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England vs Australia 2nd ODI 1972 Highlights

Cricket Article - England vs Australia 2nd ODI 1972


Watch the highlights of England vs Australia 2nd ODI 1972 - Australia tour of England (Prudential Trophy) 3-match one-day international series of the 2nd ODI match played between Australia and England at Lord's, London in 26th August 1972.

Keith Stackpole, Alan Knott's maiden half-centuries and Greg Chappell's all-round display helped to Australia convincing five-wicket victory over England and level the series 1-1 in the second One-day international.

Match Stats :
  • Australia chased 237 was the highest successful run-chase in One-day international cricket history, surpassing the previous highest chase was 223 by England against Australia at Manchester in this series' first ODI.
  • Australia's 237 was the highest score in One-day internationals.
  • England's 236 was the second highest score in One-day internationals.
  • Brian Close became the second batsman to hit a six in One-day internationals after Ian Chappell.
  • 103 : Greg Chappell and Paul Sheahan set up the second highest any-wicket partnership in One-day internationals.
  • Keith Stackpole became the fourth Australian batsman to score a fifty in One-day internationals.
  • Paul Sheahan became the fifth Australian batsman to score a fifty in One-day internationals.
  • Alan Knott became the fourth England batsman to score a fifty in One-day internationals.


England scored 236-9 in 55 overs with top scorer by Alan Knott struck a run-a-ball 50-runs including 6-fours.

Brian Close cracked a 43 off 40-balls including 7-fours & a six with strike rate of 107.50, Tony Greig struck 31 off 43-balls included 2-fours Dennis Amiss 25 and Keith Fletcher 20.

Australia best bowler by Ashley Mallett, Bob Massie, Dennis Lillee each took one-wickets and Greg Chappell took one-wicket.

Australia chased 240-5 in 51.3 overs with top scorer by Keith Stackpole struck 52 off 70-balls including 6-fours.

Paul Sheahan cracked a 50 off 71-balls including 5-fours & a six, Greg Chappell 48 off 82-balls - who fell two-run short of his half-century - included 5-fours, Ian Chappell scored 31 off 58-balls including 4-fours.

England best bowler by John Snow picked up 3-wickets for 35-runs in 11-overs including two maidens, Basil D'Oliveira and Bob Woolmer took one-wickets.

Greg Chappell named Player of the match for his match-winning all-round display of scoring superb 48 off 52-balls including 5-fours and after taking a valuable wicket for 34-runs in 11-overs.