Result
2nd Test, Australia tour of Pakistan at Peshawar, Oct 15-19 1998
(88 ov)
599/4d & 289/5
580/9d
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Taylor (c)not out33456472032159.21
MJ Slater c Azhar Mahmood b Shoaib Akhtar22750007.40
JL Langer c †Moin Khan b Azhar Mahmood11621236210054.71
ME Waugh c Saleem Malik b Aamer Sohail421071233039.25
SR Waugh c †Moin Khan b Shoaib Akhtar13150033.33
RT Ponting not out761471666051.70
Extras(lb 9, nb 16, w 3)28
TOTAL(174 Ov, RR: 3.44, 720 Mts)599/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Michael Slater, 8.2 ov), 2-295 (Justin Langer, 90.3 ov), 3-418 (Mark Waugh, 123.2 ov), 4-431 (Steve Waugh, 126.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shoaib Akhtar31610723.4501
Mohammad Zahid1607404.6218
Mushtaq Ahmed46315303.3200
Azhar Mahmood2328213.5622
Aamer Sohail42811112.6402
Saleem Malik1606303.9303
Pakistan 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Saeed Anwar c †Healy b Miller12622528918356.00
Aamer Sohail (c)c Fleming b McGrath31243630129.16
Ijaz Ahmed c †Healy b MacGill15528238623054.96
Inzamam-ul-Haq c †Healy b SR Waugh9718524716052.43
Saleem Malik c Taylor b McGrath491241766039.51
Mohammad Yousuf c SR Waugh b MacGill2858935048.27
Moin Khan c †Healy b Ponting035000.00
Azhar Mahmood c Langer b McGrath2661763042.62
Mushtaq Ahmed not out4863706176.19
Mohammad Zahid lbw b Fleming11119009.09
Extras(b 5, lb 9, nb 4, w 1)19
TOTAL(172.1 Ov, RR: 3.36, 702 Mts)580/9d
Did not bat: Shoaib Akhtar 
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Aamer Sohail, 8.5 ov), 2-256 (Saeed Anwar, 72.3 ov), 3-371 (Ijaz Ahmed, 103.4 ov), 4-454 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 131.5 ov), 5-500 (Saleem Malik, 146.5 ov), 6-501 (Moin Khan, 147.4 ov), 7-521 (Mohammad Yousuf, 154.4 ov), 8-571 (Azhar Mahmood, 167.5 ov), 9-580 (Mohammad Zahid, 172.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath36813133.6300
DW Fleming35.1610312.9201
SCG MacGill42516924.0200
CR Miller38129912.6013
ME Waugh803204.0000
SR Waugh811912.3700
RT Ponting511312.6000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed2124413087.50
MA Taylor (c) b Aamer Sohail9215921811057.86
JL Langer c Mohammad Yousuf b Mushtaq Ahmed1436501038.88
ME Waugh  b Shoaib Akhtar43981384043.87
SR Waugh not out491231294039.83
RT Ponting lbw b Ijaz Ahmed4388833048.86
IA Healy not out1429321048.27
Extras(lb 4, nb 9)13
TOTAL(88 Ov, RR: 3.28, 364 Mts)289/5
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Michael Slater, 9.1 ov), 2-67 (Justin Langer, 19.3 ov), 3-170 (Mark Taylor, 47.4 ov), 4-179 (Mark Waugh, 50.2 ov), 5-269 (Ricky Ponting, 77.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shoaib Akhtar1626814.2502
Azhar Mahmood301806.0000
Mushtaq Ahmed2015922.9500
Mohammad Zahid1024204.2002
Aamer Sohail1013513.5001
Saleem Malik1513002.0000
Ijaz Ahmed1413312.3504
MATCH DETAILS
Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of Pakistan
Player Of The Match
Mark Taylor
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1426
Season1998/99
Match days15,16,17,18,19 October 1998 (5-day match)
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Mohammad Nazir
TV Umpire
Said Shah
Match Referee
Peter van der Merwe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 15 Oct - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 224/1 (MA Taylor 112*, JL Langer 97*, 69 ov)
Fri, 16 Oct - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 599/4 (MA Taylor 334*, RT Ponting 76*, 174 ov)
Sat, 17 Oct - day 3 - Pakistan 1st innings 329/2 (Ijaz Ahmed 125*, Inzamam-ul-Haq 31*, 90 ov)
Sun, 18 Oct - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 21/0 (MJ Slater 7*, MA Taylor 13*, 5 ov)
Mon, 19 Oct - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 289/5 (88 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Lunch: Australia 93/2 (Taylor 42*, ME Waugh 14*, 32 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 209/4 (SR Waugh 12*, Ponting 20*, 57 overs)
  • On 66 Taylor became the 2nd player to score 400 runs in a Test match (also GA Gooch 333 & 123, England v India, Lord's 1990)
  • day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 289/5 (88 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • Lunch: Pakistan 410/3 (Inzamam-ul-Haq 70*, Saleem Malik 11*, 119 overs)
  • Tea: Pakistan 501/6 (Yousuf Youhana 24*, 147.4 overs)
  • day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 21/0 (MJ Slater 7*, MA Taylor 13*, 5 ov)
Day 3
  • Lunch: Australia 599/4d, Pakistan 123/1 (Saeed Anwar 56*, Ijaz Ahmed 30*, 27 overs)
  • Tea: Pakistan 237/1 (Ijaz Ahmed 82*, Saeed Anwar 117*, 59 overs)
  • day 3 - Pakistan 1st innings 329/2 (Ijaz Ahmed 125*, Inzamam-ul-Haq 31*, 90 ov)
Day 2
  • Play commenced at 9.30am (30 minutes early) due to time lost on Day 1. Lunch taken at 12.30pm due to Friday prayers.
  • Lunch: Australia 388/2 (Taylor 215*, ME Waugh 29*, 112 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 458/4 (Taylor 253*, Ponting 17*, 135 overs)
  • Taylor/Langer, 270 partnership for 2nd wicket: Australian record partnership for any wicket against Pakistan (prev. 259 for 2nd wicket, WB Phillips/GN Yallop at Perth, 1983/84)
  • Taylor scored 113 runs before lunch (180 min session)
  • On 210 Taylor became the fourth highest run scorer for Australia in Tests (passing DG Bradman 6996)
  • On 213 Taylor passed 7000 Test career runs, the 16th batsman to do so.
  • On 16 ME Waugh became the 10th highest run scorer for Australia in Tests (passing WM Lawry, 5234)
  • On 324 Taylor became the third highest run scorer for Australia in Tests (passing GS Chappell, 7110)
  • On 334 Taylor equalled the highest individual score by an Australian in Tests (also DG Bradman 334 v England, Leeds 1930)
  • Taylor scored 222 runs on Day 2.
  • day 2 - Australia 1st innings 599/4 (MA Taylor 334*, RT Ponting 76*, 174 ov)
Day 1
  • Lunch: Australia 78/1 (Taylor 29*, Langer 39*, 24 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 167/1 (Taylor 80*, Langer 74*, 51 overs)
  • Bad light ended play at 4.20pm (40 minutes early)
  • day 1 - Australia 1st innings 224/1 (MA Taylor 112*, JL Langer 97*, 69 ov)