Sir Donald George Bradman
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Bradman, Sir Don
Bradman, Sir Don ( Donald George) (1908–2001) Australian cricketer and sports administrator, probably the greatest batsmen the game has ever seen. Bradman made his test debut for Australia in 1928, and acted as captain from 1936 until his retirement in 1948. His scored 6996 runs in 52 tests (an average of 99.94), including 29 centuries and a highest score of 334 (against England at Leeds in 1930). During his first-class career, Bradman made a total of 28,067 runs (averaging 95.14), including 117 centuries. He was knighted in 1949.