Result
1st Test, Port of Spain, Mar 5-8 1999, Australia tour of West Indies
269 & 261
(19.1 ov, target 364)
167 & 51
Australia won by 312 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater c Dillon b Collins2348601047.91
MTG Elliott lbw b Collins442082841021.15
JL Langer c †Jacobs b Walsh536551013.88
ME Waugh lbw b Walsh210160020.00
SR Waugh (c)c †Jacobs b Dillon1443611032.55
GS Blewett lbw b Ambrose581822153031.86
IA Healy lbw b Walsh1226490046.15
SK Warne c Campbell b Ambrose2151720041.17
JN Gillespie not out28761123036.84
SCG MacGill  b Ambrose011000.00
GD McGrath c †Jacobs b Dillon3952733075.00
Extras(lb 18, nb 5)23
TOTAL(121.3 Ov, RR: 2.21, 520 Mts)269
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Michael Slater, 14.5 ov), 2-51 (Justin Langer, 27.4 ov), 3-53 (Mark Waugh, 31.4 ov), 4-74 (Steve Waugh, 44.6 ov), 5-118 (Matthew Elliott, 67.6 ov), 6-153 (Ian Healy, 79.1 ov), 7-186 (Shane Warne, 96.6 ov), 8-203 (Greg Blewett, 104.1 ov), 9-203 (Stuart MacGill, 104.2 ov), 10-269 (Glenn McGrath, 121.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CA Walsh3196031.9300
CEL Ambrose27153531.2900
PT Collins2384622.0003
M Dillon26.346922.6000
JC Adams1424102.9201
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SL Campbell lbw b McGrath928491032.14
S Ragoonath run out (Elliott/Langer/McGrath)98910112.50
DRE Joseph lbw b McGrath501081484146.29
BC Lara (c)run out (Langer/†Healy)6211115011055.85
JC Adams  b MacGill1351731025.49
RD Jacobs lbw b MacGill615181040.00
PT Collins lbw b McGrath11621006.25
RIC Holder lbw b MacGill0612000.00
CEL Ambrose c Slater b McGrath022000.00
M Dillon  b McGrath089000.00
CA Walsh not out00400-
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 11)17
TOTAL(57 Ov, RR: 2.92, 254 Mts)167
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Suruj Ragoonath, 2.6 ov), 2-28 (Sherwin Campbell, 10.1 ov), 3-116 (Dave Joseph, 37.1 ov), 4-149 (Brian Lara, 44.4 ov), 5-156 (Ridley Jacobs, 49.2 ov), 6-163 (Jimmy Adams, 53.6 ov), 7-163 (Pedro Collins, 54.2 ov), 8-163 (Sir Curtly Ambrose, 54.4 ov), 9-167 (Roland Holder, 55.6 ov), 10-167 (Mervyn Dillon, 56.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1435053.5705
JN Gillespie1233402.8306
SCG MacGill1654132.5600
SK Warne1443502.5000
GS Blewett10101.0000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MTG Elliott c Joseph b Walsh01818000.00
MJ Slater st †Jacobs b Adams10620528512051.70
JL Langer c †Jacobs b Dillon2440733060.00
ME Waugh lbw b Ambrose33781122042.30
SR Waugh (c)c †Jacobs b Collins055000.00
GS Blewett st †Jacobs b Adams28761271036.84
IA Healy lbw b Walsh054000.00
SK Warne  b Walsh2555921045.45
JN Gillespie c Lara b Ambrose2237462059.45
SCG MacGill  b Walsh028000.00
GD McGrath not out44510100.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 11, w 1)19
TOTAL(86.2 Ov, RR: 3.02, 392 Mts)261
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Matthew Elliott, 4.3 ov), 2-45 (Justin Langer, 20.4 ov), 3-126 (Mark Waugh, 46.3 ov), 4-127 (Steve Waugh, 47.3 ov), 5-193 (Michael Slater, 63.3 ov), 6-194 (Ian Healy, 64.4 ov), 7-227 (Greg Blewett, 75.2 ov), 8-257 (Shane Warne, 84.6 ov), 9-257 (Jason Gillespie, 85.2 ov), 10-261 (Stuart MacGill, 86.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CA Walsh25.227142.8003
CEL Ambrose1882521.3801
PT Collins2127213.4202
M Dillon1415714.0710
JC Adams812923.6201
West Indies 2nd Innings (target: 364 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SL Campbell c ME Waugh b Gillespie02233000.00
S Ragoonath lbw b Gillespie22759007.40
DRE Joseph c Warne b McGrath5880062.50
BC Lara (c)c ME Waugh b Gillespie32400150.00
JC Adams lbw b McGrath5781071.42
RD Jacobs lbw b McGrath1922412086.36
RIC Holder c ME Waugh b McGrath411171036.36
CEL Ambrose lbw b McGrath67101085.71
M Dillon run out (Blewett)00100-
PT Collins  b Gillespie0611000.00
CA Walsh not out2330066.66
Extras(b 4, lb 1)5
TOTAL(19.1 Ov, RR: 2.66, 102 Mts)51
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Sherwin Campbell, 7.3 ov), 2-8 (Dave Joseph, 8.5 ov), 3-11 (Brian Lara, 9.1 ov), 4-16 (Jimmy Adams, 10.5 ov), 5-16 (Suruj Ragoonath, 11.1 ov), 6-31 (Roland Holder, 14.6 ov), 7-47 (Sir Curtly Ambrose, 16.6 ov), 8-47 (Mervyn Dillon, 17.1 ov), 9-49 (Ridley Jacobs, 18.3 ov), 10-51 (Pedro Collins, 19.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1032852.8000
JN Gillespie9.141841.9600
MATCH DETAILS
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of West Indies
Player Of The Match
Glenn McGrath
Series resultAustralia led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1448
Season1998/99
Match days5,6,7,8 March 1999 (5-day match)
Test debut
Suruj Ragoonath
Dave Joseph
Pedro Collins
Umpires
Eddie Nicholls
Peter Willey
TV Umpire
Clyde Cumberbatch
Match Referee
Raman Subba Row
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 05 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 174/6 (GS Blewett 43*, SK Warne 15*, 90 ov)
Sat, 06 Mar - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 167/9 (M Dillon 0*, 56 ov)
Sun, 07 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 227/7 (SK Warne 18*, JN Gillespie 0*, 76 ov)
Mon, 08 Mar - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 51 (19.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Due to the lost time on day 3, play started 8 minutes early at 9:57am
  • DRE Joseph 1x5 (4 overthrows)
  • Rain stopped play at 11:57am, early lunch taken
  • Lunch: West Indies 16/5 (Jacobs 0*, 11.1 ov)
  • Play resumed at 1:10pm
  • RIC Holder batted with a runner
  • RD Jacobs 1x5 (4 overthrows)
  • West Indies 51, lowest team score for West Indies in Tests (previous: 53 v Pakistan at Faisalabad, 1986/87)
Day 3
  • Rain stopped play from 11:34am to 11:55am
  • Lunch: Australia 43/1 (Slater 17*, Langer 24*, 19 ov)
  • Rain stopped play from 1:06pm to 1:41pm, tea break rescheduled to 3:15pm.
  • MJ Slater 50 off 120 balls, 171 mins, 4x4 0x6
  • Tea: Australia 126/2 (Slater 62*, ME Waugh 33*, 46 ov)
  • MJ Slater 100 off 195 balls, 271 mins, 11x4 0x6
  • Bad light stopped play at 5:58pm
Day 2
  • GS Blewett 50 off 166 balls, 215 mins, 3x4 0x6
  • Lunch: Australia 240/9 (Gillespie 23*, McGrath 17*, 116 ov)
  • Tea: West Indies 50/2 (Joseph 20*, Lara 6*, 18 ov)
  • DRE Joseph 50 off 105 balls, 139 mins, 4x4 1x6
  • BC Lara 50 off 95 balls, 128 mins, 9x4 0x6
  • RIC Holder batted with SL Campbell as a runner
Day 1
  • Lunch: Australia 51/2 (Elliott 15*, ME Waugh 0*, 29 ov)
  • Tea: Australia 102/4 (Elliott 37*, Blewett 10*, 58 ov)
  • CA Walsh 400 wickets in Test cricket with the wicket of IA Healy
General
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: Z Maccum
  • SR Waugh Test captaincy debut