Sheffield Shield

Sheffield Shield: Victoria claim third straight title after draw with South Australia

Victoria won their third successive Sheffield Shield title after a draw with South Australia at Traeger Park, Alice Springs, in the 2016/17 Final. For the Victorians it was their 31st title but the first time a Bushrangers side had claimed three successive titles, as well as becoming became only the fifth side in Shield history […]

Sheffield Shield: Joe Mennie takes nine as South Australia thrash Tasmania

Joe Mennie strengthened his Australian Test claims by taking 9-88 as South Australia (SA) beat Tasmania (TAS) by 193 runs to secure their place in the Sheffield Shield final. Tasmanian skipper George Bailey won the toss and opted to field first in Hobart – a decision which his bowlers backed up as they restricted SA […]

Sheffield Shield: James Pattinson stars as Victoria thrash Queensland

A James Pattinson inspired Victoria (VIC) cantered to victory by an innings and 11 runs over Queensland (QLD) at Brisbane to ensure their place in the 2016/17 Sheffield Shield final. Victorian skipper Cameron White won the toss and decided to field first, with VIC’s place in the Shield final already confirmed. His bowlers responded well […]

Sheffield Shield: Record-breaker Joe Burns stars as Queensland sweep aside Tasmania

Joe Burns starred as Queensland (QLD) went third in the Sheffield Shield ladder after a thumping win over rock-bottom Tasmania (TAS) at the Bellerive Oval, Hobart. QLD’s skipper Joe Burns won the toss and opted to field first – a decision which would prove a smart one. As TAS were skittled for just 150 in […]

Sheffield Shield: Pat Cummins takes eight as New South Wales beat South Australia

A returning Pat Cummins took eight wickets as New South Wales (NSW) went second in the Sheffield Shield ladder by beating South Australia (SA) by eight wickets at the SCG. SA skipper Travis Head won the toss and decided to bat – his side went on to make 229 in their first innings as Callum […]

Sheffield Shield: James Pattinson inspires Victoria to victory over Western Australia

A James Pattinson-inspired Victoria (VIC) stretched their lead at the top of the Sheffield Shield table by beating Western Australia (WA) by eight wickets at Alice Springs. VIC won the toss and decided to field first – a decision which their bowlers backed up by removing three of WA’s top four batsmen for ducks. Ashley […]

Sheffield Shield: Jake Lehmann and Adam Zampa star as South Australia beat Queensland

South Australia (SA) and Queensland (QLD) played out an enthralling encounter in which the former came out on top thanks to a 50 in each innings from Jake Lehmann and 10 vital wickets from Adam Zampa. QLD skipper Joe Burns won the toss and opted to bat first – a decision which worked for him […]