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Watch: How Don Bradman was explained to Donald Trump by an Australian billionaire

US President Donald Trump came across Don Bradman's name when the Australian billionaire Anthony Pratt compared the cricketing legend to baseball's greatest ever player, Babe Ruth.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: September 24, 2019 6:11:52 pm
Anthony Pratt, Donald Trump and Scott Morrison at Ohio. (Source: Twitter)

US President Donald Trump learned something new on Monday while visiting Ohio with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and cardboard mogul Anthony Pratt for a business venture. The US president learnt about former Australian cricket great Sir Donald Bradman.

Visiting Pratt’s newest factory in Wapakoneta, Ohio, the three were engaged in heaping praises on one another, during which the Australian businessman called Morrison the “Don Bradman of Australian job creation”. This left Trump quite confused because he didn’t know who Bradman was.

To clarify, Pratt continued, “Don Bradman was our Babe Ruth,” before the Australian Prime Minister added, “in cricket”. Trump replied “Oh wow!”.

Before Trump’s visit to Ohio, he attended the “Howdy, Modi!” event at the NRG Arena in Houston on Sunday, where he discussed the close cooperation of both the countries and even NBA with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“Next week, thousands of people will gather in Mumbai to watch the first-ever NBA basketball game in India,” the US president had said during his speech.

Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers will play two pre-season games on October 4 and 5 in Mumbai. The league and its partners will also conduct fan activities, junior events and an NBA Academy India development camp for women. Extending their hand to do more good, the NBA India Games will also host NBA Cares community outreach efforts to help fans of all ages across Mumbai.

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