Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh Pay Tribute To Sir Don Bradman On His Birth Anniversary
Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh took to Twitter to hail cricket legend Sir Don Bradman on his birth anniversary.
- Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to pay tribute to Sir Don Bradman
- Its the Australian cricketer's birth anniversary
- Yuvraj Singh also took to social media to hail the Test cricket great
Sachin Tendulkar took to social media to pay tribute to former Australia cricketer Sir Don Bradman on his birth anniversary. Born on August 27, 1908, Bradman became one of the best Test batsman in cricket history. After his retirement, the New South Wales native became an administrator for Cricket Australia and died in 2001 at the age of 92 due to pneumonia. Posting an old picture of him with the Aussie great, Tendulkar tweeted, "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."
The folklore of Sir Don Bradman's batting genius is synonymous with excellence in sports.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 27, 2021
You will continue to inspire sports women and men forever.
Thinking of you, Sir Don on your birth anniversary. pic.twitter.com/6GcXw2rEmu
The photo was well-received by fans. In the picture, Sachin can be seen enjoying a fan moment with Bradman.
Sachin's former India teammate Yuvraj Singh also hailed the batting great.
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 also posted a vintage photo of Bradman and captioned it as, "The undisputed Greatest Of All Time. #OnThisDay in 1908, Sir Don Bradman was born."
Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) also wished the legend on his birth anniversary. Here is the tweet:
Here are the other reactions:
29 centuries in 52 Test matches, at an average of 99.94.— ICC (@ICC) August 27, 2021
Sir Donald Bradman, forever unrivalled, born on this day in 1908. pic.twitter.com/Vk0U2pQPnX
Happy birthday to the Don of test cricket the best batsman of all time Sir Donald Bradman https://t.co/DALdIVsnAA— Sarmad MALIK (@sarmadaadeez) August 27, 2021
#OnThisDay - August 27, 1908 - the greatest batsman of all time was born.— Melbourne Cricket Club (@MCC_Members) August 27, 2021
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
The former Australian cricketer has the highest batting average in Tests of 99.94. He also has the most double hundreds in cricket's longest format with 12 double tons.