Sir Don Bradman (centre) with two old former England players, Alec Bedser (left) and Norman Yardley at a Lord's Taverners charity evening in London's Hilton hotel, May 13, 1974 © PA Photos

  • Aug 16, 1948

    Eric Hollies bowls © Getty Images

  • Aug 14, 1948

    Don Bradman's Test career ends with a duck at The Oval © Getty Images

  • Aug 14, 1948

    Crowds queue outside The Oval ahead of the start of the final Test © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Aug 14, 1948

    Denis Compton drops his bat after being struck by Ray Lindwall © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Aug 14, 1948

    Don Bradman's Test career ends with a duck at The Oval © Getty Images

  • Aug 14, 1948

    Don Bradman's Test career ends with a duck at The Oval © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Aug 14, 1948

    The newspaper tells the story after England were bowled out for 52 © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Jul 27, 1948

    Don Bradman dropped by Jack Crapp off Denis Compton © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Jul 27, 1948

    Lindsay Hassett caught and bowled Denis Compton for 17 © Wisden Cricket Monthly

  • Jul 10, 1948

    Alec Bedser and a bandaged Denis Compton resume England's innings © The Cricketer International

  • Jul 8, 1948

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

    Don Bradman pictured on the 1948 Ashes tour © PA Photos

  • Jun 11, 1948

    Don Bradman plays the cut © Getty Images

  • Jun 11, 1948

    Don Bradman and Bill Brown go out to bat © The Cricketer International

  • Jun 11, 1948

    Don Bradman batting © Getty Images

  • Jun 11, 1948

    Don Bradman batting in 1948 © Wisden Cricket Monthly