Close of Play

  • Wed, 30 Aug - day 1 - Lancashire 1st innings 84/3 (CH Lloyd 5*, J Sullivan 5*)
  • Thu, 31 Aug - day 2 - Lancashire 2nd innings 165/1 (29.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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