Fred Trueman, Basil D'Oliveira, Garry Sobers and Colin Milburn at Heathrow as they leave to take part in the Doubles Wicket contest in Australia, London, September 27, 1968 © PA Photos

  • Sep 7, 1968

    Bob Cottam bowls against Surrey © Getty Images

  • Sep 1968

    Alan Smith with the Gillette Cup © Getty Images

  • Aug 31, 1968

    Composite of Garry Sobers' six sixes in an over off Malcolm Nash © BBC

  • Aug 31, 1968

    Malcolm Nash and Garry Sobers interviewed after the latter's six sixes record

  • Aug 31, 1968

    A collage of Garry Sobers smashing six sixes off an over © BBC

  • Aug 29, 1968

    Portrait of John Edrich © Getty Images

  • Aug 27, 1968

    Mopping operations begin after rain interrupts play © Getty Images

  • Aug 27, 1968

    Derek Underwood traps John Inverarity lbw to secure a dramatic win © Getty Images

  • Aug 27, 1968

    Colin Cowdrey on a waterlogged Oval © The Cricketer International

  • Aug 27, 1968

    Colin Cowdrey inspects The Oval © The Cricketer International

  • Aug 23, 1968

    Basil D'Oliveira drives on his way to 158 © Getty Images

  • Aug 23, 1968

    Basil D'Oliveira drives on his way to 158 © Getty Images

  • Aug 22, 1968

    Colin Cowdrey drives © Getty Images

  • Aug 16, 1968

    Portrait of Colin Cowdrey © Getty Images

  • Jul 25, 1968

    Tom Cartwright in action © Playfair Cricket Monthly

  • Jul 3, 1968

    Basil D'Oliveira © Getty Images

  • Jun 17, 1968

    Mike Griffith is stumped by Brian Taber for 31 © Getty Images

  • Jun 10, 1968

    Ian Chappell top-edges an attempted slog-sweep © Getty Images