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AUS flag AUSWon toss. Elected to bowl
340 & 162
Series badge ENG
270 & 244
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Overs: 46.4 RR: 3.47 vs spin: 3.00
vs seam: 3.36
Overs: 80.2 RR: 3.04 vs spin: 3.00
vs seam: 3.00
Sat 26/12/98 Australia v England, 4th Test, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
ENGLAND WIN England won by 12 runs
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England - 1st Inns 270 (76.0; RR: 3.55)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
MA Atherton c Healy b McGrath 0 5 0 0 0.00
AJ Stewart b MacGill 107 160 16 0 66.88
MA Butcher c Langer b McGrath 0 7 0 0 0.00
N Hussain c Healy b Nicholson 19 56 2 0 33.93
MR Ramprakash c McGrath b Waugh 63 92 5 0 68.48
GA Hick c Fleming b MacGill 39 67 3 1 58.21
WK Hegg c Healy b Waugh 3 5 0 0 60.00
DW Headley c Taylor b McGrath 14 49 0 0 28.57
D Gough b MacGill 11 14 2 0 78.57
ARC Fraser not out 0 2 0 0 0.00
AD Mullally lbw b MacGill 0 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (0b, 7lb, 1w, 6nb) 14  
TOTAL 270 all out (76.0 overs; RR: 3.55)

Fall of wickets

0-1 (MA Atherton 0.5 ov), 4-2 (MA Butcher 2.5 ov), 81-3 (N Hussain 22.5 ov), 200-4 (AJ Stewart 51.4 ov), 202-5 (MR Ramprakash 52.5 ov), 206-6 (WK Hegg 56.1 ov), 244-7 (DW Headley 70.5 ov), 266-8 (GA Hick 73.5 ov), 270-9 (D Gough 75.1 ov), 270-10 (AD Mullally 76.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
GD McGrath 22.0 5 64 3 2.91 0 5
DW Fleming 19.0 3 71 0 3.74 0 1
MJ Nicholson 10.0 0 59 1 5.90 0 0
SCG MacGill 19.0 2 61 4 3.21 1 0
SR Waugh 6.0 2 8 2 1.33 0 0

Australia - 1st Inns 340 (98.3; RR: 3.45)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
MA Taylor c Hick b Gough 7 29 0 0 24.14
MJ Slater lbw b Gough 1 14 0 0 7.14
JL Langer c Hussain b Gough 44 103 5 0 42.72
ME Waugh lbw b Fraser 36 67 3 0 53.73
SR Waugh not out 122 198 13 0 61.62
DS Lehmann c Hegg b Gough 13 23 2 0 56.52
IA Healy c Headley b Fraser 36 55 3 0 65.45
DW Fleming c Hick b Mullally 12 30 2 0 40.00
MJ Nicholson b Gough 5 18 0 0 27.78
SCG MacGill c Hegg b Mullally 43 63 3 0 68.25
GD McGrath b Mullally 0 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (4b, 6lb, 0w, 11nb) 21  
TOTAL 340 all out (98.3 overs; RR: 3.45)

Fall of wickets

13-1 (MJ Slater 4.3 ov), 26-2 (MA Taylor 10.1 ov), 98-3 (ME Waugh 29.4 ov), 127-4 (JL Langer 40.4 ov), 151-5 (DS Lehmann 46.2 ov), 209-6 (IA Healy 61.5 ov), 235-7 (DW Fleming 71.3 ov), 252-8 (MJ Nicholson 76.6 ov), 340-9 (SCG MacGill 98.1 ov), 340-10 (GD McGrath 98.3 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
D Gough 28.0 7 96 5 3.43 0 4
DW Headley 25.0 3 86 0 3.44 0 3
AD Mullally 21.3 5 64 3 3.05 0 0
MR Ramprakash 2.0 0 6 0 3.00 0 0
ARC Fraser 22.0 0 78 2 3.55 0 4

England - 2nd Inns 244 (80.2; RR: 3.04)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
MA Atherton b Fleming 0 9 0 0 0.00
AJ Stewart c Slater b MacGill 52 98 4 0 53.06
MA Butcher c Slater b MacGill 14 45 0 0 31.11
DW Headley b McGrath 1 15 0 0 6.67
N Hussain c Slater b Nicholson 50 131 6 0 38.17
MR Ramprakash b Nicholson 14 43 0 0 32.56
GA Hick b Fleming 60 82 8 0 73.17
WK Hegg c MacGill b Nicholson 9 21 1 0 42.86
D Gough c Slater b MacGill 4 14 0 0 28.57
ARC Fraser not out 7 20 0 0 35.00
AD Mullally c & b McGrath 16 15 3 0 106.67
Extras (2b, 4lb, 0w, 11nb) 17  
TOTAL 244 all out (80.2 overs; RR: 3.04)

Fall of wickets

5-1 (MA Atherton 1.5 ov), 61-2 (MA Butcher 17.5 ov), 66-3 (DW Headley 24.1 ov), 78-4 (AJ Stewart 29.3 ov), 127-5 (MR Ramprakash 46.2 ov), 178-6 (N Hussain 63.1 ov), 202-7 (WK Hegg 69.6 ov), 221-8 (D Gough 74.2 ov), 221-9 (GA Hick 75.1 ov), 244-10 (AD Mullally 80.2 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
GD McGrath 20.2 5 56 2 2.80 0 6
DW Fleming 17.0 4 45 2 2.65 0 1
MJ Nicholson 15.0 4 56 3 3.73 0 0
SCG MacGill 27.0 3 81 3 3.00 0 4
ME Waugh 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 0 0

Australia - 2nd Inns 162 (46.4; RR: 3.47)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
MJ Slater lbw b Headley 18 23 3 0 78.26
MA Taylor c Headley b Mullally 19 33 1 0 57.58
JL Langer c Ramprakash b Mullally 30 53 3 0 56.60
ME Waugh c Hick b Headley 43 81 2 0 53.09
SR Waugh not out 30 49 2 0 61.22
DS Lehmann c Hegg b Headley 4 7 0 0 57.14
IA Healy c Hick b Headley 0 2 0 0 0.00
DW Fleming lbw b Headley 0 3 0 0 0.00
MJ Nicholson c Hegg b Headley 9 29 0 0 31.03
SCG MacGill b Gough 0 2 0 0 0.00
GD McGrath lbw b Gough 0 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (4b, 1lb, 0w, 4nb) 9  
TOTAL 162 all out (46.4 overs; RR: 3.47)

Fall of wickets

31-1 (MJ Slater 5.5 ov), 41-2 (MA Taylor 10.5 ov), 103-3 (JL Langer 26.5 ov), 130-4 (ME Waugh 33.5 ov), 140-5 (DS Lehmann 35.6 ov), 140-6 (IA Healy 37.2 ov), 140-7 (DW Fleming 37.5 ov), 161-8 (MJ Nicholson 45.5 ov), 162-9 (SCG MacGill 46.2 ov), 162-10 (GD McGrath 46.4 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
D Gough 15.4 2 54 2 3.60 0 1
DW Headley 17.0 5 60 6 3.53 0 3
AD Mullally 10.0 4 20 2 2.00 0 0
ARC Fraser 4.0 0 23 0 5.75 0 0

Match Info

Match

Australia v England at Melbourne, 4th Test

Date

Saturday December 26, 1998

Toss

Australia won the toss and elected to field

Time

12:00am GMT

Venue

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Umpires

SA Bucknor, DJ Harper

Australia Team

Playing XI

SR Waugh, IA Healy, MA Taylor, ME Waugh, JL Langer, MJ Slater, GD McGrath, DW Fleming, DS Lehmann, SCG MacGill, MJ Nicholson

England Team

Playing XI

ARC Fraser, MA Atherton, N Hussain, AJ Stewart, GA Hick, MR Ramprakash, D Gough, AD Mullally, DW Headley, MA Butcher, WK Hegg