In order to combat the machine-like batting of Australian Don Bradman (the Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan, and Wayne Gretzky of Australia) the English decided to use the controversial leg-theory or "bodyline" bowling attack which meant that the English bowlers bounced the ball short and directly at the bodies of the Australian batters and away from the wicket/5. Bradman and the bodyline. [Edward Wybergh Docker] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edward Wybergh Docker. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Sir Donald George Bradman\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Brighton, UK: Angus and Robertson, pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout. It Is An Open Secret That 'bodyline' In Its Most Developed Form Was Devised Primarily To Deal With Don Bradman, The Greatest Batsman Of Modern Times.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. One of the great writers on the game himself. a compliment is paid by Growden, who has written a superb study of a complex man. None were ever prouder to wear the Baggy Green and none stood up to both the Bodyline and Bradman juggernaut more effectively. Fingleton was a 4/5.
After the death of Don Bradman in , one of the most controversial events in cricketing history – the Bodyline technique - finally slid out of living memory. Over seventy years on, the Ashes series remains the most notorious in the history of Test cricket between Australia and England. Larwood always honoured the Bradman of the record book rather than the Bradman he knew in the flesh. "He was a genius in the middle," he said. Douglas Jardine, Larwood's captain in the Bodyline. BRADMAN AND THE BODYLINE E. W. Docker () A wonderful book on Sir Donald Bradman and Bodyline. It is an open secret that “Bodyline” was devised primarily to deal with Don Bradman, the greatest batsman of modern times. - Buy Bodyline Autopsy: The Full Story of the Most Sensational Test Cricket Series: Australia V England book online at best prices in India on Read Bodyline Autopsy: The Full Story of the Most Sensational Test Cricket Series: Australia V England book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(43).
Unknown to the Australians at the time was the fact, English captain Douglas Jardine was about to write his team into the record and history books for all the wrong reasons. To counter the skill of the great Australian player Donald Bradman, who had devastated the English bowling attack during the series, Jardine adopted a tactic later to become known as Bodyline. But Bodyline was Leg Theory , devised with sole aim of countering the threat of a certain Donald George Bradman who possessed such swift hands and feet that he could punish even the best of. The –33 Ashes series is the most controversial in the history of Australian-English Test cricket. The English team, desperate to contain Australian batsman Don Bradman and win back the Ashes, adopted a controversial strategy. Technically known as ‘fast leg theory’, it was better known as ‘Bodyline’. Bodyline (miniseries) Bodyline is an Australian television miniseries which dramatised the events of the – English Ashes cricket tour of Australia. The title refers to the bodyline cricketing tactic (also known as fast leg theory) devised by the English cricket team during their Country of origin: Australia.