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1953 - England end 19-year wait for Ashes


England beat Australia by eight wickets at the Oval to clinch the 1953 Ashes - their first Ashes series win since Bodyline, 19 years earlier.

The 1953 series started just nine days after the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and the Oval triumph brought more lively celebration.

Commentator: Bernard Kerr


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