Sir Don Bradman, who is called Dawn of Cricket, has made several such records in Test cricket history, which seems to be nominative. He has scored runs in his Test career with an average of 100, and his record breaking record is very difficult for any player. Bradman was born on August 27, 1908 in New South Wales, Australia, and died on 25 February 2001. Let’s tell you some interesting things related to Sir Don Bradman-
Don also played tennis
When Sir Don Bradman was 10, he used to play competitive tennis. His father first took him to Sydney Cricket Ground for the first time in 1921, and his love moved towards cricket only.
Bradman was taken from the army
Sir Don Bradman joined the Lieutenant Army in 1940. He was discharged three times from fibrosis and was discharged in 1941.
Debuted at the age of 20
At the age of 20, he was selected in the Australian team to play against England. He played his first match in Brisbane.
Never stumps out
Sir Don Bradman has played 80 innings in his Test career. In 10 of these 80 innings, he was not out. The most important thing about this is that they have not been stumped once in these 80 innings.
Because of this, not 100 average
Sir Don Bradman needed only four runs to average a 100 in the final innings of his final Test, but he was out on 0. He was clean bowled by leg-spinner Eric Hollis. Don Bradman scored 29 centuries and 12 double centuries in his Test career.
The only Australian cricketer to do this
Sir Don Bradman is the only Australian cricketer to score a century in an innings of an international test and in the second innings he is out on zero.
Sir Don Bradman retired with Test batting averages of 99.94 in 1948. A year later, he got a knighthood for his outstanding contribution to the game of cricket.
This is the record in domestic cricket
Talking about domestic cricket, Sir Don Bradman scored 28,067 runs at an average of 95.14, with his high score being 452 not out. He scored 117 hundreds in domestic cricket career. Seeing his full career, he scored 6,996 runs in 52 innings of 99 innings with an average of 99.94. His score was 334 runs in his career.
Was also attached to music
In the year 1930, Don Bradman recorded the first song, ‘Everyday is Rainbow Day for Me’. Apart from this, he also recorded two more songs as Pianist, whose lyrics, ‘An old fashioned locket’ and ‘Our Bengali of Dream’.
On February 25, 2001, the goodbye to the world
Sir Don Bradman died on February 25, 2001 at the age of 92.