1st ODI, Manchester, Aug 24 1972, Australia tour of England and Scotland
(49.1/55 ov, target 223)
England won by 6 wickets (with 35 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Australia Innings (55 overs maximum)
KR Stackpole c D'Oliveira b Greig3762666059.67
GD Watson  b Arnold015000.00
IM Chappell (c) b Woolmer53751045070.66
GS Chappell  b Woolmer4066773060.60
R Edwards run out5784996067.85
AP Sheahan  b Arnold6990066.66
KD Walters lbw b Woolmer2750028.57
RW Marsh c Close b Snow1117261064.70
AA Mallett not out615170040.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 5)10
TOTAL(55 Ov, RR: 4.03)222/8
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Graeme Watson), 2-66 (Keith Stackpole), 3-125 (Ian Chappell), 4-156 (Greg Chappell), 5-167 (Paul Sheahan), 6-170 (Doug Walters), 7-205 (Rod Marsh), 8-222 (Ross Edwards)
JA Snow1113313.00---00
GG Arnold1103823.45---00
AW Greig1105014.54---00
RA Woolmer1013333.30---00
BL D'Oliveira913704.11---00
DB Close302107.00---00
England Innings (target: 223 runs from 55 overs)
G Boycott c †Marsh b Watson2538353065.78
DL Amiss  b Watson1031341619076.86
KWR Fletcher  b Massie6076868078.94
DB Close (c)run out11200100.00
JH Hampshire not out2541405060.97
BL D'Oliveira not out55710100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 6)7
TOTAL(49.1 Ov, RR: 4.59)226/4
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-173 (Keith Fletcher), 3-174 (Brian Close), 4-215 (Dennis Amiss)
DK Lillee1124904.45---00
RAL Massie1114914.45---00
GD Watson812823.50---00
AA Mallett1114303.90---00
GS Chappell302006.66---00
KD Walters311605.33---00
KR Stackpole2.101406.46---00
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Scotland
Player Of The Match
Dennis Amiss
Player Of The Series
Dennis Amiss
Keith Stackpole
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2
Match days24 August 1972 (55-over match)
ODI debut
Dennis Amiss
Brian Close
Tony Greig
Bob Woolmer
Geoff Arnold
Graeme Watson
Ross Edwards
Paul Sheahan
Dennis Lillee
Bob Massie
Charlie Elliott
Dusty Rhodes
  • Amiss (134 balls, 161 minutes, 9 fours) completed the first century at this level off 130 balls in the 46th over. He shared the first hundred partnership with Fletcher, the pair addind 125 in 86 minutes (26.4 overs)