England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1972 (1st Test)
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th June 1972 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 89 runs
UmpiresCS Elliott, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1England (1) 147/5 (Greig 26*, Knott 3*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 103/4 (GS Chappell 15*, Walters 1*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 136/3 (Smith 18*, D'Oliveira 35*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 57/2 (Stackpole 28*, GS Chappell 16*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Stackpole b Gleeson84453--  
JH Edrichrun out491361815-  
BW Luckhurstb Colley1445582-  
MJK Smithlbw b Lillee1040541-  
BL D'Oliveirab GS Chappell2363722-  
AW Greiglbw b Colley571231588-  
+APE Knottc Marsh b Lillee18941111-  
*R Illingworthnot out261061252-  
JA Snowb Colley31220--  
N Giffordrun out1553703-  
GG Arnoldc Francis b Gleeson11215--  
Extras(10 b, 9 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)25
Total(all out, 120.4 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Luckhurst), 2-86 (Smith), 3-99 (Edrich), 4-118 (D'Oliveira), 5-127 (Boycott), 6-190 (Greig), 7-200 (Knott), 8-209 (Snow), 9-243 (Gifford), 10-249 (Arnold, 120.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee29   14402--
Colley33   3833--
GS Chappell16   6281--
Walters5   170--
Watson4   280--
Inverarity9   3130--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KR Stackpolelbw b Arnold53851147-  
BC Francislbw b D'Oliveira277584--  
*IM Chappellc Smith b Greig011--  
GS Chappellc Greig b Snow2466812-  
GD Watsonc Knott b Arnold248--  
KD Waltersc Illingworth b Snow17781021-  
RJ Inverarityc Knott b Arnold4106--  
+RW Marshc Edrich b Arnold813141-  
DJ Colleyb Snow1811--  
JW Gleesonb Snow021--  
DK Lilleenot out1616--  
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 58 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-68 (Francis), 2-69 (IM Chappell), 3-91 (Stackpole), 4-99 (Watson), 5-119 (GS Chappell), 6-124 (Inverarity), 7-134 (Marsh), 8-137 (Colley), 9-137 (Gleeson), 10-142 (Walters, 58 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow20   7414--
Arnold25   4624--
Greig7   1211--
D'Oliveira6   1131--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottlbw b Gleeson47811047-  
JH Edrichc Marsh b Watson261041374-  
BW Luckhurstc Marsh b Colley0910--  
MJK Smithc Marsh b Lillee34991472-  
BL D'Oliveirac Watson b Lillee3749707-  
AW Greigb GS Chappell621161466-  
+APE Knottc Marsh b Lillee1810--  
*R Illingworthc IM Chappell b Lillee1450691-  
JA Snowlbw b Lillee021--  
N Giffordc Marsh b Lillee011--  
GG Arnoldnot out002--  
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)234
Fall of wickets:
1-60 (Boycott), 2-65 (Luckhurst), 3-81 (Edrich), 4-140 (D'Oliveira), 5-182 (Smith), 6-192 (Knott), 7-234 (Illingworth), 8-234 (Snow), 9-234 (Gifford), 10-234 (Greig, 86.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee30   8666--
Colley23   3681--
GS Chappell21.26421--
Watson5   0291--
Gleeson7   3161--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KR Stackpoleb Greig671412016-  
BC Francislbw b Snow67101-  
*IM Chappellc Knott b Snow725371-  
GS Chappellc D'Oliveira b Arnold2367722-  
GD Watsonc and b Snow033--  
KD Waltersb Greig2037303-  
RJ Inverarityc Luckhurst b D'Oliveira32616--  
+RW Marshc Knott b Greig9111112394  
DJ Colleyc Greig b Snow418181-  
JW Gleesonb Greig3075883-  
DK Lilleenot out024--  
Extras(1 w)1
Total(all out, 85.2 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Francis), 2-31 (IM Chappell), 3-77 (GS Chappell), 4-78 (Watson), 5-115 (Walters), 6-120 (Inverarity), 7-136 (Stackpole), 8-147 (Colley), 9-251 (Marsh), 10-252 (Gleeson, 85.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow27   2874--
Arnold20   2591--
D'Oliveira16   4231--
Gifford3   0290--

--> AW Greig made his debut in Test matches
--> JA Snow (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 1
--> BC Francis made his debut in Test matches
--> BC Francis (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> DJ Colley made his debut in Test matches
--> DJ Colley made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> KR Stackpole made his debut in England in Test matches
--> GD Watson made his debut in England in Test matches
--> RW Marsh made his debut in England in Test matches
--> GS Chappell made his debut in England in Test matches
--> DK Lillee made his debut in England in Test matches
--> DK Lillee achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed N Gifford in the England second innings (previous best was 5-84)
--> DK Lillee reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed JA Snow, his 5th wicket in the England second innings
--> JW Gleeson reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed G Boycott, his 1st wicket in the England second innings
--> G Boycott retired hurt in the England first innings having scored 3 (team score 13/0) - he returned when the score was 118/4





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