|Cricket - Collectables|
|Realisation Price||260.00 AUD|
|Categories:||Sporting Memorabilia > Cricket - 1949 to Date|
Leski Auctions / Sporting Memorabilia - 11/08/2019 / Cricket - 1949 to Date / Lot 249
A framed black & white photograph of Allan Border holding his bat in the air acknowledging the applause of the crowd at the moment he passed Don Bradman's test run total of 6996 runs. With the original signatures of Bradman & Border. Border was the only cricketer to have scored 150 in each innings of a Test match. He retired as the leading run scorer in history from 156 appearances. Framed & glazed, overall 14 x 19cm. Provenance: The Kevin O'Dowd Collection. ALLAN BORDER at the ADELAIDE TEST MATCH AGAINST NEW ZEALAND, December 1987 equals DON BRADMAN'S NUMBER OF RUNS SCORED IN TESTS - 6,996. Border made 205 in Australia's only innings in the match and a significant milestone on his way to his massive total of 11,174 Test runs.