1892–93 Sheffield Shield season

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1892–93 Sheffield Shield
Administrator(s) Australasian Cricket Council
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions Victoria (1st title)
Participants 3
Matches played 6
Most runs George Giffen (South Australia) – 468 runs
Most wickets George Giffen (South Australia) – 33 wickets

The 1892–93 Sheffield Shield season was the first season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. The competition, which was contested by three teams, was won by Victoria, who won every game they played.

Table[edit]

Team Pld W L
 Victoria 4 4 0
 New South Wales 4 1 3
 South Australia 4 1 3

Notes:

  • The order of the table was determined by the number of matches won by each team.

Pld: matches played; W: won; L: lost

Source:[1]

Fixtures[edit]

16–21 December 1892
Scorecard
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337 (164.1 overs)
Harry Donnan 120
George Giffen 6/133 (74.1 overs)
212 (97.3 overs)
George Giffen 75
Michael Pierce 8/111 (46.3 overs)
148 (82.4 overs)
Frank Iredale 36
George Giffen 6/58 (41.4 overs)
330 f/o (107.2 overs)
Jack Lyons 124
Michael Pierce 5/154 (39.2 overs)
South Australia won by 57 runs
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Charles Bannerman and George Searcy
  • New South Wales won the toss and elected to bat

24–29 December 1892
Scorecard
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197 (120.5 overs)
Harry Moses 120
Bob McLeod 6/54 (37.5 overs)
375 (136.5 overs)
William Bruce 128
Michael Pierce 6/100 (42.5 overs)
364 (254.1 overs)
Frank Iredale 101
Bob McLeod 5/98 (82.1 overs)
2/187 (64.3 overs)
Harry Trott 70*
Michael Pierce 1/63 (19 overs)
Victoria won by 8 wickets
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Charles Bannerman and Tom Flynn
  • New South Wales won the toss and elected to bat

31 December 1892 – 4 January 1893
Scorecard
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73 (25.2 overs)
George Giffen 32
Hugh Trumble 5/27 (13 overs)
180 (48.3 overs)
Percy Lewis 85
Ernie Jones 5/60 (15 overs)
347 (157 overs)
George Giffen 92
Hugh Trumble 5/93 (57 overs)
4/241 (100 overs)
Harry Graham 86*
George Giffen 3/126 (50 overs)
Victoria won by 6 wickets
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: George Downs and Tom Flynn
  • Victoria won the toss and elected to field

7–10 January 1893
Scorecard
v
335 (161.5 overs)
Charles Richardson 75*
Ernie Jones 4/98 (44 overs)
183 (71.3 overs)
Joseph Tardif 41
Charles Turner 4/65 (33 overs)
92 f/o (42.5 overs)
Affie Jarvis 28
Charles Turner 6/41 (21 overs)
New South Wales won by an innings and 60 runs
Association Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Charles Bannerman and George Downs
  • New South Wales won the toss and elected to bat

26–31 January 1893
Scorecard
v
331 (128.4 overs)
Jack Blackham 64*
Arthur Coningham 4/90 (33 overs)
261 (158 overs)
Frank Iredale 55
Bob McLeod 4/76 (51 overs)
261 (107.3 overs)
William Bruce 86
Arthur Coningham 5/79 (36 overs)
99 (66 overs)
Alick Bannerman 46
Hugh Trumble 5/33 (26 overs)
Victoria won by 232 runs
Association Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Charles Bannerman and Tom Flynn
  • Victoria won the toss and elected to bat

16–21 March 1893
Scorecard
v
242 (94.3 overs)
Jack Lyons 72
Jim Phillips 6/39 (23.3 overs)
403 (146 overs)
Frank Laver 104
George Giffen 9/147 (64 overs)
363 (144.5 overs)
George Giffen 181
Jim Phillips 4/100 (44 overs)
5/203 (59 overs)
John Stuckey 56
John Reedman 3/46 (16 overs)
Victoria won by 5 wickets
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: George Downs and Tom Flynn
  • South Australia won the toss and elected to bat

Statistics[edit]

Most runs[edit]

Player Team Matches Innings Not Out Runs HS Average 100s 50s
George Giffen  South Australia 4 8 0 468 181 58.50 1 2
Jack Lyons  South Australia 4 8 0 342 124 42.75 1 2
Harry Trott  Victoria 4 8 1 304 70* 43.42 0 3
William Bruce  Victoria 3 6 0 283 128 47.16 1 1
Frank Iredale  New South Wales 4 7 0 282 101 40.28 1 1

Source:[2]

High scores[edit]

Player Team Runs Opponent Ground Date
George Giffen  South Australia 181  Victoria Adelaide 16 March 1893
William Bruce  Victoria 128  New South Wales Melbourne 24 December 1892
Jack Lyons  South Australia 124  New South Wales Adelaide 16 December 1892
Harry Donnan  New South Wales 120  South Australia Adelaide 16 December 1892
Frank Laver  Victoria 104  South Australia Adelaide 16 March 1893

Source:[3]

Most wickets[edit]

Player Team Matches Overs Runs Wickets Average BBI
George Giffen  South Australia 4 350.2 759 33 23.00 9/147
Michael Pierce  New South Wales 4 206.4 622 25 24.88 8/111
Hugh Trumble  Victoria 3 229.0 298 22 13.54 5/27
Bob McLeod  Victoria 4 298.0 448 22 20.36 6/54
Ernie Jones  South Australia 4 172.0 425 15 28.33 5/60

Source:[4]

Best bowling[edit]

Player Team Figures Overs Opponent Ground Date
George Giffen  South Australia 9/147 64.0  Victoria Adelaide 16 March 1893
Michael Pierce  New South Wales 8/111 46.3  South Australia Adelaide 16 December 1892
Jim Phillips  Victoria 6/39 23.3  South Australia Adelaide 16 March 1893
Charles Turner  New South Wales 6/41 21.0  South Australia Sydney 7 January 1893
Bob McLeod  Victoria 6/54 37.5  New South Wales Melbourne 24 December 1892

Source:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sheffield Shield 1892/93 Points Table". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 January 2014. (Subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ "Batting and Fielding in Sheffield Shield 1892/93 (Ordered by Runs)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 January 2014. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ "Sheffield Shield 1892/93 - Centuries". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 January 2014. (Subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ "Bowling in Sheffield Shield 1892/93 (Ordered by Wickets)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 January 2014. (Subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ "Sheffield Shield 1892/93 - Five Wickets in an Innings". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 January 2014. (Subscription required (help)).