Result
2nd Test, Perth, Nov 28-30 1998, England tour of Australia
112 & 191
(23 ov, target 64)
240 & 64/3
Australia won by 7 wickets
Player Of The Match
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Butcher c †Healy b Fleming01014000.00
MA Atherton c †Healy b McGrath11826005.55
N Hussain c †Healy b McGrath624280025.00
AJ Stewart (c) † b McGrath38295840131.03
MR Ramprakash c Taylor b Fleming2660971043.33
JP Crawley c ME Waugh b Gillespie417220023.52
GA Hick c †Healy b Gillespie022000.00
DG Cork c Taylor b Fleming213130015.38
AJ Tudor not out1830491060.00
D Gough c ME Waugh b Fleming1124230045.83
AD Mullally c †Healy b Fleming0910000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 2, w 2)6
TOTAL(39 Ov, RR: 2.87, 180 Mts)112
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Mark Butcher, 3.2 ov), 2-4 (Mike Atherton, 6.2 ov), 3-19 (Nasser Hussain, 10.4 ov), 4-62 (Alec Stewart, 18.1 ov), 5-74 (John Crawley, 23.3 ov), 6-74 (Graeme Hick, 23.5 ov), 7-81 (Dominic Cork, 26.6 ov), 8-90 (Mark Ramprakash, 30.3 ov), 9-108 (Darren Gough, 36.3 ov), 10-112 (Alan Mullally, 38.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1643732.3110
DW Fleming1434653.2801
JN Gillespie702323.2811
CR Miller20402.0000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Taylor (c)c †Stewart b Cork611441876042.36
MJ Slater c Butcher b Gough34701026048.57
JL Langer c Crawley b Ramprakash1540562037.50
ME Waugh c Butcher b Tudor361302034027.69
JN Gillespie c †Stewart b Mullally1171860015.49
SR Waugh  b Tudor3361786054.09
RT Ponting c †Stewart b Tudor1118320061.11
IA Healy lbw b Gough127620171.42
DW Fleming c Hick b Gough011000.00
CR Miller not out35160060.00
GD McGrath c Cork b Tudor022000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 10, nb 13)24
TOTAL(89.2 Ov, RR: 2.68, 389 Mts)240
Fall of wickets: 1-81 (Michael Slater, 24.3 ov), 2-115 (Justin Langer, 37.3 ov), 3-138 (Mark Taylor, 43.5 ov), 4-165 (Jason Gillespie, 64.4 ov), 5-209 (Steve Waugh, 83.4 ov), 6-214 (Mark Waugh, 85.3 ov), 7-228 (Ian Healy, 86.4 ov), 8-228 (Damien Fleming, 86.5 ov), 9-239 (Ricky Ponting, 89.1 ov), 10-240 (Glenn McGrath, 89.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
D Gough2594331.7203
DG Cork2154912.3303
AJ Tudor20.258944.3707
AD Mullally21103611.7100
MR Ramprakash201216.0000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Butcher c Ponting b Fleming11513006.66
MA Atherton c Taylor b Fleming3556826062.50
N Hussain lbw b Fleming11415007.14
AJ Stewart (c) †c Taylor b Fleming058000.00
MR Ramprakash not out471842705025.54
JP Crawley c Langer b Miller1545630033.33
GA Hick c Ponting b Gillespie6873998293.15
DG Cork lbw b Gillespie1631471051.61
AJ Tudor c †Healy b Gillespie022000.00
D Gough lbw b Gillespie012000.00
AD Mullally  b Gillespie046000.00
Extras(nb 8)8
TOTAL(70.2 Ov, RR: 2.71, 309 Mts)191
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Mark Butcher, 3.4 ov), 2-11 (Nasser Hussain, 7.3 ov), 3-15 (Alec Stewart, 9.2 ov), 4-40 (Mike Atherton, 19.4 ov), 5-67 (John Crawley, 35.2 ov), 6-158 (Graeme Hick, 58.3 ov), 7-189 (Dominic Cork, 68.3 ov), 8-189 (Alex Tudor, 68.5 ov), 9-189 (Darren Gough, 68.6 ov), 10-191 (Alan Mullally, 70.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath26104701.8001
DW Fleming1974542.3601
JN Gillespie15.228855.7306
CR Miller1041111.1000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 64 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater c & b Gough1738401044.73
MA Taylor (c)c Hick b Mullally315220020.00
JL Langer c Atherton b Tudor721400033.33
ME Waugh not out1737572045.94
SR Waugh not out1529352051.72
Extras(lb 3, nb 2)5
TOTAL(23 Ov, RR: 2.78, 101 Mts)64/3
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Mark Taylor, 5.5 ov), 2-24 (Michael Slater, 10.2 ov), 3-36 (Justin Langer, 15.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
D Gough951812.0000
AD Mullally902412.6600
AJ Tudor501913.8002
MATCH DETAILS
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Damien Fleming
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1431
Season1998/99
Match days28,29,30 November 1998 (5-day match)
Test debut
Alex Tudor
Umpires
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Terry Prue
Match Referee
John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 28 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 150/3 (ME Waugh 19*, JN Gillespie 5*, 49 ov)
Sun, 29 Nov - day 2 - England 2nd innings 126/5 (MR Ramprakash 26*, GA Hick 42*, 47 ov)
Mon, 30 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 64/3 (23 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • Lunch: England 191
  • GA Hick 50 off 54 balls, 5x4, 2x6, 16th Test 50
  • Upon taking the catch of Tudor, Healy broke the record for most catches by any player in Test cricket (prev. RW Marsh, 343 catches)
  • JN Gillespie 3rd Test 5 wicket haul
  • Match Attendance 45,922
Day 2
  • Lunch: Australia 194/4 (SR Waugh 19*, ME Waugh 34*, 79 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 240, England 19/3 (Atherton 16*, Ramprakash 0*, 13 overs)
  • Australia 200 off 81.4 overs
  • England 100 off 42.3 overs
Day 1
  • Lunch: England 76/6 (Ramprakash 22*, Cork 0*, 25 overs)
  • Tea: England 112, Australia 35/0 (Taylor 16*, Slater 16*, 13 overs)
  • On 38, Stewart passed 1000 Test runs for the 1998 calendar year
  • England 100 off 34.3 overs
  • DW Fleming 1st Test 5 wicket haul
  • Australia 100 off 33.3 overs
  • MA Taylor 50 in 157 mins, off 122 balls, 5x4, brought up his 50 with a four off Ramprakash, 39th Test 50
General
  • Test Umpiring Debut: DJ Harper
  • Twelfth Men: MS Kasprowicz (Australia) and DW Headley (England)