A wide angle shot of The Oval basking in sunshine after the earlier showers passed, England v Pakistan, 4th Test, The Oval, August 17, 2006 © Getty Images

  • Aug 17, 2006

    The rain stayed away during the afternoon at The Oval © Getty Images

  • Aug 15, 2006

    The scene at The Oval as England prepare for the fourth Test against Pakistan © Getty Images

  • Jun 20, 2006

    A steward empties a fan's flask containing alcohol © Will Luke

  • Jun 20, 2006

    A fan with an aluminium can of Coke is forced to consume the contents before being allowed in to The Oval © Will Luke

  • Jun 20, 2006

    Stewards at The Oval prevent a spectator from bringing in a cup © Will Luke

  • May 17, 2006

    Rain washes out play at the Oval on the first day between Surrey and Worcestershire © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • May 8, 2006

    Henry Allingham, Britain’s oldest man, on his second visit to The Oval - 103 years after his first © The Wisden Cricketer

  • May 3, 2006

    Searching for the lost ball © Martin Williamson

  • May 3, 2006

    Panoramic shot of The Oval © Martin Williamson