England tour of Australia, 4th Test: Australia v England at Melbourne, Dec 26-29, 1998
The Ashes - 4th Test
England won by 12 runs
26,27,28,29 December 1998 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton c †Healy b McGrath 0 3 5 0 0 0.00
AJ Stewart* b MacGill 107 212 160 16 0 66.87
MA Butcher c Langer b McGrath 0 9 7 0 0 0.00
N Hussain c †Healy b Nicholson 19 83 56 2 0 33.92
MR Ramprakash c McGrath b SR Waugh 63 120 92 5 0 68.47
GA Hick c Fleming b MacGill 39 84 67 3 1 58.20
WK Hegg c †Healy b SR Waugh 3 11 5 0 0 60.00
DW Headley c Taylor b McGrath 14 52 49 0 0 28.57
D Gough b MacGill 11 21 14 2 0 78.57
ARC Fraser not out 0 11 2 0 0 0.00
AD Mullally lbw b MacGill 0 3 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 7, w 1, nb 6) 14
  Total (all out; 76 overs) 270 (3.55 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 22 5 64 3 2.90 (5nb)
  DW Fleming 19 3 71 0 3.73 (1nb)
  MJ Nicholson 10 0 59 1 5.90
  SCG MacGill 19 2 61 4 3.21 (1w)
  SR Waugh 6 2 8 2 1.33
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* c Hick b Gough 7 44 29 0 0 24.13
MJ Slater lbw b Gough 1 18 14 0 0 7.14
JL Langer c Hussain b Gough 44 168 103 5 0 42.71
ME Waugh lbw b Fraser 36 93 67 3 0 53.73
SR Waugh not out 122 315 198 13 0 61.61
DS Lehmann c †Hegg b Gough 13 28 23 2 0 56.52
IA Healy c Headley b Fraser 36 68 55 3 0 65.45
DW Fleming c Hick b Mullally 12 41 30 2 0 40.00
MJ Nicholson b Gough 5 23 18 0 0 27.77
SCG MacGill c †Hegg b Mullally 43 98 63 3 0 68.25
GD McGrath b Mullally 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 11) 21
  Total (all out; 98.3 overs) 340 (3.45 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  D Gough 28 7 96 5 3.42 (4nb)
  DW Headley 25 3 86 0 3.44 (3nb)
  AD Mullally 21.3 5 64 3 2.97
  MR Ramprakash 2 0 6 0 3.00
  ARC Fraser 22 0 78 2 3.54 (4nb)
  England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton b Fleming 0 8 9 0 0 0.00
AJ Stewart* c Slater b MacGill 52 120 98 4 0 53.06
MA Butcher c Slater b MacGill 14 67 45 0 0 31.11
DW Headley b McGrath 1 22 15 0 0 6.66
N Hussain c Slater b Nicholson 50 157 131 6 0 38.16
MR Ramprakash b Nicholson 14 66 43 0 0 32.55
GA Hick b Fleming 60 123 82 8 0 73.17
WK Hegg c MacGill b Nicholson 9 28 21 1 0 42.85
D Gough c Slater b MacGill 4 20 14 0 0 28.57
ARC Fraser not out 7 27 20 0 0 35.00
AD Mullally c & b McGrath 16 21 15 3 0 106.66
Extras (b 2, lb 4, nb 11) 17
  Total (all out; 80.2 overs) 244 (3.03 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 20.2 5 56 2 2.75 (6nb)
  DW Fleming 17 4 45 2 2.64 (1nb)
  MJ Nicholson 15 4 56 3 3.73
  SCG MacGill 27 3 81 3 3.00 (4nb)
  ME Waugh 1 1 0 0 0.00
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 175 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater lbw b Headley 18 26 23 3 0 78.26
MA Taylor* c Headley b Mullally 19 50 33 1 0 57.57
JL Langer c Ramprakash b Mullally 30 105 53 3 0 56.60
ME Waugh c Hick b Headley 43 116 81 2 0 53.08
SR Waugh not out 30 108 49 2 0 61.22
DS Lehmann c †Hegg b Headley 4 11 7 0 0 57.14
IA Healy c Hick b Headley 0 8 2 0 0 0.00
DW Fleming lbw b Headley 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
MJ Nicholson c †Hegg b Headley 9 41 29 0 0 31.03
SCG MacGill b Gough 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
GD McGrath lbw b Gough 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 1, nb 4) 9
  Total (all out; 46.4 overs) 162 (3.47 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  D Gough 15.4 2 54 2 3.44 (1nb)
  DW Headley 17 5 60 6 3.52 (3nb)
  AD Mullally 10 4 20 2 2.00
  ARC Fraser 4 0 23 0 5.75

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to field
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 2-1
Test debuts - MJ Nicholson (Australia); WK Hegg (England)
Player of the match - DW Headley (England)
Umpires - SA Bucknor (West Indies) and DJ Harper
TV umpire - GTD Morrow
Match referee - JR Reid (New Zealand)
Close of play
  • Sat, 26 Dec - day 1 - no play
  • Sun, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 59/2 (JL Langer 26*, ME Waugh 12*, 18 ov)
  • Mon, 28 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 65/2 (AJ Stewart 43*, DW Headley 0*, 22 ov)
  • Tue, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 162 (46.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 4
Day 1
    • Toss was made at 10:50am on the 1st day before further rain abandoned the day
    • Match Notes
    • Stuart MacGill's highest score
    • Dean Headley's best bowling
    • Steve Waugh reaches 7000 test runs
    • Darren Gough takes his 50th wicket against Australia
    • Mark Waugh 1000th run in a calendar year
    • Ian Healy take his 350th catch
    • McGrath equalls Australian record of 16 ducks -
    • which means he now holds the record with 18, after the 5th Test
 
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