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 17, 1953

    Children play cricket outside the Kennington Oval © Getty Images

  • Aug 17, 1953

    Ray Lindwall in his delivery stride © Hulton Archive

  • Jun 24, 1953

    Alan Davidson bowls in the nets at Lord's ahead of the second Test © PA Photos

  • Jun 12, 1953

    Len Hutton and Don Bradman pose for a photo © Getty Images

  • May 15, 1953

    Tom Graveney in the nets ahead of the Australians' tour game against the MCC © PA Photos

  • Apr 15, 1953

    Bill Johnston bowling in the nets at Lord's © PA Photos