Stats: The incredible Sir Donald Bradman
Sir Donald Bradman terrorised bowling attacks in his 20 years as a batsman for Australia and on his 105th birthday, here is a statistical breakdown of The Don’s astonishing career.
First, an overview of his overall career:
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Next, we take a look at how he fared against different opposition:
Here’s how the Don fared home and away, followed by a comparison of his record as captain to when he was not:
And finally, we take a look at how Sir Don Bradman fared in each innings of a Test match, followed by how he did depending on the result:
There’s no doubt that The Don was an extraordinary cricketer and Australia’s dependence on him is clear to see. His average when Australia lost was a measly (by his standards) 43.27 and his average in Australian wins stood at an incredible 130.08.Published 27 Aug 2013, 14:03 IST