Stuart Surridge cuts a cake to celebrate Surrey's Championship win, August 26, 1955 © Getty Images

  • Aug 26, 1955

    Stuart Surridge, Surrey masseuse Sandy Tait and Peter May shake hands © Getty Images

  • Aug 26, 1955

    Surrey captain Stuart Surridge waves to the crowd after winning the County Championship for the fourth successive year © Getty Images

  • Aug 24, 1955

    Commercialism 1955 style ... a Slazenger advertisement © The Cricketer International

  • Jul 18, 1955

    Hugh Tayfield bowls © Getty Images

  • Jul 4, 1955

    Colin Cowdrey drives on his way to a half-century © Getty Images

  • Jun 29, 1955

    Ken Barrington plays the cut shot © Getty Images

  • Jun 13, 1955

    Frank Tyson took 6 for 28 in England's win © Getty Images

  • Jun 1, 1955

    An 18-year-old Garry Sobers © PA Photos

  • Jun 1955

    Bryan "Bomber" Wells in his delivery stride © Getty Images

  • Jun 1955

    Portrait of Bryan "Bomber" Wells © Hulton Archive

  • May 19, 1955

    Peter Loader © PA Photos

  • May 18, 1955

    Clairmonte Depeiaza and Denis Atkinson relax during their world record stand © The Cricketer International

  • May 14, 1955

    Paul Winslow © Getty Images

  • May 14, 1955

    Jim Laker holds on to a catch from Roy Smith off Tony Lock © Getty Images

  • May 5, 1955

    Batsman Roy McLean and offspinner Hugh Tayfield, from Natal, are part of South Africa's touring squad to England © Getty Images

  • May 5, 1955

    Russell Endean © Getty Images

  • May 4, 1955

    Frank Tyson, England's Ashes hero © The Cricketer International

  • May 3, 1955

    Len Hutton in a posed photo © Getty Images