Result
1st Test, Manchester, Jun 8-13 1972, Australia tour of England and Scotland
249 & 234
(85.2 ov, target 342)
142 & 252
England won by 89 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Boycott c Stackpole b Gleeson844530018.18
JH Edrich run out491361815036.02
BW Luckhurst  b Colley1445582031.11
MJK Smith lbw b Lillee1040541025.00
BL D'Oliveira  b GS Chappell2363722036.50
AW Greig lbw b Colley571231588046.34
APE Knott c †Marsh b Lillee18941111019.14
R Illingworth (c)not out261061252024.52
JA Snow  b Colley312200025.00
N Gifford run out1553703028.30
GG Arnold c Francis b Gleeson11215008.33
Extras(b 10, lb 9, nb 4, w 2)25
TOTAL(120.4 Ov, RR: 2.06)249
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Brian Luckhurst), 2-86 (Mike Smith), 3-99 (John Edrich), 4-118 (Basil D'Oliveira), 5-127 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 6-190 (Tony Greig), 7-200 (Alan Knott), 8-209 (John Snow), 9-243 (Norman Gifford), 10-249 (Geoff Arnold)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee29144021.3700
DJ Colley3338332.5100
GS Chappell1662811.7500
KD Walters51701.4000
GD Watson42802.0000
JW Gleeson24.4104521.8200
RJ Inverarity931301.4400
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
KR Stackpole lbw b Arnold53851147062.35
BC Francis lbw b D'Oliveira2775840036.00
IM Chappell (c)c Smith b Greig011000.00
GS Chappell c Greig b Snow2466812036.36
GD Watson c †Knott b Arnold2480050.00
KD Walters c Illingworth b Snow17781021021.79
RJ Inverarity c †Knott b Arnold41060040.00
RW Marsh c Edrich b Arnold813141061.53
DJ Colley  b Snow18110012.50
JW Gleeson  b Snow021000.00
DK Lillee not out16160016.66
Extras(b 1, lb 4)5
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 2.44)142
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Bruce Francis), 2-69 (Ian Chappell), 3-91 (Keith Stackpole), 4-99 (Graeme Watson), 5-119 (Greg Chappell), 6-124 (John Inverarity), 7-134 (Rod Marsh), 8-137 (David Colley), 9-137 (John Gleeson), 10-142 (Doug Walters)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Snow2074142.0500
GG Arnold2546242.4800
AW Greig712113.0000
BL D'Oliveira611312.1600
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Boycott lbw b Gleeson47811047058.02
JH Edrich c †Marsh b Watson261041374025.00
BW Luckhurst c †Marsh b Colley0910000.00
MJK Smith c †Marsh b Lillee34991472034.34
BL D'Oliveira c Watson b Lillee3749707075.51
AW Greig  b GS Chappell621161466053.44
APE Knott c †Marsh b Lillee18100012.50
R Illingworth (c)c IM Chappell b Lillee1450691028.00
JA Snow lbw b Lillee021000.00
N Gifford c †Marsh b Lillee011000.00
GG Arnold not out00200-
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 1)13
TOTAL(86.2 Ov, RR: 2.71)234
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-65 (Brian Luckhurst), 3-81 (John Edrich), 4-140 (Basil D'Oliveira), 5-182 (Mike Smith), 6-192 (Alan Knott), 7-234 (Ray Illingworth), 8-234 (John Snow), 9-234 (Norman Gifford), 10-234 (Tony Greig)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee3086662.2000
DJ Colley2336812.9500
GS Chappell21.264211.9600
GD Watson502915.8000
JW Gleeson731612.2800
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 342 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
KR Stackpole  b Greig671412016047.51
BC Francis lbw b Snow67101085.71
IM Chappell (c)c †Knott b Snow725371028.00
GS Chappell c D'Oliveira b Arnold2367722034.32
GD Watson c & b Snow033000.00
KD Walters  b Greig2037303054.05
RJ Inverarity c Luckhurst b D'Oliveira326160011.53
RW Marsh c †Knott b Greig911111239481.98
DJ Colley c Greig b Snow418181022.22
JW Gleeson  b Greig3075883040.00
DK Lillee not out024000.00
Extras(w 1)1
TOTAL(85.2 Ov, RR: 2.95)252
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Bruce Francis), 2-31 (Ian Chappell), 3-77 (Greg Chappell), 4-78 (Graeme Watson), 5-115 (Doug Walters), 6-120 (John Inverarity), 7-136 (Keith Stackpole), 8-147 (David Colley), 9-251 (Rod Marsh), 10-252 (John Gleeson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Snow2728743.2200
GG Arnold2025912.9500
AW Greig19.275342.7400
BL D'Oliveira1642311.4300
N Gifford302909.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Scotland
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 698
Season1972
Match days8,9,10,12,13 June 1972 (5-day match)
Test debut
Tony Greig
Bruce Francis
David Colley
Umpires
Charlie Elliott
Tom Spencer
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
General
  • G Boycott (1) retired hurt on 3* from 13/0 to 118/4