Australia tour of England and Scotland, 1972 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 5th Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 5 wickets

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
B Wood c †Marsh b Watson 26 116 81 3 0 32.09
JH Edrich lbw b Lillee 8 55 38 1 0 21.05
PH Parfitt b Lillee 51 182 128 4 0 39.84
JH Hampshire c Inverarity b Mallett 42 99 79 7 0 53.16
BL D'Oliveira c GS Chappell b Mallett 4 7 6 1 0 66.66
AW Greig c Stackpole b Mallett 16 25 25 3 0 64.00
R Illingworth* c GS Chappell b Lillee 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
APE Knott c †Marsh b Lillee 92 135 126 17 0 73.01
JA Snow c †Marsh b Lillee 3 20 12 0 0 25.00
GG Arnold b Inverarity 22 68 51 4 0 43.13
DL Underwood not out 3 30 15 0 0 20.00
Extras (lb 8, w 1, nb 8) 17
Total (all out; 92.2 overs) 284 (3.07 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-25 (Edrich), 2-50 (Wood), 3-133 (Hampshire), 4-142 (D'Oliveira), 5-145 (Parfitt), 6-145 (Illingworth), 7-159 (Greig), 8-181 (Snow), 9-262 (Arnold), 10-284 (Knott)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 24.2 7 58 5 2.38
RAL Massie 27 5 69 0 2.55
GD Watson 12 4 23 1 1.91
AA Mallett 23 4 80 3 3.47
GS Chappell 2 0 18 0 9.00
RJ Inverarity 4 0 19 1 4.75
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GD Watson c †Knott b Arnold 13 27 20 2 0 65.00
KR Stackpole b Snow 18 41 31 1 0 58.06
IM Chappell* c Snow b Arnold 118 330 267 20 0 44.19
GS Chappell c Greig b Illingworth 113 241 226 17 0 50.00
R Edwards b Underwood 79 222 178 9 0 44.38
AP Sheahan c Hampshire b Underwood 5 26 22 1 0 22.72
RW Marsh b Underwood 0 5 4 0 0 0.00
RJ Inverarity c Greig b Underwood 28 130 110 2 0 25.45
AA Mallett run out 5 52 39 0 0 12.82
RAL Massie b Arnold 4 25 21 0 0 19.04
DK Lillee not out 0 2 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 8, w 1, nb 7) 16
Total (all out; 151.5 overs) 399 (2.62 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-24 (Watson), 2-34 (Stackpole), 3-235 (GS Chappell), 4-296 (IM Chappell), 5-310 (Sheahan), 6-310 (Marsh), 7-383 (Edwards), 8-387 (Inverarity), 9-399 (Massie), 10-399 (Mallett)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GG Arnold 35 11 87 3 2.48
JA Snow 34.5 5 111 1 3.18
AW Greig 18 9 25 0 1.38
BL D'Oliveira 9 4 17 0 1.88
DL Underwood 38 16 90 4 2.36
R Illingworth 17 4 53 1 3.11
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
B Wood lbw b Massie 90 272 216 15 0 41.66
JH Edrich b Lillee 18 93 54 2 0 33.33
PH Parfitt b Lillee 18 27 21 2 0 85.71
JH Hampshire c IM Chappell b Watson 20 46 39 3 0 51.28
BL D'Oliveira c IM Chappell b Massie 43 115 96 8 0 44.79
AW Greig c †Marsh b Lillee 29 86 72 6 0 40.27
R Illingworth* lbw b Lillee 31 80 54 5 0 57.40
APE Knott b Lillee 63 128 98 9 0 64.28
JA Snow c Stackpole b Mallett 14 65 44 1 0 31.81
GG Arnold lbw b Mallett 4 40 38 1 0 10.52
DL Underwood not out 0 10 8 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 11, lb 8, nb 7) 26
Total (all out; 121.2 overs) 356 (2.93 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-56 (Edrich), 2-81 (Parfitt), 3-114 (Hampshire), 4-194 (Wood), 5-205 (D'Oliveira), 6-270 (Greig), 7-271 (Illingworth), 8-333 (Snow), 9-356 (Arnold), 10-356 (Knott)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 32.2 8 123 5 3.80
RAL Massie 32 10 77 2 2.40
GD Watson 19 8 32 1 1.68
AA Mallett 23 7 66 2 2.86
RJ Inverarity 15 4 32 0 2.13
Australia 2nd innings (target: 242 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
GD Watson lbw b Arnold 6 19 16 1 0 37.50
KR Stackpole c †Knott b Greig 79 201 163 9 0 48.46
IM Chappell* c sub (RGD Willis) b Underwood 37 193 149 5 0 24.83
GS Chappell lbw b Underwood 16 77 56 2 0 28.57
R Edwards lbw b Greig 1 9 10 0 0 10.00
AP Sheahan not out 44 142 121 4 0 36.36
RW Marsh not out 43 87 51 5 0 84.31
Extras (lb 6, nb 10) 16
Total (5 wickets; 92.2 overs) 242 (2.62 runs per over)
Did not bat RJ Inverarity, AA Mallett, RAL Massie, DK Lillee
Fall of wickets 1-16 (Watson), 2-132 (Stackpole), 3-136 (IM Chappell), 4-137 (Edwards), 5-171 (GS Chappell)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GG Arnold 15 5 26 1 1.73
JA Snow 6 1 21 0 3.50
AW Greig 25.3 10 49 2 1.92
DL Underwood 35 11 94 2 2.68
R Illingworth 8.5 2 26 0 2.94
PH Parfitt 2 0 10 0 5.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series drawn 2-2
Test debut B Wood (England)
Umpires AE Fagg and AEG Rhodes
Close of play
Thu, 10 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 267/9 (APE Knott 78*, DL Underwood 3*)
Fri, 11 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 274/3 (IM Chappell 107*, R Edwards 16*)
Sat, 12 Aug - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 394/8 (AA Mallett 3*, RAL Massie 2*)
Sun, 13 Aug - rest day
Mon, 14 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 227/5 (AW Greig 13*, R Illingworth 10*)
Tue, 15 Aug - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 116/1 (KR Stackpole 70*, IM Chappell 29*)
Wed, 16 Aug - day 6 - Australia 2nd innings 242/5 (92.2 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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Aug 11, 1972

Dennis Lillee has Alan Knott caught behind for 92, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, 2nd day, August 11, 1972

Dennis Lillee has Alan Knott caught behind for 92

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Aug 10, 1972

Dennis Lillee bowls Peter Parfitt for 51, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, 1st day day, August 10, 1972

Dennis Lillee bowls Peter Parfitt for 51

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