Reliving the Don's legacy! Rare photos of Sir Don Bradman you may not have seen

Feb 25, 2018, 08:58 IST
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    Sir Don Bradman signing an autograph for a young fan

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    Sir Donald Bradman walking through crowds after hitting a triple century at Leeds in 1934. Pic/AFP

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    Donald Bradman in action in Leeds on July 25, 1938. Bradman, acknowledged as the world's greatest ever cricketer, died on February 25, 2001, in Adelaide at the age of 92. Pic/AFP

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    In December 1928, Bradman penned a small self-memo after his unsuccessful (18 and 1) Test debut against England at Brisbane. It said: If it's difficult I'll do it now If it's impossible I'll do it presently

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    Sachin Tendulkar and Sir Don Bradman. Sachin has often been compared to Bradman throughout his career

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    Don Bradman taking stance for another big knock

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    Undated file photo of signed print of cricket player Sir Donald Bradman. Pic/AFP

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    Australian cricketer Sir Donald Bradman walking through crowds after hitting a triple century in Leeds in 1938. Pic/AFP

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    A classical cover drive by the cricket legend

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    The Australian batting legend has played 52 Tests and taken 2 wickets. His bowling style was right arm leg break

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    Hail the greatest! Don Bradman (r) acknowledges the crowd

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    Here's looking at you kid! Don Bradman smiles for the photographers

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    On his last day in Tests in 1948, cricket legend Sir Donald Bradman was shockingly dismissed on a duck and hence could not reach a record Test average of 100.

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    The right spirit: (From left) Johny Gleeson, Erapalli Prasanna, Jak Fingleton, KN Prabhu, Farokh Engineer, Sir Don Bradman and M L Jaisimha share a few laughs over a drink during the 1967-68 tour to Australia. (Pic/mid-day archives)

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    This May 29 photo taken off TV shows Sir Donald Bradman, Australia's greatest sporting champion, as he breaks a long, self-imposed silence in an appearance on a nationally televised interview that was pre-recorded in Melbourne. Pic/AFP

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    Sir Donald Bradman (left) passed away on February 25, 2001

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About The Gallery

17 years ago on this day, former cricketer Sir Donald Bradman passed away. On his death anniversary, let's look at some rare pictures from the life of the legend, who is the greatest ever batsman in the history of cricket

 

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