Result
England tour of Australia at Perth (Lilac Hill), Oct 29 1998
297/5
(50 ov, target 298)
296
England XI won by 1 run
Player Of The Match
2y
• Rick Eyre

Last-ball win for England

It may have been for all intents and purposes a picnic game to open the Australian tour, but England were probably looking for a more decisive victory than the one they scored yesterday

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Scorecard summary
England XI297/5(50 overs)1st Innings
ACB Chairman's XI296(50 overs)1st Innings
Match details
Lilac Hill Park No. 2, Perth
TossACB Chairman's XI , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Players per side12(11 batting, 11 fielding)
Player Of The Match
Mike Atherton
Season1998/99
Match days29 October 1998 (50-over match)
Umpires
Ross Emerson
Randolph Woolridge