Top 5 quotes on Sir Don Bradman

Published 08/27/2015, 5:20 PM EDT
Sir Donald Bradman. The ‘god’ of all batsmen to play Test cricket. He has a Test average of 99.94 . No World XI Test team can be picked without Sir Don Bradman.


Genius, brilliant, marvellous-these are the words often used to describe the great Sir Don Bradman. But the words are not quite enough to match the greatness of this man’s batting quality and standards. No scale in this world can actually fathom the sheer potential and skill possessed by Sir Bradman which is the reason why he is still immortal in the cricket fans’ hearts.

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We enumerate some of the best quotes on him by some famous personalities.

Richie Benaud

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Richie Benaud who was a legend himself had this to say on Bradman as he knew whose shoes he had to fill at that time.

Mark Taylor

“His innings may have closed, but his legacy will forever live on in the hearts of millions of Australians.” –  former Australian captain Mark Taylor who was a prolific batsman of his time.

Fred Trueman

 “He was simply the best […] I would love to have had the great honour of bowling against him” -former England fast bowler Fred Trueman who was also a prolific TV broadcaster.

Jim Laker

Even the great Jim Laker who held the record for most test wickets in a match had to bow down in front of the Don of cricket himself.

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David Graveney

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“The word icon is perhaps used too often, but it does apply to him.” -David Graveney, former English first-class player and chairman of selectors

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Bhavesh Zutshi

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Studies computer science at bangalore institute of technology.Over passionate about cricket especially test cricket.

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