England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1972 (5th Test)
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 16th August 1972 (6-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 5 wickets
UmpiresAE Fagg, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1England (1) 267/9 (Knott 78*, Underwood 3*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 274/3 (IM Chappell 107*, Edwards 16*)
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 394/8 (Mallett 3*, Massie 2*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 227/5 (Greig 13*, Illingworth 10*)
Close of play day 5Australia (2) 116/1 (Stackpole 70*, IM Chappell 29*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodc Marsh b Watson26811163- 
JH Edrichlbw b Lillee838551- 
PH Parfittb Lillee511281824- 
JH Hampshirec Inverarity b Mallett4279997- 
BL D'Oliveirac GS Chappell b Mallett4671- 
AW Greigc Stackpole b Mallett1625253- 
*R Illingworthc GS Chappell b Lillee011-- 
+APE Knottc Marsh b Lillee9212613517- 
JA Snowc Marsh b Lillee31220-- 
GG Arnoldb Inverarity2251684- 
DL Underwoodnot out31530-- 
Extras(8 lb, 8 nb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 92.2 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Edrich), 2-50 (Wood), 3-133 (Hampshire), 4-142 (D'Oliveira), 5-145 (Parfitt), 6-145 (Illingworth), 7-159 (Greig), 8-181 (Snow), 9-262 (Arnold), 10-284 (Knott, 92.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Massie27   5690--
Watson12   4231--
Mallett23   4803--
GS Chappell2   0180--
Inverarity4   0191--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Watsonc Knott b Arnold1320272- 
KR Stackpoleb Snow1831411- 
*IM Chappellc Snow b Arnold11826733020- 
GS Chappellc Greig b Illingworth11322624117- 
R Edwardsb Underwood791782229- 
AP Sheahanc Hampshire b Underwood522261- 
+RW Marshb Underwood045-- 
RJ Inverarityc Greig b Underwood281101302- 
AA Mallettrun out53952-- 
RAL Massieb Arnold42125-- 
DK Lilleenot out002-- 
Extras(8 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 151.5 overs)399
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Watson), 2-34 (Stackpole), 3-235 (GS Chappell), 4-296 (IM Chappell), 5-310 (Sheahan), 6-310 (Marsh), 7-383 (Edwards), 8-387 (Inverarity), 9-399 (Massie), 10-399 (Mallett, 151.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold35   11873--
Greig18   9250--
D'Oliveira9   4170--
Underwood38   16904--
Illingworth17   4531--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodlbw b Massie9021627215- 
JH Edrichb Lillee1854932- 
PH Parfittb Lillee1821272- 
JH Hampshirec IM Chappell b Watson2039463- 
BL D'Oliveirac IM Chappell b Massie43961158- 
AW Greigc Marsh b Lillee2972866- 
*R Illingworthlbw b Lillee3154805- 
+APE Knottb Lillee63981289- 
JA Snowc Stackpole b Mallett1444651- 
GG Arnoldlbw b Mallett438401- 
DL Underwoodnot out0810-- 
Extras(11 b, 8 lb, 7 nb)26
Total(all out, 121.2 overs)356
Fall of wickets:
1-56 (Edrich), 2-81 (Parfitt), 3-114 (Hampshire), 4-194 (Wood), 5-205 (D'Oliveira), 6-270 (Greig), 7-271 (Illingworth), 8-333 (Snow), 9-356 (Arnold), 10-356 (Knott, 121.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Massie32   10772--
Watson19   8321--
Mallett23   7662--
Inverarity15   4320--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Watsonlbw b Arnold616191- 
KR Stackpolec Knott b Greig791632019- 
*IM Chappellc sub (RGD Willis) b Underwood371491935- 
GS Chappelllbw b Underwood1656772- 
R Edwardslbw b Greig1109-- 
AP Sheahannot out441211424- 
+RW Marshnot out4351875- 
RJ Inveraritydid not bat      
AA Mallettdid not bat      
RAL Massiedid not bat      
DK Lilleedid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 10 nb)16
Total(5 wickets, 92.2 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Watson), 2-132 (Stackpole), 3-136 (IM Chappell), 4-137 (Edwards), 5-171 (GS Chappell)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold15   5261--
Snow6   1210--
Underwood35   11942--
Parfitt2   0100--

--> B Wood made his debut in Test matches
--> GD Watson (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> IM Chappell (1) passed 2500 runs in Test matches when he reached 102
--> GS Chappell (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 77
--> B Wood (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 47
--> APE Knott (2) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 44
--> IM Chappell (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 30
--> IM Chappell (2) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> DK Lillee reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed PH Parfitt, his 2nd wicket in the England second innings
--> RAL Massie reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed BL D'Oliveira, his 2nd wicket in the England second innings





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