Don Bradman

Don Bradman
Full Name:Don Bradman
Date of birth:27 / 08 / 1908
Role:Batsman
Batting style:Right-hand
Bowling style:Unknown

Career summary

- Test Debut v England at Brisbane (Exhib.) November 1928.

- Sir Donald Bradman is one of the greatest cricketers to have ever picked up the bat.

- In 1930 against England he scored 974 runs over the course of five Ashes Tests, the highest individual total in any Test series.

- He scored his highest total on that tour at Headingley, when he scored 334 runs, at that time the highest ever.

- Sir Don's sporting prowess wasn't just kept to cricket, in 1935/36 he missed a tour to South Africa due to illness, but took up

Squash, and won the South Australian Open Squash Championship.

- The only blemish to his career was a duck in his final game, just 4 runs short of having a batting average of 100.

- His 99.94 average is the best by far of anyone who has played more than 20 Test matches, over 63% higher than anyone else.

- Bradman has scored 29 Test centuries, a third of them were converted to Double centuries and he also picked up 2 triple centuries, one of only two people to ever do this.

- He was knighted for his services to cricket in 1949.

- Sir Donald Bradman died on 25th February 2001 Adelaide, aged 92 years.

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:1928-1948
Matches:52
Innings:80
Not Outs:9
Runs:6996
Highest Score:334
Average:99.94
50s:13
100s:27
Ducks:7
Pairs:0
Caught Out:39
Stumped Out:0
Bowling
Innings Bowled:9
Overs:26.2
Maidens:3
Runs Conceded:72
Wickets:2
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:36.0
Economy Rate:2.75
Best bowling in Innings:1/8