Bradman's Best Ashes Teams: Sir Donald Bradman's Selection of the Best Ashes Teams in Cricket History

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Random House Australia, 2003 - Cricket players - 502 pages
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"Sir Donald was the best selector I came across in the game anywhere in the world.' RICHIE BENAUD Sir Donald Bradman saw all but a few of the 20th Century's greatest cricketers play the game. Apart from being cricket's most successful player and captain, Bradman built a reputation over five decades as the game's most knowledgeable and incisive selector. These factors, combined with his status as one of the legends of world cricket and his unparalleled understanding of cricketing history, put Bradman in a unique position to make the most informed judgment on the composition of the all-time best teams from the two great cricketing rival nations - Australia and England - who began the fight for the Ashes in 1877. In BRADMAN'S BEST ASHES TEAMS, Sir Donald Bradman reveals his Dream Teams from both Ashes nations, selected from all Australian and England Test teams since the first Test was played 125 years ago. In exclusive interviews and correspondence with his biographer, Roland Perry, Bradman shares his thoughts on the world's best cricketers, his greatest ever Ashes teams, and why he chose their illustrious members. A very special addition to this book is the inclusion of Bradman's se

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Roland Perry has published 27 books in a range of genres including biography, politics, espionage, history (WW1 and WW2), sport and fiction. He is the only author to write comprehensive books on the two main Fronts of the Great War 1914-1918--- MONASH: The Outsider Who a War---on the Western Front; And THE AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE, which covered the complete story of the Eastern Front, including the factual exploits of T E Lawrence. His other four war books are: THE FIGHT FOR AUSTRALIA aka Pacific 360 CHANGI BROWNLOW; BILL THE BASTARD; and HORRIE THE WAR DOG. His 26th book, BILL THE BASTARD, the story of Australia's greatest war-horse, was published in November 2012 and was chosen as one of 50 top reads in 2013 in the national Get Reading! program. His 27th book HORRIE---was published in November 2013 and like BILL, is already a national best-seller. Perry's 28th book, QUEEN VICTORIA'S SECRET will be published in October this year. Perry has written biographies on US KGB agent, Michael Whitney Straight (LAST OF THE COLD WAR SPIES), British espionage agent Victor Rothschild (THE FIFTH MAN), and for relief, actor Mel Gibson. Perry's pol

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