Former Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh took to Twitter to pay tribute to the legendary Don Bradman on his 112th birth anniversary. Bradman, one of the best to have graced the cricket field, is known for his staggering average of 99.94 in Tests. The master scored 6996 runs in 80 innings of 52 Tests with a career-best of 334, including 13 fifties and 29 hundred.
“The folklore of Sir Don Bradman’s batting genius is synonymous with excellence in sports. You will continue to inspire sports women and men forever. Thinking of you, Sir Don on your birth anniversary,” Tendulkar tweeted with an old picture iof himself along with Bradman.
The folklore of Sir Don Bradman’s batting genius is synonymous with excellence in sports.
You will continue to inspire sports women and men forever.
Thinking of you, Sir Don on your birth anniversary. pic.twitter.com/6GcXw2rEmu
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 27, 2021
Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh also extended his greeting on the celebrated occasion.
He wrote, “Fondly remembering the great Sir Donald Bradman on his birthday. One of the greatest ever to have played the game who left behind a legacy of pure inspiration! #HappyBirthdayDonaldBradman”.
Fondly remembering the great Sir Donald Bradman on his birthday. One of the greatest ever to have played the game who left behind a legacy of pure inspiration! #HappyBirthdayDonaldBradman pic.twitter.com/Y2zHNirvQm
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) August 27, 2021
Cricket Australia’s social media handle shared a vintage photo of Badman with a caption, “The undisputed Greatest Of All Time. #OnThisDay in 1908, Sir Don Bradman was born.”
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) August 27, 2021
IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore, ICC and the entire cricket fraternity posted tweets to wish Bradman on his birthday.
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) August 27, 2021
🗣 "Whichever side one favours, who can but acclaim a master"
— Lord's Cricket Ground (@HomeOfCricket) August 27, 2021
29 centuries in 52 Test matches, at an average of 99.94.
Sir Donald Bradman, forever unrivalled, born on this day in 1908. pic.twitter.com/Vk0U2pQPnX
— ICC (@ICC) August 27, 2021
#OnThisDay – August 27, 1908 – the greatest batsman of all time was born.
Making 28,067 runs from 234 First-class matches Sir Donald Bradman boasts a batting average of 95.14.
From his First-Class matches, The Don made 117 Centuries. Of his 29 Test 100s, nine were at the MCG. pic.twitter.com/pYSIq1kCWs
— Melbourne Cricket Club (@MCC_Members) August 27, 2021
After his retirement, Bradman served as an administrator for Cricket Australia. He passed away in 2001 at the age of 92 due to pneumonia.