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About Don Bradman

Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as The Don, was an Australian cricketer.

Professional Biography

Don Bradman, at age 31, held the record with 58.2 per cent of South Australia's total of 586 in a match against New South Wales at Adelaide Oval in the 1939/1940 season with unbeaten digs of 251 and 90

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BJP MP Sidhu hails Congress for nominating Sachin to Rajya Sabha
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Sachin Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha member
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Chidambaram plays down Bal Thackeray's 'Dirty Picture' allegations
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Congress mocks Bal Thackeray's remark on Sachin's RS nomination
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Meira Kumar hails Sachin's nomination to Rajya Sabha
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Boycott backs Bairstow to follow Bradman's footsteps
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Mixed reactions to Tendulkar's Rajya Sabha nomination
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Watson to bat at number three for Australia in Test matches
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Waugh backs Tendulkar to break 'Don Bradman jinx' to get 100th international ton
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Ponting should play on, critics should back off: Symonds, Gilchrist
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'Invincibles' legend Sam Loxton dies at 90
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Bradman's letter reveals concern for cricket's future
Previously unseen letters from Australian legend Sir Donald Bradman reveal that he harboured major fears for cricket's future.

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Sachin Tendulkar deserves Bharat Ratna, says Anna Hazare
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England playing 'superb cricket': Ramprakash
Former England batsman Mark Ramprakash has hailed the national team for playing "superb cricket".

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