Peter May, on his way to a century in the Sydney Test, drives Bill Johnston, with Archer and Hole hopeful at slip. May's partner is Colin Cowdrey, who made 54 in their crucial stand of 116, December 21, 1954 © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Dec 1954

    An aerial view of Melbourne © Getty Images

  • Nov 30, 1954

    Alec Bedser turns to see that he has been clean bowled by Ian Johnson © PA Photos

  • Nov 25, 1954

    Les Favell bats in the nets before making his Test debut © Getty Images

  • Nov 12, 1954

    Bob Simpson takes a catch to dismiss Vic Wilson off the bowling of Keith Miller © PA Photos

  • Nov 10, 1954

    Ray Lindwall traps Peter May lbw for 44 © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Sep 15, 1954

    Members of the England team before departing for Australia and New Zealand in 1954 © Getty Images

  • Sep 15, 1954

    Bob Appleyard, Vic Wilson and Len Hutton in London before heading out for the tour of Australia © Getty Images

  • Aug 12, 1954

    Peter Loader celebrates as Godfrey Evans catches Fazal Mahmood for a duck © Getty Images

  • Aug 7, 1954

    Jan Richards and her friend Marguerite Lynd prepare to take part in a village cricket match © Getty Images

  • Jul 29, 1954

    Frank Tyson unwinds © The Cricketer International

  • Jul 21, 1954

    Frank Tyson © EMPICS

  • Jul 21, 1954

    Des Barrick © EMPICS

  • Jul 21, 1954

    Des Barrick and Frank Tyson © EMPICS

  • Jul 16, 1954

    David Fletcher flicks to leg side on his way to 89 © Getty Images

  • Jul 8, 1954

    Reg Simpson © PA Photos

  • Jul 3, 1954

    Hanif Mohammad plays a shot during his half-century © PA Photos

  • Jul 1, 1954

    The Pakistan squad for the Trent Bridge Test of 1954 © Getty Images

  • Jul 1, 1954

    The Pakistan side poses for a team photo © Getty Images