1927–28 Sheffield Shield season

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1927–28 Sheffield Shield
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions Victoria
Participants 4
Matches played 12

The 1927–28 Sheffield Shield season was the 32nd season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. Victoria won the championship. The method used to decide the championship was a new points system and matches were limited to five days.[1][2] Don Bradman played in his maiden first-class match, scoring a century for New South Wales against South Australia.[3]

Points system[edit]

  • 4 points for a win
  • 3 points for a win on first innings
  • 1 point for a loss on first innings

Table[edit]

Team Played Won 1st Inns Won 1st Inns Lost Lost Points
Victoria 6 4 0 2 0 18
South Australia 6 3 0 0 3 12
New South Wales 6 1 2 1 2 11
Queensland 6 0 2 1 3 7

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Bill Ponsford 1217[4]

Most Wickets[edit]

Clarrie Grimmett 42[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. ^ "The birth of the Master". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 December 2017. 
  4. ^ "Batting Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  5. ^ "Bowling Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo.