Bradman at Brockton Oval in Vancouver in 1932 during Australian North American Tour


“The Brockton Oval in Vancouver hosts an over-40s league game. Did you know that Don Bradman once described the ground as “without question the most beautiful ground in the world”?” ….

and, as it happens, one of the Curators at this ground at one point in the ltter half of the 20th century was a Sri Lankan migrant and cricket buff named CJ Van Twest (whose Ceylon news cutting in 1957 have been recently featured in this site:



The location in Vancouver …. AND …. some pictures of cricket in progress there during the Canadian summer










 A picture of Bradman in North America 


For FURTHER DATA, visit these sites among many possibilities

 …. AND ….. ….  “The Don meets the babe : the 1932 Australian cricket tour of North America / Ric Sessions ; with a foreword by Sir Donald Bradman”























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