When Australia's last wicket fell at The Oval in the 1968 Ashes, everyone on the field was captured in the memorable tableau
Forty-one years ago rain almost saw an Ashes Test get away from England's grasp
Peter's Oborne's 'Basil D'Oliveira - Cricket and Conspiracy: The Untold Story' has won the 2004 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award
Of all the twenty-five Australian teams that have visited the United Kingdom the latest combination under W.M
At Manchester, June 6, 7, 8, 10, 11
The 200th Test between the two countries had been eagerly awaited, but it was spoiled by the weather, rain reducing the playing time by half, fifteen hours instead of thirty.
This was another disappointing match left undecided, mainly due to the weather
Australia, bent on retaining the Ashes, concentrated solely on avoiding defeat and succeeded in their objective
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.