Spectators weather the rain, England v India, 3rd Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 20, 1946 © Getty Images

  • Aug 19, 1946

    Vijay Merchant drives to the off side © Getty Images

  • Aug 17, 1946

    Clement Attlee, the prime minister of the United Kingdom, watches the game © Getty Images

  • Jun 24, 1946

    The India and England teams during India's 1946 tour © PA Photos

  • May 2, 1946

    Vijay Hazare bowling in the nets in the 1946 England tour © PA Photos

  • May 1946

    Lala Amarnath bowls in the nets © Getty Images