RESULT
1st Test, Brisbane, November 20 - 24, 1998, England tour of Australia
485 & 237/3d
(T:348) 375 & 179/6

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
6/85 & 1/30
glenn-mcgrath
Australia celebrate a wicket, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day, November 24, 1998
Australia celebrate a wicketWilliam West/Getty Images
A violent electrical storm stops play at Brisbane, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, November 24, 1998
A violent electrical storm stops play at BrisbaneGetty Images
Lightning strikes as an approaching thunderstorm stops play The Ashes, 1998/99, 1st Test Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 24 November 1998
Lightning strikes as an approaching thunderstorm stops playWilliam West/AFP
McGrath is congratulated by his teammates after dismissing Atherton The Ashes, 1998/99, 1st Test Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 24 November 1998
McGrath is congratulated by his teammates after dismissing AthertonWilliam West/AFP
England's opening batsman Mike Atherton (L) congratulates his Australian counterpart Michael Slater (R) on his earlier century in the Australian second innings on the fourth day of the first Ashes Test being played at the Gabba in Brisbane 23 November. Australia has set England 348 runs for victory and at stumps are 26-0, setting a the match up for a thrilling final day.
Atherton congratulates Slater, Australia v England, 1st Test, 1998/99William West/AFP
Slater punches the air in delight after reaching his century The Ashes, 1998/99, 1st Test Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 23 November 1998
Slater punches the air in delight after reaching his centuryWilliam West/AFP
Ramprakash hooks for four runs on his way to 69* The Ashes, 1998/99, 1st Test Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 23 November 1998
Ramprakash hooks for four runs on his way to 69*AFP
Steve Waugh runs whist keeping an eye on the fielder on day2 of the First Test
Steve Waugh running between wicketsAction Photographics
Damien Fleming cuts the ball
Damien Fleming cutsAction Photographics
Mark Butcher in the slips just misses a ball edged by Justin Langer
Mark Butcher misses Justin LangerAction Photographics
Stuart MacGill has Mark Ramprakash stumped for 14, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day, November 24, 1998
Stuart MacGill has Mark Ramprakash stumped for 14William West/Getty Images
An England supporter looks out over the flooded Gabba  The Ashes, 1998/99, 1st Test Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 24 November 1998
An England supporter looks out over the flooded GabbaWilliam West/AFP
Hussain looks down at his broken stumps as Healy celebrates The Ashes, 1998/99, 1st Test Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 24 November 1998
Hussain looks down at his broken stumps as Healy celebratesWilliam West/AFP
Hussain sweeps, Healy watches The Ashes, 1998/99, 1st Test Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 24 November 1998
Hussain sweeps, Healy watchesWilliam West/AFP
Langer cuts as Stewart watches  The Ashes, 1998/99, 1st Test Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 23 November 1998
Langer cuts as Stewart watchesWilliam West/AFP
Taylor dives for a  catch from Croft,  Healy watches The Ashes, 1998/99, 1st Test Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 23 November 1998
Taylor dives for a catch from Croft, Healy watchesWilliam West/AFP
The ball almost rolls onto Ian Healy's stumps on the second day of the First Ashes Test Match
Ian Healy almost loses his wicketAction Photographics
Alan Mullally delivering the ball
Alan Mullally bowlingAction Photographics
Mark Taylor hold his head after losing his wicket to Cork
Mark Taylor holds his headAction Photographics
Thorpe cuts as wicketkeeper Healy watches The Ashes, 1998/99, 1st Test Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 22 November 1998
Thorpe cuts as wicketkeeper Healy watchesAFP
 
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