Result
1st ODI, Australia tour of England and Scotland at Manchester, Aug 24 1972
222/8
(49.1/55 ov, target 223)
226/4
England won by 6 wickets (with 35 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Australia Innings (55 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
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)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
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
MATCH DETAILS
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
Season1972
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
Umpires
Charlie Elliott
Dusty Rhodes
MATCH NOTES
  • 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)