Category Archives: museum collection

The International Cricket Hall of Fame Interview Project

The Bradman Foundation gratefully acknowledges the following participants in The International Cricket Hall of Fame Interview Project and thanks them for their time and support: Australia Phillip Hughes Matthew Hayden … More »

100 Runs In 3 Overs: Greatest Cricket Innings Ever?

It’s Saturday 2 November 1931, and Don Bradman steps out onto the wicket. The next three overs see him amass 100 runs. That’s right. 100 runs in 3 overs. Of … More »

The Rochester Cigarette Card Collection

While cigarettes are now widely reviled in society today, smoking was once considered a sophisticated past-time. Before the time of pre-rolled cigarettes tobacco was sold in pouches and the user … More »

Cricketer’s and their mo’s – Part 2

We dug deeper into our collection here and we found some gems! A lot of the early Australian national team players sported some very impressive mustaches that I’m sure will … More »

Words of wisdom from The Don

Written on a single sheet from an early hinged autograph book, the batting prodigy has written; “If it’s difficult I’ll do it now If it’s impossible I’ll do it presently … More »

Hotter than a Mumbai curry – Smokey Mumbai Cricket Stadium

Such was the atmosphere in the 1969 Test between Australia and India, that the crowd turned violent, setting alight cars and other equipment to send smoke billowing across the Mumbai … More »

Bradman’s 100th First Class Century Ball

This is the ball the Sir Donald Bradman scored his 100th First Class century. In November 1947 an Australian XI played the Indian team at the Sydney Cricket Ground. India, … More »

Cricketer’s and their mo’s

We thought we’d jump on board with Movember by searching our collection to find some of crickets funniest and most stylish mo’s. Which is your favourite?

Adam Gilchrist’s First Wicket-keeper Gloves

Dating from 1985, when Adam Gilchrist was a junior player in Deniliquin in the Southern Riverina NSW, the heavily worn Indian manufactured rubber and leather gloves assisted Adam on his … More »

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