On this day (August 7) in 2005, the world was treated to one of the most iconic and poignant images in cricket from probably the most memorable Test match in the long and storied history of the game. Shown here, Andrew Flintoff consoling Brett Lee after England took the final wicket to win on a nail-biting fourth day at Edgbaston of the second Test against Australia.
Don Bradman with his "Don Bradman" brand Sykes bat, ca. 1932 / by Sam Hood Format: Glass photonegative Notes: Find out more about our passion for cricket at Discover Collections - Cricket in Australia www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/society_art/cricke... From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au Persistent url: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=50717
Michael Holding: In my mind, one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time. He helped usher in one of the greatest eras in the history of the game. A speed merchant with a temper. Venomous comes to mind. Yet so graceful and elegant. The nickname "Whispering Death" was understood by all who faced him.