1947–48 Sheffield Shield season

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1947–48 Sheffield Shield season
Sheffield Shield WA cricket team 1948.jpg
Western Australia team with the 1948 Sheffield Shield
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions Western Australia
Participants 5
Matches played 16

The 1947–48 Sheffield Shield season was the 46th season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. Western Australia won the championship on their debut season despite the fact that they only played four matches. The title was awarded to them based on their average.[1][2]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won 1st Inns Won 1st Inns Lost Lost Drawn Points Average
Western Australia 4 2 1 0 1 0 13 75.00
New South Wales 7 3 1 0 2 1 20 57.14
South Australia 7 3 0 1 3 0 16 42.85
Queensland 7 2 0 0 3 2 14 28.57
Victoria 7 2 0 1 3 1 13 28.57

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Phil Ridings 649 [3]

Most Wickets[edit]

Geff Noblet 35 [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.