Close of Play

  • Sat, 05 Aug - day 1 - Northamptonshire 1st innings 89/2 (G Cook 38*, Mushtaq Mohammad 19*)
  • Sun, 06 Aug - rest day
  • Mon, 07 Aug - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 143
  • Tue, 08 Aug - day 3 - Northamptonshire 2nd innings 125/3 (32.5 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