1955–56 Sheffield Shield season

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1955–56 Sheffield Shield season
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions New South Wales
Participants 5
Matches played 16

The 1955–56 Sheffield Shield season was the 54th season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. New South Wales won the championship for the third consecutive year.[1][2]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won 1st Inns Won 1st Inns Lost Lost Drawn Points Average
New South Wales 7 2 3 1 0 1 22 62.85
Victoria 7 2 2 2 0 1 20 57.14
Queensland 7 1 2 3 1 0 14 40.00
Western Australia 4 0 1 2 1 0 5 25.00
South Australia 7 0 2 2 3 0 8 22.85

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Jim Burke 701 [3]

Most Wickets[edit]

Pat Crawford 33 [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.