1939–40 Sheffield Shield season

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1939–40 Sheffield Shield season
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions New South Wales
Participants 4
Matches played 12
Most runs Don Bradman (1062)
Most wickets Bill O'Reilly (52)

The 1939–40 Sheffield Shield season was the 44th season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. New South Wales won the championship.[1][2]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won 1st Inns Won 1st Inns Lost Lost Drawn Points
New South Wales 6 4 0 0 2 0 20
South Australia 6 3 1 0 2 0 18
Victoria 6 3 1 1 2 0 16
Queensland 6 1 0 0 5 0 5

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Don Bradman 1062 [3]

Most Wickets[edit]

Bill O'Reilly 52 [4]

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.