England tour of Australia, 1998/99 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Match drawn

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* c Hussain b Cork 46 191 135 6 0 34.07
MJ Slater c Butcher b Mullally 16 67 40 2 0 40.00
JL Langer lbw b Gough 8 55 43 0 0 18.60
ME Waugh c †Stewart b Mullally 31 65 50 3 0 62.00
SR Waugh c †Stewart b Mullally 112 330 232 13 0 48.27
RT Ponting c Butcher b Cork 21 94 61 1 0 34.42
IA Healy c Mullally b Fraser 134 303 229 14 0 58.51
MS Kasprowicz c †Stewart b Mullally 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
DW Fleming not out 71 133 107 11 0 66.35
SCG MacGill c †Stewart b Mullally 20 30 30 4 0 66.66
GD McGrath c Atherton b Croft 5 35 24 0 0 20.83
Extras (lb 14, w 1, nb 6) 21
Total (all out; 158 overs; 657 mins) 485 (3.06 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-30 (Slater, 16.1 ov), 2-59 (Langer, 30.1 ov), 3-106 (ME Waugh, 43.6 ov), 4-106 (Taylor, 44.2 ov), 5-178 (Ponting, 66.3 ov), 6-365 (SR Waugh, 125.1 ov), 7-365 (Kasprowicz, 125.4 ov), 8-420 (Healy, 141.2 ov), 9-445 (MacGill, 149.1 ov), 10-485 (McGrath, 157.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
D Gough 34 4 135 1 3.97 (1nb, 1w)
DG Cork 31 6 98 2 3.16 (1nb)
AD Mullally 40 10 105 5 2.62 (3nb)
RDB Croft 23 6 55 1 2.39 (1nb)
ARC Fraser 28 7 76 1 2.71
MR Ramprakash 2 1 2 0 1.00
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Butcher c & b ME Waugh 116 278 236 16 0 49.15
MA Atherton c ME Waugh b McGrath 0 17 14 0 0 0.00
N Hussain c †Healy b Kasprowicz 59 141 99 10 0 59.59
AJ Stewart*† c Kasprowicz b MacGill 8 17 9 1 0 88.88
GP Thorpe c Langer b McGrath 77 231 168 7 0 45.83
MR Ramprakash not out 69 234 166 6 0 41.56
DG Cork c MacGill b McGrath 0 16 11 0 0 0.00
RDB Croft b Kasprowicz 23 51 48 3 0 47.91
D Gough lbw b McGrath 0 24 23 0 0 0.00
AD Mullally c Kasprowicz b McGrath 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
ARC Fraser c ME Waugh b McGrath 1 7 7 0 0 14.28
Extras (b 1, lb 9, nb 12) 22
Total (all out; 128.2 overs; 513 mins) 375 (2.92 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Atherton, 4.3 ov), 2-145 (Hussain, 38.6 ov), 3-168 (Stewart, 43.1 ov), 4-240 (Butcher, 69.5 ov), 5-315 (Thorpe, 103.4 ov), 6-319 (Cork, 107.3 ov), 7-360 (Croft, 120.1 ov), 8-373 (Gough, 126.3 ov), 9-373 (Mullally, 126.4 ov), 10-375 (Fraser, 128.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 34.2 11 85 6 2.47 (3nb)
DW Fleming 27 5 83 0 3.07
MS Kasprowicz 29 7 82 2 2.82 (6nb)
SCG MacGill 24 4 70 1 2.91 (2nb)
SR Waugh 3 0 17 0 5.66
RT Ponting 3 0 10 0 3.33
ME Waugh 8 1 18 1 2.25 (1nb)
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater c & b Fraser 113 190 139 13 1 81.29
MA Taylor* b Cork 0 12 5 0 0 0.00
JL Langer c Mullally b Croft 74 202 149 8 0 49.66
ME Waugh not out 27 76 54 1 0 50.00
SR Waugh not out 16 51 31 0 0 51.61
Extras (b 1, lb 1, nb 5) 7
Total (3 wickets dec; 62 overs; 267 mins) 237 (3.82 runs per over)
Did not bat RT Ponting, IA Healy, MS Kasprowicz, DW Fleming, SCG MacGill, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-20 (Taylor, 3.2 ov), 2-182 (Slater, 45.3 ov), 3-199 (Langer, 50.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
D Gough 6 0 50 0 8.33 (1nb)
DG Cork 5 0 18 1 3.60
AD Mullally 14 4 38 0 2.71 (2nb)
ARC Fraser 15 1 52 1 3.46 (2nb)
RDB Croft 20 2 71 1 3.55
MR Ramprakash 2 0 6 0 3.00
England 2nd innings (target: 348 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Butcher lbw b MacGill 40 139 98 4 0 40.81
MA Atherton c Fleming b McGrath 28 65 55 4 0 50.90
N Hussain b MacGill 47 149 122 1 2 38.52
AJ Stewart*† c Ponting b ME Waugh 3 9 8 0 0 37.50
GP Thorpe c Langer b ME Waugh 9 41 27 0 0 33.33
MR Ramprakash st †Healy b MacGill 14 39 45 1 0 31.11
DG Cork not out 21 39 37 3 0 56.75
RDB Croft not out 4 23 25 0 0 16.00
Extras (lb 3, w 1, nb 9) 13
Total (6 wickets; 68 overs; 255 mins) 179 (2.63 runs per over)
Did not bat D Gough, AD Mullally, ARC Fraser
Fall of wickets 1-46 (Atherton, 16.3 ov), 2-96 (Butcher, 34.5 ov), 3-103 (Stewart, 37.4 ov), 4-133 (Thorpe, 49.1 ov), 5-148 (Hussain, 56.1 ov), 6-161 (Ramprakash, 60.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 16 6 30 1 1.87
MS Kasprowicz 8 3 28 0 3.50 (1w)
DW Fleming 7 2 12 0 1.71 (2nb)
SCG MacGill 22 3 51 3 2.31
ME Waugh 14 0 55 2 3.92 (7nb)
RT Ponting 1 1 0 0 0.00
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series level 0-0
Player of the match GD McGrath (Australia)
Umpires KT Francis (Sri Lanka) and DB Hair
TV umpire PD Parker
Match referee JR Reid (New Zealand)
Close of play
Fri, 20 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 246/5 (SR Waugh 69*, IA Healy 46*, 89 ov)
Sat, 21 Nov - day 2 - England 1st innings 53/1 (MA Butcher 23*, N Hussain 23*, 19 ov)
Sun, 22 Nov - day 3 - England 1st innings 299/4 (GP Thorpe 70*, MR Ramprakash 29*, 94.2 ov)
Mon, 23 Nov - day 4 - England 2nd innings 26/0 (MA Butcher 7*, MA Atherton 18*, 7 ov)
Tue, 24 Nov - day 5 - England 2nd innings 179/6 (68 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Lunch: England 108/3 (Hussain 28*, Thorpe 0*, 39 overs)
  • Play ended at shortly before tea due to thunderstorms. The ground was later soaked with rain. Play officially called to an end at 4:25pm.
 
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Nov 24, 1998

Stuart MacGill has Mark Ramprakash stumped for 14, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day, November 24, 1998

Stuart MacGill has Mark Ramprakash stumped for 14

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Nov 24, 1998

A violent electrical storm stops play at Brisbane, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, November 24, 1998

A violent electrical storm stops play at Brisbane

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