result
4th Test, Melbourne, Dec 26 - 29 1998, England tour of Australia
270 & 244
(46.4 ov, target 175)340 & 162
England won by 12 runs
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Scorecard summary
England270/10(76 overs)1st INNINGS
Australia340/10(98.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Steve Waugh*122 (198)
Justin Langer44 (103)
Darren Gough5/96(28)
Alan Mullally3/64(21.3)
England244/10(80.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
Australia162/10(46.4 overs)2nd INNINGS
Mark Waugh43 (81)
Steve Waugh*30 (49)
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1998/99
Player Of The Match
Dean Headley
Dean Headley
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1436
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Matthew Nicholson
Matthew Nicholson
Warren Hegg
Warren Hegg
Umpires
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Daryl Harper
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Geoff Morrow
Match Referee
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John Reid