Gooch handed over to David Graveney as tour manager at the end of the Test
series, and Dean Conway took over as physiotherapist.
David Graveney (chairman),
Mike Gatting, Graham Gooch and Alec Stewart (captain).
Unavailable : none
party announced : onSeptember 1998
On stand-by:Phil Tufnell and Andy
Time between selection and departure from England
(September - 21 October)
The tour party flew out from Heathrow
on the afternoon of 21 October, flying Emirates on the first leg of the
journey to Dubai
for a stopover to satisfy the flight sponsors.The team spent two hours there and six
hours in transit in Singapore
and touched down at Perth International Airport
after midnight after a marathon 30-hour trek from London.
After customs officials had made them clean their boots and
equipment before being admitted, captain Alec Stewart declined to speak to
the press until he had taken a rest at the Hyatt hotel.
The one-day specialistsAlleyne,
Ealham, Fairbrother, Giles, Adam Hollioake, Knight and Wells flew in at New
Time spent in Australia
Alec Stewart (captain), Graham Gooch (manager), and David Lloyd (coach)
Hick flew out when Atherton was injured. He left London
on Monday 16 November and arrived in Brisbane
on 18 November. He remained with the tour party when Graham Thorpe flew home early (from Melbourne on 8 December) due to a back
Hamilton and Ian Salisbury
played in some tour matches against the Bradman XI at Bowral
The two matches against Queensland Academy of Sport took place
on 3 and 4 January while the fifth Test was in progress
Graham Thorpe flew home from Melbourne on 8 December due to a back
Atherton, Butcher, Cork, Fraser, Hegg, Ramprakash, Such and
Tudor flew home after the Test series.
approx 14 February 1999
Time away from England
(21 October - ? February)
of the Tour
Test tours in 1998-99
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Wisden Cricket Monthly, Wisden Book of Test Cricket, Wisden’s Cricketers’
Men In White, A History of
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