result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 10 - 16 1972, Australia tour of England and Scotland
284 & 356
(92.2 ov, target 242)399 & 242/5
Australia won by 5 wickets
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Barry Wood c †Marsh b Watson26811163032.09
John Edrich lbw b Lillee838551021.05
Peter Parfitt  b Lillee511281824039.84
John Hampshire c Inverarity b Mallett4279997053.16
Basil D'Oliveira c GS Chappell b Mallett4671066.66
Tony Greig c Stackpole b Mallett1625253064.00
Ray Illingworth (c)c GS Chappell b Lillee011000.00
Alan Knott c †Marsh b Lillee9212613517073.01
John Snow c †Marsh b Lillee312200025.00
Geoff Arnold  b Inverarity2251684043.13
Derek Underwood not out 315300020.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 8, w 1)17
TOTAL(92.2 Ov, RR: 3.07)284
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (John Edrich), 2-50 (Barry Wood), 3-133 (John Hampshire), 4-142 (Basil D'Oliveira), 5-145 (Peter Parfitt), 6-145 (Ray Illingworth), 7-159 (Tony Greig), 8-181 (John Snow), 9-262 (Geoff Arnold), 10-284 (Alan Knott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee24.275852.38---00
Bob Massie2756902.55---00
Graeme Watson1242311.91---00
Ashley Mallett2348033.47---00
Greg Chappell201809.00---00
John Inverarity401914.75---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Watson c †Knott b Arnold1320272065.00
Keith Stackpole  b Snow1831411058.06
Ian Chappell (c)c Snow b Arnold11826733020044.19
Greg Chappell c Greig b Illingworth11322624117050.00
Ross Edwards  b Underwood791782229044.38
Paul Sheahan c Hampshire b Underwood522261022.72
Rod Marsh  b Underwood045000.00
John Inverarity c Greig b Underwood281101302025.45
Ashley Mallett run out 539520012.82
Bob Massie  b Arnold421250019.04
Dennis Lillee not out 002000.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 7, w 1)16
TOTAL(151.5 Ov, RR: 2.62)399
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Graeme Watson), 2-34 (Keith Stackpole), 3-235 (Greg Chappell), 4-296 (Ian Chappell), 5-310 (Paul Sheahan), 6-310 (Rod Marsh), 7-383 (Ross Edwards), 8-387 (John Inverarity), 9-399 (Bob Massie), 10-399 (Ashley Mallett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Arnold35118732.48---00
John Snow34.5511113.18---00
Tony Greig1892501.38---00
Basil D'Oliveira941701.88---00
Derek Underwood38169042.36---00
Ray Illingworth1745313.11---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Barry Wood lbw b Massie9021627215041.66
John Edrich  b Lillee1854932033.33
Peter Parfitt  b Lillee1821272085.71
John Hampshire c IM Chappell b Watson2039463051.28
Basil D'Oliveira c IM Chappell b Massie43961158044.79
Tony Greig c †Marsh b Lillee2972866040.27
Ray Illingworth (c)lbw b Lillee3154805057.40
Alan Knott  b Lillee63981289064.28
John Snow c Stackpole b Mallett1444651031.81
Geoff Arnold lbw b Mallett438401010.52
Derek Underwood not out 0810000.00
Extras(b 11, lb 8, nb 7)26
TOTAL(121.2 Ov, RR: 2.93)356
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (John Edrich), 2-81 (Peter Parfitt), 3-114 (John Hampshire), 4-194 (Barry Wood), 5-205 (Basil D'Oliveira), 6-270 (Tony Greig), 7-271 (Ray Illingworth), 8-333 (John Snow), 9-356 (Geoff Arnold), 10-356 (Alan Knott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee32.2812353.80---00
Bob Massie32107722.40---00
Graeme Watson1983211.68---00
Ashley Mallett2376622.86---00
John Inverarity1543202.13---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 242 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Watson lbw b Arnold616191037.50
Keith Stackpole c †Knott b Greig791632019048.46
Ian Chappell (c)c sub (RGD Willis) b Underwood371491935024.83
Greg Chappell lbw b Underwood1656772028.57
Ross Edwards lbw b Greig11090010.00
Paul Sheahan not out 441211424036.36
Rod Marsh not out 4351875084.31
Extras(lb 6, nb 10)16
TOTAL(92.2 Ov, RR: 2.62)242/5
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Graeme Watson), 2-132 (Keith Stackpole), 3-136 (Ian Chappell), 4-137 (Ross Edwards), 5-171 (Greg Chappell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Arnold1552611.73---00
John Snow612103.50---00
Tony Greig25.3104921.92---00
Derek Underwood35119422.68---00
Ray Illingworth8.522602.94---00
Peter Parfitt201005.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Scotland
Season1972
Series result5-match series drawn 2-2
Match numberTest no. 702
Match daysday(6-day match)
Test debut
Barry Wood
Barry Wood
Umpires
England Image
Arthur Fagg
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Dusty Rhodes
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 10 Aug - day 1 -England 1st innings 267/9 (Alan Knott 78*, Derek Underwood 3*)
Fri, 11 Aug - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 274/3 (Ian Chappell 107*, Ross Edwards 16*)
Sat, 12 Aug - day 3 -Australia 1st innings 394/8 (Ashley Mallett 3*, Bob Massie 2*)
Sun, 13 Aug - rest day
Mon, 14 Aug - day 4 -England 2nd innings 227/5 (Tony Greig 13*, Ray Illingworth 10*)
Tue, 15 Aug - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 116/1 (Keith Stackpole 70*, Ian Chappell 29*)
Wed, 16 Aug - day 6 -Australia 2nd innings 242/5 (92.2 ov) - end of match