result
1st ODI, Manchester, Aug 24 1972, Australia tour of England and Scotland
(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
Keith Stackpole c D'Oliveira b Greig3762666059.68
Graeme Watson  b Arnold015000.00
Ian Chappell (c) b Woolmer53751045070.67
Greg Chappell  b Woolmer4066773060.61
Ross Edwards run out 5784996067.86
Paul Sheahan  b Arnold6990066.67
Doug Walters lbw b Woolmer2750028.57
Rod Marsh c Close b Snow1117261064.71
Ashley Mallett not out 615170040.00
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
John Snow1113313.00---00
Geoff Arnold1103823.45---00
Tony Greig1105014.55---00
Bob Woolmer1013333.30---00
Basil D'Oliveira913704.11---00
Brian Close302107.00---00
England INNINGS (target: 223 runs from 55 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott c †Marsh b Watson2538353065.79
Dennis Amiss  b Watson1031341619076.87
Keith Fletcher  b Massie6076868078.95
Brian Close (c)run out 11200100.00
John Hampshire not out 2541405060.98
Basil D'Oliveira not out 55710100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 6)7
TOTAL(49.1 Ov, RR: 4.59)226/4
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Geoff Boycott), 2-173 (Keith Fletcher), 3-174 (Brian Close), 4-215 (Dennis Amiss)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee1124904.45---00
Bob Massie1114914.45---00
Graeme Watson812823.50---00
Ashley Mallett1114303.91---00
Greg Chappell302006.67---00
Doug Walters311605.33---00
Keith Stackpole2.101406.46---00
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Scotland
Season1972
Player Of The Match
Dennis Amiss
Dennis Amiss
Player Of The Series
Keith Stackpole
Keith Stackpole
Dennis Amiss
Dennis Amiss
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2
Match daysday match (55-over match)
ODI debut
Bob Massie
Bob Massie
Bob Woolmer
Bob Woolmer
Brian Close
Brian Close
Dennis Amiss
Dennis Amiss
Dennis Lillee
Dennis Lillee
Geoff Arnold
Geoff Arnold
Graeme Watson
Graeme Watson
Paul Sheahan
Paul Sheahan
Ross Edwards
Ross Edwards
Tony Greig
Tony Greig
Umpires
England Image
Charlie Elliott
England Image
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)