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What was the legacy of Sir Don Bradman?

Asked by Good Citizen, 01 Oct '09 04:28 pm
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Although modest about his own abilities and generous in his praise of other cricketers, Bradman was fully aware of the talents he possessed as a player; there is some evidence that he sought to influence his legacy. During the 1980s and 1990s, Bradman carefully selected the people to whom he gave interviews, assisting Michael Page, Roland Perry and Charles Williams, who all produced biographical works about him. Bradman also agreed to an extensive interview for ABC radio, broadcast as Bradman: The Don Declares in eight 55-minute episodes during 1988.

The most significant of these legacy projects was a museum, opened in 1987 at the Bradman Oval in Bowral. This organisation was reformed in 1993 as a non-profit charitable Trust, called the Bradman Foundation. When the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame was created in 1996, Bradman was made one of its 10 inaugural members. In 2000, Bradman was selected by cricket experts as one of five Wisden Cricketers of the Century. Each of the 100 memb ...more
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 04 Oct '09 04:31 pm

 
  
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Australian Cricketers.
Answered by dare devil, 01 Oct '09 04:41 pm

 
  
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Greatest batsman with an average of 99.96 in Test Matches.
Answered by Twinkle Aurora, 01 Oct '09 04:36 pm

 
  
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Greatest Batsman of all times
Answered by John Mascarenhas, 01 Oct '09 04:29 pm

 
  
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Highest average in Test Cricket
Answered by indrajeet, 01 Oct '09 09:52 pm

 
  
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6696 runs, 29 centuries, two world class triple hundreds,a whopping test average of 99.94. 28,067 runs in first class cricket at average of 95.16,what more can you say?he was a genius of a batsman.but the fact that he played 98% of his matches against england puts some doubt over his ability.
Answered by Awin Umesh Salian, 01 Oct '09 05:00 pm

 
  
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