1977–78 Sheffield Shield season

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1977–78 Sheffield Shield season
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions Western Australia
Participants 6
Matches played 25

The 1977–78 Sheffield Shield season was the 76th season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. Western Australia won the championship. [1] Tasmania competed for the first time. [2]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won Drawn Lost Batting points Bowling points Win points Total Points
Western Australia 9 7 2 0 37 40 70 147
Queensland 9 4 4 1 43 38 40 121
Victoria 9 3 2 2 45 42 30 117
South Australia 9 2 3 4 19 30 20 82
New South Wales 9 1 2 6 32 38 10 80
Tasmania 5 0 3 2 32 21 0 54

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

David Ogilvie 1060 [3]

Most Wickets[edit]

David Hourn 48 [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.