Dravid, first Indian to deliver Bradman lecture

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Published: Sunday, December 4, 2011, 15:53 [IST]
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Dravid to deliver Bradman lecture

New Delhi, Dec 04: 'The Wall' Rahul Dravid has been chosen to deliver the annual Sir Donald Bradman Oration on Dec 14, cricket australia announced on Sunday.

The lecture, in memory of Sir Don Bradman, relects on his life, career and contribution ot the world of cricket.

When asked about the lecture and the person who is delivering it, the chairman of Cricket Australia said, “Having a distinguished player such as Rahul Dravid speak from the background, of coming from a nation as passionate about cricket as we are in Australia adds to the Bradman Oration"s fine tradition."

Earlier, personalities like Former Australian PM - John Howard, former cricketers- Richie Bernaud and Ricky Ponting and television personality Michael Parkinson have delivered the lecture and Rahul Dravid will be the first Indian to join the list of celebrities.


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