Google celebrates 110th birth anniversary of legendary cricketer Sir Don Bradman

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: Aug 27, 2018, 06:09 AM(IST)

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Sir Bradman's cricketing career spanned two decades wherein he smashed and created numerous records.

Global search engine giant, Google, celebrated the 110th birth anniversary of legendary Australian cricketer Sir Donald George Bradman on Monday. 

Born on August 27 in Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia, Sir Don Bradman is touted as the 'greatest batsman of all time' with a staggering Test batting average of 99.94 --  which is considered as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in a sport.

Sir Bradman's cricketing career spanned two decades wherein he smashed and created numerous records, some of which still remain unbeatable.

He is known to have the highest career batting average, the highest series batting average, the highest ratio of centuries and double centuries per innings played. 

Bradman was the first batsman in the history of Test cricket to score two triple centuries. He was the first and the only batsman to have remained unbeaten on 299 in a Test inning.

Sir Bradman breathed his last at his residence in Kensington Park, Australia on 25 February 2001, two months after he was hospitalised with pneumonia. He was 92.

The legendary cricketer was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in the year 2009. 

(With inputs from ANI

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