Ashes 2021 has started in Brisbane, Australia. This Test series between Australia and England, to hold every two years, remains incomplete without the discussion and news of Sir Don Bradman. This time Bradman’s discussion about one of his bats, with which he made a record in the Ashes 87 years ago. This historic bat has now put up for auction.
87 years ago bat is now auctioned
The great Australian batsman and former captain Bradman used this bat during the 1934 Ashes series and with it, he scored 304 runs at Headingley ground in Leeds. In this way, he became the first batsman to score two triple centuries in Tests. Even 4 years ago on this ground, he had played an innings of 334 runs. Bradman also used the same bat during his 451-run partnership with opener Bill Ponsford.
Bradman used this bat in 1934
Bradman used this bat in all five Test matches in England in 1934. He scored 758 runs in this series. Using this bat, 304 runs scored at Headingley and 244 at The Oval. Bradman scored 6996 runs in 52 Test matches at an average of 99.94 in his career.
Don Bradman, the great batsman who made many records in history
A bat belonging to the legendary Australian batsman Don Bradman, who set several records in the history of the Ashes series, auctioned 3 years ago in 2018 for 110,000 Australian dollars. As per a report by abc.net.au, no reserve price has been kept for the bat. Another Bradman bat earlier sold for 110,000 Australian dollars in 2018.