Close of Play

  • Sat, 13 May - day 1 - Surrey 1st innings 16/1 (JH Edrich 6*, MJ Stewart 3*)
  • Sun, 14 May - rest day
  • Mon, 15 May - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 35/1 (BC Francis 18*, IM Chappell 13*)
  • Tue, 16 May - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 281/6 (97.4 ov) - end of match

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