Result
1st Test, Rawalpindi, Oct 1-5 1998, Australia tour of Pakistan
(75.5 ov)
269 & 145
513
Australia won by an innings and 99 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Pakistan 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Saeed Anwar c Langer b MacGill14527538612052.72
Aamer Sohail (c)c †Healy b McGrath415220026.66
Mohammad Wasim c †Healy b Fleming1250050.00
Inzamam-ul-Haq c Langer b McGrath1423302060.86
Saleem Malik c Taylor b Miller1011172090.90
Azhar Mahmood c McGrath b MacGill1650531032.00
Moin Khan c Fleming b MacGill3965716060.00
Wasim Akram c Fleming b MacGill032000.00
Mohammad Hussain  b MacGill1370033.33
Mushtaq Ahmed run out (Miller)261361752019.11
Saqlain Mushtaq not out2330066.66
Extras(b 5, lb 2, nb 4)11
TOTAL(97 Ov, RR: 2.77, 390 Mts)269
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Aamer Sohail, 4.2 ov), 2-18 (Mohammad Wasim, 5.1 ov), 3-35 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 12.3 ov), 4-50 (Saleem Malik, 15.5 ov), 5-81 (Azhar Mahmood, 30.2 ov), 6-140 (Moin Khan, 49.2 ov), 7-140 (Wasim Akram, 49.5 ov), 8-147 (Mohammad Hussain, 51.2 ov), 9-267 (Saeed Anwar, 96.3 ov), 10-269 (Mushtaq Ahmed, 96.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath2638323.1901
DW Fleming2033911.9503
CR Miller2346512.8200
SCG MacGill2256653.0000
DS Lehmann41300.7500
SR Waugh20603.0000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater c Mohammad Wasim b Mohammad Hussain10823829812145.37
MA Taylor (c)c †Moin Khan b Wasim Akram318260016.66
JL Langer lbw b Wasim Akram012000.00
ME Waugh lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed01221000.00
SR Waugh c Saqlain Mushtaq b Aamer Sohail15732539215148.30
DS Lehmann  b Mohammad Hussain9818027911054.44
IA Healy c Mohammad Wasim b Saqlain Mushtaq821972426041.62
DW Fleming  b Wasim Akram823221034.78
CR Miller c & b Mushtaq Ahmed3690050.00
SCG MacGill  b Saqlain Mushtaq2150662042.00
GD McGrath not out3480075.00
Extras(lb 19, nb 11)30
TOTAL(173.5 Ov, RR: 2.95, 687 Mts)513
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Mark Taylor, 6.5 ov), 2-11 (Justin Langer, 6.6 ov), 3-28 (Mark Waugh, 11.4 ov), 4-226 (Michael Slater, 79.2 ov), 5-352 (Steve Waugh, 114.1 ov), 6-443 (Darren Lehmann, 147.2 ov), 7-459 (Damien Fleming, 153.1 ov), 8-464 (Colin Miller, 155.1 ov), 9-504 (Stuart MacGill, 171.4 ov), 10-513 (Ian Healy, 173.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wasim Akram35411133.1709
Azhar Mahmood1313602.7600
Mushtaq Ahmed41711522.8000
Saqlain Mushtaq41.5911222.6701
Mohammad Hussain2036623.3000
Aamer Sohail2335412.3401
Pakistan 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Saeed Anwar lbw b Miller1956792033.92
Aamer Sohail (c) b McGrath1339551033.33
Mohammad Wasim lbw b Fleming0916000.00
Inzamam-ul-Haq lbw b Fleming022000.00
Saleem Malik not out521592106032.70
Moin Khan c Taylor b MacGill1855493032.72
Azhar Mahmood c Langer b MacGill1270050.00
Wasim Akram c †Healy b Miller1571731021.12
Mohammad Hussain c Miller b MacGill1727463062.96
Mushtaq Ahmed lbw b MacGill0108000.00
Saqlain Mushtaq lbw b McGrath725311028.00
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(75.5 Ov, RR: 1.91, 286 Mts)145
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Aamer Sohail, 13.5 ov), 2-32 (Mohammad Wasim, 17.1 ov), 3-32 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 17.3 ov), 4-32 (Saeed Anwar, 18.1 ov), 5-66 (Moin Khan, 32.6 ov), 6-68 (Azhar Mahmood, 34.6 ov), 7-94 (Wasim Akram, 54.6 ov), 8-126 (Mohammad Hussain, 64.1 ov), 9-128 (Mushtaq Ahmed, 66.2 ov), 10-145 (Saqlain Mushtaq, 75.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath15.562421.5100
DW Fleming1543822.5300
CR Miller2183021.4200
SCG MacGill2174742.2300
DS Lehmann32301.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
TossPakistan , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of Pakistan
Player Of The Match
Steve Waugh
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1424
Season1998/99
Match days1,2,3,4,5 October 1998 (5-day match)
Test debut
Colin Miller
Umpires
Peter Willey
Javed Akhtar
TV Umpire
Azhar Hasan
Match Referee
Peter van der Merwe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 01 Oct - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 253/8 (Saeed Anwar 132*, Mushtaq Ahmed 26*, 85 ov)
Fri, 02 Oct - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 237/4 (SR Waugh 104*, DS Lehmann 4*, 84 ov)
Sat, 03 Oct - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 513
Sun, 04 Oct - day 4 - Pakistan 2nd innings 137/9 (Saleem Malik 48*, Saqlain Mushtaq 3*, 72 ov)
Mon, 05 Oct - day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 145 (75.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Play started 30 minutes early due to time lost on Day 4
  • Match finished at 9:43am
  • 3rd victory by Australia in Tests in Pakistan (prev. 1st Test at Dacca, 1959/60; 2nd Test at Lahore, 1959/60).
  • 3rd innings loss by Pakistan in Tests in Pakistan. (prev. 3rd Test v West Indies at Lahore, 1958/59; 2nd Test v West Indies at Lahore, 1986/87).
Day 4
  • Lunch: Pakistan 55/4 (Saleem Malik 9*, Moin Khan 12*, 30 overs)
  • Tea: Pakistan 111/7 (Saleem Malik 38*, Mohammad Hussain 5*, 59 overs)
  • Wasim Akram was Healy's 356th dismissal in Tests, the most in Tests by a wicketkeeper (prev. 355, RW Marsh 1970/71-1983/84).
  • Rain stopped play at 2.27pm local time. Tea was taken and play resumed at 4.54pm. Play was extended until bad light stopped play at 5.30pm.
Day 3
  • Lunch: Australia 352/4 (SR Waugh 157*, Lehmann 61*, 113 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 428/5 (Lehmann 97*, Healy 36*, 143 overs)
Day 2
  • Play commences at 9.42am to make up time from day 1.
  • Lunch: Pakistan 269, Australia 55/3 (Slater 36*, SR Waugh 9*, 28 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 150/3 (Slater 72*, SR Waugh 66*, 53 overs)
  • Mushtaq Ahmed/Saeed Anwar 120 partnership: Pakistan 9th wicket record v Australia (prev. 56, Intikhab Alam & Afaq Hussain, Melbourne 1964).
Day 1
  • Lunch: Pakistan 78/4 (Saeed Anwar 35*, Azhar Mahmood 10*, 27 overs)
  • Tea: Pakistan 171/8 (Saeed Anwar 81*, Mushtaq Ahmed 0*, 59 overs)
  • On reaching 2, Inzamam ul-Haq scored his 3000th Test run.
  • IA Healy's catch of Mohammad Wasim was his 355th dismissal in Tests, equalling RW Marsh's world record for wicketkeepers.
  • CR Miller dismissed Saleem Malik with his 5th delivery in Test cricket.
  • Rain stopped play at 4.39pm
General
  • Hours of play: 10.00am - 12.00pm, 12.40pm - 2.40pm, 3.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Scorers: Zubair Afzal (Pakistan) and MK Walsh (Australia)
  • 12th Men: Yousuf Youhana (Pakistan) and RT Ponting (Australia)