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Wadehistory tayla mcmahon

The life of Sir Donald Bradman

Tayla McMahon

on 22 August 2011

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The Life of Sir Donald Bradman Life & Family Name: Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Donald George Bradman 27th of August,1908 Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia Date of Death: 25th of Feburary, 2001 Place of Death: Kensington Park, South Australia, Australia Parents;
Father: Emily Bradman George Bradman Siblings; Brother:
Sisters: Victor Iset, Lillian, Elizabeth May Schooling & Pastimes: Family: Where? Borwal Public School Basic Informations The Birthplace of Sir Donald Bradman Pastime activities: - Playing on school cricket team (which there he hit his first century at the age of 12.
- Solo cricket game (which he invented) 1908 - 2001 The Start.... 1920 - Bradman acted as scorer for the local Borwal team, which his Uncle was captian of. October 1920 -The local Borwal team where one man short and Donald scoring 37 not out and 29 not out on debut. The begining 1923 - Bradman gave up cricket in favour of tennis for two years but resumed in 1925 -1926. . 1926 - The following winter the Australia team lost The Ashes in England and a number of players retired. The New South Wales Cricket Association began hunting for new talent, this is where they discovered Donald's big scores for Bowral, the association requested him to come and attendance a practice session in Sydney. 1926 /27 - Bradman was chosen to play cricket in the 'Country Week' tournaments. After his performances in Country Week he was granted the oportunity to play for St. George there on his debut he scored a 110. BRADMAN In 1928 1927 - Bradman was selected to play in the New South Wales team here he made is first-class debut at the age of only 19. On his debut he scored 118, unfortunately he was not selected to play in for Australia against New Zealand in the second team. Jobs: First Job: Second Job: Real Estate Agent Sporting Goods Retailer His Family of his own Wife: When: Children; Sons; Daughter: Jessie Martha Menzie 30th of August in 1932 First son stillborn (1936), John Bradman (1936) Shirley Bradman (1941) 1929 - In the first game of the Sheffield Shield season Brandman made a century in each innings against QLD and received a selection for the First Test in Brisbane. Achievements Cricket Information Batting Style: Right- handed Role: Batsman International Information; National Side: Australia Test Debut: 30th of November, 1928 vs England LastTest: 18th of August, 1948 vs England Domestic Team Information; Years; Teams; 1927-34 New South Wales 1935-49 South Australia Matches: Runs Scored: Batting Average: Top Score: 1927/28 – Selected for his first Sheffield Shield match, scoring a century on debut against S.A. 1928/29 - Selected in the Australian team for the Test series against England after playing only 9 first class matches •Made his debut in the 1st Test in Brisbane, scoring 18 runs and 1 run respectively. •Bradman was relegated to 12th man for the 2nd Test, but made amends in the 3rd Test in Melbourne, scoring his first Test century. •January 1930 – In a Sheffield Shield match against Queensland at the SCG, scored an incredible 452 not out. •1931 – Named Wisden’s Cricketer of the Year. •1932/33 – In an attempt to curb Bradman’s batting prowess, England adopts "Bodyline" bowling during its Australian tour. •1934 – Appointed Australian vice captain for the tour of England. •Shared a fourth wicket partnership of 388 runs with Bill Ponsford in the 4th Test at Leeds. •In the final Test at The Oval, Bradman hit 244 runs, while the second wicket partnership with Ponsford was a Test record 451. Test; FC; 52 234 6 996 28 067 99.94 95.14 334 452 * •1936 – Appointed Australian captain for the Ashes series, which the Aussies won 3-2. •1948 – Led the "Invincibles" for the series against England. He then retired from Test cricket, making his last appearance in the 5th Test at The Oval. •1949 – Knighted for his services to cricket.

•1960/63 and 1969/72 – Chairman of the Australian Cricket Board.

•1979 – Appointed Companion of the Order of Australia (AC).

•January 2nd 2000 – Selected Captain of the Blues Cricket Team of the Millennium.

•January 18th 2000 – Selected Captain of the Australian Cricket Board’s Test Team of the Century Major Achievements "I shall never be satisfied until I play on this ground". Did You know?? *That there is a rose named after Sir Donald Bradman *That in Bowral where Don played his first game of cricket the oval is now called "Bradman Oval" *Don scored his first century at the age of 12 *Don also use to play tennis and gave up cricket for two years to forcus on tennis Photo Gallery This is the Rose named after him .... Young Bradman; First cricket bat Don used; The Wedding of Don and Jesse <3 Bradman ready to play ... Bradman play's for Australia Cricket bat from Bradman's first series as Captain ... Don with his bats .... The 1948 Invincibles ... Don and lady Jesse What a hit .... The Greatest Batsman of all times The Last Innings
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