1972 Gillette Cup

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1972 Gillette Cup
Administrator(s) England and Wales Cricket Board
Cricket format Limited overs cricket
(60 overs per innings)
Tournament format(s) Knockout
Champions Lancashire (3rd title)
Participants 22
Matches played 21
Most runs 272 Clive Lloyd (Lancashire)
Most wickets 14 Bob Willis (Warwickshire)
Official website CricketArchive tournament page
1971
1973

The 1972 Gillette Cup was the tenth Gillette Cup, an English limited overs county cricket tournament. It was held between 5 July and 2 September 1972. [1] The tournament was won by Lancashire County Cricket Club who defeated Warwickshire County Cricket Club by 4 wickets in the final at Lord's.

Format[edit]

The seventeen first-class counties, were joined by five Minor Counties: Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Durham, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire. Teams who won in the first round progressed to the second round. The winners in the second round then progressed to the quarter-final stage. Winners from the quarter-finals then progressed to the semi-finals from which the winners then went on to the final at Lord's which was held on 2 September 1972.

First round[edit]

5 July 1972
(scorecard)
Buckinghamshire
224/7 (60 overs)
v
Cambridgeshire
41 all out (20 overs)
David Janes 95
Derek Wing 4/40 (12 overs)
David Baker 7
Raymond Bond 5/17 (10 overs)
Buckinghamshire won by 183 runs
Fenner's, Cambridge
Umpires: Bill Alley & Ron Aspinall
Player of the match: Raymond Bond (Buckinghamshire)

5 July 1972
(scorecard)
Wiltshire
115 all out (59.5 overs)
v
Hampshire
116/2 (22.4 overs)
Brian White 29
Bob Herman 3/23 (11.5 overs)
Hampshire won by 8 wickets
Dean Park Cricket Ground, Bournemouth
Umpires: Sam Cook & Charlie Elliott
Player of the match: Barry Richards (Hampshire)

5 July 1972
(scorecard)
Glamorgan
241/8 (60 overs)
v
Northamptonshire
198 all out (56.3 overs)
Roy Fredericks 82
John Dye 3/39 (12 overs)
David Steele 41
Majid Khan 4/38 (12 overs)
Glamorgan won by 43 runs
County Ground, Northampton
Umpires: Arthur Jepson & Ken Palmer
Player of the match: Roy Fredericks (Glamorgan)

5 July 1972
(scorecard)
Oxfordshire
140 all out (60 overs)
v
Durham
141/6 (30.2 overs)
Alan Burridge 95
Saeed Hatteea 4/32 (9.2 overs)
Durham won by 4 wickets
Morris Motors Sports Ground, Cowley
Umpires: Jack Crapp & George Pope
Player of the match: Alan Burridge (Durham)

5 July 1972
(scorecard)
Sussex
185/8 (60 overs)
v
Worcestershire
187/7 (58.5 overs)
Geoff Greenidge 72
James Cumbes 2/43 (12 overs)
Ted Hemsley 73
John Spencer 2/31 (12 overs)
Worcestershire won by 3 wickets
County Ground, Hove
Umpires: Freddie Jakeman & Cec Pepper
Player of the match: Basil D'Oliveira (Worcestershire)

5 July 1972
(scorecard)
Yorkshire
173/9 (60 overs)
v
Warwickshire
176/6 (58 overs)
Richard Hutton 61
Bob Willis 4/21 (12 overs)
Rohan Kanhai 62
Don Wilson 3/48 (12 overs)
Warwickshire won by 4 wickets
Headingley, Leeds
Umpires: Ray Julian & Tom Spencer
Player of the match: Rohan Kanhai (Warwickshire)

Second round[edit]

19 July 1972
(scorecard)
Glamorgan
174 all out (58 overs)
v
Buckinghamshire
170/9 (60 overs)
Malcolm Nash 45
Fred Harris 4/33 (12 overs)
John Turner 65
John Solanky 3/34 (10 overs)
Glamorgan won by 4 runs
Shardeloes, Amersham
Umpires: John Arnold & Jack Crapp
Player of the match: John Turner (Buckinghamshire)

19 July 1972
(scorecard)
Derbyshire
214/6 (60 overs)
v
Worcestershire
215/1 (51.4 overs)
Ian Buxton 81
Basil D'Oliveira 3/40 (12 overs)
Glenn Turner 101*
Ian Buxton 1/45 (10 overs)
Worcestershire won by 9 wickets
County Ground, Derby
Umpires: Dickie Bird & Arthur Fagg
Player of the match: Ian Buxton (Derbyshire)

19 July 1972
(scorecard)
Surrey
217/9 (60 overs)
v
Durham
142 all out (52.3 overs)
Micky Stewart 101 (165)
David Halfyard 3/35 (12 overs)
George March 78 (141)
Stewart Storey 2/13 (8 overs)
Surrey won by 75 runs
Ropery Lane, Chester-le-Street
Umpires: Cec Pepper & Peter Wight
Player of the match: Micky Stewart (Surrey)

19 July 1972
(scorecard)
Middlesex
41 all out (19.4 overs)
v
Essex
43/2 (18 overs)
John Murray 12
John Lever 5/8 (9.4 overs)
Keith Fletcher 15*
Mike Selvey 2/13 (9 overs)
Essex won by 8 wickets
Chalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea
Umpires: Lloyd Budd & Alan Whitehead
Player of the match: Keith Boyce (Essex)

19 July 1972
(scorecard)
Kent
240/9 (60 overs)
v
Gloucestershire
207 all out (56.2 overs)
Graham Johnson 65
Jack Davey 3/31 (12 overs)
Sadiq Mohammad 53
Bob Woolmer 3/38 (12 overs)
Kent won by 33 runs
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
Umpires: Charlie Elliott & George Pope
Player of the match: Graham Johnson (Kent)

19 July 1972
(scorecard)
Lancashire
243/9 (60 overs)
v
Somerset
234 all out (58.4 overs)
Clive Lloyd 86
Hallam Moseley 4/36 (12 overs)
Mervyn Kitchen 116
David Hughes 4/61 (12 overs)
Lancashire won by 9 runs
Old Trafford, Manchester
Umpires: John Langridge & Hugo Yarnold
Player of the match: Mervyn Kitchen (Somerset)

19 July 1972
(scorecard)
Hampshire
283/9 (60 overs)
v
Nottinghamshire
204 all out (55.3 overs)
Trevor Jesty 62*
Peter Plummer 2/37 (6 overs)
Mike Taylor 58
Trevor Jesty 4/32 (10 overs)
Hampshire won by 79 runs
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Umpires: David Constant & Eddie Phillipson
Player of the match: Trevor Jesty (Hampshire)

19 July 1972
(scorecard)
Warwickshire
218/7 (60 overs)
v
Leicestershire
215 all out (59.4 overs)
Mike Smith 66*
Terry Spencer 4/28 (12 overs)
Paul Haywood 43
Bob Willis 3/38 (12 overs)
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Sam Cook & David Evans
Player of the match: Mike Smith (Warwickshire)

Quarter-finals[edit]

2, 3 August 1972
(scorecard)
Kent
137 all out (52 overs)
v
Essex
127 all out (57.3 overs)
Asif Iqbal 52
Stuart Turner 3/26 (12 overs)
Brian Edmeades 31
John Shepherd 4/23 (12 overs)
Kent won by 10 runs
County Ground, Leyton
Umpires: John Arnold & Freddie Jakeman
Player of the match: Asif Iqbal (Kent)
  • Match was scheduled for one day but extended to two.

2 August 1972
(scorecard)
Hampshire
223 all out (58.2 overs)
v
Lancashire
227/6 (58.3 overs)
Barry Richards 129
Peter Lee 3/32 (11 overs)
Barry Wood 66
Thomas Mottram 3/51 (12 overs)
Lancashire won by 4 wickets
Dean Park Cricket Ground, Bournemouth
Umpires: Ken Palmer & Dusty Rhodes
Player of the match: Barry Richards (Hampshire)

2, 3 August 1972
(scorecard)
Warwickshire
214/9 (60 overs)
v
Glamorgan
204/9 (60 overs)
Alvin Kallicharran 88
Malcolm Nash 3/56 (12 overs)
Alan Jones 58
Norman McVicker 3/46 (12 overs)
Warwickshire won by 10 runs
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Ron Aspinall & Arthur Jepson
Player of the match: Norman McVicker (Warwickshire)
  • Match was scheduled for one day but extended to two.

2 August 1972
(scorecard)
Surrey
106 all out (55.3 overs)
v
Worcestershire
109/4 (44.4 overs)
Arnold Long 20*
Norman Gifford 4/7 (12 overs)
Basil D'Oliveira 45*
Geoff Arnold 2/26 (12 overs)
Worcestershire won by 6 wickets
New Road, Worcester
Umpires: Ray Julian & Eddie Phillipson
Player of the match: Basil D'Oliveira (Worcestershire)

Semi-finals[edit]

17, 18 August 1972
(scorecard)
Lancashire
224/6 (60 overs)
v
Kent
217 all out (60 overs)
Harry Pilling 70
Derek Underwood 3/48 (12 overs)
Mike Denness 65
David Hughes 3/39 (9 overs)
Lancashire won by 7 runs
Old Trafford, Manchester
Umpires: Dickie Bird & George Pope
Player of the match: Harry Pilling (Lancashire)
  • Match was scheduled for one day but extended to two.

17 August 1972
(scorecard)
Worcestershire
174/9 (60 overs)
v
Warwickshire
175/2 (47.2 overs)
Jim Yardley 52
Bob Willis 3/53 (12 overs)
Rohan Kanhai 85*
Vanburn Holder 2/25 (12 overs)
Warwickshire won by 8 wickets
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Bill Alley & David Evans
Player of the match: Rohan Kanhai (Warwickshire)

Final[edit]

2 September 1972
(scorecard)
Warwickshire
234/9 (60 overs)
v
Lancashire
235/6 (56.4 overs)
John Whitehouse 68
John Sullivan 2/27 (5 overs)
Clive Lloyd 126
Bob Willis 2/29 (12 overs)
Lancashire won by 4 wickets
Lord's, London
Umpires: Charlie Elliott & Dusty Rhodes
Player of the match: Clive Lloyd (Lancashire)

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