Showing photos for 5th Test: England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 15-19, 1953

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Aug 19, 1953

Crowds gather outside a radio shop in High Holborn listening to Test match broadcasts from The Oval

Crowds gather outside a radio shop in High Holborn listening to Test match broadcasts from The Oval

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Aug 19, 1953

Spectators invade the pitch after England's win

Spectators invade the pitch after England's win

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Aug 19, 1953

Denis Compton plays the hook shot

Denis Compton plays the hook shot

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Aug 19, 1953

Denis Compton hits the winning runs to give England the Ashes

Denis Compton hits the winning runs to give England the Ashes

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Aug 18, 1953

Trevor Bailey plays the sweep shot

Trevor Bailey plays the sweep shot

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Aug 18, 1953

Trevor Bailey cuts behind point

Trevor Bailey cuts behind point

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Aug 18, 1953

Trevor Bailey pulls on his way to 64

Trevor Bailey pulls on his way to 64

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Aug 18, 1953

Fred Trueman catches Keith Miller off Jim Laker

Fred Trueman catches Keith Miller off Jim Laker

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Aug 18, 1953

Trevor Bailey on the attack against Australia

Trevor Bailey on the attack against Australia

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Aug 17, 1953

Children play cricket outside the Kennington Oval

Children play cricket outside the Kennington Oval

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Aug 17, 1953

Ray Lindwall in his delivery stride

Ray Lindwall in his delivery stride

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Aug 17, 1953

Trevor Bailey is bowled by Ron Archer

Trevor Bailey is bowled by Ron Archer

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Aug 15, 1953

Alec Bedser dismisses Ron Archer

Alec Bedser dismisses Ron Archer

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Aug 14, 1953

Queuing for the fifth Test was Jack Perry of Melbourne

Queuing for the fifth Test was Jack Perry of Melbourne

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Aug 14, 1953

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

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

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Aug 14, 1953

Spectators perch precariously on a wall outside The Oval

Spectators perch precariously on a wall outside The Oval

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Aug 14, 1953

Crowds queue down the sidestreets around The Oval

Crowds queue down the sidestreets around The Oval

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Aug 14, 1953

Len Hutton and Alec Bedser lead England onto the field

Len Hutton and Alec Bedser lead England onto the field

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Australians won by 2 wickets
Comb Srvcs v Australians at Kingston-upon-Thames - Sep 5-7, 1953
Australians won by an innings and 261 runs
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Australians won by an innings and 163 runs
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Australians won by an innings and 176 runs
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