England tour of Australia, 1998/99 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 3rd Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 205 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater c †Stewart b Headley 17 52 37 1 0 45.94
MA Taylor* c Hussain b Such 59 186 124 5 0 47.58
JL Langer not out 179 491 350 13 0 51.14
ME Waugh c & b Such 7 35 30 0 0 23.33
SR Waugh c Hick b Gough 59 148 109 4 1 54.12
RT Ponting c Hick b Gough 5 32 28 0 0 17.85
IA Healy c Ramprakash b Headley 13 38 27 1 0 48.14
DW Fleming lbw b Headley 12 29 23 2 0 52.17
SCG MacGill b Such 0 5 4 0 0 0.00
CR Miller lbw b Headley 11 14 9 2 0 122.22
GD McGrath c †Stewart b Gough 10 47 27 1 0 37.03
Extras (lb 6, nb 13) 19
Total (all out; 125.5 overs; 545 mins) 391 (3.10 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-28 (Slater, 11.4 ov), 2-140 (Taylor, 43.5 ov), 3-156 (ME Waugh, 51.4 ov), 4-264 (SR Waugh, 86.4 ov), 5-274 (Ponting, 94.6 ov), 6-311 (Healy, 103.3 ov), 7-338 (Fleming, 109.6 ov), 8-339 (MacGill, 110.5 ov), 9-354 (Miller, 113.6 ov), 10-391 (McGrath, 125.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
D Gough 29.5 4 103 3 3.45 (6nb)
AD Mullally 26 5 59 0 2.26
DW Headley 23 1 97 4 4.21 (6nb)
PM Such 38 8 99 3 2.60 (1nb)
MR Ramprakash 9 1 27 0 3.00
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Butcher lbw b Miller 6 47 35 0 0 17.14
MA Atherton c Taylor b MacGill 41 108 92 2 0 44.56
N Hussain not out 89 263 204 8 0 43.62
AJ Stewart*† c Slater b Miller 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
MR Ramprakash c ME Waugh b McGrath 61 134 120 6 2 50.83
JP Crawley b McGrath 5 25 20 1 0 25.00
GA Hick c Taylor b MacGill 8 18 16 2 0 50.00
DW Headley lbw b MacGill 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
D Gough c †Healy b MacGill 7 8 5 1 0 140.00
AD Mullally b Fleming 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
PM Such lbw b Fleming 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 3, w 1, nb 5) 10
Total (all out; 82.5 overs; 311 mins) 227 (2.74 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-18 (Butcher, 11.5 ov), 2-83 (Atherton, 28.4 ov), 3-84 (Stewart, 29.2 ov), 4-187 (Ramprakash, 68.6 ov), 5-195 (Crawley, 74.5 ov), 6-210 (Hick, 79.3 ov), 7-210 (Headley, 79.4 ov), 8-226 (Gough, 81.4 ov), 9-227 (Mullally, 82.4 ov), 10-227 (Such, 82.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 18 4 48 2 2.66 (5nb, 1w)
DW Fleming 10.5 2 34 2 3.13
CR Miller 23 6 71 2 3.08
SCG MacGill 28 6 53 4 1.89
ME Waugh 3 0 17 0 5.66
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* lbw b Such 29 89 71 3 0 40.84
MJ Slater lbw b Gough 103 276 191 8 1 53.92
JL Langer c sub (BC Hollioake) b Such 52 227 183 2 0 28.41
ME Waugh not out 51 126 83 5 0 61.44
SR Waugh c Hick b Headley 7 21 22 0 0 31.81
RT Ponting b Gough 10 42 30 1 0 33.33
IA Healy not out 7 20 13 0 0 53.84
Extras (lb 12, w 1, nb 6) 19
Total (5 wickets dec; 98 overs; 403 mins) 278 (2.83 runs per over)
Did not bat DW Fleming, SCG MacGill, CR Miller, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-54 (Taylor, 21.4 ov), 2-188 (Slater, 68.3 ov), 3-216 (Langer, 77.3 ov), 4-230 (SR Waugh, 82.4 ov), 5-268 (Ponting, 92.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
D Gough 22 2 76 2 3.45
AD Mullally 16 6 18 0 1.12
DW Headley 18 1 78 1 4.33 (5nb)
PM Such 29 5 66 2 2.27 (1w)
MR Ramprakash 12 1 27 0 2.25
GA Hick 1 0 1 0 1.00
England 2nd innings (target: 443 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Butcher c †Healy b Fleming 19 50 39 0 0 48.71
MA Atherton c ME Waugh b Miller 5 57 43 0 0 11.62
N Hussain lbw b Miller 41 132 97 4 0 42.26
MR Ramprakash b Fleming 57 185 173 2 0 32.94
DW Headley c ME Waugh b Miller 2 3 4 0 0 50.00
AJ Stewart*† not out 63 148 122 6 0 51.63
JP Crawley c ME Waugh b McGrath 13 68 53 1 0 24.52
GA Hick c Ponting b McGrath 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
D Gough c †Healy b McGrath 3 9 9 0 0 33.33
AD Mullally c †Healy b Fleming 4 6 3 1 0 133.33
PM Such lbw b McGrath 0 5 4 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 7, lb 9, nb 14) 30
Total (all out; 89 overs; 336 mins) 237 (2.66 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-27 (Butcher, 12.2 ov), 2-31 (Atherton, 13.5 ov), 3-120 (Hussain, 49.2 ov), 4-122 (Headley, 49.6 ov), 5-163 (Ramprakash, 66.5 ov), 6-221 (Crawley, 84.4 ov), 7-221 (Hick, 84.5 ov), 8-231 (Gough, 86.4 ov), 9-236 (Mullally, 87.4 ov), 10-237 (Such, 88.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 17 0 50 4 2.94 (11nb)
DW Fleming 21 3 56 3 2.66 (3nb)
CR Miller 24 1 57 3 2.37
SCG MacGill 25 8 55 0 2.20
SR Waugh 2 1 3 0 1.50
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 2-0
Player of the match JL Langer (Australia)
Umpires SA Bucknor (West Indies) and SJ Davis
TV umpire PM Angley
Match referee JR Reid (New Zealand)
Close of play
Fri, 11 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 266/4 (JL Langer 108*, RT Ponting 0*, 90 ov)
Sat, 12 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 160/3 (N Hussain 58*, MR Ramprakash 45*, 52 ov)
Sun, 13 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 150/1 (MJ Slater 74*, JL Langer 34*, 60 ov)
Mon, 14 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 122/4 (MR Ramprakash 43*, AJ Stewart 0*, 51 ov)
Tue, 15 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 237 (89 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Lunch: England 221/6 (Stewart 56*, 84.4 overs)
  • MR Ramprakash 50 off 159 balls, 2x4, 8th Test 50
  • AJ Stewart 50 off 102 balls, 5x4, brought up his 50 with a four off MacGill
 
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Series Results
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Australia won by 98 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 26-29, 1998
England won by 12 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Dec 11-15, 1998
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Australia v England at Perth - Nov 28-30, 1998
Australia won by 7 wickets
Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 20-24, 1998
Match drawn
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Photos

Dec 15, 1998

Taylor raises his arms as Mark Waugh catches Crawley The Ashes, 1998/99, 3rd Test Australia v England Adelaide Oval 11,12,13,14,15 December 1998

Taylor raises his arms as Mark Waugh catches Crawley

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Dec 15, 1998

The Australian team celebrate the retention of the Ashes The Ashes, 1998/99, 3rd Test Australia v England Adelaide Oval 11,12,13,14,15 December 1998

The Australian team celebrate the retention of the Ashes

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