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Remembering Sir Donald Bradman: The man, the legend

We celebrate some of Sir Donald Bradman's greatest achievements on the anniversary of his death.

By: Express News Service | February 25, 2015 4:15:16 pm
Sir Donald Bradman, Don Bradman, Donald Bradman, Bradman, Don Bradman, Cricket, Cricket news, Sports, Sports news Sir Donald Bradman, here seen being carried off the field by his opponents after scoring 452 against them.

Wednesday marks the 14th death anniversary of one of the true greats of cricket, Sir Donald Bradman. Considered by many to be the greatest player to ever play the game, and by some to be the greatest athlete to ever grace this planet, Sir Donald scored a staggering 211 tons in his career. We take a look at 14 of his greatest stats, one to mark each of the 14 years the world has missed him.

Highest Test average:                                  99.94

Highest Series Average:                              201 vs South Africa

Highest Individual score in Tests:         334

Highest Score in all formats:                   452*

Number of Sixes in Tests:                          6

Number of Fours:                                         618

Total Centuries in all formats:                211

First class centuries:                                    117

Total Runs in all formats:                          50,731

Total runs in Test Cricket:                         6,996

Total Test Wickets:                                        2

Highest Total score vs one team:           5,028 vs England

Highest score in a single day of Tests: 309 vs England

Biggest 5th Partnership in Tests:           405 with Sid Barnes

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