In 1958-59, Hanif surpassed Sir Don Bradman
's record for the highest individual first-class innings.
7 Aside from Sir Don Bradman
, who is the only other player to have scored more than 10 Test doublecenturies?
But once I happened to ask Sir Don Bradman
why he never turned professional.
Only one team has ever come back from 2-0 down to claim the urn - Sir Don Bradman
's Australia side of 1936-37.
And, over the years, I have been in correspondence with quite a number of international cricketers, including Sir Don Bradman
, Sir Colin Cowdrey, Sir Richie Benaud, Brian Lara, Sir Richard Hadlee, Kapil Dev and others.
In cricket, only Sir Don Bradman
's average of 99.94 or Brian Lara breaking the world record twice, come close to Tendulkar's century of international hundreds and double century of Test caps.
BRETT Holman is bowled over to be a Premier League footballer rather than an Aussie cricketer - even though his grandad once played against Sir Don Bradman
ANSWERS: 1 Steve Collins; 2 The Beach Boys; 3 Iona; 4 Kendal; 5 The scientific study of death; 6 Spree (from the word 'spreath'); 7 Secret agent; 8 A type of salamander found in north and central America; 9 Sir Don Bradman
; 10 Deoxyribonucleic acid.
And he could well go past Sir Don Bradman
(117) this summer too.
For one thing, Sir Don Bradman
's record at the ground - 226 against South Africa in 1931 - was in shreds.
Alastair Cook's 235 not out in the second innings was the highest score at the Gabba, beating Sir Don Bradman
's 226 for Australia v South Africa in 1931.
Other items on offer at the auction will include a signed, framed picture of cricket legend Sir Don Bradman
including his Australian tour badge, a jacket from Sir Ian Botham worn during a tour to Pakistan and New Zealand and a framed and signed Tiger Woods photograph.