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England v Australia, The Oval, 1968

Slippery when wet

Aug 19, 2009: Forty-one years ago rain almost saw an Ashes Test get away from England's grasp

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

No. 4

Dolly gets a life

Jan 11, 2009: The dropped catch that let D'Oliveira make his legendary 158

Rob Steen

Basil D'Oliveira

Dolly mixture

Jun 26, 2008: Forty summers ago a Cape Coloured South African playing for England unwittingly threw MCC into crisis over a tour to the apartheid republic

Rob Steen

Basil D'Oliveira

Hello Dolly

Dec 1, 2006: How a stepped-on sandwich sparked a permanent adoration for D'Oliveira

Steven Lynch

Fifth Test Match

England v Australia

1969: England won by 226 runs with six minutes to spare and squared the rubber with one victory to each country and three matches drawn, but The Ashes stayed with Australia.

Norman Preston
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Tour Results
ROW XI v Australians at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3, 1968
Australians won by 8 wickets
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 22-27, 1968
England won by 226 runs
Kent v Australians at Canterbury - Aug 17-19, 1968
Australians won by 9 wickets
MCC Pres XI v Australians at Lord's - Aug 14-16, 1968
Match drawn
Hampshire v Australians at Southampton - Aug 10-13, 1968
Match drawn
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