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1946

'A fine ****ing way to start a series'

Nov 27, 2010: Few tours have got off to a more controversial and acrimonious start than the first post-war Ashes series

Martin Williamson

Tendulkar only current player in ESPNcricinfo all-time World XI

Oct 25, 2010: Four Australians and three West Indians make it to the side. Warne, Gilchrist and Akram other recent players to feature

ESPNcricinfo staff

The ultimate MVP

Aug 4, 2010: Murali was so far ahead of the rest, and so vital to his team's cause, it's astounding. The numbers tell the story

Rob Steen

1931

Bradman blitz at Blackheath

Apr 24, 2010: When the great man scored a hundred in three eight-ball overs, spanning around 18 minutes

Martin Williamson

No. 14

Bradman

Apr 3, 2010: Cricket's greatest batsman was a colossal contradiction: a young visionary and an old reactionary; and he triggered the sport's first two great cataclysms

Christian Ryan

Like The Don, in a league of his own

Feb 25, 2010: The impact a sportsperson has on the consciousness of his era, what he has meant to his country and the world, that's where the twain - Bradman and Tendulkar - meet

Ayaz Memon

England v Australia, The Oval, 5th Test, 1948

Donald gets a duck

Oct 3, 2009: The googly that made 99.94 legendary

Stephen Fay

Worcestershire v Somerset, County Championship

Langer breaks Bradman runs record

Jul 23, 2009: Justin Langer has surpassed the legendary Sir Don Bradman and become Australia's leading run-scorer in first-class cricket

ESPNcricinfo staff

The XI

Australia's finest

Jul 20, 2009: Three legends from the 2000s feature in the jury's XI, which has a mostly even spread across the decades of Australian cricket

Peter English

1959

Hanif betters Bradman

Jan 10, 2009: When the Little Master went past The Don's record for the highest first-class score

Saad Shafqat

Australia news

Bradman's cap sold to undisclosed buyer

Dec 16, 2008: The baggy green cap worn by Sir Donald Bradman during the 1948 Invincibles Tour has been sold to an undisclosed buyer for between $A400,000 and $A420,000

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sir Donald Bradman: A Biography

The first word

Nov 24, 2008: Rosenwater's books lacks Bradman's input - maybe that's why it's the best of the biographies of the great man

Gideon Haigh

Bradman in Wisden

Slowly fades the Don

Nov 9, 2008: A century after his birth the debate about Bradman and Australian identity rumbles on

Stephen Fay

Auction news

Bradman's first Test bat stays in Australia

Sep 24, 2008: The bat used by Sir Donald Bradman in his first Test match will stay in Australia after being bought by an Australian bidder for A$145,000 at an auction in Melbourne

ESPNcricinfo staff

A quiet goodbye

Sep 21, 2008: Perhaps Bradman's farewell was all the more memorable for being unspectacular

Suresh Menon

The Bradman centenary

'Bradman remains unassailable'

Aug 27, 2008: Ricky Ponting has rated the achievements of Don Bradman above those of the Olympic swimmers Michael Phelps and Mark Spitz and sprinter Usain Bolt

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Men behaving badly

Aug 27, 2008: The standards of player conduct have slipped in the county game, and umpires and captains are content to turn a blind eye

Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Forever superstar

Aug 27, 2008: Modern fame is perishable; Bradman's wasn't. And his feats are just about half of what his legend survives on

Gideon Haigh

Centenary of The Don's birth offers another occasion for respect

Family in awe of modern love for Bradman

Aug 26, 2008: The son of Don Bradman says he continues to be "astounded" by the amount of affection directed towards his late father

ESPNcricinfo staff

Custodian in chief

Aug 26, 2008: Bradman's image may be that of a stodgy, almost puritanical man, but his grand love and care for the game's well-being were undeniable and would be useful now

Christian Ryan
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