Result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 10-16 1972, Australia tour of England and Scotland
284 & 356
(92.2 ov, target 242)
399 & 242/5
Australia won by 5 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Wood c †Marsh b Watson26811163032.09
JH Edrich lbw b Lillee838551021.05
PH Parfitt  b Lillee511281824039.84
JH Hampshire c Inverarity b Mallett4279997053.16
BL D'Oliveira c GS Chappell b Mallett4671066.66
AW Greig c Stackpole b Mallett1625253064.00
R Illingworth (c)c GS Chappell b Lillee011000.00
APE Knott c †Marsh b Lillee9212613517073.01
JA Snow c †Marsh b Lillee312200025.00
GG Arnold  b Inverarity2251684043.13
DL Underwood not out315300020.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 8, w 1)17
TOTAL(92.2 Ov, RR: 3.07)284
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (John Edrich), 2-50 (Barry Wood), 3-133 (John Hampshire), 4-142 (Basil D'Oliveira), 5-145 (Peter Parfitt), 6-145 (Ray Illingworth), 7-159 (Tony Greig), 8-181 (John Snow), 9-262 (Geoff Arnold), 10-284 (Alan Knott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee24.275852.3800
RAL Massie2756902.5500
GD Watson1242311.9100
AA Mallett2348033.4700
GS Chappell201809.0000
RJ Inverarity401914.7500
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GD Watson c †Knott b Arnold1320272065.00
KR Stackpole  b Snow1831411058.06
IM Chappell (c)c Snow b Arnold11826733020044.19
GS Chappell c Greig b Illingworth11322624117050.00
R Edwards  b Underwood791782229044.38
AP Sheahan c Hampshire b Underwood522261022.72
RW Marsh  b Underwood045000.00
RJ Inverarity c Greig b Underwood281101302025.45
AA Mallett run out539520012.82
RAL Massie  b Arnold421250019.04
DK Lillee not out00200-
Extras(lb 8, nb 7, w 1)16
TOTAL(151.5 Ov, RR: 2.62)399
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Graeme Watson), 2-34 (Keith Stackpole), 3-235 (Greg Chappell), 4-296 (Ian Chappell), 5-310 (Paul Sheahan), 6-310 (Rod Marsh), 7-383 (Ross Edwards), 8-387 (John Inverarity), 9-399 (Bob Massie), 10-399 (Ashley Mallett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GG Arnold35118732.4800
JA Snow34.5511113.1800
AW Greig1892501.3800
BL D'Oliveira941701.8800
DL Underwood38169042.3600
R Illingworth1745313.1100
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Wood lbw b Massie9021627215041.66
JH Edrich  b Lillee1854932033.33
PH Parfitt  b Lillee1821272085.71
JH Hampshire c IM Chappell b Watson2039463051.28
BL D'Oliveira c IM Chappell b Massie43961158044.79
AW Greig c †Marsh b Lillee2972866040.27
R Illingworth (c)lbw b Lillee3154805057.40
APE Knott  b Lillee63981289064.28
JA Snow c Stackpole b Mallett1444651031.81
GG Arnold lbw b Mallett438401010.52
DL Underwood not out0810000.00
Extras(b 11, lb 8, nb 7)26
TOTAL(121.2 Ov, RR: 2.93)356
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (John Edrich), 2-81 (Peter Parfitt), 3-114 (John Hampshire), 4-194 (Barry Wood), 5-205 (Basil D'Oliveira), 6-270 (Tony Greig), 7-271 (Ray Illingworth), 8-333 (John Snow), 9-356 (Geoff Arnold), 10-356 (Alan Knott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee32.2812353.8000
RAL Massie32107722.4000
GD Watson1983211.6800
AA Mallett2376622.8600
RJ Inverarity1543202.1300
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 242 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GD Watson lbw b Arnold616191037.50
KR Stackpole c †Knott b Greig791632019048.46
IM Chappell (c)c sub (RGD Willis) b Underwood371491935024.83
GS Chappell lbw b Underwood1656772028.57
R Edwards lbw b Greig11090010.00
AP Sheahan not out441211424036.36
RW Marsh not out4351875084.31
Extras(lb 6, nb 10)16
TOTAL(92.2 Ov, RR: 2.62)242/5
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Graeme Watson), 2-132 (Keith Stackpole), 3-136 (Ian Chappell), 4-137 (Ross Edwards), 5-171 (Greg Chappell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GG Arnold1552611.7300
JA Snow612103.5000
AW Greig25.3104921.9200
DL Underwood35119422.6800
R Illingworth8.522602.9400
PH Parfitt201005.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Scotland
Series result5-match series drawn 2-2
Match numberTest no. 702
Season1972
Match days10,11,12,14,15,16 August 1972 (6-day match)
Test debut
Barry Wood
Umpires
Arthur Fagg
Dusty 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