David Gower is dressed as a Roman for a costume party on England's tour of Australia, 1979 © Getty Images

  • Dec 26, 1979

    Geoff Boycott takes the applause after his match-winning 86* © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Dec 23, 1979

    Geoff Boycott bats © Getty Images

  • Dec 23, 1979

    Geoff Boycott bats © Getty Images

  • Dec 17, 1979

    Dennis Lillee holds up his aluminium bat to Allan Border, © Getty Images

  • Nov 28, 1979

    Mike Brearley and John Lever discuss their options before the start of play © Getty Images

  • Nov 28, 1979

    Michael Holding bowls to Mike Brearley © Getty Images

  • Nov 26, 1979

    Ross Edwards models the 'proposed coloured cricket apparel' © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Nov 26, 1979

    Captains Clive Lloyd, Mike Brearley and Greg Chappell admire the trophy © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Nov 7, 1979

    Australian wicketkeeper Kevin Wright dives for the ball © Getty Images

  • Nov 3, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar sweeps © Getty Images

  • Sep 7, 1979

    Ian Botham charges in to bowl © Getty Images

  • Sep 4, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar raises a stump after India's unsuccessful run chase © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Geoffrey Boycott takes in the applause for his century © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Wicketkeeper Bharath Reddy watches Geoffrey Boycott manoeuvre the ball to the on side © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar plays the flick during the Oval Test, 1979 © Getty Images

  • Sep 1979

    Barry Richards bats © Getty Images

  • Aug 22, 1979

    Alastair Hignell © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Aug 6, 1979

    Ian Botham is delighted at getting his 100th Test wicket © Getty Images