Sir Donald Bradman - Tim Mercer, Will Inglis

PowerPoint By Tim Mercer
Speech By Will Inglis
Born 27 August 1908
in Cootamundra,
 Died 25 February
 When he was about
two-and-a-half years
old, his parents
moved to Bowral
Practised batting constantly as a child
He invented his own solo cricket game, using
a cricket stump for a bat, and a golf ball as the
Hit his first century when 12
for Bowral Public School
Bradman made his first-class
debut at the Adelaide Oval,
aged 19
Played his first test match after only 10 first
class games
Bradman completed the season
with 1,690 runs giving him an
average of 93.88
Against Queensland at the
SCG Bradman set a world
record for first class cricket by
scoring 452 runs not out
Bradman went on the 1930 tour
to England
England were the favourites to
win the ashes series but
Australia managed to win 2-1
Bradman managed to score 974
runs to give him an average of
Sir Donald Bradman contributed to
Australia because he provided the people
with entertainment and helped give
Australia an identity

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