1920–21 Sheffield Shield season

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1920–21 Sheffield Shield
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions New South Wales
Participants 3
Matches played 6

The 1920–21 Sheffield Shield season was the 25th season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. New South Wales won the championship.[1][2]

Table[edit]

Team Pld W L D Pts
New South Wales 4 4 0 0 4
Victoria 4 2 2 0 0
South Australia 4 0 4 0 -4

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Warren Bardsley 648[3]

Most Wickets[edit]

Arthur Mailey 26[4]

Notable events[edit]

New South Wales set the record, which still stands, for the highest second innings total by a team in a first-class match, when scoring 770 against South Australia at Adelaide in January 1921,[5] as well as this total, South Australia conceded innings totals of 639, 724 and 802 in their three other matches.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wynne-Thomas, Peter (1983). The Hamlyn A-Z of Cricket Records pages 133-137. Hamlyn Publishing Group. ISBN 0-600-34667-6. 
  2. ^ Engel, Matthew (2004). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004, pages 1344-1345. John Wisden & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-947766-83-9. 
  3. ^ "Batting Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  4. ^ "Bowling Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  5. ^ Frindall, Bill (1998). The Wisden Book of Cricket Records (4th ed.). London, United Kingdom: Headline Book Publishing. p. 10. ISBN 0747222037. 
  6. ^ Webster, Ray (1991). First-Class Cricket in Australia: Volume 1 - 1850-51 to 1941-42. Glen Waverley, Australia: Ray Webster. p. 550. ISBN 0731685709. 

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