Photograph by John Gollings/Arcaid/Corbis - The world-famous Melbourne Cricket Ground was built in 1853 after the Australian government forced the 15-year-old Melbourne Cricket Club to move locations. Today the site is the largest stadium in Australia
Donald Bradman was born on 27 August 1908 at Cootamundra, New South Wales. Bradman practised batting incessantly during his youth. He hit his first century at the age of 12, playing for Bowral Public School against Mittagong High School.