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Just a hypothetical question. If Don Bradman were playing cricket today, in your view, how he would have fared in comparison Sachin Tendulkar?

Asked by Good Citizen, 31 May '10 02:40 pm
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Don's greatest strength was his ability to face intimidation style fast bowling. Having someone "jolt" him carries no effect on the Don and even if he missed a ball to his face by half a millimeter, he would dispatch the very next one as if a infant was the bowler. That's what made Don as Don.

U don't have that style in cricket anymore. First off, the helmet gear worn by batsmen cuts off 30-40 percent of the intimidation factor in fast bowling outright. And today, even if u haven't faced a single Bhajji ball in u r entire life, u can study him MOVE BY MOVE on EVERY ball the man has bowled ever since his debut against any batsman u so desire. If u decide u r batting's like Adam Gilchrist, u can easily tune in and watch Bhajji and several other bowlers have a go at Gilchirst and see where they failed and succeded.

So in modern cricket, u can't just b a dispatcher , u r technique has to evolve constantly. I am not sure if that would've fitted Bradman's gameplan, honestly. In his ...more
Answered by A Moin, 31 May '10 07:43 pm

 
  
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Better.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 31 May '10 04:41 pm

 
  
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Yeah, his techniques and average speak for themselves.
Answered by Siachen, 31 May '10 02:49 pm

 
  
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Mirror image in batting technique and the averages speak for themselves.....
Answered by Kuldeep Khatau, 31 May '10 02:42 pm

 
  
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