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1972

The fungus that floored the Aussies

Jul 25, 2015: Australia's 1972 tourists were fuming after the pitch at Leeds was left bare, slow and perfectly suited to the bowling of England's Derek Underwood

Martin Williamson

The Ashes I remember

Jul 2, 2015: Lillee and Thommo, Illy, Boycs and Snow: the '70s was a fine time for a youngster captivated by England-Australia Test matches

Mark Nicholas

The first genuine legbreak in England in years

Jan 17, 2015: In which the author tries to cover up a faux pas made while talking to the Queen

Ashley Mallett

'The worst batting side to leave Australia's shores'

Jul 28, 2013: It's a tag that has been used for previous inexperienced squads as well, but given the state of the Sheffield Shield, this time it might just stick

Ian Chappell

Summer of 242

Sep 8, 2011: The Headingley defeat rankled the Australians as they went to The Oval for the final Test in 1972. They had to win to square the series

Rod Marsh
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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 10-16, 1972
Australia won by 5 wickets
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 27-29, 1972
England won by 9 wickets
England v Australia at Nottingham - Jul 13-18, 1972
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 22-26, 1972
Australia won by 8 wickets
England v Australia at Manchester - Jun 8-13, 1972
England won by 89 runs
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