Australia tour of England and Scotland, 1972 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 3rd Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
KR Stackpole c Parfitt b Greig 114 335 255 10 0 44.70
BC Francis c Smith b Lever 10 30 29 2 0 34.48
IM Chappell* c †Knott b Snow 34 109 91 5 0 37.36
GS Chappell c Parfitt b Snow 26 85 75 3 0 34.66
KD Walters c Parfitt b Snow 2 9 7 0 0 28.57
R Edwards c †Knott b Snow 13 28 27 2 0 48.14
RW Marsh c D'Oliveira b Gifford 41 137 97 6 0 42.26
DJ Colley c Greig b D'Oliveira 54 119 91 5 0 59.34
RAL Massie c Parfitt b Snow 0 17 13 0 0 0.00
JW Gleeson not out 6 31 28 0 0 21.42
DK Lillee c †Knott b Greig 0 4 4 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 5) 15
Total (all out; 118.4 overs) 315 (2.65 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-16 (Francis), 2-98 (IM Chappell), 3-157 (GS Chappell), 4-165 (Walters), 5-189 (Edwards), 6-227 (Stackpole), 7-289 (Marsh), 8-298 (Massie), 9-315 (Colley), 10-315 (Lillee)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 31 8 92 5 2.96
P Lever 26 8 61 1 2.34
AW Greig 38.4 9 88 2 2.27
BL D'Oliveira 18 5 41 1 2.27
N Gifford 5 1 18 1 3.60
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BW Luckhurst lbw b Lillee 23 134 94 2 0 24.46
JH Edrich c †Marsh b Colley 37 176 122 3 0 30.32
PH Parfitt b Massie 0 12 5 0 0 0.00
MJK Smith b Lillee 17 88 70 0 0 24.28
BL D'Oliveira lbw b Lillee 29 104 72 4 0 40.27
N Gifford c †Marsh b Massie 16 72 52 3 0 30.76
AW Greig c †Marsh b Massie 7 45 23 0 0 30.43
APE Knott c †Marsh b Massie 0 1 3 0 0 0.00
R Illingworth* not out 24 78 52 2 0 46.15
JA Snow c †Marsh b Lillee 6 14 8 1 0 75.00
P Lever c Walters b Colley 9 47 45 0 0 20.00
Extras (b 5, lb 2, w 1, nb 13) 21
Total (all out; 88.3 overs) 189 (2.13 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-55 (Luckhurst), 2-60 (Parfitt), 3-74 (Edrich), 4-111 (Smith), 5-133 (D'Oliveira), 6-145 (Gifford), 7-145 (Knott), 8-155 (Greig), 9-166 (Snow), 10-189 (Lever)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 29 15 35 4 1.20
RAL Massie 30 10 43 4 1.43
DJ Colley 23.3 5 68 2 2.89
JW Gleeson 6 1 22 0 3.66
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
KR Stackpole c Luckhurst b Snow 12 11 7 2 0 171.42
R Edwards not out 170 324 290 13 0 58.62
IM Chappell* lbw b Illingworth 50 158 130 5 0 38.46
GS Chappell b Snow 72 128 110 8 0 65.45
KD Walters c Gifford b Snow 7 6 5 0 0 140.00
RW Marsh not out 7 26 13 0 0 53.84
Extras (lb 4, w 1, nb 1) 6
Total (4 wickets dec; 92 overs) 324 (3.52 runs per over)
Did not bat BC Francis, DJ Colley, RAL Massie, JW Gleeson, DK Lillee
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Stackpole), 2-139 (IM Chappell), 3-285 (GS Chappell), 4-295 (Walters)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 24 1 94 3 3.91
P Lever 19 3 76 0 4.00
AW Greig 12 1 46 0 3.83
BL D'Oliveira 7 0 12 0 1.71
N Gifford 15 1 49 0 3.26
R Illingworth 15 4 41 1 2.73
England 2nd innings (target: 451 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
BW Luckhurst c GS Chappell b IM Chappell 96 325 268 7 0 35.82
JH Edrich b Massie 15 100 63 0 0 23.80
PH Parfitt b Lillee 46 276 217 3 0 21.19
MJK Smith lbw b Lillee 15 36 37 3 0 40.54
BL D'Oliveira not out 50 170 162 8 0 30.86
AW Greig not out 36 154 144 3 0 25.00
Extras (b 17, lb 9, w 4, nb 2) 32
Total (4 wickets; 148 overs) 290 (1.95 runs per over)
Did not bat N Gifford, APE Knott, R Illingworth*, JA Snow, P Lever
Fall of wickets 1-50 (Edrich), 2-167 (Luckhurst), 3-200 (Smith), 4-201 (Parfitt)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 25 10 40 2 1.60
RAL Massie 36 13 49 1 1.36
DJ Colley 19 6 43 0 2.26
JW Gleeson 30 13 49 0 1.63
IM Chappell 12 5 26 1 2.16
GS Chappell 9 4 16 0 1.77
KR Stackpole 17 7 35 0 2.05
Match details
Toss England, who chose to field
Series 5-match series level 1-1
Umpires AEG Rhodes and TW Spencer
Close of play
Thu, 13 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 249/6 (RW Marsh 17*, DJ Colley 18*)
Fri, 14 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 117/4 (BL D'Oliveira 25*, N Gifford 0*)
Sat, 15 Jul - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 157/2 (R Edwards 90*, GS Chappell 0*)
Sun, 16 Jul - rest day
Mon, 17 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 111/1 (BW Luckhurst 60*, PH Parfitt 14*)
Tue, 18 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 290/4 (148 ov) - end of match
 
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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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Jul 18, 1972

An aerial view of Trent Bridge during the 1972 Ashes Test, England v Australia, 3rd Test, Nottingham, July 18, 1972

An aerial view of Trent Bridge during the 1972 Ashes Test

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