Sir Don Bradman
was an outstanding Australian
cricketer, and is regarded as the world’s
best batsman ever.
Donald Don Bradman
was born in 1908 in Cootamundra, New South Wales,
in Australia. He was the fifth child in the
Don Bradman played first-class
cricket for New South Wales, and was chosen
to represent Australia in 1928, against England.
He scored his first test century in his second
Bradman was considered
absolutely unstoppable. His strength lay in
his ability to see the ball early, his swift
footwork, and his adaptability to any situation.
It required a desperate English captain, Douglas
Jardine, to resort to the fiendish Bodyline
tactic to overcome Bradman in the season of
1932-1933. Bradman responded with a series average
of 56.57, disappointing by his standards.