Posts Tagged "Sir Donald Bradman"

Last night on Fox, Andrew Voss came up with a little-known sporting achievement double set by Jack Scott.

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Steve Smith’s unbeaten 141 at the Gabba was just another example of why the skipper is such a priceless asset to the baggy greens.

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The many coloured inks of the 18 signatures on the Australian ‘team sheet’ have long dried. The signatories have all passed on but for the youngest member of the side.

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An emotional Lauren Jackson pulled the pin on her stellar basketball career yesterday, the victim of a recurring knee injury that has cost her a fifth Olympic Games appearance.

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Imagine if you could jump into a time machine and choose any sporting event. Which ones would you chose and why?

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Some players wished they had retired before their last match. Some farewells in sport have been shocking. What are the worst?

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Some stats simply don’t compute, such as Don Bradman’s surprisingly high percentage of ducks in his stellar career.

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The Lord’s crowd laughed when Aussie cricket captain Michael Clarke said that his team could come back from 0-2 to win the current Ashes series 3-2, as the history weighs heavily against the Aussie side currently in England.

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Yesterday, I was asked the most impressive person I have ever met during my nearly 50 years in the sporting media. The answer was both simple and instant – Sir Donald Bradman.

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A highlight of my life watching sports events came several decades ago when the Bradman and O’Reilly Stands were opened at the SCG.

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When Michael Clarke opened the bowling with Michael Beer on the second day of the current Test against the West Indies, it was the first time a spinner had done so for Australia in the first innings of a Test match since 1938.

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Rugby league immortality has been hot on everybody’s lips lately. The thirst for a story and the epic performances of Billy Slater and Paul Gallen early in 2012 has everyone hungry for more inductions. Yes, the time has come for another legend to be added to this prestigious group. But we must go back to […]

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I count myself very fortunate to have seen the two greatest batsmen of all-time in action – Don Bradman, and Sachin Tendulkar.

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Under the heading Shane Warne is still our best spinner, it was also mentioned that he was named one of the five greatest cricketers of the Twentieth Century.

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Noted Australian journalist Malcolm Knox has selected a topical subject for his new cricket book, ‘The Captains’. It was interesting reading the 440-page, well-researched book while watching the Tests on television, as current captain Ricky Ponting struggled with the bat and the calls to sack him grew louder.

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Clarrie Grimmett was born at Dunedin NZ on 25 December 1891. In my opinion, the statistics of his first-class and Test career make a strong (possibly unassailable) case that he was the greatest spin bowler who ever played the game of cricket.

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The first Ashes series I followed was in 1970/71, which as any cricket aficionado would know, was a bittersweet experience for Aussie cricket fans.

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Today isn’t Melbourne Cup day. No, it doesn’t mark the start of the Ashes. The AFL and NRL doesn’t get underway today either. So why is today a milestone day in Australian sport? Well, today marks 200 years since the first organised sporting contest in Australia.

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Sir Donald Bradman’s Test batting average of 99.94 puts him in a league of his own – yet it seems not everyone is convinced of the great Australian’s unquestioned superiority over all other cricketers through the ages.

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As CricInfo is selecting the Best Indian XI, let us pick ours. I will go one step further and select a best Australian XI and a best Indian XI.

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