, 2012

    Sydney: No name is more evocative in Australian cricket than Donald Bradman and merely to be mentioned in the same sentence as the 20th century great is the highest praise that can be bestowed on a batsman. To have actually outdone the batting master, as Michael Clarke did on Thursday on...
  • Steve Waugh compares Clarke with Bradman November 22, 2012

    Bangalore: Former Australian captain Steve Waugh on Thursday said that Michael Clarke, who became the first batsman in Test history to score four double centuries in a year, is playing like Don Bradman and is relishing his captaincy. "Clarke has become the first player to score four double centuries in a...
  • Tendulkar receives the Order of Australia in Mumbai November 6, 2012

    Sachin Tendulkar received the 'Order of Australia' in Mumbai and shared his memories of meeting with Don Bradman. ...
  • Don Bradman scholarship for Indian student October 29, 2012

    Sydney: An Australian university announced on Monday that a scholarship named after famed cricketer Donald Bradman will be awarded to an Indian student who combines academic and sporting ability. The winner, who must demonstrate strong participation in cricket, will have half his or her tuition fees paid for the duration of...
  • Gavaskar to receive CK Nayudu Award October 25, 2012

    Mumbai: The Indian cricket board decided to confer the Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award on former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar. The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Col. CK Nayudu Award Committee met here Thursday and chose to nominate Gavaskar for the award which comprises a trophy,...