Wally Hammond makes a final - ill-advised - appearance for Gloucestershire, August 10, 1951 © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Nov 29, 1946

    Wally Hammond and Don Bradman go out to toss at the start of the 1946-47 series © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Aug 3, 1946

    Walter Hammond © Getty Images

  • Aug 3, 1946

    Wally Hammond shows his batting grip © Getty Images

  • 1946

    Wally Hammond bats against Australia © Getty Images

  • May 21, 1945

    Wally Hammond and Lindsay Hassett walks back from the toss © PA Photos

  • Aug 21, 1939

    George Headley takes the aerial route © Getty Images

  • Mar 1939

    The MCC team which toured South Africa unbeaten in 1938-39 © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Aug 20, 1938

    Don Bradman and Wally Hammond tosss, watched by groundsman Bosser Martin © Getty Images

  • Jun 1938

    Wally Hammond driving at Lord's © Getty Images

  • 1938

    Wally Hammond © The Cricketer International

  • 1938

    Wally Hammond © The Cricketer International

  • Aug 15, 1936

    Wally Hammond forces one to the leg side © Getty Images

  • May 1, 1936

    A portrait of Wally Hammond © Getty Images

  • Feb 28, 1933

    Wally Hammond drives on his way to an unbeaten 75 © The Cricketer International

  • Feb 28, 1933

    Wally Hammond and Bob Wyatt head off after winning the fifth Test © The Cricketer International

  • Oct 23, 1932

    The MCC squad for the 1932-33 tour of Australia and New Zealand © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Jun 25, 1932

    The England XII for the Lord's Test of 1932 against India © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • 1932

    Wally Hammond lets a ball from Gubby Allen pass by © Wisden Cricket Monthly