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Don Bradman

  • Birth

    Donald George Bradman was born at Cootamundra on August 27 1908
  • Made his debut for NSW

    Made his debut for NSW
    Bradman completed a century [118] on his debut in first-class cricket, for New South Wales vs. South Australia.
  • Debut for Australia

    Debut for Australia
    Bradman made his test debut for Australia vs. England at Brisbane.
  • First Century

    First Century
    Bradman made 112 for Australia vs. England in the third test match at Melbourne. This was his first test century.
  • Highest Individual First-class Score

    Highest Individual First-class Score
    Bradman scored 452 not out, then the world’s record individual score in a first-class match, New South Wales vs. Queensland at Sydney.
  • World Record Test Score

    World Record Test Score
    Bradman scored 334 for Australia vs. England in the third test at Leeds, then the world’s record test score.
  • Tenth Double Century

    Tenth Double Century
    Bradman made 258 vs. South Australia at Adelaide, the tenth double century of his career.
  • Most Runs in a Day

    Most Runs in a Day
    Bradman made 223 runs vs. West Indies in the third test in Brisbane, the most runs ever scored by a player in a test match in Australia in one day
  • Last Match for NSW

    Last Match for NSW
    In his last ever match for NSW Bradman scores a century in 87 minutes.
  • Second Treble

    Second Treble
    Bradman scored 304 against England at Leeds thereby becoming the only batman in history to make two treble centuries in Test cricket.
  • World Record Partnership

    World Record Partnership
    Bradman made 244 for Australia vs. England in the fifth test match at the Oval. Ponsford and Bradman together put on 451, a world record for a second wicket partnership.
  • Debut for South Australia

    Debut for South Australia
    Bradman made a century [117] on his first appearance in a Sheffield Shield match for South Australia against New South Wales.
  • Captain of Australia

    Captain of Australia
    Bradman captained Australia for the first time in a test match vs. England at Brisbane.
  • 100 First-class Centuries

    100 First-class Centuries
    Bradman made 172 for an Australian XI vs. Indians at Sydney, his 100th century in first-class cricket (first by an Australian) in 295 innings. Beating the previous best of Wally Hammond (England) who got to the mark in 679 innings.
  • Australian Record

    Australian Record
    Bradman made 115 for Australians vs. Western Australia at Perth. it was his eighth century for the season, a record for Australian cricket.
  • Last Ever Test innings

    Last Ever Test innings
    Bradman was bowled by Hollies for a duck in the fifth test match at the Oval. It was Beadman's last ever test innings.
  • Knighthood

    Knighthood was conferred on Donald Bradman in recognition of his services to cricket.
  • Death

    Death of Sir Donald Bradman in Adelaide from complications associated with pneumonia, aged 92.