England tour of Australia, 1998/99 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 4th Test

Australia v England

England won by 12 runs

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)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Atherton, 0.5 ov), 2-4 (Butcher, 2.5 ov), 3-81 (Hussain, 22.5 ov), 4-200 (Stewart, 51.4 ov), 5-202 (Ramprakash, 52.5 ov), 6-206 (Hegg, 56.1 ov), 7-244 (Headley, 70.5 ov), 8-266 (Hick, 73.5 ov), 9-270 (Gough, 75.1 ov), 10-270 (Mullally, 75.6 ov)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Slater, 4.3 ov), 2-26 (Taylor, 10.1 ov), 3-98 (ME Waugh, 29.4 ov), 4-127 (Langer, 40.4 ov), 5-151 (Lehmann, 46.2 ov), 6-209 (Healy, 61.5 ov), 7-235 (Fleming, 71.3 ov), 8-252 (Nicholson, 76.6 ov), 9-340 (MacGill, 98.1 ov), 10-340 (McGrath, 98.3 ov)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Atherton, 1.5 ov), 2-61 (Butcher, 17.5 ov), 3-66 (Headley, 24.1 ov), 4-78 (Stewart, 29.3 ov), 5-127 (Ramprakash, 46.2 ov), 6-178 (Hussain, 63.1 ov), 7-202 (Hegg, 69.6 ov), 8-221 (Gough, 74.2 ov), 9-221 (Hick, 75.1 ov), 10-244 (Mullally, 80.2 ov)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-31 (Slater, 5.5 ov), 2-41 (Taylor, 10.5 ov), 3-103 (Langer, 26.5 ov), 4-130 (ME Waugh, 33.5 ov), 5-140 (Lehmann, 35.6 ov), 6-140 (Healy, 37.2 ov), 7-140 (Fleming, 37.5 ov), 8-161 (Nicholson, 45.5 ov), 9-162 (MacGill, 46.2 ov), 10-162 (McGrath, 46.4 ov)
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 1
  • Day 4
  • 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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Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 2-5, 1999
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
Australia won by 205 runs
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 30, 1998

Darren Gough and Dean Headley splash water on photographers at the team hotel after England's win in Melbourne, December 30, 1998

Darren Gough and Dean Headley splash water on photographers at the team hotel after England's win in Melbourne

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Dec 29, 1998

Dean Headley traps Damien Fleming leg before for a duck, Australia v England, 4th Test, Melbourne, 4th day, December 29, 1998

Dean Headley traps Damien Fleming leg before for a duck

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