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Sir Don Bradman was a freak, but I don't think he would have averaged 99 today: Rodney Hogg

Sir Don Bradman was a freak, but I don't think he would have averaged 99 today: Rodney Hogg

Widely regarded as the best cricketer ever, and Australia's best-ever sportsman, Bradman holds a special place in the hearts of all Australian sports fans.  

3rd Test, Day 5: Australia defeat Pakistan by 220 runs, clinch three-match series 3-0

3rd Test, Day 5: Australia defeat Pakistan by 220 runs, clinch three-match series 3-0

The visitors got off to a horrible start as Josh Hazlewood claimed Azhar Ali's wicket in the first over of the day.

3rd Test, Day 2: Azhar Ali, Younis Khan fight back after Peter Handscomb's second ton

3rd Test, Day 2: Azhar Ali, Younis Khan fight back after Peter Handscomb's second ton

On Day 2 of the third Test match between Australia and Pakistan at SCG, Peter Handscomb became the third Australian batsman to hit a century in the match after David Warner and Matt Renshaw.

WATCH: David Warner becomes fifth batsman in Tests to complete century before lunch

WATCH: David Warner becomes fifth batsman in Tests to complete century before lunch

Warner joined fellow Australians Trumper (1902 in Manchester), Charlie Macartney (1926 in Leeds) and Bradman (1930 in Leeds) as well as Pakistan’s Majid Khan (1976 in Karachi) among those to have achieved the feat, and is the first to do so in the 140 years of Test cricket in Australia.

3rd Test, Day 1 - Australia vs Pakistan, Sydney Cricket Ground - As it happened...

3rd Test, Day 1 - Australia vs Pakistan, Sydney Cricket Ground - As it happened...

David Warner (113) and Matt Renshaw (167*) put the hosts in driver's seat against Misbah-ul-Haq and his men on Day 1 of the third Test match between Australia and Pakistan at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah come to blows during training, PCB likely to take action

Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah come to blows during training, PCB likely to take action

However, Shah and Riaz later appeared in a video posted on YouTube playing down the incident.

Australia vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 1 — As it happened...

Australia vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 1 — As it happened...

Australia were 288 for three at the close of Day 1 at Brisbane, with skipper Steve Smith unbeaten on 110.

Rahul Dravid names Glenn McGrath as greatest fast bowler he has ever faced

Rahul Dravid names Glenn McGrath as greatest fast bowler he has ever faced

The 43-year-old has had some of his best outings with the bat against Australia.

Mitchell Starc-Josh Hazlewood to be Australia's best ever, predicts Jason Gillespie

Mitchell Starc-Josh Hazlewood to be Australia's best ever, predicts Jason Gillespie

Gillespie, touted as a potential successor to current Test coach Darren Lehmann, said their performance in the recent series defeat to South Africa was a rare bright spot.

Trent Boult set to return for ODI opener against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground

Trent Boult set to return for ODI opener against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground

Coach Mike Hesson said Boult was tracking "very well" for Sunday`s opener in the Chappell-Hadlee series having passed a fitness test.

Australian pacer Pat Cummins to make latest comeback in one-dayers

Australian pacer Pat Cummins to make latest comeback in one-dayers

With Australia choosing not to rest test spearheads Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood, Smith had three genuinely quick bowlers at his disposal for the series against New Zealand that starts in Sydney on Sunday.

Steve Smith calls on new-look Aussies to be at their best to beat Pakistan in upcoming series

Steve Smith calls on new-look Aussies to be at their best to beat Pakistan in upcoming series

The Australian skipper said the injection of new players have energised the team after the Hobart nightmare.

Ricky Ponting willing to help Australia overcome ongoing crisis

Ricky Ponting willing to help Australia overcome ongoing crisis

Having resigned from his post as Mumbai Indians coach, speculations are rife that Ponting will return to the Australian set up in some capacity.

Australia vs New Zealand 2016: Aussies announce 14-man squad for ODI series; Hilton Cartwright surprise inclusion

Australia vs New Zealand 2016: Aussies announce 14-man squad for ODI series; Hilton Cartwright surprise inclusion

Interim chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns said the panel had been keeping an eye on 24-year-old Cartwright`s progress at state level.

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Desperate Aussies roll the dice to avoid series whitewash against in-form Proteas

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Desperate Aussies roll the dice to avoid series whitewash against in-form Proteas

The last time there were as many as five changes mid-season -- which is likely given either pacemen Jackson Bird or Chadd Sayers is likely to be 12th man in Adelaide -- was in the 1977-78 series against India after an innings defeat in Sydney.

Ricky Ponting quits Indian Premier League — ready for major Cricket Australia role?

Ricky Ponting quits Indian Premier League — ready for major Cricket Australia role?

There is a school of thought in cricketing fraternity that only when a big role with country's cricket board comes calling then only does someone decides to forego franchise cricket coaching offers.

Darren Lehmann issues warning, says only four players safe in Australian team

Darren Lehmann issues warning, says only four players safe in Australian team

Lehmann, whose coaching position is also under scrutiny after it was extended to 2019 only last August, said there will "definitely" be changes for next week's final day-night Test in Adelaide.

AUS vs SA: Cricket Australia bans spectator for three years over racist graffiti against Hashim Amla

AUS vs SA: Cricket Australia bans spectator for three years over racist graffiti against Hashim Amla

The 25-year-old from Longford in the state’s north will also appear in court after being charged by summons for the offence.

Australia vs South Africa: 'Embarrassed' Steve Smith says Aussies got to start finding a way to turn things around

Australia vs South Africa: 'Embarrassed' Steve Smith says Aussies got to start finding a way to turn things around

Smith also praised the quality of the Proteas bowling attack, led by Kyle Abbott, Kagiso Rabada and Vernon Philander after strike bowler Dale Steyn was injured in the first Test.

WATCH: Dean Elgar's weird 'duck' which gave David Warner a life during 2nd Australia-South Africa Test

WATCH: Dean Elgar's weird 'duck' which gave David Warner a life during 2nd Australia-South Africa Test

Warner was batting on 24 when the incident happened and he couldn't make the best of the opportunity as he was bowled by Abbott in the 23rd over.