1925–26 Sheffield Shield season

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1925–26 Sheffield Shield
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions New South Wales
Participants 3
Matches played 6

The 1925–26 Sheffield Shield season was the 30th 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
South Australia 4 1 3 0 -2
Victoria 4 1 3 0 -2

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Bill Woodfull 597[3]

Most Wickets[edit]

John Scott 22[4]

Notable events[edit]

New South Wales recorded crushing victories in all four matches - winning three by an innings and the fourth by over 500 runs, scoring 554, 705, 642, 593 and 708 in their innings.[5]

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. ^ Webster, Ray (1991). First-Class Cricket in Australia: Volume 1 - 1850-51 to 1941-42. Glen Waverley, Australia: Ray Webster. p. 641. ISBN 0731685709.