RESULT
1st Test, Manchester, June 08 - 13, 1972, Australia tour of England and Scotland
249 & 234
(T:342) 142 & 252

England won by 89 runs

England 1st Innings
Australia 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
Match Details
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
TOTAL120.4 Ov (RR: 2.06)249
Fall of wickets: 0-13 (Geoff Boycott), 1-50 (Brian Luckhurst), 2-86 (Mike Smith), 3-99 (John Edrich), 4-118 (Basil D'Oliveira), 5-127, 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
TOTAL58 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 Snow2074142.05---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 00200-
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 1)13
TOTAL86.2 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 (T: 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
TOTAL85.2 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
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MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series
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
Charlie Elliott
England
Tom Spencer
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 08 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 147/5 (Tony Greig 26*, Alan Knott 3*)
Fri, 09 Jun - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 103/4 (Greg Chappell 15*, Doug Walters 1*)
Sat, 10 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 136/3 (Mike Smith 18*, Basil D'Oliveira 35*)
Sun, 11 Jun - rest day
Mon, 12 Jun - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 57/2 (Keith Stackpole 28*, Greg Chappell 16*)
Tue, 13 Jun - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 252 (85.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • G Boycott (1) retired hurt on 3* from 13/0 to 118/4
Australia Innings
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