247 249. 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. 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.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $200–300 250 251 250. RICHARD HADLEE, NEW ZEALANDTEST CAP , circa 1988 Richard John HADLEE (Canterbury, Nottinghamshire, Tasmania & New Zealand, 1971-90). New Zealand black cloth Test Team cap, by Albion C&D of Australia, with embroidered “silver fern” emblem of New Zealand to front. The cap has been signed by Hadlee to inside. Attractively framed. [Hadlee played in 86 Tests for New Zealand; he was Cap number 127 and retired with 431 Test wickets and 3,124 runs to his name.] Sir Richard John Hadlee MBE (born 1951) is regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers and all-rounders in cricketing history. He was appointed MBE in 1980 and knighted in 1990 for services to cricket. He is a former chairman of the New Zealand board of selectors. In December 2002, he was chosen by Wisden as the second greatest Test bowler of all time. In March 2009, Hadlee was commemorated as one of the Twelve Local Heroes, and a bronze bust of him was unveiled outside the Christchurch Arts Centre. On 3 April 2009, Sir Richard Hadlee was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Purchased at Knight’s Sporting Memorabilia Auction, June 2002; with letter of authenticity.����������������������������� $3,000–4,000 43