Close of Play

  • Wed, 05 Jul - day 1 - Leicestershire 1st innings 3/0 (B Dudleston 1*, JF Steele 2*)
  • Thu, 06 Jul - day 2 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 191/6 (RW Tolchard 14*, J Birkenshaw 14*)
  • Fri, 07 Jul - day 3 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 220 (81.4 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