Close of Play

  • Wed, 10 May - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 19/0 (BC Francis 9*, KR Stackpole 10*)
  • Thu, 11 May - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 270/5 (GS Chappell 83*, GD Watson 9*, 99 ov)
  • Fri, 12 May - day 3 - no play

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