Peter May, on his way to a century in the Sydney Test, 1954-55 © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Aug 30, 1980

    Former and current captains of England and Australia line up on the field during day three of the Centenary Test © PA Photos

  • Sep 3, 1966

    Peter May hands the Man of the Match award to Bob Barber © PA Photos

  • Aug 1, 1961

    Richie Benaud bowls Peter May around his legs at Old Trafford © Getty Images

  • Jul 28, 1961

    Peter May on his way to 95 © Getty Images

  • 1961

    Richie Benaud and Peter May © The Cricketer International

  • Feb 5, 1959

    Australian captain Richie Benaud shakes hands with England captain Peter May after Australia regained the Ashes © Getty Images

  • Mar 29, 1957

    Peter May arrives back from South Africa © Getty Images

  • 1957

    Peter May and Colin Cowdrey return to the pavilion during their stand of 411 © Getty Images

  • Jul 31, 1956

    Jim Laker is congratulated by Peter May after taking 19 wickets © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Jul 28, 1956

    Peter May and Jim Laker look out from the players' balcony before the start of the third day © PA Photos

  • Jul 27, 1956

    Jim Laker celebrates his first-innings nine-wicket haul with Peter May © PA Photos

  • Aug 26, 1955

    Stuart Surridge, Surrey masseuse Sandy Tait and Peter May shake hands © Getty Images

  • Dec 21, 1954

    Peter May on his way to a century in the Sydney Test © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Nov 10, 1954

    Ray Lindwall traps Peter May lbw for 44 © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Aug 1953

    The England side that regained the Ashes at The Oval in 1953 © The Cricketer International

  • Sep 8, 1952

    Stuart Surridge with the 1952 Championship pennant with his successor, Peter May © The Cricketer International

  • Aug 21, 1952

    Peter May drives on his way to 88 © Wisden Cricket Monthly