Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Sachin Tendulkar. Sir Don's Dream Team was revealed some months after his death on February 25,2001. Here is Sir Don's Dream Team:
Arthur Robert Morris -AUS,
Barry Anderson Richards -RSA,
Donald George Bradman -AUS,
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar -IND,
Garfield St.Aubrun Sobers -WI,
Donald Tallon -AUS,
Raymond Russell Lindwall -AUS,
Alec Victor Bedser -ENG,
Dennis Keith Lillee -AUS,
William Joseph O'Reilly -AUS &
Clarence Victor Grimmett -AUS
|In which year was Bradman knighted for his services to cricket?||Sir Don Bradman
1949. Bradman was knighted in 1949 after his retirement. At that time Sir Don Bradman mentioned jokingly that he would have liked others to address him as Mister rather than Sir.
101.39. Before his last test match, Bradman's career statistics read:
Matches-51 Innings-79 Not-outs-10 Runs-6996 Highest Score-334* Average-101.39 100s-29 50s-13
|We all know Bradman, needed 4 more runs to make his Test Average 100. We also know he was bowled by Eric Hollies for a duck. What type of ball did Hollies ball to deceive Bradman?||Sir Don Bradman
Googly. In the 5th Test of the series at the AMP Oval,Bradman needing to score just 4 runs to make his career average 100 or more, was bowled second ball by a googly from Eric Hollies.
|In the Fourth Test at Headingley, Bradman scored his last test hundred and helped Australia to get a Fourth innings winning total of 3-404. What was Bradman's exact score?||Sir Don Bradman
173*. Bradman scored his last test hundred against England in the Fourth Test at Headingley on July 27,1948. Bradman scored an unbeaten 173 and Australia successfully chased a mammoth total and ended up winning the Test after scoring 3-404.
|In his last Test series in England, which (bowler-fielder) combination got him out in the first three innings of this Test series?||Sir Don Bradman
c L.Hutton b A.Bedser. The Bedser-Hutton combination did the trick for England in either innings of the First Test of that series in Trent Bridge and in the first innings of the Second test at Lord's. In the second innings at Lord's, A.Bedser again had the wicket of Bradman, this time caught by W.Edrich. Bradman had scores of 138,0,38,89 in the first 2 tests.
|We all know how many runs Bradman scored in his last test innings. But how many runs did he score in his last test innings in Australia?
||Sir Don Bradman
57*. In what became his last Test innings in Australia, Bradman was retired hurt for 57 in his match against India at MCG on February 6,1948.
|Against which team did Bradman score his hundredth hundred in First Class mathces?||Sir Don Bradman
India. On November 15,1947 Bradman scored his 100th hundred in First Class matches against the touring Indians at the SCG.
|Bradman, playing for South Australia against New South Wales, hit his 6th straight century. What was unusual in the match in which he scored his 6th ton?||Sir Don Bradman
Bradman was the wicket-keeper. On January 18,1939, Bradman, playing for South Australia against New South Wales, hit his 6th straight century. He played in the match as a wicket-keeper and scored 135*.
Bradman was out for a consecutive test duck. On December 21,1931, Bradman was out for a consecutive test duck. And Australia was all out for a meagre 80.
|Along with Bill Ponsford, Bradman scored a then record second wicket partnership. What was the partnership score they put on?||Sir Don Bradman
451. On August 18,1934 Ponsford & Bradman put on 451 for the 2nd wicket against England. Bradman scored 244 but was outscored by Ponsford who scored 266. This was incidently Ponsford's last test match.
|What was Bradman's highest score without scoring a triple century?||Sir Don Bradman
299*. On February 1,1932 against South Africa, Bradman runs out his last batsman while going for his 300th run. So he remained unbeaten on 299.
2. Bradman's first wicket was Ivan Barrow(LBW) of West Indies and second wicket was the legendary English man Sir Walter Hammond, bowled.
|On his way to a mammoth 334, Bradman broke the record of a batsman scoring most runs in a single innings in a day. How many did he score?||Sir Don Bradman
309. Sir Don scored 309 in a day against England at Leeds on July 11,1930. He was out next day for 334 with 46 fours, which happens to be his highest score.
|Bradman scored his highest First Class score for NSW against Queensland. What is his highest score?||Sir Don Bradman
452*. On January 6,1930, The Don scored 452* for NSW against Queensland with 49 fours.
|Bradman scored his maiden century after his recall to the test side. At which ground did he score it?||Sir Don Bradman
MCG. On January 3,1929 Bradman scored his maiden Test hundred(112) against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
|Bradman made his Test debut against England in 1928. How many runs did he total in the match?||Sir Don Bradman
19. In November 30,1928 Bradman made his debut against England. He scored 18 in the first innings and 1 in the second innings.
|Sir Don made his First Class debut against South Australia. Did he score a hundred on his First Class debut?||Sir Don Bradman
Yes. The Don made his First Class debut on December 16,1927 for NSW against S.Australia. He scored 118 including 8 fours.
Cootamundara. The don was born on 27th August,1908 at Cootamndura in New South Wales.