Thatscricket - News - He gave a new dimension to game: Muthiah

Published: Monday, February 26, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
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Chennai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday condoled the death of legendary Australian cricketer Sir Donald Bradman. In a message BCCI president A C Muthiah described Sir Bradman as undoubtedly the greatest cricketer whose batting exploits in cricket gave a 'new dimension' to cricket through his electrifying batsmanship.With record setting performances, Sir Bradman had become a household name. The affable Sir Bradman had carved out a special place for himself in the history of cricket and had inspired many cricketers to excel in the game, Muthiah said.Though Sir Bradman's demise would evoke sadness among cricket lovers all over the world, his great performances would ensure that his name lived forever and he would continue to be the guiding star for every aspiring cricketer, he said.Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) secretary Ashok Kumbhat also expressed shock and grief at the passing away of Sir Bradman.''It is a sad and gloomy day for the cricketing fraternity all over the world. He was unmatchable and has left an indelible mark in the sands of time. The void can never be filled,'' he said. UNI Extras:
Bradman: End of a legendary era

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