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Bill Edrich walks out to bat with Denis Compton, Rest of England v Middlesex, The Oval, 2nd day, September 15, 1947 © Getty Images

  • Aug 20, 1947

    Cameras capture the action at The Oval © Getty Images

  • Aug 19, 1947

    Denis Compton hits out during his quick hundred © Getty Images

  • Aug 18, 1947

    South Africa's Bruce Mitchell bats © Getty Images

  • Aug 16, 1947

    Len Hutton dispatches a ball from Athol Rowan © Getty Images

  • Aug 16, 1947

    Denis Compton fails to connect with the ball © Getty Images

  • Aug 1, 1947

    Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (the future Prince Philip) takes a turn at bowling © Getty Images

  • Jul 31, 1947

    Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (the future Prince Philip) bats in the nets © Getty Images

  • Jul 19, 1947

    Princess Katherine and her husband Major Richard Brandram (left) chat with Louis Weigall © Getty Images

  • Jun 5, 1947

    A general view of the match between Mitcham and and Kent © Getty Images

  • 1947

    Norman Yardley gets a massage from Billy Heyhurst © Getty Images

  • 1947

    Eric and Alec Bedser © Getty Images

  • 1947

    Yorkshire cricketers Geoffrey Keighley and Gerald Smithson © Getty Images