New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott's controversial run-out in the fourth one-day international here at The Oval on Wednesday is not the first time England have found themselves involved in a memorable cricket collision.
1964: England v Australia, Trent Bridge
During an Ashes Test match, England's Fred Titmus was accidentally knocked over by bowler Neil Hawke and left stranded. The ball was thrown to wicket-keeper Wally Grout but one of Australia's most competitive players refused to run Titmus out.
1973-74: West Indies v England, Port-of-Spain
Alvin Kallicharran, having made 142 on the first day of this Test, saw Bernard Julien play the last ball of the day to Tony Greig at silly point and then set off for the pavilion.
But Greig threw down the stumps at the non-striker's end and Kallicharran was given out by umpire Douglas Sang Hue only to be reinstated next morning because of the ill-feeling his dismissal had generated.
2007: England v South Africa, Newlands
England's Kevin Pietersen, back in the land of his birth, was run out when after tripping in a collision with bowler Shaun Pollock, unwittingly in his way, he lost his grip on his bat and was in the air when Makhaya Ntini's throw hit the stumps.