Eric Hollies bowls, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, 2nd day, August 16, 1948 © Getty Images

  • Aug 14, 1948

    Sid Barnes pulls on his way to 61 © Getty Images

  • Aug 14, 1948

    Allan Watkins is bowled for a duck © Getty Images

  • Jul 31, 1948

    The photo finish for the 1948 London Olympics 100-metres men's final in which Alastair McCorquodale (third from bottom) came fourth © PA Photos

  • Jul 10, 1948

    Umpire Frank Chester signals the only wide of the game © Getty Images

  • Jul 8, 1948

    Denis Compton plays a bouncer from Ray Lindwall despite being hit on the face by the bowler previously © Getty Images

  • Jul 8, 1948

    Umpire Frank Chester signals a leg bye © Getty Images

  • Jun 24, 1948

    Don Bradman is caught off Alec Bedser's bowling for 38 © PA Photos

  • Jun 24, 1948

    The England XI for the second Test against Australia in 1948 © The Cricketer International

  • Jun 15, 1948

    Denis Compton is dismissed as he falls over his wicket © Getty Images

  • Jun 11, 1948

    Don Bradman plays the cut © Getty Images

  • Jun 11, 1948

    Don Bradman plays and misses during his innings of 138 © Getty Images

  • Jun 3, 1948

    Ken Cranston bowls in the Test trial game © Getty Images

  • Jun 1, 1948

    Eric Hollies © Getty Images

  • Mar 19, 1948

    Denis Compton (right) plays against Chelsea at Highbury © Getty Images

  • Jan 1, 1948

    Ted Lester in 1948 © Getty Images

  • 1948

    Denis Compton © Getty Images

  • 1948

    Emrys Davies and Arnold Dyson step out to open for Glamorgan © Getty Images

  • 1948

    Les Jackson along with a Derbyshire team-mate © Getty Images