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Google dedicates Doodle to honour Don Bradman on 110th birth anniversary

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NMF News Bureau | Updated: 29 Aug 2018, 17:27:28
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New Delhi: Google today dedicated a doodle to Australian cricketer Don Bradman on the occasion of his 110th birth anniversary.

Bradman who is referred to as "The Don" has a number of accolades to his kitty, with a Test batting average of 99.94, considered as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in a major sport.

He is also known for being the first batsman in Test history to score two triple centuries, first and only batsman to have remained unbeaten on 299 in a Test innings, and first batsman to score a Test triple century (304) at number 5 position.

During his 20-year stint, Bradman consistently scored at a level that earned him fame as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is known for leading an Australian team known as "The Invincibles" on a record-breaking unbeaten tour of England.

The ace cricketer was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2009 retained a pre-eminent position in the game by acting as an administrator, selector, and writer for three decades post his retirement.

The Australian cricketer continues to hold a number of records, including those of highest career batting average, highest series batting average, highest ratio of centuries and double centuries per innings played, among others.


First Published: 27 Aug 2018, 09:59:38

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