1948–49 Sheffield Shield season

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1948–49 Sheffield Shield season
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions New South Wales
Participants 5
Matches played 16

The 1948–49 Sheffield Shield season was the 47th season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. New South Wales won the championship.[1][2] In March 1949, Donald Bradman played his final first-class match.[3][4]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won 1st Inns Won 1st Inns Lost Lost Points Average
New South Wales 7 4 3 0 0 29 82.85
Victoria 7 3 2 1 1 22 62.85
Queensland 7 2 0 2 3 12 34.28
South Australia 7 2 0 2 3 12 34.28
Western Australia 4 0 0 0 4 0 00.00

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Arthur Morris 858 [5]

Most Wickets[edit]

Geff Noblet & Alan Walker 38 [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. ^ "A Kiwi star". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 March 2018. 
  4. ^ "Sheffield Shield, 1948/49". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 March 2018. 
  5. ^ "Batting Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  6. ^ "Bowling Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo.