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Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
Adelaide Oval is a sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide.
Ahmedabad, also known as Amdavad is the largest city and former capital of the Indian state of Gujarat.
Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Islington, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
Arsenal Stadium was a football stadium in Highbury, North London, which was the home ground of Arsenal Football Club between 6 September 1913 and 7 May 2006.
Arthur William Carr (21 May 1893 – 7 February 1963) was an English cricketer.
As Time Goes By is a British romantic sitcom which aired on BBC One from 1992 to 2005, running for nine series and three specials.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.
The Australian cricket team in England in 1948 was captained by Don Bradman, who was making his fourth and final tour of England.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
BBC Television is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Benjamin Leonard "Ben" Hutton (born 29 January 1977), is a retired English cricketer.
Berkshire (abbreviated Berks, in the 17th century sometimes spelled Barkeshire as it is pronounced) is a county in south east England, west of London and is one of the home counties.
William John Edrich DFC (26 March 1916 – 24 April 1986) was a first-class cricketer who played for Middlesex, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), Norfolk and England.
William Arras Johnston (26 February 1922 – 25 May 2007) was an Australian cricketer who played in forty Test matches from 1947 to 1955.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Brylcreem is a British brand of hair styling products for men.
"Can You Feel the Love Tonight" is a song from Disney's 1994 animated film The Lion King composed by Elton John with lyrics by Tim Rice.
In the sport of cricket, a century is a score of 100 or more runs in a single innings by a batsman.
Charlton Athletic Football Club is an English professional association football club based in Charlton, south-east London.
Colin Bateman (known mononymously as Bateman) is a novelist, screenwriter and former journalist from Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland.
Michael Colin Cowdrey, Baron Cowdrey of Tonbridge, (24 December 19324 December 2000) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Oxford University (1952–1954), Kent County Cricket Club (1950–1976) and England (1954–1975).
The 2005 Ashes series in England saw the inauguration of the Compton–Miller Medal for the Ashes Man of the Series award.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets.
The Denis Compton Oval is a cricket ground located at the Shenley Cricket Centre in Shenley, Hertfordshire, England.
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.
Ellis Park Stadium (known as Emirates Airline Park for sponsorship reasons) is a rugby union and association football stadium in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The England national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football in England.
Len Hutton captained the English cricket team in Australia in 1954–55, playing as England against Australia in the 1954-55 Ashes series and as the MCC in other matches on the tour.
The England national cricket team toured South Africa in the 1948-49 season.
The Europeans cricket team was an Indian first-class cricket team which took part in the annual Bombay tournament.
Ever Decreasing Circles is a British situation comedy which ran on BBC1 for four series from 1984 to 1989.
The FA Cup, known officially as The Football Association Challenge Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football.
Fawlty Towers is a British television sitcom broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
The Football League First Division is a former division of The Football League, now known as the English Football League.
Francis Vincent "Frank" Keating (4 October 1937 – 25 January 2013) was an English sports journalist and author, who was best known for his regular columns in The Guardian newspaper.
Francis George Mann, (6 September 1917 – 8 August 2001) was an English cricketer, who played for Cambridge University, Middlesex and England.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
Headingley Cricket Ground (usually shortened to Headingley) is a cricket ground in Headingley Stadium complex in Leeds, England.
Hector "Hec" de Lacy (6 May 1900 – 1 November 1956) was a leading Melbourne-based Australian rules football writer, covering the Victorian Football League for over 20 years from the 1940s.
Hendon is a London suburb in the Borough of Barnet, northwest of Charing Cross.
The ICC Cricket Hall of Fame "recognises the achievements of the legends of the game from cricket's long and illustrious history".
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
Sir John Berry Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963), always known as Jack Hobbs, was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
Leslie Thomas John Arlott, OBE (25 February 1914 – 14 December 1991) was an English journalist, author and cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special.
A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public.
Keith Ross Miller, (28 November 1919 – 11 October 2004) was an Australian test cricketer and a Royal Australian Air Force pilot during World War II.
Kent County Cricket Club is one of the eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Left-arm unorthodox spin, also known as slow left arm chinaman, is a type of left arm wrist off spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Sir Leonard Hutton (23 June 1916 – 6 September 1990) was an English cricketer who played as an opening batsman for Yorkshire from 1934 to 1955 and for England in 79 Test matches between 1937 and 1955.
Leslie Harry Compton (12 September 1912 – 27 December 1984) was an English sportsman who played football and cricket for Arsenal and Middlesex, respectively.
In the sport of cricket, a batsman is said to have scored a century when they score 100 or more runs without being dismissed.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
The Madhya Pradesh cricket team is a domestic cricket team based in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
Mhow, officially known as Dr Ambedkar Nagar, is a cantonment in the Indore district in Madhya Pradesh state of India.
Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.
Middlesex County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Sir John Frederick Neville Cardus, CBE (3 April 188828 February 1975) was an English writer and critic.
The New Zealand cricket team toured England in the 1937 season.
Nicholas Richard Denis Compton (born 26 June 1983) is a South African-born English first-class cricketer who plays for Middlesex.
In cricket, a batsman will be not out if he comes out to bat in an innings and has not been dismissed by the end of the innings.
Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.
Nunhead Football Club were an English football club from Nunhead, Greater London.
Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
The Pakistani cricket team toured England in the 1954 season.
Patrick Mark Denis Compton (born 28 November 1952, England) is a retired South African cricketer.
Sir Pelham Francis Warner, (2 October 1873 – 30 January 1963), affectionately and better known as Plum Warner or "the Grand Old Man" of English cricket, was a Test cricketer and cricket administrator.
Peter Parfitt (born Peter Howard Parfitt, 8 December 1936 in Billingford, Breckland, Norfolk, England) is an English former cricketer.
Port of Spain (also spelled Port-of-Spain) is the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago and the country's third-largest city, after Chaguanas and San Fernando.
The Queen's Park Oval is a sports stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, used mostly for cricket matches.
The Ranji Trophy is a domestic first-class cricket championship played in India between teams representing regional and state cricket associations.
Raymond Russell Lindwall MBE (3 October 1921 – 23 June 1996) was a cricketer who represented Australia in 61 Tests from 1946 to 1960.
Richard Cecil Denis Compton (born 29 March 1956) is a retired South African cricketer.
Saint George's Day, also known as the Feast of Saint George, is the feast day of Saint George as celebrated by various Christian Churches and by the several nations, kingdoms, countries, and cities of which Saint George is the patron saint.
Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body's response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs.
The South African cricket team toured England in the 1947 season to play a five-match Test series against England.
In sports broadcasting, a sports commentator (also known as sports announcer, sportscaster or play-by-play announcer) gives a running commentary of a game or event in real time, usually during a live broadcast, traditionally delivered in the historical present tense.
Sir Stanley Matthews, CBE (1 February 1915 – 23 February 2000) was an English footballer.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Oval, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London.
Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice (born 10 November 1944) is an English author and Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award, and Grammy Award-winning lyricist.
Trent Bridge is a cricket ground mostly used for Test, One-day international and County cricket located in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England, just across the River Trent from the city of Nottingham.
Trevor Edward Bailey CBE (3 December 1923 – 10 February 2011) was an England Test cricketer, cricket writer and broadcaster.
Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and Tobago.
Robert Walter Vivian Robins (3 June 1906 – 12 December 1968) was an English cricketer and association football player.
The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The 1937–38 season was the 46th season of The Football League.
The 1946–47 Ashes series consisted of five cricket Test matches, each of six days with five hours play each day and eight ball overs.
The 1947–48 season was the 68th season of competitive football in England.
The 1949–50 FA Cup was the 69th season of the world's oldest football cup competition, the Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup.
The 1950–51 Ashes series consisted of five cricket Test matches, each of six days with five hours play each day and eight ball overs.