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Full name Craig Edwin Bradley
Born October 23, 1964, Ashford, Adelaide, South Australia
Current age 50 years 157 days
Major teams South Australia, Victoria
Batting style Right-hand bat
|First-class span||1983/84 - 1989/90|
A talented batsman from South Australia, Craig Bradley played in the Australia Under-19s team alongside future stars such as Craig McDermott, and he made a century against Pakistan at the WACA. However, it was in Australian rules football that Bradley became a champion, playing 98 games for Port Adelaide and then a club record 375 for Carlton in the AFL after he moved to Victoria. Cricket took a back-seat to football, although he still found time to play two Sheffield Shield games for South Australia in 1983-84 and two for Victoria in 1989-90.
As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before
The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to
This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan