Sir Donald Bradman Biography
(Australian Cricketer Who is Considered the Greatest Batsman of All Time)
Birthday: August 27, 1908 (Virgo)
Born In: Cootamundra, Australia
Sir Donald George Bradman was an Australian cricketer hailed as the greatest Test batsman of all time. With an unbelievably high career Test batting average of 99.94, he figures among the greatest sportsmen to have played any major sport. Crazy about cricket from a young age, it comes as no surprise that he rose to become one of the game’s everlasting icons. He loved playing cricket as a little boy and devised a game of “solo” cricket to play by himself when he could not find other boys to play with. He was blessed with a natural talent and enduring stamina to play sports and would have, without doubt, excelled at any sport he played. It was his undying love for the game of cricket that made him choose the sport and he enriched the game with his phenomenal achievements. With his unwavering concentration and powerful strokes, he set many records and won numerous games for his team. The World War II forced him out of the game for a short while but he returned with a vengeance to create one of the most formidable Australian teams to ever have existed. Today, decades after his retirement, his name still continues to inspire aspiring cricketers all over the world.