result
5th Test, Sydney, Jan 2 - 5 1999, England tour of Australia
322 & 184
(66.1 ov, target 287)220 & 188
Australia won by 98 runs
player of the match
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Taylor (c)c Hick b Headley28140025.00
Michael Slater c †Hegg b Headley1835632051.42
Justin Langer c Ramprakash b Tudor2639532066.66
Mark Waugh c †Hegg b Headley12120529310059.02
Steve Waugh  b Such961712029056.14
Darren Lehmann c Hussain b Tudor3237445086.48
Ian Healy c †Hegg b Gough1428481050.00
Shane Warne not out 27140028.57
Stuart MacGill  b Gough011000.00
Colin Miller  b Gough012000.00
Glenn McGrath c Hick b Headley021000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 9)11
TOTAL(87.3 Ov, RR: 3.68)322
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Mark Taylor, 3.1 ov), 2-52 (Michael Slater, 12.4 ov), 3-52 (Justin Langer, 13.1 ov), 4-242 (Steve Waugh, 66.2 ov), 5-284 (Darren Lehmann, 76.2 ov), 6-319 (Mark Waugh, 85.1 ov), 7-321 (Ian Healy, 86.4 ov), 8-321 (Stuart MacGill, 86.5 ov), 9-321 (Colin Miller, 86.6 ov), 10-322 (Glenn McGrath, 87.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Darren Gough1746133.58---00
Dean Headley19.336243.17---01
Alex Tudor1216425.33---08
Peter Such2467713.20---00
Mark Ramprakash1505603.73---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Butcher lbw b Warne3670904051.42
Alec Stewart (c)c Warne b McGrath317280017.64
Nasser Hussain c ME Waugh b Miller421261744033.33
Mark Ramprakash c MacGill b McGrath1442521033.33
Graeme Hick c Warne b MacGill2338543160.52
John Crawley c Taylor b MacGill44751185058.66
Warren Hegg  b Miller1550530030.00
Alex Tudor  b MacGill1440432035.00
Dean Headley c McGrath b MacGill820221040.00
Darren Gough lbw b MacGill022000.00
Peter Such not out 046000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 8, nb 4, w 1)21
TOTAL(80.1 Ov, RR: 2.74)220
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Alec Stewart, 6.5 ov), 2-56 (Mark Butcher, 21.4 ov), 3-88 (Mark Ramprakash, 34.6 ov), 4-137 (Graeme Hick, 48.2 ov), 5-139 (Nasser Hussain, 49.2 ov), 6-171 (Warren Hegg, 63.4 ov), 7-204 (Alex Tudor, 74.5 ov), 8-213 (John Crawley, 78.1 ov), 9-213 (Darren Gough, 78.3 ov), 10-220 (Dean Headley, 80.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1773522.05---03
Colin Miller2364521.95---00
Stuart MacGill20.125752.82---10
Shane Warne2046713.35---01
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Slater c †Hegg b Headley12318927111365.07
Mark Taylor (c)c Stewart b Gough22530008.00
Justin Langer lbw b Headley15110020.00
Mark Waugh c Ramprakash b Headley2460794040.00
Darren Lehmann c Crawley b Such0812000.00
Ian Healy c Crawley b Such526360019.23
Steve Waugh  b Headley828381028.57
Shane Warne c Ramprakash b Such813230061.53
Stuart MacGill c Butcher b Such624460025.00
Colin Miller not out 39150033.33
Glenn McGrath c Stewart b Such022000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 1)4
TOTAL(64.5 Ov, RR: 2.83)184
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Mark Taylor, 7.6 ov), 2-25 (Justin Langer, 10.2 ov), 3-64 (Mark Waugh, 27.5 ov), 4-73 (Darren Lehmann, 30.4 ov), 5-91 (Ian Healy, 40.2 ov), 6-110 (Steve Waugh, 49.4 ov), 7-141 (Shane Warne, 54.2 ov), 8-180 (Michael Slater, 61.4 ov), 9-184 (Stuart MacGill, 64.3 ov), 10-184 (Glenn McGrath, 64.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dean Headley1974042.10---00
Darren Gough1535113.40---00
Peter Such25.558153.13---00
Alex Tudor52801.60---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 287 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Butcher st †Healy b Warne2747603057.44
Alec Stewart (c)st †Healy b MacGill4255834076.36
Nasser Hussain c & b MacGill531291702041.08
Mark Ramprakash c Taylor b McGrath1446601030.43
Graeme Hick  b MacGill725391028.00
John Crawley lbw b Miller516210031.25
Warren Hegg c †Healy b MacGill310100030.00
Alex Tudor  b MacGill321270014.28
Dean Headley c †Healy b MacGill1624252066.66
Darren Gough not out 715211046.66
Peter Such c & b MacGill212110016.66
Extras(lb 5, nb 3, w 1)9
TOTAL(66.1 Ov, RR: 2.84)188
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Mark Butcher, 13.6 ov), 2-77 (Alec Stewart, 20.2 ov), 3-110 (Mark Ramprakash, 34.4 ov), 4-131 (Graeme Hick, 44.3 ov), 5-150 (John Crawley, 49.6 ov), 6-157 (Warren Hegg, 52.6 ov), 7-162 (Nasser Hussain, 56.4 ov), 8-175 (Alex Tudor, 60.2 ov), 9-180 (Dean Headley, 62.6 ov), 10-188 (Peter Such, 66.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1004014.00---03
Colin Miller1715012.94---00
Stuart MacGill20.145072.47---10
Shane Warne1934312.26---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1998/99
Player Of The Match
Stuart MacGill
Stuart MacGill
Player Of The Series
Steve Waugh
Steve Waugh
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 1439
Match daysday(5-day match)
Umpires
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Darrell Hair
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Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
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Simon Taufel
Match Referee
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John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 02 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 322/0
Sun, 03 Jan - day 2 -Australia 2nd innings 13/0 (Michael Slater 11*, Mark Taylor 2*, 7 ov)
Mon, 04 Jan - day 3 -England 2nd innings 104/2 (Nasser Hussain 17*, Mark Ramprakash 14*, 30 ov)
Tue, 05 Jan - day 4 -England 2nd innings 188/10 (66.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Lunch: Australia 101/3 (ME Waugh 26*, SR Waugh 22*, 26 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 214/3 (ME Waugh 78*, SR Waugh 81*, 58 overs)
  • SR Waugh 96: His 9th Test score in the 90's, breaking the world record (prev. AI Kallicharran, 8)
  • D Gough 3/61 included hat-trick (Healy, MacGill, Miller). 23rd hat-trick in Tests, first at Sydney since 1891-92.
  • Attendance: 42,124 (sellout). Biggest Test crowd at the SCG since January 3, 1976 (53001, Day 1 v WI), and the biggest since ground capacity was reduced in the 1980's.
Day 2
  • Lunch: England 82/2 (Hussain 22*, Ramprakash 12*, 30 overs)
  • Tea: England 161/5 (Crawley 16*, Hegg 8*, 60 overs)
  • England 1st innings 1x5 ball over
  • Stewart was GD McGrath's 200th Test wicket - the 10th Australian to reach that milestone.
  • Hussain was ME Waugh's 100th Test catch - the 14th non-wicketekeeper (and 6th Australian) to reach that milestone.
  • Crawley was MA Taylor's 156th Test catch - equalling AR Border's world record for a non-wicketkeeper.
  • Attendance: 38,912.
Day 3
  • Lunch: Australia 74/4 (Slater 47*, Healy 0*, 34 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 178/7 (Slater 122*, MacGill 5*, 61 overs)
  • Slater scored 123 out of Australia's 184 runs (66.85%) - the second highest percentage of runs by a batsman in a Test innings (record 67.35%, C Bannerman, Aus v Eng 1876-77)
  • England target 287 in approximately 210 overs.
  • Attendance: 33,492.
Day 4
  • Lunch: England 175/7 (Tudor 3*, Headley 12*, 60 overs)
  • Taylor's catch of Ramprakash was his 157th in Tests, passing Border's world record outright.
  • Attendance: 27,754. Match total: 142,282.