Crowds gather outside a radio shop in High Holborn listening to Test match broadcasts from The Oval, England v Australia, 5th Test, 4th day, August 19, 1953 © Getty Images

  • Aug 19, 1953

    Spectators invade the pitch after England's win © Getty Images

  • Aug 19, 1953

    Denis Compton plays the hook shot © Getty Images

  • Aug 19, 1953

    Denis Compton hits the winning runs to give England the Ashes © Getty Images

  • Aug 18, 1953

    Trevor Bailey plays the sweep shot © Getty Images

  • Aug 18, 1953

    Trevor Bailey cuts behind point © Getty Images

  • Aug 18, 1953

    Trevor Bailey pulls on his way to 64 © Getty Images

  • Aug 18, 1953

    Fred Trueman catches Keith Miller off Jim Laker © The Cricketer International

  • Aug 18, 1953

    Trevor Bailey on the attack against Australia © Getty Images

  • Aug 17, 1953

    Children play cricket outside the Kennington Oval © Getty Images

  • Aug 17, 1953

    Ray Lindwall in his delivery stride © Hulton Archive

  • Aug 17, 1953

    Trevor Bailey is bowled by Ron Archer © The Cricketer International

  • Aug 15, 1953

    Alec Bedser dismisses Ron Archer © The Cricketer International

  • Aug 14, 1953

    Queuing for the fifth Test was Jack Perry of Melbourne © Getty Images

  • Aug 14, 1953

    Some people queued all night and came prepared for a long wait © Getty Images

  • Aug 14, 1953

    Spectators perch precariously on a wall outside The Oval © Getty Images

  • Aug 14, 1953

    Crowds queue down the sidestreets around The Oval © Getty Images

  • Aug 14, 1953

    Len Hutton and Alec Bedser lead England onto the field © Getty Images