Close of Play

  • Thu, 08 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 147/5 (AW Greig 26*, APE Knott 3*)
  • Fri, 09 Jun - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 103/4 (GS Chappell 15*, KD Walters 1*)
  • Sat, 10 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 136/3 (MJK Smith 18*, BL D'Oliveira 35*)
  • Sun, 11 Jun - rest day
  • Mon, 12 Jun - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 57/2 (KR Stackpole 28*, GS Chappell 16*)
  • Tue, 13 Jun - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 252 (85.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Australia tour of England and Scotland 1972 News

  • Bobby's day out

    Forty-odd years ago, Australia went into a Lord's Test as underdogs, one down in the series, and came out smelling of roses

  • Boycott on a black pudding

    In 1972, on a surface utterly ruined by rain, the England opener played an innings wholly uncharacteristic of his usual batting

  • Massie's mystery, Lillee's menace

    In the Ashes series of 1972 the weather was hostile, the pitches indifferent and crowds at Old Trafford and Headingley stayed away