result
1st Test, Manchester, Jun 8 - 13 1972, Australia tour of England and Scotland
249 & 234
(85.2 ov, target 342)142 & 252
England won by 89 runs
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott c Stackpole b Gleeson844530018.18
John Edrich run out 491361815036.02
Brian Luckhurst  b Colley1445582031.11
Mike Smith lbw b Lillee1040541025.00
Basil D'Oliveira  b GS Chappell2363722036.50
Tony Greig lbw b Colley571231588046.34
Alan Knott c †Marsh b Lillee18941111019.14
Ray Illingworth (c)not out 261061252024.52
John Snow  b Colley312200025.00
Norman Gifford run out 1553703028.30
Geoff Arnold c Francis b Gleeson11215008.33
Extras(b 10, lb 9, nb 4, w 2)25
TOTAL(120.4 Ov, RR: 2.06)249
Fall of wickets: 0-13, 1-50 (Brian Luckhurst), 2-86 (Mike Smith), 3-99 (John Edrich), 4-118 (Basil D'Oliveira), 5-127 (Geoff Boycott), 6-190 (Tony Greig), 7-200 (Alan Knott), 8-209 (John Snow), 9-243 (Norman Gifford), 10-249 (Geoff Arnold)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee29144021.37---00
David Colley3338332.51---00
Greg Chappell1662811.75---00
Doug Walters51701.40---00
Graeme Watson42802.00---00
John Gleeson24.4104521.82---00
John Inverarity931301.44---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Keith Stackpole lbw b Arnold53851147062.35
Bruce Francis lbw b D'Oliveira2775840036.00
Ian Chappell (c)c Smith b Greig011000.00
Greg Chappell c Greig b Snow2466812036.36
Graeme Watson c †Knott b Arnold2480050.00
Doug Walters c Illingworth b Snow17781021021.79
John Inverarity c †Knott b Arnold41060040.00
Rod Marsh c Edrich b Arnold813141061.53
David Colley  b Snow18110012.50
John Gleeson  b Snow021000.00
Dennis Lillee not out 16160016.66
Extras(b 1, lb 4)5
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 2.44)142
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Bruce Francis), 2-69 (Ian Chappell), 3-91 (Keith Stackpole), 4-99 (Graeme Watson), 5-119 (Greg Chappell), 6-124 (John Inverarity), 7-134 (Rod Marsh), 8-137 (David Colley), 9-137 (John Gleeson), 10-142 (Doug Walters)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Snow2074142.04---00
Geoff Arnold2546242.48---00
Tony Greig712113.00---00
Basil D'Oliveira611312.16---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott lbw b Gleeson47811047058.02
John Edrich c †Marsh b Watson261041374025.00
Brian Luckhurst c †Marsh b Colley0910000.00
Mike Smith c †Marsh b Lillee34991472034.34
Basil D'Oliveira c Watson b Lillee3749707075.51
Tony Greig  b GS Chappell621161466053.44
Alan Knott c †Marsh b Lillee18100012.50
Ray Illingworth (c)c IM Chappell b Lillee1450691028.00
John Snow lbw b Lillee021000.00
Norman Gifford c †Marsh b Lillee011000.00
Geoff Arnold not out 002000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 1)13
TOTAL(86.2 Ov, RR: 2.71)234
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Geoff Boycott), 2-65 (Brian Luckhurst), 3-81 (John Edrich), 4-140 (Basil D'Oliveira), 5-182 (Mike Smith), 6-192 (Alan Knott), 7-234 (Ray Illingworth), 8-234 (John Snow), 9-234 (Norman Gifford), 10-234 (Tony Greig)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee3086662.20---00
David Colley2336812.95---00
Greg Chappell21.264211.96---00
Graeme Watson502915.80---00
John Gleeson731612.28---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 342 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Keith Stackpole  b Greig671412016047.51
Bruce Francis lbw b Snow67101085.71
Ian Chappell (c)c †Knott b Snow725371028.00
Greg Chappell c D'Oliveira b Arnold2367722034.32
Graeme Watson c & b Snow033000.00
Doug Walters  b Greig2037303054.05
John Inverarity c Luckhurst b D'Oliveira326160011.53
Rod Marsh c †Knott b Greig911111239481.98
David Colley c Greig b Snow418181022.22
John Gleeson  b Greig3075883040.00
Dennis Lillee not out 024000.00
Extras(w 1)1
TOTAL(85.2 Ov, RR: 2.95)252
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Bruce Francis), 2-31 (Ian Chappell), 3-77 (Greg Chappell), 4-78 (Graeme Watson), 5-115 (Doug Walters), 6-120 (John Inverarity), 7-136 (Keith Stackpole), 8-147 (David Colley), 9-251 (Rod Marsh), 10-252 (John Gleeson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Snow2728743.22---00
Geoff Arnold2025912.95---00
Tony Greig19.275342.74---00
Basil D'Oliveira1642311.43---00
Norman Gifford302909.66---00
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Scotland
Season1972
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 698
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Bruce Francis
Bruce Francis
David Colley
David Colley
Tony Greig
Tony Greig
Umpires
England Image
Charlie Elliott
England Image
Tom Spencer
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 08 Jun - day 1 -England 1st innings 147/5 (Tony Greig 26*, Alan Knott 3*, null ov)
Fri, 09 Jun - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 103/4 (Greg Chappell 15*, Doug Walters 1*, null ov)
Sat, 10 Jun - day 3 -England 2nd innings 136/3 (Mike Smith 18*, Basil D'Oliveira 35*, null ov)
Sun, 11 Jun - rest day
Mon, 12 Jun - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 57/2 (Keith Stackpole 28*, Greg Chappell 16*, null ov)
Tue, 13 Jun - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 252/10 (85.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • G Boycott (1) retired hurt on 3* from 13/0 to 118/4